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Lemon-Olive Oil Cake with Whipped Mascarpone Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a 9-inch round baking pan. Line with parchment paper, and lightly oil …

Dessert

Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley

The Story Behind Our Most Popular Cake Recipe

There are some recipes on our site that inspire hundreds. Others inspire thousands. And then there’s Louisa’s Cake. This simple, fruity, ricotta-laced cake appeared on our site in the spring of 2011. Since then, it’s accrued over 4,500 saves and built up a comments board that teeters into the three …

Very Merry Cranberry Christmas Crepes

These beautiful, festive crepes make a joyous Christmas morning breakfast. They are stuffed with cream cheese filling and served with a generous …

6 Recipes That Start With a Can of Crescent Roll Dough

1 of 6<p>Brownie Batter Babka Bites<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>Dried Plum and Ginger Turnovers With Brown Butter Cream Cheese Glaze<p>3 of 6<p>Apple Coffee Cake Twist …

Buttercream

The search for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe is over

A pastry chef, a cannabis connoisseur and a 10-year-old walk into The Washington Post. There's no punchline. That's who we asked to judge some of the most popular chocolate chip cookie recipes on the web.<p>Arguably more American than apple pie, this cookie - which celebrates its 80th birthday next …

This Is the Cookie That Will Win the Cookie Swap

As a <i>Southern Living</i> editor, I probably shouldn’t be admitting to this, but here it goes: I am not a baker. Believe me, I’ve tried—really tried—after …

Dessert

Is Cauliflower Carbonara Really Carbonara? Well, No—But It’s Genius

Though this is a pasta hugged by cream sauce—with all the warm, fuzzy feelings such a thing has to offer—it’s made mostly of vegetables, with no cream or egg. You’d counterintuitively call this cream-saucy pasta <i>light</i>—<i>fresh</i>, even. But would you call it carbonara?<p>It’s all in the cauliflower. We’ve …

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

Baking

Warriors smartphone app secretly recorded users’ private conversations, lawsuit alleges

The app requested microphone permissions, but the lawsuit says Warriors fans couldn’t have known the extent of it.<p>The Golden State Warriors are being sued in a U.S. district court over the team’s official smartphone app, which allegedly recorded private conversations from fans’ phones, according to</i> …

Apps

Cauliflower en Croute

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Trim base of cauliflower so it stands flat on a foil-lined baking sheet. Mix oil, Dijon, garlic, salt, and …

Food

The Best Way To Smoke Pork Butt

In the South, it’s all about the butt—pork butt, that is. Matt Moore, Nashville-based chef and author of <i>The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for</i> …

BBQ

The Coconut Chiffon Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake Layers: Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together sifted cake flour and next 3 ingredients in bowl of an electric stand …

Dessert

You Need These Lemon Chicken Stuffed Shells in Your Life

Do you have some leftover chicken in the fridge that needs to be repurposed? If you do, great. If you don't, I highly suggest grabbing a rotisserie …

Parmesan Cheese

Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°. Fit piecrust into a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; sprinkle piecrust with powdered sugar.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk eggs in a …

Baking

The Best European Train Trips

When you factor in security screenings, cramped seats, and armrest wars, sometimes choosing train over plane is the way to go. Whether you're getting from Point A to Point B or taking a round-trip joyride, a train journey, with its countryside views, slower pace, and more room to spread out, is one …

Trains

The Top 52 Hiker Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

1. BURYING YOUR RESERVOIR<p>Few flubs are more irritating than a leaky water bladder that soaks your pack on the drive to the trailhead. It happens when …

Here's How To Make The Perfect Sourdough Loaf At Home

Get baking!<p><b>BAKER’S SCHEDULE</b><p>Thursday–Saturday: Feed your starter until bubbly and active.<p>Saturday Evening: Make the dough, and let rise overnight.<p>Sunday Morning: Shape the dough, let rise again, score, and bake.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>50 g (1⁄4 cup) bubbly, active starter<p>350 g (11⁄3 cups plus 2 tbsp) warm …

This Make-Ahead Oatmeal Is Our New Favorite Breakfast

I've never eaten a lot of oatmeal. As a boy growing up in the South, grits were the breakfast staple in our household. It wasn't that I didn't like …

Breakfast

Moist Crock Pot Pork Chops Recipe

These pork chops are easy to prepare and cook in the slow cooker with just a few ingredients. If you have the time, sear the pork chops on the …

Cooking

Secrets of the Instant Pot

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. So I got one of these new-era science cookers, now sitting on the counter with its …

Deep Frying

Italian family recipes capture simple yet deeply comforting tastes of Melrose Park

Italian family recipes have become such a part of our collective culinary consciousness that we can almost taste the pot of bubbling Sunday sauce regardless of our national origin.<p>But some of the most highly anticipated Italian foods around are found not in family kitchens or even restaurant menus. …

How to make Vatican’s cheese quiche Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Cheese Torte Italiana, a famous cheese quiche from Vatican, is made with …

The secret Canyon

Your New Favorite Chicken Recipe

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. There are whole swaths of New York City in which Peruvian chicken is as important a …

Nicki Minaj

Peanut Butter Caramel Swirled Brownies

Bring the cream to a simmer over low heat in a small saucepan. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan over high heat and cook, without …

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

How To Make Apple-Bourbon Pie

Looking for a warm, homemade apple pie recipe that will impress everyone at your table? Look no further – this decadent, spiked pie is sure to win …

Baking

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

Hiking