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Evan Kleiman reveals some sweet advice for baking the best pies

You're finally ready to make that first pie. You find a recipe with an accompanying picture of a perfect, gorgeous pie, and you plunge right in. You follow the recipe, yet somehow everything turns out wrong. The crust is like cardboard or sand. There is no flakiness, and it tastes terrible, like …

Homemade Italian Coffee-Filled Chocolates

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Skye McAlpine of From My Dining Table shows us how to make an Italian favorite—a simple but potent coffee- and cream-filled chocolate.</i><p>In Venice, …

Dessert

The 50 All-Time Best Cake Recipes

Cake goes hand in hand with celebrations. Birthday cakes. Wedding cakes. Graduation cakes. From the sweet end to anniversaries, to the treat on holidays, there's something that feels truly special, in comparison to other desserts, about cake. It might be the amount of work that goes into some of …

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Pie Crust

<i>We've partnered with our friends at Diamond of California® to create a nut crust that will work for just about any pie.</i><p><i>Today: Go nuts for nut crusts—and send your next pie into the oven in one.</i><p>A lackluster crust can spoil even the most flavorful filling. Crusts are a difficult part of the pie: …

Never Mess Up a Pie Crust Again

Never mess up pie dough again.<p><i>We all make cooking mistakes. Which is why digital food editor Dawn Perry is here to help. Welcome to Effed It Up</i>.<p>Recently we asked on Facebook, "Hey, what have you effed up in the kitchen lately?" The good news is you're all messing up the same stuff: rice, eggs of …

Baking

Chipotle Has Revealed Its Famous Guacamole Recipe

No longer will you be forced to pay extra for Chipotle’s delicious guacamole. They’ve finally revealed their top secret Guac recipe online so you can …

Sweet Sicily: authentic dessert recipes

Want to recreate the buccellatini and torta you've scoffed in Sicily? These recipes bring a slice of island indulgence to your home …

Baking

Passover Chocolate Nut Sponge Cake Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup (140 grams) whole almonds, blanched or with skins<br>• 2 tablespoons (15 grams) matzo cake meal<br>• 2 tablespoons (15 grams) potato starch<br>• 2 teaspoons instant espresso or coffee powder<br>• 6 ounces 55 to 70% chocolate (or your preference), coarsely chopped<br>• 9 large eggs, separated, at room temperature<br>• 1 cup …

River Cottage Australia cake recipes: Paul West's sweet treats

Star of <i>River Cottage Australia</i>, Paul West, is about release a cookbook based on the first three television series. Here is a sneak peek at some of …

Dessert

Pistachio and lemon cake with ricotta and candied peel

This sweet and nutty cake with a creamy filling and rose-petal topping makes the perfect summer cake<p>SERVES<p>14<p>This makes a two-tier cake. If you prefer to make a single one, halve the quantities for the cake itself and use the filling as the topping, sprinkled with the pistachios and rose petals. I …

World Chefs: Chocolatier Harcourt-Cooze champions 'bean to bar' | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - It’s been more than 10 years since British-born chocolatier Willie Harcourt-Cooze bought a cocoa farm in Venezuela with the hopes of making the world’s finest ‘bean-to bar’ chocolate.<p>He believes cacao beans - which once cleaned and roasted are known as cocoa beans - should be …

In 1937, Wakefield was mixing a batch of cookies for her roadside inn guests when she discovered that she was out of baker’s chocolate. She substituted broken pieces of Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate,...

In 1937, Wakefield was mixing a batch of cookies for her roadside inn guests when she discovered that she was out of baker’s chocolate. She …

Dessert

The Secret to Better Brownies: You Must Whip It

It's said there are two schools of thought when it comes to brownies. One holds that they should be fudgy, dense, and infinitely rich—like biting …

Saffron buns with almond cream recipe

There is nothing more delicious than a Swedish saffron bun.<p>If you are looking for an exotic take on an Easter bun, I cannot think of anything finer.<p><b>MAKES</b><br>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the dough</b><br>140ml/5fl oz milk<br>140ml/5fl oz water<br>Generous pinch of saffron strands (at least a 0.4g jar)<br>1 large egg<br>5g salt<br>30g/1¼oz …

No-bake Banoffee pie with white chocolate mousse topping

This is not the time to worry about your diet. This is the time to give in to this delectable Banoffee pie. Indulgence on a plate, that’s what I like …

4 Books Every Aspiring Coffee Nerd Should Read

Measuring coffee's golden ratio, getting proper extraction, choosing a favorite brewing method, even using the right water; the coffee world is rich …

Easy Yellow Cake with Buttercream Frosting

When yellow bakery cakes are done right, I’d rather have yellow cake over chocolate. Really.This is the easiest, from-scratch yellow cake and it …

7 Ways to Build a Better Chocolate Chip Cookie

When it comes to the chocolate chip cookie, it doesn't take much to achieve face-melting levels of deliciousness. After all, it's a dessert that …

Dessert

Strudel di Ricotta – An Easy Italian Pastry

Ricotta cheese is an Italian whey cheese found all over Italy. Virtually every cheese producer we find on our Italy gourmet bike tours or ski …

Doing it right

The Only Brownie Recipe You Will Ever Need

There is one dish that no one can resist: chewy, chocolatey brownies. Add ice cream and caramel sauce and you have an insanely delicious treat made …

Chocolate Mochi Snack Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> While this cake looks dense and rich and indulgent and could pass for a nearly-flourless chocolate cake, it is none of those things. Mochi cake—which is more squishy than gooey and more subtle than sweet—is better. Why? It starts with the fact that, with its surprising spring and …

Dessert

Root & Bone's Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

In honor of National Homemade Bread day, Root & Bone, a New York City mecca for rural Southern cooking, shares the recipe for their must-try buttery biscuits.<p><b>Root & Bone Buttermilk Biscuits:</b><p>Makes about 35<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>750g Wondra flour<p>45g baking powder<p>15g salt<p>100g honey<p>8 oz butter (frozen, grated on …

Recipes

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread: The things I wished I said

<i>For JH and RL, and all those who miss them too.</i><br>The start of 2015 was a bit rough as I lost two lovely ladies in my life. After a battle with cancer, …

Cronut recipe

Master baker Dominique Ansel shares the recipe for his most famous creation, the Cronut<p>I love making this recipe . . . because—what can I say?—it changed the world. This is a version designed for the home cook.<p><b>TIME</b><br>1 hour two days before; 1 hour one day before; 2 hours the day …