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Chicken in Chinese Master Sauce

Chicken can be made a couple of days ahead and refrigerated in its sauce up to 24 hours. After that, refrigerate the sauce and chicken separately. …

Don't Make These RRSP Mistakes When The Market Is Crashing

There were many mistakes made in people's RRSPs when the market was crashing in 2008, and it is crucial that we don't make them again now that 2016 …

15 Make-Ahead Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up from Head to Toe

There’s nothing like coming home to a steamy bowl of soup after a day spent skiing on the slopes, a snowball fight with your friends or even just a blustery walk home from work. Soup will warm you up from head to toe, but who wants to spend an hour by the stove after a long day in the cold? Try …

Cooking

19 Hearty Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Few things are as gratifying on a cold day as a warm bowl of soup, and this is one arena in which vegetarian dishes can really stand out. Remember all those root vegetables, brassicas, grains, and beans we showcased in our collection of winter salad recipes? Many of them are perfectly appropriate …

Cooking

Warm Spiced Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

This is one of my favorite suppers, although there’s nothing that says you can’t serve this as a vegetable side as part of a more conventional meal. …

50 Sacred Destinations To Visit In Your Lifetime

What makes a place sacred?<p>Émile Durkheim, one of the founders of modern sociology, believed it was society. The collective conscience of a community comes together to touch certain mountains, trees, buildings and other ordinary objects and infuse them with a divine power, setting them apart for …

Archaeology

The Best DIY Detox Juices

It's easy to get your juice fix at home (and way less expensive than a trip to your local juicery).<p>Whether you've resolved to get healthier or just …

Detox

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2015 (+ the Ones I'm Hunting in 2016)

Behold! These are the ten Genius Recipes you all (and we all) loved the most in 2015. There aren't too many surprises here—chewy-crisp chocolate chip cookies that happen to be vegan, magically creamy scrambled eggs, and three kinds of chicken (two of them cooked in milk, you smart creatures!). I …

Start Making Your Own Stock and Quit the Boxed Stuff for Good

The world finally figured out that broth—brodo, stock bouillon, whatever you call it—is more than just the base of a great soup: It's nourishing, restorative, and, above all, drinkably delicious.<p>It really is liquid gold. If you have good stock, you can transform almost any dish—from braises to …

Cooking

Beet and Carrot Salad with Curry Dressing and Pistachios

8 Servings<p>Smaller beets are ideal for this since the rounds will fit neatly on the end of a fork.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup pistachios<p>1 teaspoon plus ½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon curry powder<p>2 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<p>4 …

Carrots

Gado Gado: A Brown Rice Bowl with Glorious Peanut Sauce

Looking for a healthy dinner option you'll want seconds of? Look no further.<p><i>During this post-Thanksgiving, pre-holidays week, BA staffers are sharing their favorite hit-the-reset button meals. This isn't diet food—it's the stuff that we eat when we just need a ever-so-slight detox. Today, assistant</i> …

New Year's Day

Questions raised about sea conditions on day of Leviathan II sinking

When the whale-watching boat Leviathan II capsized near Tofino with 27 people aboard, the waters over much of Clayoquot Sound were glassy smooth and a strong breeze was blowing.<p>In the aftermath of the tragedy, which left five dead and one missing, people have been asking why a 20-metre boat, under …

6 Secrets to a Better Hummus

Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these steps.<p>Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these</b> …

Food

Classic French Toast

4 Servings<p>A mixture of milk and cream delivers a custardy interior texture, but you could use 1½ cups whole milk if that’s what you’ve got on hand. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>¾ cup heavy cream<p>¾ cup whole milk<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of …

Breakfast

Lemon-Lavender Pound Cake

Makes one 8½ x4½" loaf Servings<p>Look for culinary lavender at specialty food stores, tea and spice shops, or online.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon baking soda<p>¾ …

Dessert

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Dessert

How to Make a Cold Noodle Salad, the Most Perfect Summer Food

Chewy noodles, crunchy veg, and an addictive dressing—here's how to keep yourself in cold noodle salads all summer, no recipe required.<p>There's something so right about digging into a cold noodle salad in the summer. They're easy to make for an office lunch or a picnic, elegant enough for company, …

Food

Lahore Deli's Chai

Makes about 4½ cups<p>Customize this chai recipe blend by adding a crushed cinnamon stick or big pinch of grated fresh ginger to the first step.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 green cardamom pods, crushed<p>½ teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed<p>4 cups whole milk<p>5 teaspoons or 5 bags strong black tea (such as …

Spices

BA's Best Cheesecake

Makes one 9" cake Servings<p>Meet the absolute best cheesecake recipe. Room temperature ingredients ensure a smooth and creamy texture; take the cream cheese, sour cream, and eggs out of the refrigerator about 2 hours ahead of time. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>…

Baking

Most Definitely Worth It: Making a Pot of Oatmeal to Last You All Week

Wanna get organized? Wanna do something good for yourself? Want this to be the best week ever? Okay, then. Go do this right now. Put 2 cups of steel-cut oats in a medium pot. Add 8 cups water and a couple pinches of salt. Bring to a boil, stir it around a couple times, then remove from heat and …

Breakfast

Glazed Chocolate–Crème Fraîche Cookies

Makes about 4 dozen<p>Otherwise known as the triple-threat chocolate cookie: melted, chopped, and drizzled. You’re welcome.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>20 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at least 70% cacao), chopped, divided<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1½ cups …

Dessert

Spiced Honey Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

8 Servings<p>Did we mention this honey cake recipe also happens to be gluten-free? (There is also a cream cheese frosting.)<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour<p>1½ teaspoons baking powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1½ …

Dessert

How to Cook a Way Better Chicken Breast (Start By Banishing the Word "Skinless")

This chef is convinced that chicken breast is the best part of the bird—it's all in how he cooks it. Steal his secrets here.<p>Quick, how to make a chicken breast, a.k.a. one of the most common staples in quick and easy weeknight cooking, better? "Add a little butter if you're feeling sassy," says …

Cooking

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Cooking
Soysauce

Scrambled Eggs, Avocado, and Smoked Salmon on Toast

2 to 4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This open-face sandwich makes a great meal or snack morning, noon, or night.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 Tbsp. minced fresh chives, divided<p>2 Tbsp. crème fraîche (optional)<p>6 large eggs<p>2 Tbsp. (1/4 stick) unsalted butter<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Seafood

Blackberry-Cherry Cobbler with Honey Whipped Cream

12 Servings<p>A hit of marjoram gives this summer classic an herby back note. (This recipe was developed with IBM's Chef Watson.)<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 pounds fresh or frozen blackberries (about 3 ½ cups)<p>1 pound fresh or frozen sweet cherries (about 2 cups), pitted<p>½ cup sugar<p>3 tablespoons …

Baking

BA’s Best Rice Pudding

8 Servings<p>We know raisins are controversial in rice pudding, so rather than fan the flames, we kept them separate. (But guys, there’s rum.) This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Boozy Fruit<p>½ cup light brown sugar<p>2 tablespoons dark rum<p>2 tablespoons orange …

Pudding
Seafood
Seafood