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Sourdough Starter II Recipe

"Prepare the starter in a glass container. Store the covered container in the refrigerator when the starter is done. The starter dough may smell very …

Bread

I Just Made Billionaire’s Shortbread—and It’s Even More Delicious Than a Twix Bar

I just whipped up a batch of Billionaire’s Shortbread, a triple-decker cookie consisting of shortbread, caramel, and chocolate ganache, and it's …

Dessert

Pretzel Bites

Makes about 64<p>These pretzel nubbins are crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. Instead of using lye, which can be hard to find and work with, we achieved the deep mahogany color by boiling them in a baking soda bath. Make sure you serve them with our Spicy Cheddar Cheese Spread; …

Baking

Breathtaking California Hikes to Jumpstart Your New Year

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge is an enchanting land filled with gentle rolling hills, the world’s tallest trees and dramatic shorelines. The …

Hiking

The SF Bucket List: Everything You Need to Do Before You Die

If you do life right, you'll live and die in San Francisco. In which case you've hopefully got some time to cross all of these must-do, only-in-SF …

Mario Kart

No Cookies For the Cookie Swap? Make These Fast

Whoever came up with the phrase “____ as the day is long” clearly never experienced a modern holiday season. Unlike holiday-prep to-do lists, the …

Dessert

19 No-Fuss Treats Guaranteed to Impress Your Coworkers

Whether you’re lovingly crafting a package of sweets for your work wife or scrambling to find a crowd-pleasing treat for an end-of-year potluck, ‘tis the season for homemade baked goods. Cookies or brownies or bars are best for anyone who wants make-ahead, commute-ready, gift-appropriate treats …

These Easy Cheesecake Cookies Will Win the Cookie Swap

Creamy Cheesecake Cookies<p>Makes 24 cookies<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1/2 teaspoon baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>1/4 teaspoon salt <br>1/2 cup …

Butter-Crunch Lemon Bars

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare crust, place first 4 ingredients in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed …

Baking

How To Make Sourdough Bread

<b>Make sure your sourdough culture is active:</b> If your sourdough has been in the fridge, take it out 2 to 3 days before you plan to bake. Feed it daily …

Baking

Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread

For ten minutes work, this recipe delivers a decadent payoff-- a crispy, sweet buttery crust with gooey pockets of caramel. It takes refrigerator …

Breakfast

14 Eggless Cookie Recipes to Make During the Holidays

Cookies make everything better.<p>November 01, 2017<p>As the leaves begin to change color, the temperature drops, and the PSL latte returns to Starbucks, …

Earth to André 3000: The OutKast Icon Talks Life After “Hey Ya!” | GQ

Other than a few genius-level guest appearances and an OutKast reunion tour in 2014, rap iconoclast André Benjamin has been off in his own distant orbit for the past decade or so. Here, we make contact with 3 Stacks to talk about what he’s been doing since “Hey Ya!” first hit.<p><b>“If they drop the</b> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Argentinian Plank Steak

You may think the only way to grill a steak is hot and fast, but this method roasts these beef tenderloin steaks on a plank. You don't get the sear …

Cooking

Watch a real rocket scientist figure out (and beat) carnival scams

As a parent you often are forced by your tyrannical children to try carnival games. This, according to ex-NASA and JPL engineer Mark Rober, is a bad idea. Rober and his friends – including a professional baseball player – dismantle every carnival game they can find, assessing the probabilities of …

Taylor Swift

27 Fall Grilling Recipes (for the Best Grilling Season)

Who said you have to stop grilling when summer is over? No one. These are our favorite fall grilling recipes.<p>You know what's better than standing in front of the grill and sweating? Standing in front of the grill and not sweating. You can do that in fall, and that's why fall is the best grilling …

Cooking

All the Grilled Vegetable Recipes You Can Handle and then Some

These grilled vegetable recipes are perfect sides and mains for summer.<p>Sure, we love a big raw salad, but when you've got a craving for char and smoke, there's nothing better than these grilled vegetable dishes.

Cooking

Three of The Best: Gin - Drink Better Spirits with the Finest Gins

Ever-popular and particularly trendy right now, we thought it wise to take a look at three of the best gins. Stepping away from the norm, we’ve …

Alcohol

Taste Beyond The Tongue

40 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1977

Four decades ago Jimmy Carter was sworn in as the 39th president of the United States, the original <i>Star Wars</i> movie was released in theaters, the Trans-Alaska pipeline pumped its first barrels of oil, New York City suffered a massive blackout, Radio Shack introduced its new TRS-80 Micro Computer, …

Kim Jong-Il

Peter Schmeichel's goalkeeper masterclass on Monday Night Football

Peter Schmeichel answered your Twitter questions on Monday Night Football.<p>What are the secrets to being one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier …

Bay Area things to do for fun off the beaten path

One of our favorite things about living in the Bay Area is, no matter how long you've lived here, there are always new things to discover. You could live here for decades and still have never visited Berkeley's secret hot tub, the brewery with the best views of San Francisco, or the East Bay …

Best food stops on I-5 between the Bay Area and Los Angeles

Wolfsen's Meat and Sausage<p>Casa de Fruta<p>Andersen's Pea Soup<p>Eddie's Famous Cafe<p>Wool Growers<p>Harris Ranch<p>Titas Pupuseria<p>Willow Ranch<p>Farmer’s Daughter<p>The Red Dot<p>La Sierra Mexican Restaurant<p>Casa de Pizza<p>Anyone who has ever driven California's Interstate 5 knows the numbing effect of boredom as you pass …

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Spray a 9x9 baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and line with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>Make the cookie dough layer by using a hand mixer to …

Breakfast Smoothie Meal Prep 4 Ways by Tasty

Smoothies

Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate American Breakfast Recipe Is Going Viral

Attempts to reinvent eggs - the wheel of the cookery world - are all the rage at the moment with new methods to master scrambled, tricks to perfect …

Breakfast

This Santa Monica cheeseburger is made with 100% Wagyu beef, and it's better than In-N-Out

<b>Name:</b> HiHo. This burger restaurant's founding crew, Matt Levin (entertainment industry), Jerry Greenberg (restaurateur who is one of the owners of Sushi Nozawa LLC), Ajay Sahgal (entertainment industry) and Lowell Sharron (restaurant industry and one of the founders of Uovo, a pasta bar next to …

Top 9 Filet Mignon Recipes

The Filet Mignon is the tenderest cut of beef you can throw on the grill. It also is one of the leanest, so the biggest challenge is to keep it from …

BBQ

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Forbidden fruit: How to make the most of seasonal figs

Is there any fruit quite as hedonistic as the fig? The royal purple exterior that gives way to sweet, gooey innards – it’s almost as if someone …

Ice Cream