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Joanna Gaines Wishes You Would Cut Back on This One Ingredient in Chocolate Chip Cookies

When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, we are a big fan of Joanna Gaines' sage wisdom: "Depending on what you’re in the mood for, you can add ½ cup …

Dessert

Eight months on, is the world's most drastic plastic bag ban working?

Waterways are clearer, the food chain is less contaminated with plastic – and there are fewer “flying toilets”.<p>A year after Kenya announced the world’s toughest ban on plastic bags, and eight months after it was introduced, the authorities are claiming victory – so much so that other east African …

Pollution

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

Greek(ish) Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

I Finally Know the Indian Mom–Approved Trick to Better Chicken

My mother's fridge could be categorized into two sections: stuff she bought at the Indian store (<i>hari mirch</i>, <i>dosa mav</i>, and the frozen samosas), and stuff she bought at the regular grocery shop. But I often puzzled over why she bought yogurt at the Indian shop, when she could have bought it at the …

Spices

Cheesy Breakfast Monkey Bread With Sausage and Eggs Recipe on Food52

• 16 ounces can of refrigerated biscuits<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted<br>• 6 large eggs, soft scrambled<br>• 1/2 pound turkey breakfast sausage, cooked<br>• 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• 2 tablespoons flour<br>• 2 cups whole milk<br>• 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<br>• fresh chives for garnish<p>Preheat …

Breakfast

corn chowder with chile, lime and cotija

Soup<p>8 medium/large ears corn, husks and silks removed<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1 large onion, preferably Spanish, chopped fine<p>2 medium …

Does Refrigerating Cookie Dough Make a Better Cookie?

With 1,514 ratings and a 5-star review, it’s safe to say that the <i>New York Times’</i> Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is one of the most popular chocolate …

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

Cooking

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Why This “Rippled” Chocolate Chip Cookie is Going Viral

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple</i><p>If you follow even just a handful of food accounts on Instagram, you’ve likely seen the “rippled” …

I Tried It: Extra Fluffy Pancakes, Thanks to This Japanese Secret Ingredient

Recently, it came to my attention that there was a pancake trick making the rounds on Japanese Twitter. The secret to airier, fluffier, cakier pancakes? Mayo.<p>Weird, I know. But who am I to scoff? Rather, who are you to scoff? Who are any of us to scoff? So once I finished scoffing, I set out to …

Breakfast

21 Genius Breakfast Recipes for Brighter Mornings

Breakfasts have always been among the more enduring and life-improving Genius Recipes—the olive oil & maple granola loved fervently by all, the oatmeal ratio you should memorize, the 15-second shortcut to custardy scrambled eggs. Here are 21 ways to start your day with your kitchen giving you a …

Breakfast

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

A Meatless Bacon Mayo with an Ingredient List You Won't Believe

It would not be unreasonable to balk at the official the name of this recipe—"Bacon Mayo (for Vegetarians and Meat Eaters)"—and its motley crew of disparate ingredients: toasted Lapsang souchong tea leaves, soy sauce, allspice, mayonnaise, and... drumroll please... grape jelly.<p><b>What mad scientist</b> …

Cooking

You Might Stop Buying Greek Yogurt After Reading This

We've been fans of Greek yogurt for a long time — it's a high-protein, low-sugar, satisfying snack that can be blended into smoothies or even savory dishes like chicken salad. But then, we met someone new . . . or something new, rather. We met skyr, and things changed forever.<p>In case you haven't …

Winter Spa Salad with Lemon Chicken

Stating the obvious: It’s winter.It’s very, very, very much winter. Like, I’m sitting here looking outside at the snow-covered ground and feeling …

Grilling

10 Women With Tons Of Energy Reveal Exactly What They Eat All Day To Feel So Energized

It's tempting to sip a sugary latte in the morning or grab a candy bar when you hit a midday slump. While those sweet treats can give you a quick boost, you'll usually end up crashing—and craving even <i>more</i> sweets. But the right foods can keep you feeling energized all day, without all the ups and …

Energized

Lentil, Avocado, and Farro Salad Recipe on Food52

• 3/4 cup par-cooked farro, or farro soaked overnight in water<br>• 1/2 cup lentils<br>• 1 cup parsley leaves<br>• 1 small shallot<br>• 3 blood oranges<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar<br>• 2 small ripe avocados<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Combine farro and lentils in a saucepan of boiling, …

Onions

The Story Behind Blue Sky Fibers

Exciting things are happening here and in the upcoming weeks you will start to see changes. Blue Sky Alpacas is joining forces with Spud & Chloë and …

Yarn

How to Make Everything You Love on The Chipotle Menu

From the glorious guac to those crazy-addictive carnitas — we've got it all.<p>• They are not, I repeat, NOT certified Chipotle recipes. These recipes are <b>very, very close approximations</b>, <i>inspired</i> by Chipotle.<p>• How close? In the name of research, I forced Chipotle-loving co-workers, friends, and family …

Cooking

Easy Ways to Fix a Too-Tight Cast-On in Knitting

Trying to fix knitting mistakes is no party, like when you’ve knitted an entire sock only to discover that a tight cast-on is causing the cuff to cut …

Knitting

Recipe: Kimchi jjigae

1/2 pound ground pork, preferably not lean<p>2 tablespoons <i>doenjang</i> (Korean bean paste)<p>4 garlic cloves, finely grated<p>2 teaspoons finely grated ginger<p>1 tablespoon tamari, soy sauce, or <i>gukganjang</i> (Korean soup soy sauce), plus more as needed<p>1 onion, diced<p>2 tablespoons <i>gochujang</i> (Korean fermented pepper …

Fallen Chocolate Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>The late Richard Sax, celebrated cookbook author and champion of home cooks the world over, inspired this flourless chocolate cake—a riff on his iconic chocolate cloud cake.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1” pieces, plus more, room …

Dessert

How to Make a Custardy French Omelet

The key to a sumptuous, custardy omelet? Technique—and a lot of patience.<p>Here's the good news: You can absolutely make this sumptuous, custardy French omelet at home. Even better news: Though it may take a few tries to get it perfect, even your "failures" will be delicious. We put <b>Petit Trois</b> chef</b> …

Breakfast

Yellow Salad with Citrus-Date Vinaigrette

Makes ¾ cup<p>The dates act as both a sweetener and an emulsifier in this citrusy, mustardy vinaigrette.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Medjool dates, pitted<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons fresh orange juice<p>1 tablespoon whole grain Dijon mustard<p>½ teaspoon ground cumin<p>Kosher salt …

Seafood

Anthony Bourdain’s 10 Rules to Grilling the Perfect Burger

This is an entirely preventable state of affairs. Any chimpanzee can grill a steak or a burger. All it takes to transform you from a backyard Charlie Manson into a world-class grillmeister is a bit of technique and a trick or two. Incorporate these steps into your grill game and I guarantee you’ll …

How to Clean a Rusty Cast-Iron Skillet

Think your favorite pan is beyond repair? Here's how to get rid of even the toughest cast-iron rust damage.<p>It isn't hard to maintain a cast-iron pan, but sometimes life gets the better of us and we don't follow proper use, maintenance, or cleaning protocol. Sure, you know not to cook acidic …

Cast Iron Skillet

These Are The Best Restaurants In America, According To A Group Of Hardcore Gourmets

What's the best restaurant in America?<p>Is it The French Laundry in Yountville, California? Or Le Bernardin in New York? Maybe Joel Robuchon at the Mansion in Las Vegas?<p>Not according to the elite corps of gourmets who vote on Opinionated About Dining's annual list of the country's best restaurants. …