Chelsea Griffith

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Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

I love gnocchi. At least, I love the gnocchi in my mind. Light, pillowy, flavor-packed, they're the perfect vessel for turning a good red sauce into a full-fledged meal. In reality, more often than not they're leaden, dense, mushy, or dull. And it's all the fault of the potato.<p>For years I worked at …

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Eggs en Cocotte: An Easy (But Often Forgotten) Egg Breakfast

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>It's a shame people don't think to prepare eggs <i>en cocotte</i> way more often—it's such an easy, elegant way of serving eggs. If you're not familiar with it, "en cocotte" is a method of baking eggs individually in small vessels. …

Breakfast

Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person

<i>“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.”</i> You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful …

Breaking Up With Sugar

Sugar may be high on your instant gratification list, but that may be because of its addictive nature. Sugar surges through your bloodstream, messing …

Nutrition

the browniest cookies

I have, for forever and a day, looked for a chocolate cookie I could crown with what I considered the highest honor one could bestow on it, declaring …

Dessert

Upgrade Your Shrimp and Grits With Mushrooms, Bacon, and Gruyère

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I'm halfway tempted to start this story by making some sort of joke about grits, my last name, and why the similarity is somehow a reason to believe me when I say that I've come up with the ultimate shrimp and grits recipe. But I'll spare you (this time). Instead, …

Seafood

How to Make Jalapeño-Bacon Mac and Cheese (Even When You're Drunk)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I can count the number of times I've been involved in physical violence over food with two fingers on one hand. When I was 10 years old, I threw one of the metal legs of a mini trampoline at my older sister's door …

Cooking

Use Miso Instead of Parmesan for Extra-Savory, 100% Vegan Risotto

When I was a kid, I was a big fan of Time-Life's <i>Mysteries of the Unknown</i>, a series of books on the supernatural that were perhaps the pre-internet versions of UFO and conspiracy theory forums. Really, it was the commercials that sold me. That Robert Stack–esque voice that could make anything, no …

Cooking

Sesame-Miso Vinaigrette

makes about ⅔ cup (about 6 ) Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>If the vibrancy of this dressing fades, perk it back up with more lime juice.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 red Fresno chile, with seeds, finely chopped<p>¼ cup vegetable oil<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>2 tablespoons white miso<p>1 …

Seafood

The Food Lab: How to Make a Burger King-Style Whopper Fit for The King

As far as the Big Three fast food burger chains go—that'd be McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King—I have a clear hierarchy in my mind. Wendy's wins by a red-haired country mile for serving burgers that actually taste like, well, burgers. McDonald's has its own unique flavor profile that keeps it …

Burger King

Keep Your Curls Frizz-Free on Your Wedding Day

Battling frizz is a constant struggle for girls with curls. But on your wedding day, unruly hair should be the last thing on your mind. According to curl expert and senior stylist at DevaChan Salon in New York City Mia Emilio, brides with curly hair should stay clear from using hair products …

Hair Care

Night Before Wedding: 21 Things to Remember

Got the night before wedding jitters? We don't blame you. Night before (and day before) wedding nervousness is par for the course. Channel all that energy into completing these 21 things to do the night before your wedding and you'll give yourself peace of mind and a good foundation for the big day …

Pesto Baked Tomato-Vegetable Casserole Recipe

Slow-cooked casseroles are one of the most convenient oven meals. They’re simply delicious, and if there are any leftovers, you can store them in the …

nancy’s chopped salad

When it comes to meal salads, I feel pretty much everything you need to know is summed up by one of my favorite commercials of all time, which …

pasta and fried zucchini salad

Every time I make an Ottolenghi recipe, I become convinced that he has finally lost his mind. <i>Really, turmeric, black sesame seeds and parmesan</i> …

strawberry cheesecake ice cream pie

Sure, there’s nothing glamorous about carrying a watermelon, so to speak, but I’d be lying if I didn’t admit that I rather enjoy many parts of being …

Thai-Style Iced Tea

8 Servings<p>There's nothing quite as refreshing as this Thai iced tea recipe on a hot summer day.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine 10 star anise pods, 3 tablespoons sugar, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Scrape in seeds from 1 vanilla bean; add bean. Bring to a boil, reduce …

Spices

Fried Avocado Tacos

4 Servings<p>The secret to this dish is the crunchy and creamy deep-fried avocado.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Poblano Ranch Dressing<p>1 poblano chile<p>2 scallions, chopped<p>1/2 cup buttermilk<p>1/4 cup sour cream<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Tacos<p>2 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1 …

Deep Frying

The 7 Books You Have to Read This Summer

Stories to pack no matter where you're going.<p>It's not really summer unless you have a good book in your bag. Here, the best vacay reads for every destination.<p><i>The Sunlit Night</i> by Rebecca Dinerstein<p>After both experiencing loss, Yasha and Frances find solace in each other in the unlikeliest of places: …

These Two Inseparable Sisters Show Love Knows No Bounds

In this heartwarming series called <i>Barely Different</i>, photographer and mom Anna Larson captures her two young daughters at play to show that love has no boundaries. Anna has three children, two of whom are biological and one who was adopted from Ethiopia five years ago. Saying that she “always had a …

Haiti

Black-Bottom Brownies

Makes thirty-two 1½" bars Servings<p>For the neatest, cleanest edges, freeze the brownies for 15 minutes so they’re nice and firm before cutting, and dip your knife in hot water between each slice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>5 large eggs<p>8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature<p>⅓ cup plus …

Dessert

6 Creative, Tasty Wedding Food Pairings for Cocktail Hour

Go ahead, play with your wedding food! Your cocktail hour is an opportunity to really have fun with your menu options, and one of the best ideas we've seen (that's sure to impress guests!) is to serve up bite-size versions of your favorite food pairings. Here are a few delicious (and unexpected) …

Cooking

The Best Pink Lipsticks for All Skin Tones

Now that we’re updating our handbags and closets for spring, it’s about time our lipstick arsenals got a little love too. Pink lipsticks are everywhere this season, <i>and</i> they look fantastic on every shade of skin. But, like finding the right shade of red, you have to take into account a range of …

Makeup

10 Beauty Secrets from Ancient Egypt

Cleopatra swears by them.<p>It probably comes as no surprise that ancient Egyptians were quite the beauty enthusiasts. Both men and women indulged in makeup, perfume, and beauty rituals they believed not only enhanced their appearance, but also had magical and religious powers. Here, a look at how …

Skin Care

Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Why not have the best of both worlds with these double chocolate brownie cookies? A fudge like brownie texture in cookie form…and did I mention …

Chocolate Brownie

13 Food Blogger Breakfasts Too Easy For Instagram

<i>By Zlata Faerman</i> <br>Reading any food blog makes it seem like the writer eats amazing, how-did-they-come-up-with-that meals all day long. Easy or …

Breakfast

Recipe: Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars

Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars<p>Makes 9 to 12 bars<p><i>For the crust:</i> <br>1 3/4 cups (175g) rolled oats (certified gluten-free, if needed) <br>1 3/4 cups …

Dessert

Easy One Bowl Chocolate Cake

Easy One Bowl Chocolate Cake<p>No eggs. No butter. No mixer. One bowl. My frosting has a little butter but you can omit the butter and use it as a …

Dessert

by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella

Yotam Ottolenghi re-creates a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible to get to Mediterranean restaurant.<p><i>How do you re-create a dish from the world's most perfect, most impossible-to-get-to Mediterranean restaurant in a basic London kitchen? In his new column, Notes From My Test</i> …

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