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How to Make Scrambled Eggs in Boiling Water

At least according to this Michelin-starred chef.<p>Daniel Patterson, Michelin-starred and James Beard-awarded chef at Coi in San Francisco, came up …

Seven Great Blender Dressings to Keep on Hand

Blender dressings are <i>the best</i>. They typically have a short list of ingredients, and come together in a whirl and blitz of the blender. The most …

Healthy Eating

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

A No-Fuss, Spicy Cucumber & Fennel Salad To Help You Escape Food Comas

There are times—usually after beach vacations, holidays, or dessert cookbook photoshoots—when my body feels like a slow-moving mass. I recoil at the sight of chewy cookies, frosty milkshakes, or crispy fries. A sort of primal urge drives me to the produce section of my grocery store in search of …

Here's Four And Exciting Ways To Make A Quinoa Salad

Quinoa it all away.

11 Salad Dressing Recipes to Help You Kick the Bottled Stuff

Salads don't always get a lot of love. They often feel like a chore, something you force yourself to eat to feel less guilty about the more interesting food on your plate. But a salad can be just as exciting as any other part of a meal, and the easiest way to improve your salads is to lose the …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

5 Easy Mexican Chicken Recipes (That Aren't Tacos)

Mexican food has a way of making an ordinary evening feel like a vacation. But just because those balmy nights are coming to an end doesn’t mean you …

3 Egg Bake Recipes for Dinners on the Fly

When you know that you’re going to have a long week, you need to make sure that you have food to cover you for at least a few days… When you don’t, …

Breakfast

How to make perfect pastry for the ultimate picnic pies

I had never even thought of making a pork pie until roughly this time two years ago. I love to eat them almost as much as my youngest sister, Willow, who between the ages of three and six consumed at least one a day.<p>But we were content to scoff the little ones mum bought from the supermarket, …

How to Make Empanadas

01 of 07<p>It's Easy to Make Your Own Empanadas<p>Perhaps you've enjoyed an empanada—a sort of a hand-held enclosed pie where the dough is wrapped around …

Baking

18 Brilliant One-Pan Dinners You Need In Your Life

Because no one likes doing the dishes.

How to Turn Your Farmers Market Produce into Dinner

Every time I hit the farmers market and load up on produce galore, the first thing I always crave is a big salad. I want to enjoy those veggies at …

How to Make Green Sauce With *Any* Green(s)—and No Recipe

When I first moved to New York, I noticed that people seemed to use “the Village” in reference to the East Village, the West Village, and Greenwich Village indiscriminately. Six years later, I’m convinced that you are supposed to infer from bar or restaurant namedrops exactly <i>which</i> is the Village in …

Try Baked Falafel to Skip Calories, Not Flavor

Deep fried falafel not in your diet? Try it baked! Baked falafel is still crunchy on the outside and delicious on the inside.<p><b>Serving Baked …

Deep Frying

Healthier Empanada Dough - Masa Para Empanadas Light

If you enjoy the traditional taste of lard in your empanada dough, this recipe may not be for you. But yogurt does a reasonable job as a substitute …

Food

Easy Demi-Glace Recipe

A traditional demi-glace recipe is made by combining a mixture of half basic brown sauce and half brown stock (such as beef stock) and then simmering …

The Five Basic Sauces

Knowing the five basic “mother sauces” is as helpful to the food lover as it is to the chef. Understanding these sauces will help you read menus, …

Best BBQ Empanadas (Empanadas de Cerdo y Barbacoa)

I've noticed that the cuisines of South America and the Southern United States have certain similarities (love of beans, corn, and grilling for …

30 Southwestern Recipes to Satisfy a Hankering For Ranch Living

Southwestern food is a fusion cuisine, combining rancher staples (i.e. beef and cheese) with spices and produce native to the Americas like chili peppers, corn, and tomatoes. It's rustic, hearty comfort food at its spiciest. Beef chili, chicken enchiladas, and nachos are just a few staple items …

6 Easy Dressings to Up Your Salad Game

If only one thing in your kitchen’s going to be made from scratch, make it salad dressing: A good salad simply can’t exist without a great dressing. …

DIY Thickness Sander Is Good Enough For A Guitar Shop

[Pat] is a luthier and general guy that likes to build stuff. In order to get his guitars to come out the best they can, he needed a thickness …

Cornmeal Johnnycakes

Are they from the North or are they from the South? Some think these fried cornmeal "johnnycakes" were originally called Journey Cakes while others …

Perfect Pie Crust

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

Fried Chicken Breasts

This is an excellent choice if you're searching for a basic and great tasting fried chicken recipe for boneless or bone-in chicken breasts. Boneless …

Cooking

The Kitchen Smell Killer

In Swedish, “Belyse” means “to enlighten” and the Belyse Air Solution aims to do just that in your kitchen and other living spaces. This minimalist …

Kitchens

English Pea Pesto Pasta with Ham

The natural sweetness and beautiful color of English peas make them a great addition to pesto. This pesto is easy to make and a delicious and easy …

Cooking

The No-Mayo Coleslaw Recipe Coming Soon to All Your Picnics and Barbecues

A few weeks ago, while clearing out my pantry, I found a package of udon noodles, likely purchased on a whim months ago and swallowed by my cupboard shortly thereafter. Without a recipe in mind, I turned to Google and came across an udon noodle salad on Epicurious, (originally from <i>Self</i> magazine). …

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …

Woodworking