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Chocolate Soufflés

6 to 8 Servings<p>You may get six or eight soufflés out of this recipe. Older eggs will create more voluminous whipped whites, meaning more batter. Dry days (as opposed to humid weather) will help make the meringue loftier, too.<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar plus more for ramekins<p>1¼ cups …

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Easy slice-and-bake cookie recipes for busy holidays

<i>This article is featured in the Nov. 23 issue of the Magazine.</i><p><b>RUM RAISIN PECAN SQUARES</b><p><i>Makes about 48 cookies</i><p>These thin squares can be left as is or …

Table of Contents: Holiday Prep

The secret to making any holiday season look easy is mindful planning. With make-ahead wreaths, garages transformed into guest quarters, and easy …

Why Creating a Not To-Do List Leads to Innovation

What aren’t you going to do today?<p><i>This article is brought to you by</i> <i>The Growth List</i><p>One day, Warren was having a conversation with his pilot about his …

Why middle-aged entrepreneurs will be critical to the next trillion-dollar business

Steve Jobs was 52 when he announced the iPhone. That was in 2007. Years later, the Apple cofounder introduced the MacBook Air, App Store, and iPad. Tim Cook, who was 51 when he took over from Jobs, is building on his legacy. They both shattered a myth that the young rule the technology …

Chicken and Biscuits

6 to 8 Servings<p>Everyone has a favorite, but we think you'll agree this is the best chicken and biscuits recipe you've ever tried.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soup<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1½ lb lb. skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>8 medium carrots (about 1 …

When Freezers Attack: How to Wrap, Store, Organize, and Thaw Your Frozen Goods

An efficient kitchen is about more than the oven and countertops—are you making any of these common freezer maintenance mistakes?<p>Most of us organize our freezers with the best of intentions: "<i>This time</i>," we think, "<i>I'm going to keep it clean, well-maintained, labeled, and up-to-date</i>."<p>Then life …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

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6 Things You Learn About Food, After Cooking on a Farm

Spend a year as a farm cook and you'll learn a lot about eating local and cooking seasonally. BA associate web editor Rochelle Bilow shares her tips.<p>Before I joined the <i>Bon Appétit</i> team, I lived and worked on a small, full-diet farm in Central New York. "Full-diet" meant whole-hog—that is, we grew, …

How to Make Old-World Mozzarella and Burrata, According to DiStefano Cheese

Meryl Rothstein gets her hands dirty learning the art of the burrata mozzarella from a master<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice blenders, then</i> …

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What You Should Always Keep In Your Pantry (and Fridge, and Freezer)

From quinoa to eggs, here's what you actually need in your pantry, fridge, and freezer at all times<p>It's the age-old, seven-word question that plagues nearly every home cook at some point, no matter how skilled he or she is: "What should I make for dinner tonight?"<p>Despite the neverending number of …

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A Designer’s Guide To Launching A Successful Kickstarter

Four tips on how to get your project funded from a Kickstarter crowdsourceress.<p>They call her the crowdsourceress. Vann Alexandra Daly is a New York-based crowd funding consultant who was responsible for marketing the record-making $6 million Kickstarter campaign for Neil Young’s Pono Player, a …

Thai Stir-Fried Chicken with Chile Jam

208<p>I was recently interviewed about cookbooks that I like and when I thought about the ones I’ve been most intrigued with, a few stood out. They were …

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

Bukhara: A Spiced Rice Dish

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Jehanne of The Cooking Doctor shares a rice-based recipe passed down from the grandfather she never met.</i><p>While a lot of us share a legacy of our grandmothers' cooking, it …

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French recipes: tarte légère

This delicious recipe for tarte légère comes from the London restaurant Boulestin<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>200g puff pastry (frozen is fine)<p>4 Braeburn apples<p>20ml crème pâtissière (see below)<p>Caster sugar, for sprinkling<p>2 egg yolks<p>40g apricot jam<p>Jersey cream, to serve<p>Preheat the oven to 180C/gas mark 4.<p>Dust your work …

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The very seasonally-appropriate winter squash carbonara with sage and pancetta. @coluhenry's back pocket pasta recipe.

Easy 30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala

Writing for an online audience is a blessing and a curse. A blessing because I get near-<i>instant</i> real-time feedback on how much you, dear readers, enjoy reading a post. I know you like something when you share it on Facebook or Twitter. I know by how you leave your comments and how you spend more …

Hand-Formed Parmesan Tater Tots

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>For a reason I can't talk about here -- envision four men loose in San Francisco at a friend's bachelor party! -- I've been thinking about tater tots.<p>Recipes I found varied from using mashed potatoes rolled in potato chips (ummm...no thanks!) to using shredded potatoes.<p>Then I received …

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Common insects found in the garden.

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

How To Stay Sane: The Art of Revising Your Inner Storytelling

<i>“I pray to Jesus to preserve my sanity,”</i> Jack Kerouac professed in discussing his writing routine. But those of us who fall on the more secular end of the spectrum might need a slightly more potent sanity-preservation tool than prayer. That’s precisely what writer and psychotherapist <b>Philippa Perry</b> …

Reader Mary Newhall of Shelton, Wash., sent us this easy idea for making a low-cost, movable greenhouse: http://goo.gl/coc7AZ. We couldn't "hog" it just for ourselves! (Email us your wiser-living tips at Letters@MotherEarthNews.com. We'll pay you $25 to $50 for each tip we publish, plus $25 for each photo published.)

Heavenly Apple Cake

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The cake you should make this fall, again and again.</i><p>Every Rosh Hashanah, I go on the hunt for the best the apple cake. I must have baked half a dozen cakes on this site …

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Jane Austen stamps go on sale

A set of stamps featuring illustrations of Jane Austen novels goes on sale today, including newly-commissioned artwork depicting scenes from her …

Watch for my new book Understand Your Dreams Now: Spiritual Dream Interpretation coming in June! http://t.co/KjajbIgm9f

The Science of Internal Time, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired

“Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,” Napoleon famously prescribed. (He would have scoffed at Einstein, then, who was known to require ten hours of sleep for optimal performance.) This perceived superiority of those who can get by on less sleep isn’t just something …