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Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

One of the reasons that baked donuts have become so popular is that they are much easier to make than deep fried donuts are. They require less …

Vanilla Hot Milk Sponge Cake

On many of the cake decorating shows on TV they refer to cakes as “sponges” because they like to use light, airy sponge-type cakes for building their …

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Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Mango Margarita Salsa and Jalapeño Crema

Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Margarita Mango Salsa and Jalapeño Crema.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> March 24, 2014 99<p>Let me tell you a little secret.<p>We have still …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookie Pie

The only thing better than a freshly baked oatmeal chocolate chip cookie is a freshly baked Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookie Pie. This may be called a …

The essential guide to backpacking China's Silk Road

The section of the ancient Silk Road that runs through China is an epic journey through desert dunes to the end of the Great Wall, a length of pink mud that ends abruptly in the magnificent beige towers of the Jiayuguan Fort.<p>This is not a voyage that many travellers experience; it's often and …

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stuck-pot rice with lentils and yogurt

I once read that if you ask a guy what his favorite item of clothing is, he would pick the oldest thing he owns — some t-shirt he’s had since high …

Thai pesto prawn noodles

Whizz up a pesto with a difference by blending basil, coriander, peanuts, chilli and lime, then serve on egg noodles with flash-fried …

Recipes

Banana Crumb Cake

Regular old banana bread may never be the same after you try this Banana Crumb Cake. The coffee cake has all the flavor of banana bread and is topped …

Pastrami-Cured Beets

There is nothing more romantic than eating something heart-shaped -- just ask anyone who has ever celebrated Valentine's Day. To mark this hotly …

Sam's Favorite Chocolate 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: Everyone needs a new favorite cake. Here's yours.</i><p>I know you think you do not need another birthday cake recipe, but here are five cogent reasons to get you to make Sam's …

Dessert

How to Make Apple Pâte de Fruits at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt makes an apple p</i>â<i>te de fruit (a fancy French term for jelly candy) that feels at home on dessert platters</i> …

Nigel Slater's meatball broth recipe

The recipe<p>Peel and grate 250g of celeriac. Brown 250g of good-quality meatballs in a little oil in a smallish, deep-sided pan. When they are sizzling and evenly coloured, add four spring onions, roughly chopped, and cook for a minute or two until the onions have softened, then add the grated …

15 Gorgeous Birthday Cakes for Anyone's Big Day

We've rounded up 15 decadent, celebration-worthy cakes, from double banana to chocolate-caramel.<p><b>From mint chip ice cream cakes</b> to a decadent, towering double banana cake, these confections are epic enough for a birthday celebration.

Sticky Toffee Pudding

My final Pudding Month recipe had to be sticky toffee pudding.<p>When I was in the Lake District last year I made it my mission to eat as much sticky …

Dinner Tonight: Extra Tender Meatballs + Twice Baked Potatoes and Kale

Just like an Ikea trip wouldn't be the same without a pit stop at the cafeteria for some Swedish meatballs, the end of January wouldn't be complete without a no-nonsense, unapologetic meal of meat and potatoes.<p>This meal isn't light, but it won't put you in a food coma, either. Your greens are snuck …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Steamed Chocolate Sponge Pudding

My Christmas pudding (which turned out beautifully, by the way) was my first attempt at a steamed pudding. I set my heart on trying a steamed sponge …

Is Panna Cotta a Legit Dessert? Our Editors Debate

Two of our editors debate the pros and cons of panna cotta, from its jiggly texture to its subtle flavor.<p><i>No one can recall how it came up. There they were: Two seemingly content colleagues, toiling day after day in their adjacent cubes. And then, one day, for no apparent reason, these two</i> …

pear and hazelnut muffins

We all know that muffins teeter precariously on a razor-thin line that divides the food categories of “Acceptable for Breakfast” and “Nope, This Is …

9 Gooey, Cheesy, Comforting Lasagna Recipes

From Bolognese-style to gluten-free to vegetarian, here are 9 awesome recipes for everyone's favorite Italian comfort food, lasagna<p>Garfield was onto something: Lasagna might be one of the single best foods ever. It's the ultimate comfort concoction, with its saucy layers of cheese and pasta, …

chicken phở

Last week, when the polar vortex, something that ought to be a frozen rum cocktail with an umbrella on top, but is sadly anything but, had begun to …

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Lemon Meringue Pie Bar Recipe

For the Crust:<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• ½ cup light brown sugar<br>• 1 egg<br>• 1 cup graham cracker crumbs<br>• ½ cup all-purpose flour<p>For the …