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Chefs Daniel Boulud and Jim Burke on Remaking the French Classics

"Often the best spontaneous ideas happen when we were cooking together, not trying to draw out a big plan."<p>Chefs rarely throw out the word "perfect" when it comes to making food. But in New York, where some restaurants take longer to open than they do to close, longevity is a pretty good sign of …

Garlicky Spinach & Parmesan Frittata | Williams-Sonoma Taste

A frittata is the perfect choice for brunch entertaining — and leftovers make an easy dinner the next day. Serve with a salad of mixed greens, fresh sliced fruit and toasted nuts, along with crusty bread.<p><b>Garlicky Spinach & Parmesan Frittata</b><p>1 1/4 lb. (625 g.) spinach<p>4 Tbs. (2 fl. oz./60 ml.) olive …

Frittatas

Mushroom, Goat Cheese and Herb Frittata

This hearty brunch dish is a welcome addition to nearly any morning get-together, especially one on a chilly autumn morning. We also like the fact that it can be made in advance and served at room temperature—especially helpful if you still have a house full of guests visiting for Thanksgiving.</b> …

Frittatas

Your New Favorite Blueberry Pancake Recipe

The pancakes at Clinton St. Bakery are famous for a reason. But that doesn't mean you can't make them at home.<p><b>My daughter and I love the pancakes over at the Clinton Street Bakery, but she is a lazy teenager sometimes (she will kill me for saying that), so she never wants to wait on the line. I did</b> …

Baking

Mashed Potato, Cheddar and Chive Waffles

What am I going to do with all of these leftover mashed potatoes (said no one ever!)?<p>Make waffles!<p>How is there a solution to a problem that isn’t …

Bacon and Corn Griddle Cakes

Here’s a very popular, delicious recipe: <b>Bacon and Corn Griddle Cakes</b>. Click below to watch a short video showing you how to make them, then scroll to …

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

How to Make a Perfect Medium-Boiled Egg

Instructions for making the perfect egg—with the white just set an almost runny yolk—to put in ramen or just eat straight<p>For our ramen recipe, we knew we needed a perfect medium-boiled egg, with a just-set white and an almost runny yolk. A few dozen tries later, we nailed it: Lowering the eggs into …

Breakfast

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

Horseradish Deviled Eggs

24 Servings<p>Not your standard deviled eggs, these are bright from the addition of vinegar and horseradish before serving.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 hard-boiled large eggs, peeled, halved lengthwise<p>1/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons prepared horseradish<p>2 teaspoons Champagne vinegar or white wine …

Eggs

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 …

Breakfast

The Softest Scramble

4 Servings<p>These scrambled eggs bear little resemblance to the rubbery ones dished up by short-order cooks.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Eggs<p>4 large eggs<p>2 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, divided<p>Cayenne pepper<p>Kosher salt<p>Garnish (optional)<p>1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks<p>2–4 teaspoons …

Breakfast

Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas and Feta

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped<p>2 jalapeños, seeded, finely chopped<p>1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained<p>2 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 28-ounce can …

Eggs

Egg and Chorizo Burritos

Makes 4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces Mexican chorizo sausage, casings removed<p>4 10-inch whole wheat tortillas<p>5 ounces hot pepper Monterey Jack, shredded<p>6 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cook chorizo in a medium heavy skillet over medium-low heat, …

Bacon and Leek Risotto with Poached Egg

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 50 min<p>Risotto cooked with smoky bacon and spring leeks is topped with a slow poached egg<p>April 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 large eggs<p>5 cups low-salt chicken broth<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>6 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces<p>2 cups thinly sliced leeks (white and …

Eggs

Curried Egg Salad in Mini Pitas

Makes 16 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons scallion, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon shallot, minced<p>1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>1/2 teaspoon (heaping) curry powder<p>1/4 teaspoon ground cumin<p>4 large …

Eggs

Poached Egg Crostone with Wilted Spinach and Bacon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme<p>1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper<p>1<p>1 16-ounce oval-shaped loaf country white sourdough bread<p>1<p>8 thick bacon slices<p>1<p>2 tablespoons minced shallot<p>1 10-ounce bag fresh baby spinach<p>…

Breakfast

7 Ways to Ruin an Omelet—or to Cook It Perfectly

Omelets are theoretically an easy breakfast staple—but they are too easily ruined with these seven common mistakes<p>Omelets come in many shapes, sizes, and iterations. Your classic diner omelet is army-sized, studded with visible fillings and semi-browned. A French restaurant will serve you a small, …

Breakfast

How the French Do Eggs Benedict

You fancy, huh?<p>Eggs Benedict has a serious identity problem: it's got an English muffin, Canadian bacon, and the decidedly French Hollandaise sauce. That's a whole lotta nationalities for such a little brunch item.<p>But wait a minute, let's run with this French thing... Swap out English muffin for …

Breakfast

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; …

Breakfast

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 …

Eggs

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese

Caramelized Butternut, Roasted Garlic + Coconut Butter Grilled Cheese.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 16, 2013 76<p>I’m probably pushing my limits here.<p>Not just …

30 things people don't get about kids and adults with cerebral palsy (but should)

What does it really mean to have cerebral palsy? Until I had a child with CP, I had no clue that it affects every person differently. As with any …

The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones—one hour apart

Daylight saving time in the US ends Sunday, part of the an annual ritual where Americans (who don’t live in Arizona or Hawaii) and residents of 78 other countries including Canada (but not Saskatchewan), most of Europe, Australia and New Zealand turn their clocks back one hour. It’s a controversial …

Daylight Savings Time

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

Modern Residence Seamlessly Integrating into the Landscape in Ottawa, Canada

Recently designed by Christopher Simmonds, this clean-lined modern residence located in Ottawa, Canada is a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. …