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Mexican Devil’s Food Cake Recipe

1Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>2Butter two 9-by-2-inch round cake pans. Line the bottoms of the …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

Cooking

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

The Best Ice Cream (and Other Frozen Desserts) in Seattle

Seattle's ice cream scene is growing up: six years ago, only one of our eight favorite treats was around. The shops—and flavors—are new, but most of our favorites offer a spoonful of childhood-treat nostalgia, reminding us why ice cream and its relatives are so special—just <i>try</i> not to smile while …

Easy Coconut Sheet Cake with Whipped Coconut Icing

<i>Thanks, PAM, for sponsoring this post!</i><p>I’ve shared my social media confessions. Now it’s time for some cleaning confessions. I am a really, really …

Salmon with a Thai Curry Sauce + Rice Noodle Salad

It might be summer, but you don't feel like you're on vacation. You take road trips on the weekends, but during the week, you're constantly in a rush. Tonight, it's time to slow down. The one good part about the season's balmy weather is that it makes it easy to pretend you're in Southeast Asia. …

Curries

The Greatest, Simplest Way to Cook a Potato

How Ludo Lefebvre makes his insanely good Potato Pulp.<p>Before opening Trois Mec and the brand-new Petit Trois in L.A., chef Ludo Lefebvre was cooking …

Plum and Ricotta Tart (Torta di Susine)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A simple cake from Italy's far north makes beautiful use of summer's stone fruit.</i><p>So, you have an excess of plums -- perhaps from your neighbor's …

Dessert

How to Make a Perfect Medium-Boiled Egg

Instructions for making the perfect egg—with the white just set an almost runny yolk—to put in ramen or just eat straight<p>For our ramen recipe, we knew we needed a perfect medium-boiled egg, with a just-set white and an almost runny yolk. A few dozen tries later, we nailed it: Lowering the eggs into …

Breakfast

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

Healthy Eating

How to Dress Any Salad Green, from Arugula to Watercress

Advice on pairing salad greens with dressings, from hearty endive and kale to tender summer mâche mixes<p>Anyone can make a decent salad, but it takes some skill and know-how to create a masterpiece in green. It's important, first, to brush up on the basics: Are you sufficiently drying your greens? …

Healthy Eating

Tomato Sorbet

Andrew Zimmern makes this recipe all summer long with everything from orange sunburst cherry tomatoes to Valencias to German Striped. He says the …

How to Roast Chicken When You Don't Want to Turn on the Oven

Hint: You can do it outside.<p><i>These healthy recipes are all created to pair with wine (which has 120 to 150 calories for a 5-ounce glass)—all for 600</i> …

A Heavenly Lodge in the Land of Light

Iceland is so full of adventure, it can be hard to know where to dive in. Plenty of lodges offer great accommodations, but few can match Hótel Glymur’s access and views. A quick 45-minute drive from Reykjavík, Glymur is set amid the countless hikes, rivers, and volcanic fields around 20-mile-long …

Airports

Cow Camp

One With the Desert: Staggering Residence in Joshua Tree, California [Video]

This staggering residence in Joshua Tree, California is an example of creative modern architecture at its best. With a concept initially carried out …

Fractal Projections is a play on the idea of the cube broken in space to create an interlocking grid system that follows a linear deformation, allowing them to break from the normal grid behavior into...

Mathematics