Carol Cross

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Chocolate Pecan Fudge Balls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place pecans in a large skillet and toast over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and darkened in color, about 5 …

Beat the Heat with This Healthy Soba Noodle Salad

Recipe: Vegetarian Soba Noodle Salad with Miso Lime Dressing<p>Summer days have met their culinary match.<p>By ·<p>Soba noodle salad photo by Ryo Gokita<p>Summer …

9 ways to snazzy up your pie edges

One of the first articles I wrote for <i>Food52</i> many moons ago was about my favorite subject: making pies — and making them pretty, to boot. I covered a …

Baking

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

How to Make the Best Blueberry Pie and Maybe Also Find Love

Senior food editor Rick Martinez shares the romantic benefits of the ultimate deep-dish blueberry pie.<p>Blueberry season may be the best time to date. Last year when I was drowning in 5 lbs. of wild blueberries from Josh Pond Farms in Maine, I made a blueberry pie and posted it to Instagram and …

Baking

How to Freeze and Thaw a Fresh-Fruit Pie

At the height of summer, when fresh fruit is at its prime, it's hard to resist the idea of saving some for later—especially when it's too hot to bake. While you can freeze fruit all by itself, if you have a pie pan to spare, there's nothing better than freezing the whole dang pie. And besides, in …

We Tested 5 Pie Crusts to Find the Easiest, Flakiest & Best-Tasting

Are you the type who breaks into hives the minute you think about rolling out pie dough? Or the one who stays calm and cool, your pin gliding across the dough like a Ferrari down the Italian coast?<p>(Or are you the type who's really in it for the eating, not the making? You're welcome here, too. Come …

Baking

A Southern-Style Peach Cobbler With a 3-Ingredient Topping

<b>Preheat the oven to 350°F.</b> Place a rack in the middle of the oven.<p><b>Prepare the fruit:</b> Prepare the fruit as necessary — wash, peel, stem, seed, slice, …

Baking

{Cupcake Basics} How to Frost Cupcakes

11<p>Aug<p>One topic that I often receive questions on, is how to frost cupcakes. I’ve been wanting to post on this topic for some time, but wanted to do a …

10 Necessary Tips for Baking Simple Bread at Home

Master baker Uri Scheft explains what breads to start with, his yeast preference, and why you might want to start meditating.<p>No disrespect to that loaf you just bought at the supermarket, but once you learn to make bread at home, your life will change. It's a task that may seem daunting. Kneading. …

Bread

Tying the Knot with Homemade Pretzels

Hi, my name is Erin, and I am addicted to dough. It’s part of why I adore pie so much—the process of making the dough, the feel of it when I roll it out.<p>13 Seconds to Homemade PretzelsIf you've never shaped a pretzel before, it's super easy—just watch. (Photography by Bobbi Lin)Posted by Food52 on …

Baking

The Dirty Twixter Bars

This dessert is a hybrid of my two favourite chocolate bars, Twix and Skor. These are sinfully rich bars that showcase our shortbread, a dulce de …

Dessert

Claire Ptak’s baking recipes for Christmas leftovers

If you are anything like me, you live in horror of running out of food – especially over the festive period. When I have invited guests over, I buy and bake more than I will ever need, then relish getting creative with leftovers in the days that follow. If, once the halls have been undecked and all …

Dessert

Homemade Crackers

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 teaspoons flaxseeds<br>• 3 teaspoons sesame seeds<br>• 3 teaspoons poppy seeds<br>• 2 teaspoons fennel seeds<br>• 1¾ cups whole wheat flour<br>• 1½ cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1/3 cup olive oil<br>• 1 cup water<br>• 1 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• All-purpose flour, for rolling the dough<br>• Olive oil, for brushing over the …

Baking

Hainanese Rice Noodle Soup is Your New Late Night Favorite

Browned pork and tender beef jerky fortify the broth with loads of flavor<p>This Hainanese rice noodle soup is vibrant and flavorful, and is a staple of …

Jerky

The Gear You Need to Bake the Best Holiday Cookies

All of your holiday cookie baking needs, compiled.<p>Whether you're hosting an epic cookie swap or just want to whip up a few treats for friends and …

Homemade English Muffins

<b>Do it for the nooks and crannies.</b><p>BY KRISTINA PREKA<p>12/19/16<p><i>Homemade English Muffins Photo: Michelle Sun/Tasting Table</i><p>English muffins are the crown jewels of breakfast baked goods. Don't agree? Hear us out. These fluffy-on-the-inside, chewy-on-the-outside pillows are easy to make at home, and fancy …

Breakfast

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Lobster

Lobster was the first meat that I ever cooked sous vide, and it's still one of my favorites. If buttery, tender, sweet poached flavor is what you're after, there's no better way to cook it. It's better than the best steamed or boiled lobster you've ever tasted. How much better? If I were in the …

BBQ

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Cupcakes

Stay Cozy With This Baked Apple Yogurt Parfait + Red Wine Reduction

This perfectly cozy recipe has been giving us *major* feels this season. It has all the makings of your go-to dessert — warm, baked apple, loads of cinnamon, froyo and, of course, a boozy wine reduction. Whether you’re making it for a ladies’ brunch in or your next cabin trip, this baked apple …

Pittsburgh-Style Nut Roll

It's called nut roll, and it's so good it never lasts long enough to go stale<p>Make the dough: In the bowl of a stand mixer, add the yeast, milk, …

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Red Velvet Sugar Cookies

In a mixing bowl, whisk together cake flour, cocoa powder, cornstarch, baking powder and salt until well blended, set aside. In the bowl of an …

Dessert

Best Bites: Snowflake Christmas cookies

<i>Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!</i><p>Before you know it, we'll be out of fall and right into winter. What …

Dessert

Homemade Crackers Need More Respect

You can buy bread, but plenty of home bakers make it themselves anyway. You can buy cakes in the freezer aisle, but the demand for from-scratch …

Homemade

Feeling Down? Scientists Say Cooking and Baking Could Help You Feel Better

Cooking or baking has become a common cure for stress or feeling down, but there might actually be some science to why small creative tasks might …

Mental Health

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