Hassan Motiwala

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39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

Cooking

8 Ways To Make Your Guacamole That Much Better

We don't mess around when it comes to guacamole. We understand the importance of this simple avocado dip. It makes happy hours that much better, parties worth leaving our house for, and Cinco de Mayo a holiday to that can rival (almost) Thanksgiving. Without guacamole, margaritas wouldn't go down …

Delicious, Nutritious, Cruciferous: Roasted Cauliflower!

A tasty, no-nonsense vegetable makes for a tasty, no-nonsense main<p><i>Hallelujah, the weekend is in sight, and you need a no-brainer dinner tonight. Quick Main Thursday has you covered.</i><p>We’re thinking of a vegetable. It’s easy to cook. It’s delicious and perfect for wintertime. It rhymes with …

Food

The Woman Who Cooks Food from Video Games

An interview with Gourmet Gaming's Daniella Zelli, who cooks real-life versions of food she finds in video games<p>As anyone who grew up playing Burger Time, Super Mario Bros., or Legend of Zelda knows: video games are all about food. And not just the pizza, Doritos, and two-liter bottles of soda that …

Sea-salted chocolate and pecan tart recipe

For National Chocolate Week, chocolatier Paul A Young shares his gorgeous recipe for chocolate and pecan tart<p>Definitely one for a special dinner party. With its sophisticated, sweet chocolate pastry crust, unctuous ganache filling, and caramelised salted pecans, this tart will stop all conversation …

Baking

Speedy weeknight suppers: smoked haddock and chive omelette

Flakes of smoked haddock, fluffy beaten eggs and garden chives make a light omelette supper which is ready in a matter of minutes<p>This is a lighter version of the classic Omelette Arnold Bennett without the heaviness or extra work of a béchamel sauce.<p><i>Serves 2</i><p>6 free range eggs<p>150g smoked haddock …

How to make the perfect nachos

This crispy, cheesy snack has become a modern student classic. So, for today's lecture – what's the best way to make nachos?<p>A little titbit for the historians among you: although you won't find nachos on menus in Mexico, unlike the chimichanga they were at least created there. The story has it …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Cooking

How to Get the Most Out of Your Crockpot or Slow Cooker

Six common mistakes people make when using slow cookers and crockpots—and how to avoid them<p>We've said it before, and we'll say it again: it's now slow-cooked food season. While we usually tend toward our Dutch ovens for things like chili, braised chicken, and pulled pork, we definitely understand …

37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Cooking

Oil-Poached Tuna Salad

4 Servings<p>Instead of using canned tuna, this recipe puts you in control of the quality of the tuna and how long to cook it. We like it on the medium-rare side.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup dried flageolet or navy beans, soaked overnight, drained, or one 15-ounce can navy beans, rinsed<p>1 lb. green …

Master Buttermilk Brine

Makes 1 quart<p>This recipe makes enough brine for one 3½–4-pound chicken or 4 pounds of chicken pieces.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 quart buttermilk<p>4 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>Whole chicken and/or chicken pieces<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine buttermilk, salt, and pepper in a …

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Food

25 Things to Do with a Fresh Tomato

Broad bean falafel sandwich with tahini sauce

Broad beans make a slightly lighter falafel than chick peas, perfect for this sandwich.<p>If you can’t get hold of this quantity of broad beans, just mix them with tinned chickpeas.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><i>Falafels</i><p>500g/1lb fresh broad beans, removed from the pod<p>1 tsp baking powder<p>1 small red onion, chopped<p>1 garlic …

Recipes

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies

Don't bake these rich double-chocolate cookies to a crisp; they are meant to be soft and chewy.

Baked Moroccan eggs recipe

A trip to Agadir was where Tori Haschka first tried baked eggs on a spiced vegetable base.<p>After six months of an extended London winter, we were as bland as egg whites. Come Easter we ran to the orange sands of Morocco. The coast of Agadir has real surf; one dunk in the waters and we were reborn. …

Speedy weeknight suppers: prawn, tomato and chilli spaghetti

A light and summery prawn pasta dish, ideal to eat in the evening sunshine with a cold glass of white wine.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 tomatoes<p>1 clove garlic<p>1/2 red chilli<p>1 tsp tomato puree<p>150g small, cooked prawns<p>Large handful chopped parsley<p>1 heaped tbsp creme fraiche<p>Grated zest of half a lemon<p>180g …