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One batch of charred leeks, four recipe ideas | Get ahead

A single batch of cheap leeks will lend sweetness to your supper. Try them in this Cypriot-style filo pie, a roasted hake dish, an eggy bake or a mean, green bowl of pasta<p>I didn’t grow up eating leeks in Ukraine. When I first moved to Britain, it was a new and rather challenging ingredient for me. …

Potatoes

Pasta with Chorizo and Chickpeas

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>As co-chefs at Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer see each other daily, but the old friends still cook together on days off. “Andy does the steak,” says Hudman, “and I do the pasta.”<p>September 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 small shallots, …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

Cauliflower Pasta with Pecorino, Grated Egg, and Pine Nuts

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large eggs<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander<p>1/2 teaspoon (or more) crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 small red onion, finely diced<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>1 large head of cauliflower (about 2 pounds), cored, cut into 1/4-inch slices<p>3/4 teaspoon …

Recipes

50 Quick and Easy Family Meals to Bust Weeknight Dinner Stress

We know you're busy—so let us cover dinner tonight.<p><b>Between packing school lunches,</b> getting to and from soccer practice, and, oh yeah, that job you have, it can be seriously challenging to get a new satisfying and healthy dinner on the table each night. Your best bet against weeknight dinner stress: …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

The science behind the perfect cookie

It doesn't have to be trial and error. Learn how to manipulate ingredients to make the perfect cookie time and time again<p>Whether you like them soft and chewy, thin and crisp, oozing with melted chocolate, or thick and cakey, the perfect cookie remains an elusive beast that many have yet to …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

Recipes

Chicken biryani

This Hyderabadi-style chicken biryani is simply one of the most delicious things you can eat<p>SERVES<p>6-8<p>TOTAL TIME<p>1 hour 40 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the marinade</b><p>A large thumb of ginger, peeled<br>• 3 garlic cloves<br>• Juice of ½ lemon<br>• ½ tsp turmeric<br>• 2 tsp garam masala<br>• Seeds from 5 cardamom cloves<br>• 1 hot green chilli, …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Cooking

Roasted Chicken with Chorizo and Sweet Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Seasoning the chicken with a bit of apple cider vinegar beforehand helps tenderize the chicken before roasting.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 skin on, bone in chicken breasts<p>2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>2 fresh Chorizo, sliced<p>2 …

Recipes

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Indian-Spiced Chicken with Tomato and Cream

6 Servings<p>The fragrant sauce for this spiced Indian chicken recipe calls for a mix of dried spices. If the ones you’ve got in the pantry smell musty or you can't remember when you bought them, restock.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter) or vegetable oil<p>6 chicken legs …

Recipes

Spicy Beans and Wilted Greens

6 Servings<p>Two humble ingredients have big impact here: The Parmesan rind adds richness; the dried beans deliver creaminess.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. olive oil, plus more for drizzling<p>4 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained (optional)<p>4 chiles de árbol or 1 tsp. crushed red …

Recipes

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

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Stir-Fried Eggplant and Green Beans with Tofu and Chili-Garlic Sauce

2 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>6 ounces green beans, trimmed, cut into 2–3-inch pieces<p>1 long, narrow Chinese eggplant (about 9 ounces), cut in half lengthwise, halves cut into 1/2-inch slices on a wide diagonal<p>3 scallions, green and white parts separated, thinly sliced<p>…

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Harissa is a great shortcut ingredient to flavor, but no two jars (or tubes) are the same. Taste first—if it seems very spicy, use a bit less. You can always stir more into the chickpeas when the dish is finished. Learn how to make this recipe and more …

Recipes

Slow-Cooked Salmon, Chickpeas, and Greens

4 Servings<p>Bobby Flay often uses terra-cotta dishes called for this recipe. These lightweight vessels, ubiquitous in Spain, can go from oven to table, and come in a full range of sizes.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Salmon<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more<p>1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>½ teaspoon ground …

Seafood

Turkey-Spinach Meatballs

4 Servings<p>In this turkey-spinach meatballs recipe, you brown them under the broiler instead of in the pan. It’s faster, neater, and big-batch friendly.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>marinara sauce<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>½ small onion, chopped<p>1 garlic finely chopped<p>1 teaspoon dried oregano<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red …

Recipes

Swedish Meatballs

6 to 8 Servings<p>These Swedish meatballs get their distinctive flavor from nutmeg and allspice—and just a bit of sugar.<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 1/3 cups low-salt beef stock, divided<p>4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided<p>1 cup minced onion<p>2 thick slices bacon, minced<p>1 …

Recipes

Rigatoni with Spicy Calabrese-Style Pork Ragù

6 Servings<p>Any short, tubular pasta will work with this meaty ragù. We used sedanini ("little celery") on the cover, but easier-to-find rigatoni and penne are great, too.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, quartered<p>1 carrot, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 celery stalk, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>4 garlic …

Italian Food

Bucatini with Butter-Roasted Tomato Sauce

November 2017<p>4 servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 60 min<p>We love the way that roasting intensifies the flavor of canned tomatoes. While we're pretty obsessed with the texture of bucatini, a strand pasta with a hole running through it, this dish is every bit as delicious with spaghetti, linguine, …

Italian Food

No-Boil Mac and Cheese

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Skip a step when making mac and cheese by not precooking the pasta. Instead, mix the dried pasta with a thinner-than-usual bèchamel sauce, and it will bake perfectly in just 30 minutes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, …

Recipes

Baked Penne with Farmhouse Cheddar and Leeks

6 Servings<p>March 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter<p>5 cups chopped leeks (white and pale green parts only; about 5 large)<p>1/4 cup all purpose flour<p>3 1/2 cups whole milk<p>1 pound extra-sharp cheddar cheese, coarsely grated (about 4 cups packed)<p>1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<p>1 teaspoon hot pepper …

Recipes

Meatballs with chorizo recipe

A recipe for spicy beef meatballs with added chorizo, from Café Moderne in Paris<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4-6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>¼ red onion, chopped<br>3 garlic cloves, chopped<br>1 egg<br>2 tbsp milk<br>50g (1¾oz) fresh breadcrumbs<br>50g (1¾oz) cheddar or monterey cheese, grated<br>3 tbsp chopped coriander<br>1 tsp chilli powder<br>2 tsp …