Wasim Munawar

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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Is Real and It Only Took 350+ Cookies to Get It Right

How one pastry school class perfected the chocolate chip cookie.<p><i>We here at BA love our cookies. (Seriously, don't leave a cookie you want to eat unguarded on a table in the office.) We even dreamed up a holiday to celebrate them. So we get excited when we hear about other cookie-obsessives who go</i> …

Dessert

6 Secrets to a Better Hummus

Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these steps.<p>Want to know how to make a creamy, dreamy hummus? Just follow these</b> …

TT Culinary Institute: Meatballs

When done right, meatballs are moist and tender and pack a ton of flavor. Whether they are served on their own alongside crusty bread or on top of …

8 Cauliflower Casseroles (And 6 More Recipes For Lovers Of The World's Greatest Veggie)

Stock up at the grocery store. This veggie is about to rule your kitchen.<p><b>8 Ways To Make Casserole Even More Delicious</b><p>When it comes to casseroles, cauliflower reigns supreme. Our favorite veggie always makes comfort food more cozy. Here are 8 creative ways to make it.<p><b>General Tso's Cauliflower</b><p>Sweet …

16 Chicken Soups That Push the Envelope

Let's face it: It's really hard to <i>not</i> like chicken noodle soup; it's really hard <i>not</i> to crave it when the tips of our noses start to get cold outside, when we're feeling tired and sniffly, when we're hunkering down for the winter months and want something brothy and chicken-y and <i>good</i>.<p>You are going …

New England Red Chili Recipe on Food52

• 5 Piqiullo Roasted Peppers, from jar drained & dried<br>• 6 Hot Pepperdew Peppers from jar, drained & dried<br>• 1 Chipotle Pepper from can, plus 1 Tablespoon of sauce<br>• 1.5 pounds *Tri-Tip Sirlion, trimmed and diced into 1/2 inch pieces<br>• 1 pound Grass-fed Ground Beef (85% Lean)<br>• 1 pound Hot Italian Chicken Sausages, …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some form of gluten allergy or intolerance and may even need to cut out grains containing gluten altogether (we're looking at you, wheat, barley, and rye).<p>The …

Dessert

9 Ways to Stuff a Chicken Breast

Stuffing chicken breasts with your favorite ingredients is a fantastic and easy way to upgrade the weeknight dinner staple. From goat cheese to …

16 Chicken Dishes to Convince You to Get Some Crispy Skin in the Game

Let these 16 crispy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside recipes convince you that skin-on chicken is the best there is.<p><b>Want to start making the best chicken dinners of your life?</b> Quit buying skinless. Now, we're not hating on any particular chicken dishes—we really love them all. But we want these …

Cooking

8 Secrets to Better Grilled Vegetables

Up your grilled veggie game.<p>This summer, think outside the usual trio of zucchini, peppers and eggplant, and try grilling vegetables you would …

10 Sauces for Simple Grilled Vegetables

Make a mixed grill platter of vegetables and serve it with a sauce, and you have an impressive, party-worthy dish to serve alongside some simply …

Seafood

The Cheeseburger Recipes You Shouldn't Live Without

So much ooey, gooey, glorious cheese.<p>In life there are burgers and then there are <i>cheeseburgers</i>, and though the only notable difference between the two is only a slice of cheese, it is a significant one nonetheless. One is good and makes us happy, but the other makes us feel all warm and fuzzy …

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew, otherwise known as Beef Bourguignon, chunks of beef are slowly braised with garlic and onions in a …

12 Easy Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes for the Week - Chowhound

Cooking anything on a weeknight can be a hassle, let alone a complete meal. But luckily, a crockpot can be your saving grace. Just set it in the …

13 Mushroom Recipes for Meatless Mondays - Chowhound

Whether you’re a card-carrying vegetarian, an advocate for eating more conscientiously, or just have a solid appreciation for foods that grow out of …

How to Get any Food Stain Out of Your Clothes, Because Tomato Sauce Happens

Red wine happens. So does ketchup, burger grease, and coffee. Here's how to get food stains outta your best threads.<p>The hazard of being a, uh, zealous eater is that stains happen. We've all been there. You're just <i>really</i> enjoying that sloppy burger with extra special sauce, that cheesy slice of …

Cleaning

These 3 Enchiladas Recipes Are All You Ever Wanted

These three enchiladas are, well, perfect. Here's how to make them.<p>It’s hard to find a good enchilada. Don’t get me wrong, I have had some really good ones: my mom’s, Mrs. Estrada’s (my elementary school lunch lady), and El Patio restaurant in Austin, Texas. Few things are more comforting than a …

Cooking

31 Hearty, Healthy(ish) Make-Ahead Lunches

Whether you're at the office, in school, or hitting the open road, eating lunch away from home can be tough. Which is why we love dishes that are easy to make in bulk, hold up well in the fridge, and pack easily into single containers. I'm talking hearty grain and pasta salads, saucy bean dishes, …

Healthy Eating

Dry-Rubbed Flank Steak with Grilled Corn Salsa

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>This flank steak recipe is a spicy and sweet powerhouse thanks to an expert seasoning blend and grilled corn salsa.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dry Rub<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon ancho chile powder<p>1 tablespoon paprika<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

Recipes

7 Recipes for Grilled Cheese's BFF, Tomato Soup

Smoky, chunky, roasted and beyond, these seven killer tomato soups are perfect for dunking those stuffed grilled cheeses into:<p>On this week’s episode …

8 Tested and Perfected Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer grilling season is in full swing. Branch out from the usual hot dogs and burgers with these delicious and foolproof recipes.<p><b>1. Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they look -- and if you haven't …

Avo-On-Toast With a Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Spread

A few years ago, while I was traveling in Tuscany, my friend had organized for us to do a vegetarian cooking class with two lovely Italian women in their home - and this turned out to be the best part of the trip. It was there that I roasted peppers for the first time, spreading some goat's cheese …

8 Super-Fresh Halibut Recipes

Moist, mild-tasting halibut is an unchallenging fish. It’s well-liked, easy to find, and takes well to a variety of preparations. Here are 8 recipes …

7 Fast Eggplant Salads

Take advantage of late-summer eggplant with these delicious and superquick salads.<p>Take advantage of late-summer eggplant with these delicious and …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Cauliflower Parmigiana? Sure, Why Not?

One night last week, Jackie and I really wanted cauliflower for dinner. When that happens, we usually have either crisp bread-crumb-and-parmesan-coated roasted cauliflower florets or cauliflower and cheese. This time, we were pointed in a new direction by the most delicious, ripe August tomatoes …

11 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

<i>Header image: Grilled Chicken with Nectarine Barbecue Sauce from CHOW</i>Grilled chicken is an easy and versatile protein that you can eat alone or serve …

14 Blueberry Recipes to Make Every Day Taste Like Summer

Fresh, in-season blueberries are beautiful just to look at—deep-blue orbs with dusty skins, turning everything they touch into a gorgeous shade of purple—but even better to taste, collapsing in your mouth with a slightly tangy sweetness and a smooth, nearly custard-like texture. Of course, they're …