Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing Recipe

"After failing to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing, I found one that worked for me and then added my own two cents." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted 2 tablespoons milk 3 drops food coloring, or as needed (optional) Directions […]


Thai-Style Crab Fried Rice Recipe

Fragrant jasmine rice with plenty of crabmeat. [Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt] Southeast Asia is a great place for crab lovers, and there aren’t many better ways to eat it than in Thai khao phat buu—fried rice with crab, made with fragrant jasmine rice that’s gently seasoned with garlic and chilies, then tossed with scrambled egg, […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Quick and Easy Monkey Bread Recipe

"This is a very easy bread to make.Monkey bread also has been called Bubble Bread and Pull Apart Bread." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 24 ounces frozen dinner roll dough 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant butterscotch pudding mix 1/4 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 […]

Everyday Meals

Want to Make a Better Quick Bread? Try Using Muffin Batter

I love quick breads. I love making them, I love eating them, and I love giving them as gifts, because I’ve found other people love getting them almost as much. They aren’t showy like sourdough bread, or deeply traditional like challah, but I can’t imagine going too long without making one: They’re perfect for welcoming […]

Food Trends

Easy and Quick Halushki Recipe

"Polish dish combining bacon, fried cabbage and egg noodles." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 1 pound bacon 1 onion, diced 1 (16 ounce) package egg noodles 1 head cabbage, sliced salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Prep 10 m Cook 20 m Ready In 30 m Snip bacon into small pieces with a scissors […]


Grilled Salmon Fillets Recipe

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik] Perfectly grilled salmon fillets are nicely seared but still juicy and tender in the center. The key is to source fattier salmon (often, that means farmed salmon), and use skin-on pieces that come from the thicker part of the fillet (center-cut is what you should tell your fishmonger). Most of the cooking […]


Grilled Salmon with Cucumber Mango Salsa

This quick and easy grilled salmon is kissed with lime and chili pepper, then topped with a cool, refreshing, colorful, and utterly delicious cucumber mango salsa. It’s okay. Go ahead and do a happy dance—you just won summer! Once you master the art of cooking salmon, or any stately fish, you realize you can’t go […]


Quick Cheesy Buns

This recipe originated as Omni bread.With a few more added ingredients, became a great vegetarian biscuit/bun.Great for burgers, with butter or jelly, etc. Gluten free, Paleo & Vegetarian friendly. Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Coconut Flout 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tarter 1-2 Tablespoon Water 1 Tablespoon Butter (melted) 1 egg Grated Cheese Onion […]


Quick blue cheese pasta

Ingredients pasta blue cheese greens butter Steps Put the pasta on to boil Melt the butter in a pan and add the greens to wilt Once the greens are cooked add slices of the blue cheese to melt Drain the pasta once it’s cooked, keep a spoonful of the pasta water Add the pasta water […]