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Enchanting Book Sculptures Inspired by Fairy Tales

Su Blackwell, an English artist, imagines these poetic and meticulous book sculptures, inspired by folkloric books and fairy tales, which enchant our …

Raspberry Chocolate Bread Pudding

This recipe calls for brioche, an enriched bread that makes a lovely, buttery pudding, but you could use any bread that you have on hand. Stale …

Strawberry Jam Biscuits

20 Servings<p>The key to a tender biscuit is to handle the dough as little as possible.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Strawberry Jam<p>12 ounces fresh strawberries, hulled, halved or quartered if large (about 3 cups)<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest<p>2 tablespoons fresh lime juice<p>Biscuits<p>3/4 cup …

Hearthstone: Creating the Discover Mechanic

How the idea of “treasure” became The League of Explorers’ marquee new mechanic.<p>Hearthstone’s most recent adventure – The League of Explorers – has …

Benjamin Bjorklund – Swedish Artist

Eyes on Swedish artist Benjamin Bjorklund!<p>Benjamin Bjorklund was born near Sweden’s west coast in a small town named Trollhättan. Before he started …

Art

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Cooking

How to make the best of Photoshop textures

The trick with using textures is to blend them seamlessly into the rest of the painting. You know you've gone too far when the underlying form starts …

How Painter Ben Johnson Takes Architectural Representation to Incredible Levels of Realism

<b>Ben Johnson</b> is a painter preoccupied by realism – especially when it comes to the two-dimensional representation of architectural space. A British …

2014

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Reduction Redux: How to Simmer Your Way to a Silky, Spoonable Sauce

Here's how to go from "braising liquid" to homemade sauce perfection.<p>One of the simplest ways to add flavor—not to mention, a more impressive presentation—to your home cooking repertoire is to reduce braising liquid and pan drippings into lush, thick, spoon-coating sauces. It's a simple technique …

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

The Cough Suppressant

4 servings (makes about 8 cups)<p>Be careful not to boil the tea. It will give you a cleaner flavor and be more nutrient-rich.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 bunch oregano<p>1 bunch thyme<p>1 1” piece ginger, peeled, grated<p>1 1” piece turmeric, peeled, grated<p>½ teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 small garlic clove, grated<p>¼ cup …

Salt-and-Pepper Rib Eye

Servings<p>A bone-in rib eye requires nothing more than salt, pepper, and a hot grill. Though to make it even more sublime, serve with scallions that have been tossed in olive oil and salt and given a quick char. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Watch the step-by-step …

Horseradish-and-Parsley-Stuffed Rib-Eye Roast

8 Servings<p>This stuffed ribeye roast recipe (or rib eye, depending on who you ask), is a holiday showstopper.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 anchovy fillets packed in oil, drained, finely chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley<p>⅓ cup grated horseradish<p>⅓ cup olive oil<p>2 …

Lamb Pot Roast with Oranges and Olives

8 Servings<p>This meltingly tender and flavorful Lamb Pot Roast with Oranges and Olives has true star appeal. Show off even more by making your own beef stock (click for recipe).<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4–5-lb. boneless lamb shoulder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>6 garlic cloves, …

Recipes

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké, a dish ubiquitous on the Hawaiian islands, has made its way onto mainland menus all across the country. Here's what you need to know about the raw fish dish and where it's served.<p>Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf …

Los Angeles

Meal Prep These 60 Big-Batch Recipes and Eat Well All Week

A little extra work on the weekend means you can eat well for days.<p>Nothing makes us feel more at the top of our game than meal prepping big batches of grains, beans, proteins, and sauces to mix and match for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Make a few of these recipes—from basics like roast chicken or …

Cooking

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

Recipes

Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

8 to 10 Servings<p>Adding salt to this classic sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. To save time, feel free to replace the almonds and butter with 1/2 cup store-bought roasted almond butter (no added sugar). Just stir in the salt and almond extract and it's …

Recipes

How to Make Pizza, the New York (a.k.a. Right) Way

What defines a New York slice? We school two Brits in the right way to make pizza.<p>Let’s say several charming lads from the UK (specifically, the gentlemen from the oh-so-popular SORTED Food) were going to pay you a visit to learn about the most New York thing you could eat. If you, like me, …

Italian Food

Best-Ever Grilled Cheese

Makes 1 awesome sandwich<p>After rigorous scientific testing for this best-ever grilled cheese, we’ve determined that sandwiches sliced in half on a diagonal actually taste better.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 slices ½”-thick Pullman or other white bread<p>2 tablespoons mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon unsalted …

Recipes

Malted Chocolate Cake

Makes one 9x5" loaf Servings<p>Carnation malted milk powder, we love you (and this devilish cake) so, so much. If you're using an 8½x4½" pan, you should hold back 1 cup batter.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1⅓ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup malted …

Dessert

15 (New! Exciting!) Ways to Season Grilled Chicken

Make your grilled chicken better by doctoring it up with one of these 15 seasoning ideas. From Japanese spice blends to fish sauce, your bird is about to get a whole lot better.<p>Grilled chicken doesn't <i>need</i> much more than salt, pepper, and a little char. But hey—when were we ever ones to settle for …

Recipes

Yes, You Want to Grill This Big and Beautiful Pork Chop Immediately

Instead of grilling individual chops for a crowd, get a massive one and cook it to share. Here's how it's done.<p>The next time you're grilling for a crowd, skip the individual pork chops and opt for a massive, triple-cut pork chop cooked to share. We don't just love a cut of meat this big because it …

Veggie Panna Cotta: So Weird It Works

Veggies may seem out of place in a panna cotta, but the custard serves as a blank canvas for pretty much any flavor—savory included.<p>If you saw the beet panna cotta with Meyer lemon mousse recipe a reader requested in our most recent edition of RSVP, you may have done a double-take. Beet panna cotta …

Hara Katsiki is a visual, self taught artist, born in Greece. Though mainly known for illustration, she expresses her creative vision across all types of media: drawing, painting, graphic&costume...