Ashley Warren

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What's in Season in January: Citrus, Kale, Leeks, and More

From citrus to root vegetables, there's still plenty of good produce to eat in January. Here's a roundup of how to buy, store, and cook with it all.<p><b>What's in-season</b> in January? For much of the country, not a whole lot. But between root vegetables, bright and cheery citrus, and hearty aromatics …

How to Make Perfect Pan Sauce Every Time

By Alison Roman<p>Photos by Nicole Franzen<p>A seared piece of meat might sound boring. But when it’s drizzled with a silky reduction? Always exciting. These are the keys to pulling off a pro-grade pan sauce.<p>The whole “buy one, get one free” thing is a good deal. You pay for one thing and get something …

Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream

8 Servings<p>This laid-back apple galette got a standing ovation during tastings, thanks to its crisp crust and the ideal sweet-salty balance. Learn how to make it in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>Basic Tart Dough (click for recipe)<p>…

Almond Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

8 to 10 Servings<p>Adding salt to this classic sauce lets you taste the rich complexity of the caramel, not just the sweetness. To save time, feel free to replace the almonds and butter with 1/2 cup store-bought roasted almond butter (no added sugar). Just stir in the salt and almond extract and it's …

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Bing Bread

Makes two 10" or six 6" round loaves Servings<p>At Parachute in Chicago, this bacon-studded, potato-filled, cheesy sesame bread is served in 6" cast-iron pans; we adapted it to work in a 10".<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Sour Cream Butter<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons …

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29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

How to Incorporate Whole Grains Into Your Cooking Routine: 4 Easy Tips

A diet full of brown rice, barley, and farro doesn't have to be austere. Here's how to eat more whole grains and enjoy the process.<p>You know the drill: Whole-grain bread sandwich is purportedly healthier than white. Whole-wheat pizza crust is "preferable" to regular. In fact, whole-grain tortillas, …

How to Make a Winter Pesto With Kale, Collards, and More

You don't have to wait until summer to make pesto. Forget the basil and make one of these winter pestos, instead.<p>Basil pesto may be a classic, but it's not the only sauce on the block. In fact, once the weather cools down, we find ourselves reaching for hardier leaves, like kale. You can still make …

10 Ambitious Baking Projects for a Snow Day

Lucky enough to be stuck at home on a snow day? Dive into one of these baking projects.<p><b>When it's snowy, cold, and generally miserable outside</b>, there's no better place to be than in the warmth of your kitchen. And there's no better way to spend your time there than with an ambitious baking project. …

Recipes, Menus, and Stories for Snowy Days

Foul weather means great food, so bring on the blizzards. We found recipes, menus, and stories perfect for the snowiest of snow days<p><b>Snow days are full of opportunity.</b> Granted, most of us still have to schlep into work and it's hard to appreciate a good snowfall when you're trundling through slush. …

Hogs in a Pretzel Blanket

12 Servings<p>Put a tray of these in the oven when the first guests show up.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large egg yolks<p>1 sheet frozen puff pastry (one 14-ounce package or half a 17.3-ounce package), thawed<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>4 precooked pork sausages (such as andouille or kielbasa; about …

Cornbread Tamale Pie Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could cornbread tamale pie—a quick and spicy chili topped with cornbread—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them.</i> …

A Different Kind of Cheese Cake

<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: Take the cheese you would normally grate onto pasta or shave onto salad and put it into a cake. And no, this is not a gimmick.</i><p>If …

9 Chili Recipes for Your Super Bowl Party

It doesn't matter if your team wins or loses—you have these bowls of chili for comfort.<p><b>Super Bowl parties are more about food than football.</b> Chicken wings and all of the dips are wonderful, but it isn't a true faux-tailgate party unless there are <i>super bowls</i> of chili. Get to know our eight …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

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Crack Pie

10 to 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Anyone who has taken a bite of Milk Bar's best selling crack pie immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. This rich, salty-sweet pie recipe has an irresistible oat cookie crust.<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Cookie Crust<p>Nonstick …

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Homemade Tonics to Cure Whatever Ails You

No matter what your ailment is, there's a tonic out there to cure it. Check out these homemade herbal concoctions to find which one fits the bill.<p><b>Every year, at the first sign of a stuffy nose</b>, the staffers at <i>Bon Appétit</i> head to the Test Kitchen, seeking out <b>Brad Leone</b> for help. No, Brad is not a …

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Mushroom "Soy" Sauce

Toss mushrooms with sea salt; let sit 1 hour. Transfer to a cheesecloth-lined colander set over a bowl. Gather edges of cheesecloth; squeeze …

What's the secret to Japan's slender population? Serious 'eating education'

Since McDonald's inaugural golden arches were erected in Tokyo more than 40 years ago, fast food franchises have flourished, but Japanese waistlines …

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Smita Chandra's Rasam (Spicy Tamarind Soup)

2 tbsp. toor dal (yellow pigeon peas), rinsed, soaked 30 minutes, and drained<p>1⁄2 tsp. ground turmeric<p>6 plum tomatoes, chopped<p>Kosher salt, to taste<p>2 …

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Peanut Sauce

Servings<p>Peanut butter has a place on the dinner table. This peanut sauce recipe makes enough for two or three different meals.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled<p>1 small garlic clove<p>½ cup creamy peanut butter<p>2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>1 tbsp fresh lime juice<p>1 tsp …

Kale and White Bean Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 35 min<p>You have a can of beans? You’ve got a meal. In this kale soup recipe, they take the place of traditional dried beans.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1/2 small onion, chopped<p>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<p>2 ounces cured Spanish chorizo, casing …

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

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Chickpea Pancakes with Leeks, Squash, and Yogurt

4 Servings<p>Weekday pancakes sound like a stretch? Make the batter Sunday evening and start the week strong.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium leek, white and pale-green parts only, chopped<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>1 cup grated …

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 …

Braised Lamb Shanks with Gremolata and Baked Polenta

8 Servings<p>This lamb shank recipe calls for cooking them uncovered in their broth. It simultaneously browns and braises them, adding richness and color. Braise them a day ahead; the flavor will deepen overnight in the fridge.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>lamb shanks<p>6 lb. lamb shanks (6–8 shanks, …

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The Creamiest Aioli

Makes 1/2 cup Servings<p>In this aioli recipe by L.A. chef Suzanne Goin, she provides this tip: "Add a thin drizzle of oil and whisk like crazy."<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>1/4 cup grapeseed oil<p>1/4 cup good-quality …

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Recipes to Eat off Wooden Planks (a.k.a. The BA #PlankChallenge)

Join Bon Appétit in a plank challenge… a cedar plank challenge, that is.<p><b>Fitness buffs may have heard of the 30-Day Plank Challenge.</b> We here at <i>BA</i> are having a little plank challenge of our own—we're eating all of our food off planks. It just tastes better that way. And it doesn't hurt our abs.

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