Rachel King

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For Your Inner Child: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies

I don't care what anyone says, or how old I get: I will be making PB&Js until the day I die. Few combinations are more satisfying, or more indisputably American. Peanut butter and jelly is both highly specific in its definition and infinitely customizable in execution. It is everything any of us …

Dessert

Think Outside the Box: 16 Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>While I'll always have a special place in my heart for Kraft mac and cheese, I'm more likely to make it from scratch these days—homemade stovetop mac is almost as easy as the boxed stuff, anyway, and way tastier. I'm …

Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese: Eat Your Greens, Kids!

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I've said this a time or two before, but when sugary carbs are your full-time job, salty vegetables become far more than a craving: They're an antidote to the tooth-aching sweetness involved in making and tasting …

Cooking

The Food Lab: 3-Ingredient, 10-Minute Macaroni and Cheese

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>This macaroni and cheese—this pot of creamy, gooey, cheesy, glorious macaroni and cheese—was made with three ingredients in about 10 minutes. Seriously. That's one fewer ingredient …

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Hot Breakfast: Bananas Foster Peanut Butter Oatmeal

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don't know if that's true or not, because I almost never eat it. Not because I don't like it, and not because I don't need it—most of the time, I'm …

Skip the Midmorning Sugar Crash and Eat 1 of These 30+ Low-Sugar Breakfasts

Munching on sugary doughnuts, chocolate-filled croissants, or icing-covered scones will likely make you feel sluggish and cranky all morning. It's best to fuel yourself in the a.m. with low-sugar foods that are full of fiber and protein. Here are some delicious low-sugar breakfast ideas — all …

Stay Healthy, Eat Clean! 1 Month of 400-Calorie Lunches

Counting calories and planning out your meals is a surefire way to drop pounds. To help, we've created a plan that maps out healthy lunches for an entire month. It maps out four weeks, Monday through Friday, with each day's meal consisting of 400 calories or fewer. There's a theme for each week to …

Celebrate Your Love For Avocado With 35+ Amazing Recipes

If you're part of the 99 percent of the world population that loves avocado, this story is for you. (We might have made up that stat, but we're pretty sure it's not a bad guess.) We're proud members of the group that is not yet over avocado toast (and will never be), finds new and creative ways of …

Healthy Eating

10 Hearty Breakfast Burrito Recipes That Will Leave You Feeling Ready to Take On the Day

If you love burritos and breakfast, chances are you're obsessed with breakfast burritos, too. With an entirely customizable combination of all your favorite morning foods — from eggs and meats (if you're a carnivore, that is) to veggies and starches — wrapped in a delicious tortilla, they're …

Breakfast

12 Burrito Bowls You Should Be Packing For Lunch

If you're looking for ways to hack your favorite Chipotle dish at home, we have an even better alternative: 12 totally different burrito bowls that you might find more delicious. From spicy with plantains to vegan with sweet potatoes and green rice, these recipes are totally scrumptious.

Cooking

This anti-inflammatory turmeric fried rice is a major upgrade from takeout

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Comfort food recipes that won’t derail your detox

<i>Welcome to Well+Good’s (Re)New Year—a five week expert-led program that’s all about helping you have your best year yet. For Week Two we’ve brought</i> …

This No-Knead Olive-Rosemary Focaccia With Pistachios Takes Just 15 Minutes of Prep

It's difficult to make good bread today, but it's darned easy to make hot, fresh, world-class bread tomorrow. You see that slab of focaccia above? The one covered with olives, rosemary, and pistachio? The one with the crisp, olive oil-scented crust and the puffy, moist, well-risen internal crumb …

Food in books: onion soup from The Little White Horse

Sometimes preparing food can be as comforting as eating it. Kate Young turns to one of the meals from Elizabeth Goudge’s 1940s children’s classic<p>By Kate Young for The Little Library Café, part of the Guardian Books Network<p><i>The supper was delicious. There was home-made crusty bread, hot onion soup,</i> …

How to Make Light and Tender Potato Gnocchi

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A few weeks ago, I came down with a nasty cold that lingered in the form of an even nastier cough. It kept me up for several nights, the bed shaking with each hacking eruption, but even worse, it threatened to keep …

Italian Food

How to Make Perfect Ravioli From Scratch

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>As far back as I can remember, my freezer's always been stocked with ravioli. Like instant ramen, Easy Mac, and canned soup, it's a perfect last-minute meal for those evenings when you're just too tired, lazy, or broke to head to the supermarket and …

How to Make Perfect Tortellini From Scratch

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've always had a thing for tortellini. I like that they look like plump little rings for even littler fingers. I like that they were supposedly inspired by Luciana Borgias' bellybutton. And I like that they're perfectly designed for catching brothy …

How to Make Incredibly Simple, Incredibly Delicious Pasta e Fagioli

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>There's arguably a different version of <i>pasta e fagioli</i>, the classic Italian bean and pasta soup, for every region, province, and household of Italy, and every Italian (and some non-Italian) households outside of Italy, too. There are brothy ones, …

Cooking

How to Make Spaghetti Puttanesca: The World's Most Pungently Delicious Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If it seems like I've been posting a lot of pasta videos recently, well, it's because I have. Something about late-summer weather really makes me want to cook dishes requiring minimal time, effort, and cleanup, whether that's <i>cacio e pepe</i> or pasta …

The Only Thing Better than Plain Rice Is Crispy Rice

Rice is good. Crispy rice is better.<p>If you've been wondering how to add a thin, golden crust to your fluffy white rice without burning the house down, we've got a secret to tell you: It's way easier than you think.<p>Got a pot of rice that's a couple days old? This method reintroduces moisture and …

A Cheesy Cauliflower Pasta That's Anything But Boring

Who says cauliflower is boring? When it's deeply roasted and tossed with hot, cheesy pasta, it's anything but.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own …

Cacio e Pepe e Roasted Vegetables = The Perfect Bowl of Pasta

When a dinner of cheese and butter and noodles sounds a bit too indulgent, just add roasted veg. Boom.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>About …

Cooking

Make This Pasta When You Swear There's Nothing in the Fridge

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you</i> …

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

Onions

Cheesecake Streusel Muffins Recipe

These muffins deliver the flavor of sweet and lemony cheesecake in a quick and easy breakfast sweet.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Softening the butter before combining it with other ingredients allows for easier mixing when you're forming a batter by hand.<br>• We spoon cheesecake filling into the center of the …

Let Them Eat: Winter's Bounty Breakfast Cake

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>As anyone with a CSA membership knows, winter can be a season of consistency; when you open your produce box, you'll find a regular selection of kale, beets, fennel root, carrots, celeriac, parsnips, and other …

The Right Way(s) to Serve Pesto on Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>As any screenwriter, author, or comic writer will tell you, there's no better way to get your audience coming back for more than to end with a gripping cliffhanger. In this moment alone, I'm tortured as I wait to find out what will happen now that …

How to Make Testaroli, the Italian Pancake Pasta

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>World, I'd like to introduce you to a pancake. A pancake that is also a pasta. In an era of food mashups that make headlines as often as the Kardashians, you may be thinking, <i>Oh great, this bozo's gone and put tomato sauce on his pancakes,</i> …

Recipes

The Food Lab Pronto: Soak Your Pasta for Easy Skillet Baked Ziti

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Nothing says comfort to me like a nice baked pasta dish loaded with creamy sauce and cheese, and while California winters ain't exactly the kind that scream out for rib-sticking food, there's something about October that just makes me crave it no …

Cooking

Aglio e Olio: The One Pasta Sauce You Absolutely Must Know

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there were a pasta bible, the first line would read, "In the beginning, God created <i>aglio e olio</i>." Historically, that line wouldn't really be accurate, since the evidence doesn't support the idea that garlic (<i>aglio</i>) and oil (<i>olio</i>) were the original …

Italian Food