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ruffled milk pie

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Brush a 9-inch round cake pan lightly with butter, then use a large sheet of parchment paper to fit into the bottom and …

Baking

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

Nutrition

These Are the Spring Launches You Can't Miss at Ulta Beauty

It's fair to speak for the entire Earth to say: This winter was tough, and long, and cold. And things got a little dark there, towards the end. But with the warmer weather finally, <i>finally</i> making it safe to venture outside on your lunch hour and after work, there's optimism in the air. But to really …

Ulta Beauty

11 Whole30 Vegetarian Dinners That Aren't Just Sweet Potatoes and Avocado

Getting through a month of clean eating is a feat in itself. As you probably know, hopping on the Whole30 train means cutting a whole lot of foods …

These 15 Chicken Dinners Were Made for Busy Weeknights

Chicken breast is a solid staple on the weeknight dinner table, and for good reason: It's quick to prepare and endlessly adaptable. These 15 recipes …

Cooking

4 International Knife-Making Traditions: A Brief Exploration

You won’t be surprised to hear that we’ve always got knives on the brain—they’re the heart and soul of any kitchen, after all. But like snowflakes, fingerprints, and banana bread recipes, no two knives are quite the same. I spoke with Kristina Wasserman, our buyer and Shop merchandising manager, …

The Mother Africa (Peanut) Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> From the cookbook <i>From Harlem to Heaven</i>, by JJ Johnson and Alexander Smalls.<p>"In cooking school, we were taught the five French “mother sauces” as defined by French cuisine. The foundational sauce to the Afro-Asian flavor profile is what we call 'the Mother Africa Sauce,' a riff on West …

West Africa

These Tights Are More Comfortable Than Yoga Pants

The lack of a waistband makes them completely invisible under clothes.<p>I wear mini-dresses and skirts almost every day. In the fall and winter months, that means I wear tights daily, as well. How do I do that without constantly feeling like an encased sausage? My favorite tights are more comfortable …

Clothing

These Are Our Favorite Books Of 2017 — So Far

We may be living in a Golden Age of television, where you can hang out on the couch and watch hours of award-winning series that are legitimately …

Bean and Grain Stew with Garlic and Chiles

4 servings<p>It isn’t often we demolish an entire bowl of something without once suspecting that it was vegan, but chef Danny Newberg made it happen. This is how he builds the most insanely delicious bean stew we have ever eaten, vegan or not.<p>April 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, peeled, halved<p>2 …

Crudités with Bacon XO Sauce

4 Servings<p>XO sauce can be used as an all-purpose condiment. It’s great over rice, steamed or roasted veggies, or roast chicken.<p>May 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>4 slices bacon<p>1 cup vegetable oil<p>6 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, finely chopped (about 2½ cups)<p>2 scallions, thinly sliced<p>1 medium …

Mushrooms

Basic Bulgogi

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>For this basic bulgogi recipe, cutting the meat into very thin strips allows it to absorb the hot-sweet-salty marinade in minutes, not hours.<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ pear, grated<p>1 garlic clove, grated<p>2 tablespoons soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon gochugaru …

Soysauce

Native Is a VC-Funded Natural Deodorant That Smells Like ‘Jesus’

Silicon Valley joins the quest to create an aluminum-free product that actually works.<p>“No one wants to talk about underarms,” Moiz Ali says to me cheerfully on the phone, after we’ve been talking about basically nothing but underarms for 30 minutes.<p>In the natural beauty industry, though, underarms …

These Are The Recipes You Need To Try In 2017

Here's what our editors, writers, and readers loved this year.

Cooking

The 22 Best Books I Read in 2016

These books helped keep my brain sane amid a year of near-complete fuckery.<p>I read less this year than I have in almost 15 years—less than I did in 2014, 2013, 2012 (when I read 135 books), and every other year since I was still in college. From what I'm told, this is true of a lot of people. How …

These Glazed Shallots Are Thanksgiving's Sleeper Hit

There's no such thing as seconds of these glazed shallots—they disappear too fast.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is senior associate</i> …

Cooking

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 …

Mushrooms

Vanilla Bean Tarte Tatin

8 Servings<p>Don’t wait too long before inverting this vanilla bean tarte tatin recipe; the caramel will stick if it gets cold. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 Pink Lady or other crisp apples (about 2 lb.), peeled<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ vanilla bean, …

Baking

Crunchy Veg Bowl with Warm Peanut Sauce

4 Servings<p>A warm, sultry peanut sauce makes even bean sprouts feel indulgent. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>May 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sauce<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, chopped<p>1 garlic clove, grated<p>1 cup creamy peanut butter<p>¾ cup unsweetened …

Eggs

Take This 30-Day Butt Challenge Because Strong Buns Are Happy Buns

Quick caboose-centric workouts you can get behind.<p>You can add each day's workout to your current exercise routine, do them at home while you're watching TV, or even squeeze them into your lunch break.<p>Keep in mind that form, stability, and control are your priorities throughout the challenge. The …

Hips

This chicken is the bomb!

Preparation<p>Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl or zip-top bag and add chicken. Marinate for 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.<p>Heat canola oil in a wok …

Closed Captioning

19 Labor Day Side Dish Recipes That Work

When you're planning a cookout you might have a tendency to focus on the mains—whether you're grilling up burgers, brats, or anything else, side dishes can quickly become an afterthought. But if you're so busy with the entrees that all you serve them with are mayo-drenched coleslaw and potato salad …

A Guide to Sweden's Most Beloved Beauty Products

The Best Bras For Busty Gals

Here's a shopping truth: Finding bras that are both supportive and stylish is trickier when your breasts are a DD cup or higher. Seeing that as a …

Clothing

BraveTart: Homemade Cheez-Its FTW

Since my nine-to-five is all about playing with sugar, I tend to keep a lot of savory snacks on hand. From salted peanuts to seasoned nori, my pantry is stocked with all manner of salty treats—chief among them a giant bag of Cheez-Its. Homemade, of course, because that's how I roll.<p>Something about …

Cool, *Affordable* Bridal Jewelry Because You've Probably Got Enough Expenses to Worry About

Let us take care of your something new.<p>Neither custom kombucha cocktails nor queso fountains come cheap, but that doesn't mean you should scrimp on your wedding baubles. Here, fall in love with 17 under-$500 pieces, from delicate pendant necklaces to colorful earrings to Victorian buckle rings.

36 Savory Weekend Breakfasts for Those Who Prefer Salt to Sugar

There is a time for flaky pastries that hide melty chocolate and almond paste—but exactly <i>when</i> that time is is a matter of debate.<p>Some of us wake up fixated on sugar, with visions of pancakes buoyed on pools of syrup; others of us wake up craving salt and hot sauce and would rather save the sweet …

Breakfast

Would You Believe Me If I Told You that Flavored Gins Are Really Good?

Strawberry rhubarb! Hawaiian ginger! Honey! Flavored gin has a lot going on, and it's nothing like the flavored vodka you took shots of in college—thank God.<p>If you see watermelon Smirnoff at the liquor store and smile, remembering its pivotal role in ruining your adult relationship with booze—the …

Spices

Pearl Jewelry That Is Anything But Prim

Single-strand pearls and studs? So old school, say jewelry designers who are creating defiantly improper settings for the lustrous orbs<p>By<p>Marcia Menter<p><b>I, TOO, HAVE ONE:</b> a chaste string of graduated pearls, once my mother’s, that I never wear. I own the requisite pair of pearl studs, which get …

Jewelry

12 Poke Bowl Recipes That Will Transport You Oceanside

When we think of summer, we think of warm weather, sandy beaches and blue oceans (or blue wine) as far as the eye can see. Thinking about how cute you’d look in your fave ’90s-style bathing suit sipping on a wine slushie or adult Capri Sun of choice on an exotic island? Same. However, not all of us …