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5 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes That Are Rich, Nutritious

When you harness the rich—and nutritious—powers of nuts, oats, buckwheat, and corn, you can make decadent, gluten-free sweets that white flour wishes it could be a part of<p>Do you like decadent, chocolaty cookies? How about fresh-from-the-fryer apple fritters? Then you’re already in on a little …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

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7 Healthy & Flavorful Ground Turkey Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Healthy ground turkey recipes that actually taste good? It's a miracle!<p><b>Ground turkey: the leaner, healthier alternative</b> to ground beef. When it's used correctly, it's great—but, in the wrong hands and in the wrong recipe, it can be boring and tasteless. You wouldn't sub in Lou Dobbs to tell jokes …

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Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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Thanksgiving Sides So Easy, Your Kids Can Make Them

From smashed potatoes to a vibrant, healthy slaw, 7 dishes your kids can help make for Thanksgiving.<p>On Thanksgiving, it's not ALL about the turkey. Yeah, your feathered friend is kind of a big deal, but there are some other important things you should not forget: Your kids and your sides.<p>Well, you …

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10 Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Broccoli

10 delicious broccoli recipes to help you turn your kids onto the cruciferous green stuff—no bribes necessary<p>Oh, broccoli. We love you, you know that? We love you charred, roasted, sautéed with a bit of garlic. We love how you taste, we love that Harrison Ford tells jokes about you, and we love …

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Rose Prince's Baking Club: goats' cheese muffins

Our weekly column points the path to beautiful bread and consummate cake. Today: muffins with fresh goats’ cheese and rocket.<p>The contents of a baker’s cupboard are not all innocent. I would hate to guess what is in those triple-strength food colouring pastes or know what exactly how they make that …

Perfect madeleines recipe

A lovely recipe for the traditional French cakes, madeleines, that are perfect for afternoon tea<p>Cover the batter and chill it in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours. This will ensure your madeleines have a nice rounded ‘belly’ once baked.<p>SERVES<p>Makes 50–60<p>INGREDIENTS<p>140g unsalted butter plus extra …

Perfect financiers recipe

Nathalie Benezet shows you how to cook financiers, French almond cakes.<p>Financiers are light almond sponge cakes with a crispy outer and soft centre, dotted with tangy blueberries – perfect with a cup of tea. Traditionally they were made to resemble golden bricks, which is how they originally got …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

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Orange savarin recipe

A rich and golden orange savarin.<p>I never made a savarin until tempted by a ring mould in Lakeland’s catalogue. This was a cake tin I have always wanted to own, and savarin, the rich, yeast-leavened dough, baked until golden and then soaked in syrup, is one of those simple French creations that …

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Student recipes: fast frittata with instant toppings

A frittata is a flat Italian omelette; this one packs layers of flavour.<p><i>Feed 1-2</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>100g baby spinach<p>20g butter<p>50g parmesan/vegetarian equivalent<p>3 large free-range eggs<p>1 tbsp olive oil<p><b>Instant toppings</b><p>1. 50g feta cheese, crumbled<p>2. A handful of rocket and a few shavings of cheddar/parmesan<p>3. …

Eric Lanlard's chocolate and raspberry tart

SERVES<p>6<p>PREPARATION TIME<p>25 minutes, plus chilling and cooling<p>COOKING TIME<p>25 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>175g plain flour, plus extrafor dusting<br>• 50g cocoa powder<br>• 50g golden icing sugar<br>• 150g unsalted butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 500g raspberries<p><b>For the ganache</b><p>200g dark …

Five cakes that will impress your boss

A survey suggests a quarter of office bakers are trying to get into their boss's good books. Here are five treats guaranteed to impress your colleagues.<p>Britain is the grip of a baking frenzy, as those of us who work in offices know all too well.<p>Rare are the days when a colleague isn’t tempting us …

How to cook the perfect chicken cacciatora

Cacciatora, or hunter's chicken, is a classic Italian dish. How do you make it – and what other traditional Italian recipes are ripe for a revival?<p><i>Pollo alla cacciatora</i>, or hunter's chicken, is such a stalwart of the traditional Italian restaurant menu in this country that it wasn't until I came to …

John Whaite's apricot and white chocolate flapjacks

John Whaite, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2012, shares his recipe for apricot and white chocolate flapjacks<p>There is something reassuring about knowing I always have the ingredients in my cupboard to throw together abatch of these chewy creatures. If I am feeling particularly anxious and …

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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