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Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

Home > Recipes by Category > Cupcakes > Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes<p>May 9, 2017 // 640 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>These are the BEST chocolate cupcakes – a moist</i> …


Butterkuchen means 'Butter Cake' in German. It's part of a family of sheet cakes (called Blechkuchen) that are often made with yeasted dough. This is …


Cranberry Torte

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was going to be DJing at the Hideout at an event to support the campaign for marriage equality in Illinois. It was …

Momofuku Milk Bar's Crack Pie

<i>Recipe by Christina Tosi, Momofuku Milk Bar New York New York</i><p><b>Anyone who has taken a bite of this Milk Bar best seller immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. Once you start eating this rich, salty-sweet pie with its oat cookie crust, you won't be able to stop.</b><p><b>CRACK PIE</b><p>Servings: 10 to …


The Food Lab: The Science of the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

"Stop making cookies."<p><i>I'm sorry, what was that dear?</i><p>"I said, <b>stop making cookies</b>."<p><i>That's odd</i>, I thought to myself. <i>Why would she be saying that? Wouldn't any wife be pleased to be married to a husband who fills the house with the aroma of warm butter, caramelized sugar, and gooey chocolate? Indeed,</i> …

Gooey Chocolate Pudding Cake

March 22, 2013 by Laurie McNamara<p><i>This Chocolate Pudding Cake essentially is chocolate cake melts into a gooey chocolate pudding. Best served warm</i> …


Foodily Blog

New York-Style Crumb Cake

This recipe was originally developed in 2010 but when re-tested in 2015, we realized not only was it great, but it also warranted inclusion in our "BA's Best" series.<p>Ingredients<p>topping<p>1 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 tablespoons ground cinnamon<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …


Fudgiest Espresso Cashew Brownies Recipe

Decadent, fudgy brownies with a kick of espresso and a handful of crunchy sweet cashews. Extra whisking will give you a crustier top.<p><b>Notes:</b> Whisking the mixture well helps to dissolve the sugar and contributes to a crackly crust. The sugar should end up mostly dissolving, and the mixture should …

Turkish Coffee Brownies

A spoonful of cardamom added to espresso powder gives these brownies a decidedly Middle Eastern flavor. Perfect as a post-meal pick-me-up, or to keep your dinner guests perked.<p>Excerpted from Balaboosta by Einat Admony (Artisan Books). Copyright � 2013. Photographs by Quentin Bacon.<p>Read the Whole …

double chocolate banana bread

I have a theory that Mondays are for repentance, for undoing whatever damages to your liver, psyche or saddlebags you’ve done over the weekend. …


Dulce De Leche Brownies

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter the sides and bottom of a glass or light-colored metal 9x13-inch pan. Line the bottom with a sheet of …


Chicken and Olives Recipe - Chicken Breasts Braised with Olives

A blueberry pie smoothie for breakfast? Oh yeah. Get the recipe:

Gorgeous Gluten-Free Banana Bread

This healthier gluten free banana bread has the most amazing texture and is full of cinnamon-y goodness! We know you'll love it.<p>What is it about homemade banana bread that's so comforting? I can't think of anything else that feels so homey. I love it so much that banana bread was the first recipe I …

Unhad Conversations I Have with Girls I Love

During a trip to New Orleans this past Christmas, I stopped at the Good Children Gallery, in the St. Claude Arts District. In the backroom of the gallery was an exhibition by Patrick Duncan, a thirty-one-year-old artist who lives in New Mexico. The show, snapshots with pencilled captions, had a …


The $5.7 Million Magazine Illustration

When he was seventeen years old, the artist and illustrator Chris Foss read a glowing newspaper review of “Whaam!,” the diptych painting by the American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, which was heavily inspired by a panel from a 1962 comic book. “I remember being completely outraged,” Foss said. “The …

A Thousand Words: Writing from Photographs

I can’t remember exactly when I stopped carrying a notebook. Sometime in the past year, I gave up writing hurried descriptions of people on the subway, copying the names of artists from museum walls and the titles of books in stores, and scribbling down bits of phrases overheard at restaurants and …

Quiz: Which Oscar-Nominated Movies Most Ignore Women?

<i>Click to open The New Yorker’s interactive gender-bias quiz.</i><p>The Bechdel Test asks three questions of a film:><p>Does the movie contain two or more named female characters?Do those characters talk to each other?If so, do they discuss something other than a man?<p>Surprisingly few movies pass this test of …


France Knows How to Give Out Movie Awards

France’s Oscars, the César Awards, are being given out tonight in the Théâtre du Châtelet (as they have been since 2002), a Haussmannian hulk which predates the cinema by more than three decades and which is now a classical-music hall. The arches, columns, and carvings serve both as an aspirational …


The End of Got Milk?

In October of 1993, the California Milk Processor Board, with the help of the advertising agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, launched a TV ad called “Aaron Burr,” about a history buff who couldn’t enunciate the answer to a trivia question because he had just eaten peanut butter and didn’t have …


Photos from the Archive: Gilles Peress’s “Nighttown”

In the January 8, 2001 issue of the magazine, <i>The New Yorker</i> published “Nighttown,” a portfolio of photographs by Gilles Peress. To shoot the portfolio, a look at late-night New York during the final months of the last millennium, Peress adopted a nocturnal schedule. “I inverted everything in my …


Photographer's Eye - Bearings

Since the first photograph was taken in 1826, it’s estimated that we’ve snapped 3.5 trillion photos – more than 4 billion of those will be in this …

Heidi Klum

India Greets the Turn of Winter into Spring with an Enormous Display of Color

Holi or <i>Dol Jatra</i>, <i>Basantotsav</i>, is the annual Hindu festival of colors that is observed at the close of every winter season. It is celebrated on the …


The forgotten conflict: classic photos from the Korean War, 1950. 

The forgotten conflict: classic photos from the Korean War, 1950.<p>(Photo: David Douglas Duncan—Life Magazine)

(Photo: John Dominis—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty, LIFE looks at the plight of Appalachians in eastern Kentucky in 1964 - a region where the battle felt lost before it even begun.

Happy Birthday, Elvis! The King would have been 79 today. 

Happy Birthday, Elvis! The King would have been 79 today.<p>(Photo: Robert W. Kelley—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

(Photo: Paul Schutzer—TIme & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

He combs, we swoon: an Italian man and his girlfriend, 1963. This tender image is one of LIFE’s most romantic photos.

(Photo: George Silk—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Sixty years ago today, Marilyn Monroe wed Joe DiMaggio. Fast-forward nine months, and a distraught Monroe announced their divorce. LIFE noted, “Even for Hollywood…the ending seemed abrupt.”