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Banana Muffins with Mascarpone Cream Frosting

Line 18 muffin cups with paper liners. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.<p>Whisk the flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a …

Dessert

Almond Icing (Marzipan)

Begin by sifting the icing sugar and caster sugar into a large bowl, then stir in the egg.<p>Place the bowl over a pan of barely simmering water and …

Dessert

Homemade Chocolate Cake Mix

If you have 5 minutes, you have time to make this cake mix. Then when you are craving a moist, cocoa-rich chocolate cake, you just have to whisk it …

Dessert

Lemon Pound Cake

Brush six 5 ¾-by-3 ½-inch disposable loaf pans with the melted butter. Position a rack in lower third of oven. Preheat oven to 350° F.<p>Sift the flour, …

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Chocolate (Meringue Pie) is the New Lemon

I've always thought the best part of a lemon meringue pie is the topping. Airy and light, it's the perfect foil to an intense, sweet-tart citrus filling. I like how the meringue crackles between your teeth, and how alluringly it browns in pretty swirls when toasted.<p>When you find something you like …

Baking

A 30 Minute Treadmill Workout That’ll Burn Fat In Overdrive

When you hop on the treadmill at the gym, you want to make sure your run is as efficient as possible. Consider this 30 minute treadmill workout …

Here's Exactly How To Meal Prep For Lunch This Week

Awesome lunches, plus a complete guide to shopping, meal prep, and packing!<p>Grocery shop and cook for a couple of hours on a Sunday and you'll have a full week's worth of meals ready to go. The meals are in a certain order because cooked grains might get a little iffy after three days, but it's …

These Fluffy, Fried Italian Cream Puffs Only Come Once a Year

You'll only find <i>bignè di San Giuseppe</i>—pillowy-soft clouds of choux pastry, deep-fried and filled with pastry cream—at one moment in the year in Rome: They fill the glass cases of Roman pastry shops for <b>March 19, which is the Festa del Papà</b>, or Italian Father's Day.<p>The holiday is deeply connected to …

Skip Delivery, Make Your Own Egg Drop Soup

DIY the beloved Chinese restaurant staple.<p>Why wait for delivery when you can make your own egg drop soup at home? From a classic version that every …

40 Oreo Recipes That Will Make All Your Cookie Dreams Come True

As if we needed any excuse to indulge in an Oreo or two, now we have a national holiday specifically for treating ourselves to America’s favorite cookie. Obviously they’re perfection on their own, but with so many outrageously delicious recipes out there, it would be a shame not to utilize them in …

Dessert

Vietnamese Pork and Shrimp Spring Rolls (Gỏi Cuốn) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> These fresh rolls have been around for years, and in Vietnam they are fresher than you can imagine—even the rice paper is made from scratch. In the U.S., they're one of the most popular Vietnamese dishes you can find (other than pho), and with good reason. In the hotter seasons …

Recipes

Jan's Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

"Quick and easy way to jazz-up sweet potatoes. Great blend of sweet, salty, spicy, and a flash of heat. Great with pork roast, ribs, ham, or your …

Three Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

As warm weather approaches, I am eagerly anticipating time outside working in the yard and garden, playing with the kids and cooking meals on the …

Chinese Chicken Noodle Samosas - A Global Recipe

Ever wondered whether a samosa can be created with a unique Chinese spin? Well, then look out for this recipe for crisp <i>Chinese Chicken Noodle …

7 Dinners To Make This Week

Easy ideas for the best part of your day.

Recipe For Banana Cinnamon Tea That Works Like A Sleeping Pill

I'm in!<p>We’ve heard it for decades now and the truth is still clear: sleep is incredibly important. Whether you are young or old (or anywhere in …

Hatch a plan for dinner: Recipe for egg foo young

The new cookbook Happy Hens Fresh Eggs, by Toronto chef and food writer Signe Langford (Douglas & McIntyre, 2015) comes at a good time, since eggs …

Chicken sate skewers

This wonderful Malay chicken dish creates flavour and...

How To Make Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I don't think it's <i>too</i> extreme to say that this whole concept of freezable breakfast sandwiches has changed my world. Or at least my mornings. …

Salted Caramel Flan Cheesecake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Toasted Almond Crust<p>1 cup whole skinned almonds, toasted<br>• 2 tablespoon granulated sugar<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted<p>Flan Batter<p>3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, room temperature<br>• 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk, divided<br>• 1 large whole egg, room temperature<br>• 5 large …

Vegetarian Summer Rolls With Peanut Dipping Sauce

These are made from the simplest of ingredients but they have a lovely freshness and crunch. We ate them before a Vietnamese curry and they turned …

Here's How To Instantly Upgrade Pancakes

Fact: Pancakes make ~everything~ better.<p><b>Pancake Batter</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 cups pancake mix<p>1½ cups water<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>In a large bowl, combine the pancake mix and water, stirring until smooth with no lumps.<p>____<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes</b><p><i>Makes 4 to 6 servings</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>Pancake Batter (see …

7 Foolproof Family Dinners for Your Recipe Rolodex

If dinnertime is getting a little ho-hum and you find yourself making the same five meals over and over again, it's time to spice up your repertoire. From Sausage Lasagna to Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders, these tested and perfected recipes will have your family excited for supper again.<p><b>1. Sausage</b> …

20 Mouthwatering Mug Recipes

Move over, cuppa coffee—breakfast, lunch, dinner or even dessert is taking over your favorite mugs! Despite its reputation for just heating up …

How to Give a Boxed Cake Mix an Upgrade for Valentine’s Day

Love the convenience of a boxed cake mix but crave that homemade touch and taste? We don’t blame you. For Valentine’s Day, or any day that calls for chocolate cake (so basically all of the days), let’s add a little sparkle to our trusted mixes. By adding in a bit of richness and a few flavor …

Dessert

How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod

Most gyms have dumbbells to spare, but are you making the most of them? Being a lover of all things strength training, I've compiled a few of my favorite dumbbell moves to spice up your muscle-building routine. (Because you've probably met your quota for front squats and bicep curls, amiright?) …

Workouts

The best cheesy, bready appetizer for any occasion

When we made caramelized onion and Gruyère-stuffed pull-apart bread in the office (inspired by French onion soup and this jaw-dropping <i>Kitchn</i> …

Onions

Beyond Ramen: 9 Japanese Noodle Recipes to Know Right Now - Chowhound

<i>Header image: Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard–Miso Pesto from CHOW</i><p>The ramen craze of the last few years has certainly accomplished a lot. Not only has …