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The Most Confusing Recipe Instruction, Debunked & Demystified

Some recipe instructions are frustrating ("cook until done"), but <b>there's one step—an aside, really—that makes my sweat run and my skin itch.</b><p>"Be careful not to over-mix," many a baking recipe commands, vaguely and with little indication of what will happen if I, accidentally, disobey.<p>Here's the …

Coconut Bundt Cake with White Chocolate-Coconut Glaze

Last week flew by and before I knew it, it was time to plan the menu for Sunday dinner. Sundays have been a perfect opportunity for me to experiment …

Dessert

Upside-Down Sticky Toffee Pudding

This ooey-gooey good British dessert is best served warm with a generous scoop of maple toffee sauce for an extra dose of sweetness. This recipe comes from TV chef Nora Singley.

Meringue Nests With Orange Curd Cream and Easter Eggs Recipe

Crisp meringue "nests" filled with swirled orange curd cream and topped with fresh berries and chocolate Easter eggs makes the perfect Easter dessert. They are also really easy to make and most of the elements can be made ahead of time, which means that when the time rolls around when everyone is …

Baking

Key Lime Meringue Pie Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Adapted from the Nellie & Joe's Key lime bottle, this is a basic yet perfect Key …

Baking

Devil's Food Cupcakes with Espresso Meringue

<b>Chef Way</b> Karen Hatfield of Hatfield's in Los Angeles usually prepares mini versions of this recipe for her petit four plate, topping the rich, …

Dessert

Kickstart Fourth of July Festivities with These Mod Meringues

Bring even more fireworks to your July Fourth festivities with this sweet treat, where you can channel your inner artist by applying exuberant color …

Dessert

Meringue Is the Secret to Lighter-Than-Air Japanese Cheesecake

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>"Oh, this cheesecake is too rich!" I <i>hate</i> when people say that, as they take one forkful and then push the rest of the dessert aside. I hate it because it makes me look like that much more of a glutton, as I keep my …

Baking

7 All-Natural DIY Non-Toxic Pesticides for Your Vegetable Plots - One Green Planet

In an ideal world, at least an ideal world of gardening, there would be no cause for pesticides. Most certainly, there is never a cause for toxic, …

Extra-Creamy Chocolate Mousse

What sets Dominique Ansel’s chocolate mousse apart from other versions of the dessert is that he folds in the chocolate just before serving. …

Dessert

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

Sleep

Fit treats and delish eats

I wish I could love something else like my friends and colleagues but I’m hopelessly in love with cooking! Even at the tender age of eight, I knew I …

Brownies y otras muertes por chocolate: las mejores recetas

¿A quién no le gusta el chocolate? Que levante la mano. No creo que se eleven demasiadas porque este es un ingrediente que, ademas de tener …

Marinated Fish with Salmoriglio Sauce

This tangy, buttery <i>salmoriglio</i> sauce—a Sicilian classic—is spectacularly delicious with many kinds of fish, not just those specified here; it's …

Cooking

Crispy Fish with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce

Most Chinese-takeout sweet-and-sour sauces are bright red, gluey and sugary. Grace Parisi’s version is light as well as a little spicy, which allows …

Cooking

Sautéed Cod with Rich Ketchup Sauce

Ketchup is the mystery ingredient in the complexly flavored sauce for chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's sublime cod and vegetable dish. <b>Amazing Seafood</b> …

Recipes
Baking

Nutella Rice Krispies Squares - with yoyomax12

Vanilla Hot Milk Sponge Cake

On many of the cake decorating shows on TV they refer to cakes as “sponges” because they like to use light, airy sponge-type cakes for building their …

Tarta Bourdaloue de pistachos, te verde y frambuesas

Esta tarta la hicimos mi hermana y yo para el cumpleaños de nuestra mami y alma de este blog. Pretendíamos sorprenderle con una tarta original y …

Classic Hummus is Good: This Version Might Be Even Better

We could eat hummus any day of the week—but this sweet and tangy version is perfect for Meatless Monday.<p>We know you love hummus. We love it too. And you know what else we love? Pomegranate molasses and the slow, sweet heat of harissa paste. Put 'em all together and you've got one of the best dips …

Food

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

One of the reasons that baked donuts have become so popular is that they are much easier to make than deep fried donuts are. They require less …

Rigatoni con champiñón y chorizo al horno.

Vuelvo con una receta salada, unos rigatoni con champiñones y chorizo, gratinados con bechamel y queso, no apto para los que estéis a dieta, ¿o sí? …

7 recetas de la tarta Layer Cake que te enamorarán

Layer Cake... dícese de una tarta altísima y monísima que alterna capas de bizcocho y crema, siendo una rica y vistosa elección para cumpleaños y …

El Bundt Cake está de moda. Prepara uno de naranja para unirte a esta dulce corriente

Otra receta que no es mía… parece que todo el esfuerzo de inventiva de los últimos días se ha ido en el #juegodeblogueros …<p>Pero es que de tanto ver …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

Cooking

Tarta de Nutella. El placer convertido en pastel

La Rana de Azúcar Idea guardada <b>4</b> veces<p>La valoración media de 3 personas es: Muy buena<p>Tarta de nutella de Nigella Lawson<p><b>Tarta de nutella de Nigella</b> …

Hazelnut Waffles

Recipe<p>By Nicole Rees Fine Cooking Issue 75<p>Yield: Yields 6-1/2 cups batter, enough for about 12 standard waffles<p>To maximize the toasty hazelnut flavor …

Grapefruit and Pepper Meringue Tartlets

For the grapefruit curd: Measure 6 tablespoons/90 milliliters of grapefruit juice into a pan and whisk together with the zest, sugar, salt and eggs …