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Fresh Asparagus Patties Recipe

"Spring is in the air! These delicious patties are a new and exciting way to enjoy asparagus. Garnish with lemon aioli (see Footnote) and fresh lemon …

Recipes

Tantalising Chicken Curry Recipes From All Around Asia

When people think of a chicken curry dish, the first recipe comes to their mind is usually of a delicious Indian chicken curry. But in fact, chicken …

Hong Kong

This Lazier-Than-Pesto Sauce Is Here to Zing Up Any Meal

For the twenty years I’ve been teaching people how to cook, most of my students have come to the cutting board with a misconception that they are somehow <i>supposed</i> to have some kitchen skills, like how to roast a chicken or the difference between a chop and a mince.<p>The idea that cooking is intuitive …

Recipes

Sear Wild Alaska Salmon With Ghee for a Quick, Flavorful, and Impressive Meal

In this simple weeknight dinner, deep-red sockeye salmon takes center stage. The fish itself gets a quick sear in ghee (clarified butter), which offers all the rich flavor of butter but with a higher smoke point. The result is a golden crust on the fish and little risk of any smoky, burned taste. …

Seafood

Master This All-Purpose Sauce and Never Waste Herbs Again

No more wilted basil on your watch<p>When gardeners tell me that there is no such thing as a black thumb and of course I could grow things if I wanted, …

Recipes

Panovscott rearranges Sydney cottage around central courtyard garden

Local architecture studio Panovscott has modernised a cottage in Sydney by introducing a courtyard that the living spaces and bedrooms all open …

Gurkensalat (German Cucumber Salad) Recipe

"A traditional German favorite that I have loved since I was a child. This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. Substitute cider vinegar for a …

Bacon Wrapped, Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Pound out Chicken breast so it is about 1/4" thick.<p>Mix together cream cheese and green onions and spread cheese mixture over 1 side of chicken breast.<p>…

Honey Glazed Chicken Recipe

"I received this recipe from a friend of mine and have used this for years. My family requests this one often. It's a light meal that everyone will …

Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Salad | Taste of Home

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Remembering Barbara Kafka, Whose Roast Chicken Changed Everything

Last Friday, the world awoke to news of Barbara Kafka’s passing. At 84 years old, the culinary legend leaves behind a legacy 11 books deep and an indelible impact whose far reaches are still difficult to map.<p>Take, for instance, her roast chicken. We uploaded it to our site around this time in 2012 …

Make This Healthy Chicken Curry Stir-fry In 25 Minutes

Skip takeout (plus loads of sodium and extra calories) and make this healthier, Indian-inspired chicken-and-broccoli stir-fry instead. Coating the …

Food

A Chocolate Cake Recipe That's Seriously Intense

VARIOUS LEGENDS detail the origins of torta caprese, aka torta di capri. Whether created by a baker who forgot to add flour to his batter or invented for an Austrian princess who married the King of Naples—or both, or neither—this chocolate-nut torte has become a staple on the island of Capri for …

Dessert

Family apartment in Kiev blends Japanese and Ukrainian design influences

Sergey Makhno has overhauled his duplex apartment in Kiev with the intention of creating a "a bridge between Japanese minimalism and Ukrainian …

Bedrooms

Your Phone Is Almost Out of Battery. Remain Calm. Call A Doctor.

Larry Rosen knows he has a problem. Headed home from work, the psychology professor said his heart skipped a beat when he glanced at his iPhone and suddenly realized his battery was at 7%. He had no charger. “You get this feeling: Oh my God, I’m lost,” he said.<p>Prof. Rosen, a past chairman of the …

A Fancy French Chocolate Cake You'd Never Guess Is One-Bowl

Pastry chefs are tinkerers. I wouldn’t be surprised if a disproportionate number of us had engineers or scientists or inventors for parents. If you own or are in charge of a pastry kitchen, you probably have endless tales of re-inventing, re-jiggering, and “hacking” various tools, equipment, and …

5 Natural Cocoa Powders That Put the Supermarket Stuff to Shame

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I'm not usually one for kitchen hacks, but sometimes there really <i>is</i> one simple trick that can change your life. If you're a baker, anyway! And it's as easy as this: Stop baking with low-fat cocoa powder. Because, unless you’re a …

'On Grand Strategy' Review: The War Against Decline and Fall

The most important book I read as a student at West Point was a weighty tome titled “Makers of Modern Strategy.” It covered the evolution of strategic thinking from Machiavelli to the nuclear age, explaining the rise and fall of states as a result of choices made by statesmen and generals about …

Royal Navy

Yotam Ottolenghi’s pork recipes

Pork lets you play with a range of ingredients that other meats simply won’t tolerate. It’s the fattiness of some cuts versus the relative leanness of others, allied to pork’s rather neutral flavour – it’s not beef, and definitely not lamb – that opens it up to ingredients as diverse as whisky, …

Recipes

Seattle garden studio by Wittman Estes offers model for "courtyard urbanism"

US firm Wittman Estes has added a studio building and a Chinese-inspired courtyard to an existing residence in a dense neighbourhood, aiming to show …

Architecture

Why Modular Shelving Is the Best "Investment Furniture"

Ample storage, good design, and countless configurations<p>Sofas, dining tables, chairs: These are the pieces you’ll so often find labeled as "investment furniture," those pricier objects that take center stage in a home and are loved and lived with for a lifetime. They accompany you through new jobs, …

Five key furniture designs launched by IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad

With the news that IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad has died, here's a look at some of the most important pieces of furniture he commissioned, from the …

Drone footage captures bustling Chicago Riverwalk one year after completion

This drone footage shows the promenade along Chicago's riverfront, a year after its transformation by firms Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects into a …

How to Flavor-Boost Your Vegetables to Dinner Stardom

<i>This article is part of Change The Way You Cook, a new series to help anyone (yes, you!) become smarter, faster, and more freewheeling in the kitchen.</i><p>Making vegetables <i>meaty</i>—without, mind you, any meat—builds their confidence and boosts their starpower. Disclaimer: This is not about vegetables …

A Vital Call to Seize the Day

For people scared away from poetry by bad high-school teaching, or a fear of missing the “hidden” meanings lurking beneath the surface, here’s a piece of advice: Do not worry. Poetry need not be hard.<p>Appreciating it requires only two things: an eye for figures of speech (saying something a little …

Owls: The secret life of a most mysterious bird

‘It is the breath of the churchyard… soft feathers camouflaging a machine,’ says the poet R S Thomas of the barn owl. In his fantasy novel Titus Groan, Mervyn Peake talks of a ‘Tower of Flints, patched unevenly with black ivy [that] arose like a mutilated finger and pointed blasphemously at heaven. …

30-Minute Recipe: Roast Lamb Chops With Brussels Sprout Slaw

COOKING FOR his family has been a sort of second culinary education for chef Edward Lee. “At home you cook by feel, so dishes come out different every time,” he said. “And there’s something great about imperfection.”<p>This lamb chop recipe checks a few of Mr. Lee’s boxes when it comes to cooking at …

10 Best History Books of Last 10 Years

This time of year produces a ton of "Best of..." or "Top ____ of the Year" lists, and they're usually pretty good. However, I always come away from …

This Modern Australian House Wraps Around A Courtyard For Indoor / Outdoor Living

LifeSpaces Group, a building company, have worked together with Auhaus Architecture, to design and build a new house in Barwon Heads, Australia.<p>The …

Interior Design

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 99 – The History of the World by Walter Raleigh (1614)

Raleigh’s book, packed with veiled political advice and suppressed soon after publication, is a classic of late Renaissance history writing<p>“When Sir Walter Raleigh was imprisoned in the Tower of London,” writes George Orwell in his As I Please column for 4 February 1944, “he occupied himself with …