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Free Range Teaching

I was listening to NPR last month when they did a story on free range parenting. The story covered the debate about the pros and cons of this …

Pedagogy

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Food & Dining

Bourbon Balls

Now Playing<p>Meatball Marsala 00:53<p>Enjoy meatballs in a Marsala wine and mushroom sauce with this recipe.<p>Now Playing<p>Sheet Pan Brownie-Cookie Bars …

Afternoon Tea

Classic German recipes for Christmas cookies

Almost everyone I know here in Berlin, young or old, heads to the kitchen to bake Christmas cookies in early December – even those who spend the rest of the year firmly on the other side of the house from the oven.<p>Advent Sundays are when friends and family come over for biscuits, instead of the …

Dessert

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup. Let stand 5 …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Favorite English Tools: New Features for the New School Year

The new school year has ushered in some exciting new features in some of my favorite tools! Here are some of the fresh new features offered this …

The Chicken Katsu Recipe Every Kid (and Adult) Will Love

Chicken katsu is the cutlet for everyone, at any time.<p>Every Sunday night, my wife and I take our son, Marlon, to the sushi spot down the block from our apartment. But he never gets sushi. Instead, he always asks the waitress for his usual: “Cranberry juice on the rocks and chicken katsu, please.”<p>I …

Recipes

General Tso’s Cauliflower

1. <b>Prepare the Cauliflower:</b> In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt to combine. In a liquid measuring cup, whisk the …

Recipes

My Mother's Peasant Bread: The Easiest No-Knead Bread You Will Ever Make

<b>The bowls:</b><p>The cheapest, most widely available 1-qt bowl is the <b>Pyrex 322</b>. Sold here, too.<p>The vintage Pyrex #441 bowl is my favorite bowl to bake the …

Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes about 20<p>Using chocolate wafers instead of chips is a cookie game-changer. They spread as they melt, creating thin pockets of chocolate in each layer, and stay much softer at room temperature.<p>April 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking …

Dessert

20 Make-Ahead Family Recipes

Lemony Chicken Noodle Soup<p>This hearty, kid-friendly soup can be frozen for up to 3 months.<p>Marcus Nilsson<p>Oven-Baked Fish Sticks<p>Coat the fish in …