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Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

Skillet-Baked Eggs with Spinach, Yogurt, and Chili Oil

2 to 4 Servings<p>"American and British cooks don't know how far you can take an egg dish," chef Yotam Ottolenghi says. Here, he deftly elevates it to a different realm by flavoring spinach with melted leeks and scallions, baking eggs on top, and finishing with a dollop of yogurt and a drizzle of …

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Seared Scallions with Poached Eggs

2 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 bunches scallions<p>3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>1 tsp. fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large eggs<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mince 1 whole scallion, transfer to a bowl, and whisk in 2 Tbsp. oil and lemon juice. …

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The Perfect Poach

Makes 2 Servings<p>We consulted the perfectionists at Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, where chef de cuisine Eli Kaimeh gave us his number-one piece of advice (and recipe) for the perfect poached egg: Start with a fresh egg. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April …

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Spring Egg Drop Soup

4 Servings<p>This is the time of year to try all different kinds of garlic--spring garlic, young garlic with unformed cloves, garlic scapes. Use any of them in this vegetable-packed egg drop soup recipe.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>2 medium carrots, peeled, choppedt<p>6 small spring onions, …

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The Trick to Making Perfect Poached Eggs

Using a sieve will help you get smooth, compact poached eggs.<p>Ever crack an egg into simmering water only to watch the white spread out and form wispy tentacles? It happened to me until I came across this game-changing fix: Break the egg into a sieve set over a bowl. The watery outer edge of the …

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How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

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How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

What Aquavit Is and How to Make It

It's easy to do by infusing vodka with herbs and spices. Here's how<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, The Happy Hour. It's Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>Aquavit is a traditional Scandinavian spirit--it's <i>the thing</i> to drink with Smorrebrod. (Or a BA Test Kitchen charity dinner.) And while you …

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