Camilla Hester-Alvaro

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Dad's Peach Cobbler

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Crust<p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more<br>• 3 tablespoons granulated sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons kosher salt<br>• 3/4 cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, cubed and chilled<br>• 1 cup ice water<br>• 1 large egg, beaten<p>Filling<p>Two 29-ounce cans peaches, drained<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for dusting<br>• 1 tablespoon …

Dessert

Fig Jam, Gorgonzola and Prosciutto Pizza

This decadent pizza is finished off with a richly flavored balsamic reduction, which makes it a special dish to serve to the family for a Sunday supper. (Any leftover balsamic reduction is delicious drizzled over salads, roasted vegetables and roasted meats.) The recipe for the dough makes enough …

The Serious Eats Guide to Beans

Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance. In part, that's because there are more than 18,000 species of legume plants, growing on every continent save Antarctica, a vast number of …

Healthy Eating

Minimal Distraction, Maximum Zen

About ZenPen<p>Zenpen is a clean and simple writing zone, made by Tim Holman (@twholman), to get you into that zone, where you can focus on the …

Tens of Thousands of Nude Bodies Form a Floating Feather

All is not what it seems in this fascinating new work by artist Angelo Musco. Called <i>P1 (Aves)</i>, at first glance it looks like a digital photo of a floating feather but upon closer inspection you'll notice that the feather is made up of tens of thousands of nude bodies. Musco created this image by …

Art

Yes, your pictures of Myanmar are pretty. But these are prettier

About 25 years ago, when lifelong Californian David Heath was in the early stages of a career in business, he stepped into a client's office, sat down and saw behind the client a big, strange, beautiful photo: the plains of Bagan, dotted with ancient temples. Burma.<p>"That's my country," the client …

Asia

An Iranian Speaks Out—And Gets Hacked

Harassing emails. Incessant Skype calls. Facebook impersonations. When Roya Hakakian’s dissident views were published in Farsi, she was targeted by …

Cauliflower Buffalo 'Wings' Will Wow Your Party Guests (VIDEO)

Appetizers are the backbone of a great get-together, but it's often far too easy to fall back on tried-and-true recipes to feed your friends. Even your most casual party can really "wow" your guests -- all it requires is a fresh twist on a familiar favorite, like the buffalo chicken wing.<p>Instead of …

The Toronto Cocktail

125<p>23<p>Shares 148<p>I was part of a whole generation of San Franciscans that were terrorized by Bruno, a cantankerous, older Persian man who had a bar in …

Lillet

34<p>14<p>I’m not sure how I discovered Lillet, an orange-infused apéritif wine, made in a town on a road between Sauternes and Bordeaux, but I remember …

Chickpea, Lemon and Mint Salad

198<p>1<p>I was reminded in Sicily how good freshly dried chickpeas can be. Usually, I cook whatever I can get my hands on, and add them to soups or make a …

Far Breton

138<p>75<p>2<p>Shares 215<p>The other day, while minding my business, taking a casual stroll about town, I suddenly realized that I’d written “Bonne …

Salty, Deep-Dark Chocolate Brownies

369<p>44<p>When I was in Brooklyn a few months back doing a booksigning with the lovely folks from The Brooklyn Kitchen, a friendly woman came up to me …

Caramelized Pineapple

107<p>8<p>One fruit that’s always in season is pineapple, and the spiky beauties really help to brighten up winter, especially when you’ve had your fill of …

Labours of love in the garage – in pictures

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned for eternity to push a boulder up a hill only for it to roll down again. Over in San Francisco, artist Lee Materazzi decided to create her own mini version of the myth in her garage. She painstakingly created installations and as soon as they were done she …

What is Almond Flour?

26<p>7<p>Shares 33<p><b>Is almond flour the same as almond meal or ground almonds?</b><p>Yes. If you are unsure, check the ingredients on the package; the only …