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15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

12 Broccoli Recipes to Get You Beyond Steamed

When I was a kid I hated broccoli. Like Brussels sprouts, another often-unappreciated brassica, broccoli's reputation has been marred by decades of bad steaming and boiling. Overcooked broccoli is an abomination, with a mushy texture and a flavor that is somehow both bland and off-tasting. But at …

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople Recipe

"This was my grandmother's apple pie recipe. I have never seen another one quite like it. It will always be my favorite and has won me several first …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

This 30-minute core strengthening workout from CLUB Pilates brings the reformer-based class right to your living room–at no cost.<p>Strengthening your …

Workouts

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

A No-Fuss Crustless Quiche to Eat Morning & Night

My first forays into cooking started a little later than most. Growing up, both of my parents were excellent cooks, but not very patient teachers. And in college, a mandated meal plan kept me from learning the basics, like scrambled eggs or lentil soup. But finally, at 22, a job brought me hundreds …

Make This Lentil Potato Soup and Eat It All Week

At the start of the new year I take inventory of my pantry. I check to see what I'm running low on and what staples I need to stock up on or, …

Honey-Vanilla Linzer Cookies

Makes about 30<p>You can roll out the dough and punch out other shapes, but the slice-and-bake method is fast, and you won’t have any scraps.<p>December 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 log Honey-Vanilla Sablé Dough<p>⅔ cup any flavor jam, strained<p>Powdered sugar (for dusting)<p>Special Equipment<p>A ½-inch-diameter pastry …

This Pound Cake Destroys My Self-Control

By Elaheh Nozari<p>Seriously: Leave me alone with this pound cake and things are going to get real ugly.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the pound cake recipe that commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't</i> …

Dessert

Deep Fried Banana Fritters

These banana fritters are deep fried to perfection. Serve them with syrup or simply dust with powdered sugar.<p>The fritter batter is made with mashed …

28 Cheap Things To Treat Yourself To Right Now

Do you hear that? It's your wallet saying, "I'm feeling neglected."<p>Happy clicking, happy buying, and happy everything!

5 Crazy-Delicious Shrimp Recipes You'll Make Again & Again

From Greek Shrimp with Feta to Grilled Shrimp Tacos, these simple shrimp recipes will make any meal special. Just remember: unless you live on the coast and have access to fresh shrimp, it’s best to buy frozen shrimp. The “fresh” shrimp you see in the seafood case at the supermarket are almost …

Seafood

Espresso-pecan chocolate brownies

These are just a little over the top (glaze, on brownies!) but they’re very good. Eat them with very strong coffee or espresso.<p>MAKES<p>12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>110g butter, plus extra for greasing<br>• 2 tbsp instant espresso coffee powder<br>• 250g soft light brown sugar<br>• 5 medium eggs, beaten<br>• 2 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 100g plain …

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Dessert

Wood and Glass Home in Australia Displays ‘Coastal Modernity’

This modern wood and glass home, designed by <b>InForm</b>, is located on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Australia. Dubbed <b>Blairgowrie 2</b>, the house …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

Turkish Red Lentil Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> My parents traveled to Istanbul a few years ago, and couldn't stop talking about the lentil soup they had there. This is my version of it, adapted from my mother's version of a Whole Foods recipe. This is a lighter, brothier, warmer-weather version of lentil soup, perfect for those …

Dark-Chocolate Mousse

8 servings<p>You know what never, ever goes out of style? Chocolate mousse. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (preferably 70% cacao)<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>6 large eggs, separated<p>¼ cup plus 6 …

Dessert

Israeli-Style Hummus

Makes about 4 cups<p>Intentionally overcooking the chickpeas then whipping the mixture is key. This hummus is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup dried …

Banana Pancakes

Servings: Makes twelve 4-inch pancakes<p>Total Time: 20 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>For Pancakes<p>1-1/2 cups all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup and …

Amish-Style Baked Oatmeal with Apples, Raisins & Walnuts

Servings: 6<p>Prep Time: 10 Minutes<p>Cook Time: 40 Minutes<p>Total Time: 50 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)<br>• 3/4 cup light …

Cheesy Herbed Corn Muffins Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup yellow cornmeal<br>• 1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 3 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1 cup milk<br>• 1/4 cup oil<br>• 1 egg, beaten<br>• 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese<br>• 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs (I used parsley, rosemary, and thyme)<p>Preheat the oven to 400° F.<br>• In a large bowl, whisk together the …

English Muffins Recipe on Food52

• 5 1/2 cups (27 ounces) bread flour<br>• 1 tablespoon (0.35 ounces) instant dry yeast<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons (0.75 ounces) salt<br>• 2 teaspoons (0.25 ounces) sugar<br>• 2 1/4 cups (19.25 ounces) room temperature water<br>• 4 tablespoons (2 ounces) room temperature butter<br>• 1 pinch semolina flour, for dipping<p>Make the dough the day …

Hot Milk Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe comes from my grandmother, and my mom has been making it for my dad's birthday/Father's Day (which tend to fall on the same weekend) for as long as I can remember. I would describe it as having a flavor similar to pound cake, but with a lighter crumb. It's wonderful plain …

Amanda Hesser's Best Tips for a Clean, Organized Pantry

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>________<p>Every spring since the beginning of your cooking life, you’ve heard the same chipper siren call: IT’S TIME TO REORGANIZE …

Peanut Butter Dog Treats Homemade with Simple Ingredients

<b>Easy Peanut Butter Dog Treats that you bake like a cookie. Your fur babies will LOVE these simple treats!</b><p>Meet my baby girl Abby!! If you follow me on …

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>________<p>Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no</i> …

Watermelon Pudding (Gelo d'Anguria) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Made with a simple preparation, this pudding relies only on three main ingredients: fresh watermelon juice, cornstarch, and sugar. The result is a slightly wobbly but set pudding to eat by the spoonful. It's quite similar to lemon curd or panna cotta in consistency but tastes fresh …