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7 Easy, Healthy Lunches to Eat This Week

Frankly, the hardest part of cooking is often figuring out what to make. To help alleviate some of that stress, SELF is putting together weekly lists …

Food

10 Surprising Things to Do with Puff Pastry

1 of 12<p>Puff Pastry, Perfected<p>Unroll a puff pastry and prepare a side dish, entree, and (of course) a dessert that starts from the humble pantry …

Traditional Devil’s Food Cake

<i>This traditional devil’s food cake recipe is easy and super moist. Filled and covered with seven minute frosting, it will quickly become a family</i> …

Dessert

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Food

Cake with Water (Without Milk, Butter, and Eggs)

This cake with water (without milk, butter, and eggs) recipe comes from my nonna Angela notebook with recipes. The <i>Torta all’acqua senza uoava, latte</i> …

Broccoli Salad

YOU’LL NEED<br>FOR THE RED WINE DRESSING<br>½ cup red wine vinegar<br>½ cup honey<br>2 tbsp Dijon mustard<br>1/2 cup grape seed oil<br>1 shallot diced<p>FOR THE SALAD<br>1 head …

Yogurt Bread with Molasses 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> This recipe is adapted from Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything Vegetarian …

Stained Glass Cookies

Stained-Glass Holiday Cookies<p>You can make these cookies as simple or ornate as you like: Just trace your design onto a sheet of parchment, fill the …

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler (9-Minute Dessert)

This pumpkin pecan cobbler dessert is so silky, unique and very delicious! You will need 9 minutes to prepare it, plus around 40 minutes to cook – …

Here's How To Make Frosting That's Not Overwhelmingly Sweet

A game-changer.<p>The mascarpone gives the frosting a creamy and deliciously smooth texture, while the lemon curd brings up the sweetness and tanginess to complete it all. It's perfect and you could definitely use it on regular cakes too. The cupcakes were super light, moist, and fluffy, filled with …

How to Make a Pear Galette With Better Pear Flavor

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Pears require a delicate touch. In baked goods, their simple sweetness can seem one-dimensional, and their subtle flavor is easily overwhelmed—when loaded down with heavy spices, pears have a tendency to fall flat. It helps to choose firm, tart varieties that can …

Baking

5 Fast and Fancy Fall Dinners for My Family

October is hands-down my favorite month of the year and it has almost nothing to do with it being my birthday month. Nope, I love October for its …

Cooking
Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Sfogliata di Mele

Directions<p><i>Make the poached apples:</i><p>Slice the apples, with the skin on, about ¼” thick. Place them in a medium sized saucepan with all of the other …

Baking

2-ingredient Flatbread Recipe by Tasty

• In a bowl mix together yogurt and 1 cup flour (125 g) until it forms a smooth dough.<br>• Transfer dough to a floured surface. Divide into four equal parts.<br>• Roll out each section of dough to about 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter using plenty of flour to prevent sticking or tearing.<br>• Cook the bread in a dry hot …

Have A Sweet Treat With These Strawberry Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches

So fancy!<p>1 cup superfine almond flour (110 grams) (if unable to find superfine almond flour, it is recommended that you pulse the almond flour in a food processor first)<p>1¾ cups powdered sugar (200 grams)<p>3 large egg whites (100 grams), room temperature<p>¼ cup granulated sugar (50 grams)<p>2 drops red …

Dessert

Chill Out: 5 Fun Frozen Summer Sweets

Chill out this summer with easy-to-whip-up frozen desserts. From Key Lime Pie Ice Cream to Strawberry Fro-Yo, these cold and creamy sweets will have everyone screaming for ice cream.<p>1. No-Churn Key Lime Pie Ice Cream<p>This key lime pie ice cream has all the bright lime flavor of key lime pie — even …

Ice Cream

How to Make Ladyfingers the Fast, Easy Way

Ladyfingers are one of the simplest recipes in a pastry chef's toolkit. The piped sponge cakes are used as the scaffolding for creamy, layered desserts—most famously tiramisu and charlotte russe, but ladyfingers are killer in summer trifles and banana pudding, too.<p>Ostensibly these slender biscuits …

Dessert

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Let’s be honest: Making homemade hummus sounds hard. Or rather, it’s hard to make hummus that’s equally as good as store-bought versions. But that …

Food & Dining

10 Recipes That Double As a Vegetarian Side or Meal

Meal planning for multiple dietary needs and preferences can be taxing. The last thing you want to worry about is preparing more than one dinner so …

Cooking

We’re As Obsessed with Fennel As Oprah

Over the weekend, Oprah Winfrey took to Instagram to post a picture of her face obscured by tall, verdant fronds of fennel. “What to do with all this dill?” she asked in her caption, noting it was #harvestday. Yes, that’s right. <b>She mislabeled the fennel as dill.</b><p>Jamie Oliver was quick to offer a …

You'll Want to Pour This Avocado Dressing Over Every Salad You Eat — and You Should!

[1]<p>Creamy Avocado Dressing<p>Sprinkle of Green [2]<p>Notes<p>This sauce is also great to use as a dip. Sweet potato chips go perfectly with this, and it's a nice variation from the usual guacamole.<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 ripe avocado<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup water<br>• Handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves<br>• 1 …

Food

Pushable Rosé Pops

Why should kids have all the summer frozen-treat fun? When a frozen push-pop is infused with rosé wine, fresh berries and pound cake, a grown-up can …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Five on Friday: Our Favorite Peachy Pins

I just moved to the South and have not yet adjusted to this heat. My hair and I are having a difficult time. It feels a lot like my face is melting …

Peaches

Oil-Free Mayonnaise With a Secret Ingredient [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Asparagus

Avocado mayo is about to become your bread's best friend

This ingenious hack tastes good AND keeps your avo fresh for longer...<p>Mayo is tasty and all, but is it really worth the nearly 100 calories per tablespoon? If you're ready to swap out the white stuff for something a little more heart-healthy, we have just the solution.<p>Don't let the green hue scare …

How to Make Creamy Asparagus and Tarragon Soup (No Cream Required)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Don't get me wrong: I've got nothing against cream soups. Cream of mushroom. Cream of spinach. Cream of chicken. I love all of them from time to time. But the thing about cream soups is that dairy fat has a way of coating the tongue and dulling vegetable flavors. …

Food Preservation