Silvie Smolova

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12 Things I Learned Working on the New Edition of How To Cook Everything Vegetarian

<i>What can we say, we love vegetables. And we're always on the lookout for new ways to cook our favorites standby, and new ingredients that will elevate our vegetarian and vegan dishes. So we've partnered with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to celebrate the completely revised 10th anniversary edition of</i> …

Best Ever Sweet Chili Garlic Glazed Salmon

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a shallow baking dish, combine sweet chili sauce, orange marmalade, and soy sauce. Whisk to combine and add minced garlic and green …

Buddhism and Evil

How Do Buddhists Understand Evil and Karma?<p>Evil is a word many people use without thinking deeply about what it signifies. Comparing common ideas …

The world's best floating hotels

Travel Guides

8 Places in Europe Where You Can Sleep in a Bubble

Want to sleep in a bubble? If so, I’ve selected 8 places where you can do just that while surrounded by pristine countryside, enchanted forests, or …

Airplane Hotels: 4 Destinations Where You Can Sleep in a Grounded Plane

For the majority of travelers who aren’t flying first class, the idea of sleeping on a plane is less than appealing. But, it’s hard to argue the …

Sweet Potato Hummus

8 servings<p>Adding water to this sweet potato hummus recipe is key to a smooth and spoonable consistency.<p>January 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large sweet potato (about 1½ pounds), peeled, cut into large pieces (about 3 cups)<p>2 garlic cloves, smashed<p>Olive oil (for drizzling)<p>3 tablespoons pure tahini or tahini …

Spice Up Your Ground Meat With This Cuban Favorite

Though ground meat, or <i>mince</i>, as it’s known in other parts of the world, is the humblest of proteins, it’s also the most ubiquitous. Nearly every …

Transcript: President Obama's immigration address

My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you about immigration.<p>For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It's kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as …

Apple and Chestnut-Stuffed Pork Loin with Cider Sauce

A simple stuffing, sweetened with apples and chestnuts and lightly accented with cinnamon and sage, is rolled up inside a butterflied pork loin in …

Seared Scallops with Tomato Water, Lime, and Mint

4 Servings<p>Making tomato water sounds fancy, but all you’re doing is collecting the juices that weep from chopped ripe tomatoes. It’s delicious with simple seafood, or add a splash to any vinaigrette.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound tomatoes, preferably Sun Golds, chopped<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt, …

Croque-Monsieur

Makes 4 Servings<p>Grilled ham and cheese: nothing to scoff at. Baked ham and cheese with velvety béchamel oozing out all over the place: mind-altering.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>béchamel<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>1½ cups whole milk<p>2 tablespoons whole grain mustard<p>½ teaspoon …

How To Make Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

<b>Heat the oven:</b> Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 450°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking</b> …

“Tater Tots” with Spicy Mayonnaise

6 Servings<p>No disrespect to the frozen tots these are based on, but making your own is way more fun than opening a bag (and they taste better, too).<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>spicy mayonnaise<p>1 cup mayonnaise<p>1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotles in adobo<p>1 teaspoon gochujang (Korean hot pepper paste)<p>¼ …

Make-Ahead Quinoa Salad With Cucumber, Tomato, and Herbs

I've been on kind of a make-ahead kick recently, partly because we've been camping a lot and are always looking for easy, ready-to-serve meals, and partly because a good make-ahead meal makes life so much simpler. Rather than scrambling to put lunch or dinner on the table at the last minute, I get …

Skip Takeout, Make Spicy Orange-Ginger Chicken

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Put down the takeout menu and open your pantry -- this sweet and spicy stir-fry will rescue your weeknight dinner.</i><p>You know the drill: You get home from work, tired, hungry, and sure that …

Carrots Slow-Baked on Coffee Beans

It appeared mysteriously spartan on the menu at Coi, Daniel Patterson's ashram for food in San Francisco's North Beach: "Carrots/Coffee." What did it …

Chicken Kiev + Roasted Butternut Squash with Sweet Spices, Lime, and Green Chilies

<i>Today: No humdrum chicken dinners allowed.</i><p>Chicken doesn't need to be boring. When combined with white wine, butter, herbs -- and more butter -- it can be indulgent, flavorful, and complex.<p>Chicken Kiev is a perfect example: It's a classic and well-loved recipe that will restore your faith in chicken …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

Leave the Food Truck Behind: Make Korean Tacos at Home

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Ditch the long lines for tacos.</i><p>Transport yourself to Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Los Angeles. It’s the first Friday of the month, and the gourmet food trucks have come out to play. In this land …

Spatchcocked Turkey with Anise and Orange

<i>Adam Rapoport shared Bon Appétit's Thanksgiving menu, which includes: Spatchcocked Turkey with Anise and Orange, Rich Turkey Gravy, Brussels Sprout</i> …

Recipes

Pecan, Bourbon, and Butterscotch Bread Pudding

10 Servings<p>As if the butterscotch wasn't enough, we packed this bread pudding recipe with pecan and bourbon. Yep. Bourbon.<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>1 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>…

How to Make the Ultimate Vegetarian Lasagna

Chef Gerard Craft’s lasagna is a bit of a project, but the result is over-the-top delicious.<p>The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have …

A Cranberry Ginger Upside-Down Cake to Steal the Show

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A cranberry cake that's ready to be front and center at your Thanksgiving dinner.</i><p>If there's anything you need to know about me, …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Discover the Best Ever Vegetarian Recipes

<b>Ricotta and Spinach Gnocchi (pictured above)</b><p>Best Ever Vegetarian Recipes. Quick and easy to make, these ricotta and spinach gnocchi are a gorgeous …

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

Breakfast

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

<i>Mini Pumpkin Pecan Gingersnap Cheesecakes are topped with homemade salted caramel sauce and whipped cream create one of the most delicious</i> …

Let Us All Eat Cake

Cakes can be tricky to make even at the best of times, and when you want to make a cake that is also gluten free, it can sometimes seem like an …

'Mission Blue' film charts scientist's quest to save oceans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - From the Galapagos Islands to Australia’s Coral Sea and a marine park off the coast of Mexico, the documentary “Mission Blue” navigates the journey of renowned oceanographer Sylvia Earle as she travels the globe to save the planet’s threatened seas.<p>With stunning underwater …