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The Smoothest Flan

Preheat oven to 325°. Stir 1/4 cup sugar and 2 Tbsp. water in a medium heavy saucepan over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat and boil, occasionally swirling pan and brushing down sides with a wet pastry brush, until caramel is medium-dark amber, 5–6 minutes. Working quickly, …


Lahore Deli's Chai

Customize this blend by adding a crushed cinnamon stick or big pinch of grated fresh ginger to the first step.

Bring cardamom, fennel seeds, and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil 5 minutes, then reduce heat to medium and whisk in milk and add tea (if using bags, …


28 Things You Should Learn To Make If You Love Chinese Food

Your taste buds deserve so much more than orange chicken and fried rice.

1. Chive and Pork Potstickers (Guo Tie)

A classic. Vary the ingredients by subbing out pork for shrimp, egg, or tofu. Learn how to make them here.

2. Tea Eggs (Cha Dan)

Soaked in the most delectable mix of black tea and other …

Chinese Food

Mile Posts: 5 Tips To Help Running Feel Easier - Women's Running

There isn’t a runner alive that at some point hasn’t felt that running is hard. Here are 5 simple tips that help running feel a little easier.



Don’t Order Takeout! Make These 20 Vegan Chinese Dishes Instead!

All the best vegan Chinese recipes to make at home.

Vegan Recipes

#FoodieFriday – Choco-PB Banana Vegan Ice Cream | hemp vine

Ice cream and summer go great together. What’s better than having a cold and delicious ice cream cone on a hot summer day? With National Ice Cream …

Vegan Recipes

Vegetarian recipes for lovers of food.

This is a traditional galette recipe, a dish which originated in the Breton region of northern France. For those of you unfamiliar …

Traditional …


Your New Avocado Toast

Season thinly sliced cucumber with fresh lime juice, crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Spread toasted sourdough bread with tahini and top with smashed avocado; season with salt and pepper. Top with cucumber and a drizzle of olive oil.

Recipe by Dawn Perry

Photograph by Peden + Munk


Quinoatmeal with Apple and Toasted Walnuts

The night before cooking, rinse quinoa thoroughly and drain. Combine oats and quinoa in a medium saucepan and cover with 1 cup boiling water.

In the morning, bring oats and quinoa to a boil. Stir in almond milk, salt, and cinnamon and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until quinoa …


No-Recipe Banana Vegan Pancakes - Bon Appétit

July 13, 2015 /

Written by Rochelle Bilow

Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat something healthy, fast, and

Vegan Recipes

Bistro Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This salad was inspired by the classic French bistro salad, in which sturdy winter greens are laced with crisp lardons of bacon and a silky poached egg. We’ll never begrudge you a bit of bacon, but here vegetables are roasted to give the salad a leaner form of texture, flavor, and color.

Preheat …


Ancient Roman frescos 'worthy of Pompeii' found in southern France

Archeologists in Arles have unearthed one of the only full Roman murals ever found outside Italy

Archaeologists have unearthed extremely rare ancient Roman frescoes, comparable to those found in the Villa of Mysteries in Pompeii, in the southern city of Arles.

The unexpected discovery was made during …

Ancient Civilization

Beanball Sub Sandwich With Marinara and Greens [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Are you looking for a hearty filling sandwich even meat lovers will drool over? Look no further that this beanball sub sandwich. Reminiscent of the …

Vegan Recipes

The Best DIY Deep Conditioner Recipe for Natural Hair

glam idol, Melodie
Are you in the market for a deep conditioner to turn your dry, frizzy, dull curls into ridiculously moisturized, shiny, soft …


Brown Rice and Beans with Ginger Chile Salsa

It's not traditional, but we love the heat that fresh ginger adds to salsa.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/4 of onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add rice and stir to coat. Add 2 cups water and season with salt. Bring to a …


Here’s Why You Should Try “Baking” Your Makeup

First came contouring, then came strobing (AKA highlighting), and now we’re coming at you with another technique that’s popping up across beauty vlogs everywhere. Introducing “baking.” Don’t worry, you can go ahead and leave your oven off — the only heat you’ll need is your body’s naturally warm …

NARS Cosmetics

Charred Snap Beans with Whole Lemon Dressing and Mozzarella

When you leave lemon peels behind on the cutting board, you’re (literally) throwing away free flavor. The peel adds a mild bitterness that we love, plus a bit of texture that instantly makes a salad dressing interesting.

Prepare a grill for medium-high. Toss garlic, lemon, lemon juice, and 3 Tbsp. …


Milk Chocolate Cookies and Cream Cookies

I have this tooth whistle. One of my teeth, maybe it’s two… in combination with my tongue and the letter ‘s’… it whistles.

That’s a weird way to start …


Banh Mi Spring Rolls

Banh Mi Spring Rolls

Prep time

15 mins

Cook time

30 mins

Total time

45 mins

Simple, 10 ingredient Banh Mi-inspired spring rolls with crispy baked tofu, …

Pot o’ Beans

Our no-soak bean recipe is foolproof and ripe for improvisation. Throw in whatever moves you and simmer away.

Heat lard in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until edges are charred, 8–10 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook jalapeño in a small dry skillet over …


How to Make Delicious Greens (Without Sautéing Them in Olive Oil)

Even if you’re doing your best to cook root-to-leaf and nose-to-tail, there are probably still some edible bits you’re missing. Every other Sunday, we'll focus on one overlooked scrap, and show you how to turn what would otherwise be trash into a dish to treasure.

Today: The summer braise you'll want


KonMari: How to Clean Up Your Home Once and Never Need to Do It Again

March 09, 2015

Spring cleaning on the mind? What if you could clean your home once and never need to do it again? Really -- never! That's the bold claim organizing consultant Marie Kondo makes in her new book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up." With that kind of promise, it's no wonder the …

Cinque Terre

How to Make Bread Uttapam (Vegetarian Indian Recipe)

Uttapam recipe or pancake recipes: Healthy Bread uttapam recipe or Bread pancake recipe or Indian Vegetarian Appetizer Recipe is ideal for Breakfast …

24 Dream Snacks to Sneak Into the Movies


Obese Man Loses Half His Body Weight Without Counting Calories, Then Runs A Half Marathon

When Ryan Footit reached 40, he knew his lifestyle had to change.

At 5ft 8ins and 330 pounds, Footit was considered obese by doctors and was worried he was going to die "an early painful death" loaded with medicines and procedures.

But he's managed to lose nearly half of his body weight, without …

J.Lo's Secret Diet Weapon: This 39-Calorie Kale Salad

We mentioned BodyLab, a new women's health and fitness brand founded by J.Lo, a few weeks ago. The gist: You can sign up for the site for free and get workouts and recipes, as well as shopping for some of J.Lo's new supplements and protein powders.

Among those recipes is one particular low-cal salad …


Cocoa Brownies 2.0

Proof positive that technique is just as important as ingredients. This is version 2.0 — a change up in the baking time creates an ooey-gooey …


Mario Batali’s Pizza Margherita

Be sure to strain the tomatoes before topping the pizza. If you don't, the extra liquid could lead to a soggy crust.

Heat broiler with rack in top position; place sheet of foil on rack below to catch any drips. Transfer crust to a baking sheet or pizza peel. Spread tomatoes over crust, leaving a …


How to Make Tofu Taste Like Meat - Bon Appétit

June 22, 2015 /

Written by Christina Chaey Photographed by Alex Lau

Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to create your own spin. Today…crumbled tofu with


Pappa al Pomodoro

The soup equivalent 
of dipping your bread into tomato sauce, 
this rustic dish is summer’s comfort food.

Preheat oven to 450°. Toss tomatoes, garlic, fennel seeds, and 3 Tbsp. oil in a large 
baking dish; season with salt and pepper. Roast, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are browned and …