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Pickle recipes: welcome to a self-preservation society

Many of our favourite foods rely on the alchemical process of fermentation. These pickles will add zing to everyday dishes – and making them will brighten up a wet winter’s day<p>This is a quiet time of year, when getting stuck into a little preserving can be a great way to pass a rainy day. It is …

How to render fat for duck confit

Fat is the great multitasker in the kitchen: it adds flavor and texture, it transfers heat in cooking, it does miracles in baking, and using an old …

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6 Spectacular Make-Ahead Dinner Party Dishes

Six make-ahead dnner party mains, from lamb to seafood soup to eggplant parmesan.<p>As impressive as they look, the best thing about these entrées is that they're prepared in advance, which means you'll spend more time with your guests and less time in the kitchen on party night.

Michelin Guide 2014: Two stars for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and Greenhouse

There were no new three-star restaurants on this year's list and no three-star restaurants lost any stars. The new one-stars also include Wilks, a …

Ask Eat Like a Man: How to Make Oktoberfest Sausages

Be sure to practice before the party<p><i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available</i> …

How Readers Made Pasta with Chorizo and Chickpeas

A slideshow of bloggers' renditions of the Pasta with Chorizo and Chickpeas recipe from Bon Appétit's September 2013 issue<p>Chorizo is one those wonderfully bold ingredients you eat and enjoy but may never really cook with. Then a really simple recipe comes along (like this one from Hog & Hominy in …