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Nutty Parmesan Herb Scones<p>Spinach-Feta Scones<p>Glazed Blueberry Scones<p>Cherry-Ginger Scones<p>Cherry Almond Ricotta Drop Scones<p>Cranberry-Orange …

Food

Bread Baking 101: How to Knead Dough

A step-by-step guide to kneading bread dough (by hand and in a stand mixer).<p>Part of the wonder of bread baking is how many changes in the dough …

Baking

Sous Vide Fried Chicken

Fried chicken. Everybody loves it, but not everybody is confident enough to make it at home. That’s where sous vide comes in. With sous vide, you …

Cooking

10 No-Knead Bread Recipes You Can Make With 10 Ingredients or Less

Requiring few ingredients and no kneading at all, these recipes are perfect for the beginner baker.<p>No-knead breads have been around for thousands of …

Bread

PEOPLE's 10 Best Shrimp Recipes of All Time

GRILLED ROSEMARY SHRIMP SKEWERS<p>Replace traditional wooden skewers with rosemary stems for an extra punch of flavor. Get the recipe HERE.<p>SPICY TEQUILA …

Seafood

Chicken bastilla recipe

Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the chicken and fry, skin side-down for 2 minutes, or until crispy and brown. Turn over and cook for 2 minutes more, then transfer to a plate. Add the butter to the pan and, when it has melted, add the onions and sauté until soft. Add the garlic and spices …

Puff Pastry

Travel Back in Time with This Incredibly Crisp Footage of Life in New York City in 1911

If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it’s like to step into a time machine, watch the below old footage shot in New York City in 1911. Culled from the …

Your Favorite Classic Myths Reimagined in 10 Books - Signature Reads

<i>The only legend I have ever loved is</i><p><i>the story of a daughter lost in hell.</i><p><i>And found and rescued there.</i><p><i>Love and blackmail are the gist of it.</i><p><i>Ceres and Persephone the names.</i><p><i>—</i>from “Persephone” by Eavan Boland<p>The first time I had a formal introduction to Greek, and to a lesser extent, Roman and Norse …

The Instant, Genius Way to Make Any Fish Dinner More Delicious

I’m about to give you a magic wand to make any mild-mannered fish delicious (and it doesn’t involve beer-battering and <b>dousing in malt …

Cacio e Pepe Dutch Baby

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet in oven. (Do not remove skillet while oven preheats.)<p>Step 2<p>Whisk …

Go Big and Make Scones

Ponder this: A scone is not a biscuit. You can’t just fold dried fruit into biscuit dough, sprinkle it with sugar, and call me for tea. A scone has …

16 clever uses for whole wheat flour

I remember when my mom made the switch. Instead of buying sweet, white bread, she insisted on brown loaves — cardboard-like in comparison. "It's …

How to Make a Georgian Cheese Boat (Khatchapuri) | The Nosher

I first fell in love with adjaruli khatchapuri, also known as Georgian cheese bread or cheese boat, at Marani Restaurant in Queens, NY. This …

18 Easy And Inexpensive Desserts You Can Make With Puff Pastry

The store-bought dough of the gods.

Baking

20 Impressive-Looking Puff Pastry Dinners That Are Secretly Really Easy

Every smart lady has a few tricks up her sleeve; puff pastry is ours. It bakes into a perfectly golden crust every single time, no fussing necessary. …

Stream a 144-Hour Discography of Classic Jazz Recordings from Blue Note Records: Miles Davis, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman & More

There have been many influential jazz record labels throughout the previous century and into the current one, but there is no more recognizable label …

9x13 Dessert Wonders That'll Seriously Wow Any Crowd

Sheet cakes, cobblers, bar cookies—oh my!<p>Try as we might, we’ve yet to find a handier sidekick in the kitchen than our 9x13 baking dish. From …

Dessert

Spicy Miso-Tahini Ramen

This super-<i>oishii</i> (“delicious”) spicy ramen bowl is made with basic pantry staples, such as miso paste and tahini, plus Sriracha for spice! I love …

47 of Your Favorite Writers on Their Favorite Poems

It’s April, which according to Wikipedia, is Financial Literacy Month. It is also Jazz Appreciation Month, Mathematics and Statistics Awareness …

Literature

The Met Museum Rolls Out Over 500 Free Art Books You Can Download & Print

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images via The Metropolitan Museum of Art<br>As well as releasing more than 400,000 artworks for personal and …

Museums

Stunning Steamed Buns Are Impressive to Look at but Simple to Make

<i>We've partnered with Miele for a special edition of our Change the Way You Cook series, all about the power of a simple, essential technique: steaming.</i><p>I'm always delighted to learn that a top-tier comfort food—the kind that can go anywhere, do anything, the kind that fills you perfectly, like it's …

Food & Dining

18 Genius Tahini Uses That Don't Involve Hummus

18 Genius Ways to Eat Tahini That Don't Involve Hummus<p>Step aside, hummus.<p>March 28, 2018<p>If you aren't familiar with tahini, it's a paste made from …

How to Revive a Stale Baguette, Sourdough Boule, or Other Crusty Bread

I learned a lot of helpful tips working in restaurants: faster ways to slice and dice, the importance of always tasting your food before plating, …

Amanda Ruben's lamb shoulder and fig crostata - recipe

Known for the popular Miss Ruben’s canteen in Melbourne, chef Amanda Ruben creates banquets of food for everyone to share. In her words, “It’s no coincidence that a cookbook of mine is called Feasting. I don’t know any other way to cook or eat.”<p>Sticky Fingers Bakery's beetroot and rose truffle cake …

Baking

The New Essentials: 29 Recipes That Define the Way We Cook Now

The dishes we can’t imagine our lives without today.<p>We don’t cook like we used to. Our pantries, our techniques, and our cravings take us on new culinary adventures. It’s hard to pin down the exact moment we noticed things had changed. Was it the first time we saw kimchi in the refrigerator case of …

Cooking

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cassoulet Is the Most Epic Dish You Will Ever Make

Our classic version takes no shortcuts and requires a little planning, but every step is totally doable, even if you’re not a pro.<p>I have made cassoulet more times than is advisable—first in culinary school, once with a friend for a dinner party, and at least half a dozen times in the BA Test …

Cooking

The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs

When it comes to scrambled eggs, there's no shortage of different techniques. Whether you prefer a softer scramble or one with diner-style heft, the …

Breakfast

Most House Salads Are Terrible. Make Yours Shockingly Superb.

There is no salad on the menu at Lucali, Mark Iacono’s candlelit restaurant in Brooklyn, only pizza and calzones. But sometimes, and only if he thought to make it in the afternoon, he serves one anyway, a salad he says is meant to recall the end of Sunday dinners with his extended family, when it …

Italian Food

This Aligot Recipe Is the Only Way I’ll Make Cheesy Mashed Potatoes From Now On

I must admit. I don’t love mashed potatoes. Mounds of luscious and buttery could surround me, and I won’t feel the need to take a bite. The classic …