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Boston's Five Best Hole-In-The-Ground Restaurants

The neighborhood hole-in-the-wall is a world of happily surrendered concessions: cramped spaces are excused as intimate, peeling walls are described …

French Food

Chinese Garlic Chive “Boxes”

Are you, like me, looking for recipes to use up the abundant chives in your garden? We already have recipes like our Chinese Chive & Egg Stir-Fry and …

Food & Dining

Turkish Stuffed Apricots with Rose Water and Pistachios

Why This Recipe Works: Stuffed apricots are an iconic Turkish dessert. The authentic version calls for rehydrating dried apricots before candying …

Israeli Couscous Salad with Corn, Green Beans and Goat Cheese

Preparation<p>Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Cook the corn kernels until just tender, about 1 minute; transfer with a …

The Secret to Amazing Quiche

With its buttery crust and rich, eggy filling loaded with crumbled bacon and tangy Swiss cheese, Quiche Lorraine is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for …

Steamed Tofu with Minced Prawn (蝦膠蒸釀豆腐)

Tofu is one of my favourite ingredients in Chinese cooking. Although it’s cheap and common, it could be served in an elegant way to impress my family …

Long Weekend Getaways: 5 Charming New England Towns You Can Drive to From Boston

<i>As part of a series on long weekend getaways, we’re showing you how to make the most of your summer Fridays, school breaks and the season’s</i> …

New England

Introducing Your New Favorite Way to Cook Pork Chops

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

Recipe: Tofu Tikka Masala — Recipes from The Kitchn

I want to tell you so much about this tofu tikka masala, but let me start with the sauce. It's layered with a mess of warm spices plus the smoky …

Roast Tomatoes, Fennel Chickpeas with Preserved Lemons Honey

It might seem a hassle to roast the fennel and tomatoes separately, but it does make things easier when you come to assemble this, as each element …

hummus heaped with tomatoes and cucumbers

Like clockwork every summer, I decide that the only thing I want to eat, maybe forever because when it’s warm out I completely forget winter is …

Food

The Secret to Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

Have you ever eaten a pork chop that’s oddly reminiscent of shoe rubber? Even if it's swimming in a sauce or covered with an exotic spice rub, …

15 Grain Salad Recipes To Make All Summer Long

Want a surefire way to add interest to a summer potluck? Bring along a grain salad. There isn’t a picnic sandwich or grilled meat that isn’t made …

Bakery-Style Blueberry-Lemon Scones for Easter Brunch

Make the scones:<p>Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, lemon zest, and salt in a large …

The Top 15 Beaches on the East Coast

Great Point, at the easternmost end of the island of Nantucket, is one of the most secluded beaches in the world. That's because you need a 4x4 and a …

You Had Me at Step One: The Recipes We Can't Quit

What are your criteria for a Valentine's Day crush? Exciting and obsession-worthy are good starts. But we look for other traits, too—tender and comforting is nice, and trustworthy, steadfast, and reliable are all musts. Ideally, they'll also be eye-catching and captivating, they'll stimulate your …

How to Make Fluffy Yeast-Raised Angel Biscuits

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Biscuits are the quintessential Southern breakfast and they couldn't be easier to make—smash some butter and flour together, stir in some buttermilk, pat, fold, cut, and bake. The only thing easier would be if the …

The Cauliflower Dish 100+ People Order Every Night (& How to Make It at Home!)

I’m just going to put this one out there: I have a feeling we could all stand to shake up our roasted vegetable game this time of year, am I right? We’ve only <i>just</i> crossed the threshold into spring, but a quick look outside will tell you <i>real</i> spring is still a ways off. Farmers markets are still …

20 Sunny Citrus Recipes: Salads, Entrées, Ice Creams, and More

Spring is almost in reach, but based on the weather—and the selection at my local farmers market—winter isn't giving up just yet. When I need a taste of warmer days, I immediately turn to citrus. Lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits are mercifully in peak season just when we could all use a …

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

By Alex Delany<p>Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your …

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

A Recipe for Korean Short Ribs You Can Make on a Weeknight

Ultimate Korean Short Ribs<p>Serves 4<p>1/4 cup peeled, chopped Asian pear <br>1/4 cup chopped yellow onion <br>1/4 cup mirin <br>2 tablespoons sake <br>2 tablespoons …

Recipes

The 25 Happy Hours Portland Can’t Live Without

Find the best food and drink deals in Portland<p>Even more than brunch, Portland’s truest obsession may be happy hour. It’s practically a requirement in this town that a bar provide discount cocktails and food every day (yes, that includes Fridays and Saturdays), and many restaurants have joined in as …

Beet Gratin: A Colorful Centerpiece That Works as a Side

When it starts to get chilly, I turn to the oven for most of my cooking. I crank it up on most fall and winter nights to produce uncomplicated meals of roasted vegetables, meat, and fish. Not only is dinner effortlessly served, but the house is warmed and my stovetop stays clean. When I want a …

The Best Classic Potato Gratin: Creamy on the Inside and Crispy All Around

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I have a problem with potato gratins. It's the same problem I have with muffins—I only want the top and usually neglect what's below deck. The interior of a poorly made potato gratin is bland, dry, and crumbly, but …

How to fry the best Singapore noodles (rice vermicelli)

20 books everyone should read in their 40s

You're most likely to make a Nobel Prize-winning discovery at 40 — or at least do your most outstanding work, according to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. But leaving your 30s can also be daunting.<p>Luckily, there are books to guide you along, from memoirs of middle age to …

Books

Pork and Prawn Wontons Recipe - Great British Chefs

Helen Graves served up a comforting pork and prawn wonton recipe, bathed in a rich, spicy Lee Kum Kee Chiu Chow Chilli Oil sauce. Many people find …

Food & Dining

A Classic Combo: Beet Salad With Citrus, Ricotta, and Pistachio Vinaigrette

I'm all for innovation and wild and crazy ideas, but sometimes it's okay to find a winning formula and stick with it, especially when that time is dinnertime. There's a reason beets and citrus are a staple of winter salads: They go insanely well together. But within those constraints, there's …

The Food Lab: We Should All Eat More Crepes, Starting Now

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Pancakes are simple. They're diner food. They're what you make on a Sunday morning with the kids. <i>Crepes</i> are fancy. They're French-bistro food. They're what you make once a week after your Parisian vacation because …

Breakfast