Christine Niskanen

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Mesmerizing Photos of the Human Tower Festivals of Catalonia

Every year in Catalonia, Spain, there are festivals in which people come together to build colorful — and ridiculously tall — human towers that are …

Lago de Pokhara

Slow-Roasted Glazed Pork Shoulder

8 to 10 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>For the most succulent results, use pork butt or shoulder with the bone in and the top layer of fat intact. It's sold whole but is more often divided into Boston butt or picnic shoulder sections. Either cut will do the job.<p>September …

Cacio e Pepe

Servings<p>Literally "cheese and pepper", this minimalist cacio e pepe recipe is like a stripped-down mac and cheese.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>6 oz. pasta (such as egg tagliolini, bucatini, or spaghetti)<p>3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cubed, divided<p>1 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper<p>3/4 cup finely …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Special Sauce

makes about 1 cup<p>Smear this special sauce on a grilled burger for the perfect hamburger.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons ketchup<p>1 tablespoon finely grated onion<p>1 tablespoon sweet relish or 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish<p>2 teaspoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles in …

No-Knead Pizza Dough

Makes six 10"–12" pizzas Servings<p>Active Time: 90 min<p>This pizza dough recipe is by no-knead king Jim Lahey. It's only 3 ingredients—you've got this.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (1000 grams) plus more for shaping dough<p>4 teaspoons fine sea salt<p>1/2 teaspoon active dry …

Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts

Makes 16 Servings<p>Active Time: 4 min<p>February 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder (spooned into cup to measure, then leveled)<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2 large …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

4 to 6 Servings<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup Sriracha<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/4 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1/4 cup red currant or strawberry jelly<p>12 large chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt<p>1 cup rice flour<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring Sriracha, rice vinegar, mirin, …

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