Tara May OMalley

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The Week in Review: Chocolate, Bacon & Other Sinful Foods

For the purposes of this post, “sinful foods” are foods that taste wonderful but are also full of calories and/or have negative health implications. With that said, this week was a good and bad week for this kind of sustenance.<p><b>The Good:</b> <br>Wednesday was #NationalChocolateDay, in honor of the usually …

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Never Overcook Salmon Again

Forget dry salmon. Nobody needs that.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Leslie Grau confesses to overcooking salmon to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's advice for</i> …

Hasselback Potatoes

8 Servings<p>It’s worth picking through the potatoes to find ones that are all about the same size for this Hasselback recipe. Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to prep them<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>16 small white potatoes (about 2½ lb.)<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for …

Recipes

How to Make Perfect Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

Our favorite dinner party short ribs are so simple, they almost cook themselves.<p>A big pot of red wine-braised short ribs is equally crowd-pleasing at Sunday dinner and at a dinner party for a crowd. We love it because it takes less than an hour to throw together before it braises, makes our homes …

Fall for Fall's Other Fruit With These 17 Pear Recipes

Around this time of year, when orchards begin to overflow with sweet, juicy fruit, it's apples that get most of the attention, but I'm even more excited for pears. Pears come in just as many delicious varieties as apples, and they have plenty of uses in the kitchen other than eating out of hand. …

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

London restaurant reviews

Been on your hols? Catch up with the reviews you may have missed. Updated weekly, this is our archive of 'recent reviews'. For the bang-up-to-date …

The best ice-cream sandwiches in London

Ice-cream sandwiches were once the calorific preserve of New Yorkers, but these frozen treats have made an icy impact on London’s best ice-cream …

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Figli del Vesuvio

Wimbledon dog track; light industrial units; a building supplies warehouse. The attractions of Summerstown – a no-man’s land between Tooting and …

Claire Danes Loves Salads (But, Like, the Actually Tasty Kind)

Claire Danes talks about her favorite salad(s) and shares some tips on entertaining.<p>For <b>Claire Danes</b>, starring on Showtime’s celebrated <i>Homeland</i> (back this month!) requires making certain sacrifices. It’s not just the exhaustive preparation that goes into playing an intense character like the bipolar …

Totally Rad-icchio: 4 Varieties to Look for at the Farmers' Market

Bitter radicchio is one of our favorites for pairing with everything from sausage to tangy goat cheese to porridge.<p>We love leafy chicories of all kinds, from delicate frisée to crunchy endive. But bitter radicchio is one of our favorites for pairing with everything from sausage to tangy goat cheese …

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Lemon, thyme and pepper crusted chicken

INGREDIENTS<p>200g wholegrain rice<br>• Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon<br>• 2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper<br>• 2 tsp fine sea salt<br>• Leaves from 4 sprigs of fresh thyme<br>• 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts<br>• 2 tsp olive oil or butter<p><b>To serve</b><p>1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh<br>• flat-leaf parsley (optional)<p>METHOD<p>Put the …

9 Ways to Put Your Yogurt Dregs to Good Use

<i>What to do with those last spoonfuls? (Besides just eat them with a spoon.)</i><p>Go ahead and raise your hand if, in your haste, you've rinsed out the last teaspoons or tablespoons of yogurt from a plastic quart container of yogurt and winced a little watching it go down the drain. You are not alone! <b>But</b> …

3 Beautiful Kitchen Designs (and How to Steal the Look)

How three design-savvy food lovers created kitchens built for all their friends.<p>We found three (highly) creative professionals who turned their kitchens into the center of their homes. Learn how a high-end Italian kitchen designer spent a tortured year as his own client (totally worth it), a Dutch …

Our 3 Favorite Vegan Chocolate Bars (They're Good! For Real!)

These 3 vegan chocolates are our favorite to bake with and to snack on.<p>When we were developing the recipe for our chocolate tart, we tasted lots of vegan chocolate bars to find our favorite. (Tough job, right?) Some were super fruity, others had a crumbly finish that wasn't quite right. Many dark …

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Cool or Crazy: Would You Rock These 20 Spice Girls-Level Platform Shoes?

<i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally part of our 2014 April Fools’ Prank. And because we think the ’90s are all that (and a bag of chips), we decided to update it for all you present-day readers. K</i><i>eep on scrolling to keep the angsty/sparkly dream alive ;)</i><p>We don’t know what’s more surprising: the …

Vans Classics Sk8-Hi Del Pato MTE

Californian skatewear meets New England ruggedness to help you prep for the winter.<p>Vans Classics has brought back its MTE design with an updated …

Stuff We Like: Ernest Alexander Nautical Rope Key Chain

Have too many keys to keep track of and want to get a little style bang for your organizational buck? One of <i>GQ</i>’s favorite accessory brands Ernest Alexander has you covered with their new nautical rope key chain. Made in the U.S.A. of hand-woven nautical rope and nylon, the navy and pop orange color …

Nautical Rope Statement Necklace

You may not know Kevin Bacon, but you can be one degree of separation from this striking tribal <b>Nautical Rope Statement Necklace.</b> Handmade by ParaGlam with <b>cotton cord and tiny gold bells,</b> you’ll show the world exactly what you’re made of in this stunner.<p>You may not know Kevin Bacon, but you can be …