Karen Land

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The Food Lab: Use the Pressure Cooker to Make the Fastest and Easiest Mushroom-Packed Risotto

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Here are some facts: Despite its reputation for being difficult, risotto is really, really easy to make, even using the traditional stand-and-stir, add-the-broth-a-cup-at-a-time method, a technique that I am convinced was invented by Italian grandmothers who …

Smoky Cardamom Ginger-Molasses Cookies

<i>To ready ourselves for gift-giving (and cookie-eating) season, we've declared this week Cookie Week. We'll share recipes and tips about cookies of all kinds, be they spicy or chocolate-y, chewy or crunchy, round or square. Mix up some dough and join us.</i><p><i>Today: Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial</i> …

Dessert

How to Make Brown Butter Blondies, 4 Ways

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: Exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A brown butter blondie that could get you through anything -- and 4 variations to make it your</i> …

Blondies With Salted Pistachios And Lemon

Imae credit: Ulf Svane<p><i>Recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine</i><p>These blondies ooze with white chocolate and have an interesting twist of zesty lemon and salty pistachios. You can add fresh raspberries or blueberries if you like.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p><i>Ingredients</i><p>7.05 oz salted butter<p>7.05 oz white chocolate, …

Slow-Cooker Tips Every Home Cook Should Know

Slow cookers are having a renaissance right now, as more and more busy home cooks look for simple ways to prepare healthy and delicious meals in less time. The days when the Crock-Pot would only come out a few times a year for chili or stew are long gone. As the slow cooker moves from a dusty back …

Pistachio Ice Cream

Imae credit: Ulf Svane<p><i>Recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine.</i><p>A rich and indulgent ice cream full of pistachio flavor and texture. If you want a smoother ice cream, blend the pistachio paste even finer.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p><i>Ingredients</i><p>4.6 oz pistachios, unsalted 1 cup whole milk<p>0.6 cup heavy cream 4 egg yolks<p>1⁄3 …

Date And Pistachio Balls

Imae credit: Ulf Svane<p><i>Recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine.</i><p>Healthy and delicious date balls with an aromatic taste of cocoa and green crunchiness from the pistachios. No sugar added to these tasty balls -- a perfect snack.<p><b>Makes 30 balls</b><p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>7.05 oz Medjool dates, pits removed<p>7.05 oz …

Roasted Herb and Spice Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are healthy and fun to nibble on, and this recipe makes them spicy, delicious, crispy and super snackable. Serve warm, straight out of the oven, or store in an airtight container.<p>Ingredients<p>1 ½ cups dried chickpeas soaked overnight in cold water, or 2 (15oz) …

How to Cook Tacos Any Night of the Week, Without a Recipe

Tacos aren't just for Tuesday. Here's how to pull together the perfect taco, using pantry staples and a little weeknight savvy<p>Taco Tuesday is one of our favorite days. But you know what we like just as much? Taco Wednesday. And Thursday. By following a few simple guidelines and stocking your pantry …

Cooking

Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata

Treat your frittatas better, just like you do all your other eggs. They will serve happy holiday crowds (or make nice lunches for you) in return.<p>Fried eggs are the source of fierce debates over texture and tone; scrambled are valued by how unresisting and cream-like they are; omelettes give us a …

Recipes

Pie For Dinner: A Savory, Spiced Lamb Pie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: Exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A story about the intersection of school nights and dreams -- and why all of ours should involve</i> …

Our Best Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Have You Actually Craving Vegetables

Formerly maligned, now obsessed over, the little Brussels sprout is a fall classic that takes well to roasting, braising, deep-frying, and even …

How to Make Perfect Brittle

Learn how to make truly great brittle in this step-by-step video.<p>What sets great brittle apart from so-so brittle is a thin, shatteringly crisp consistency. The trick? Knead and stretch it while hot. Watch how we pull it off in this video:<p>Get the Recipe: Golden Cashew Curry Brittle<p>See more Salty …

How to Make Salt-Baked Salmon

Salt baking fish is an easy way to guarantee juicy, flavorful results every time. All you need is to learn these simple tricks.<p>There's no centerpiece quite as dramatic as a salt-baked fish. It’s all about making a tight seal with the salt crust—it forms a mini-oven around the fish, keeping the …

Seafood

The Five Commandments for Making Perfect Biscuits

At Olamaie in Austin, the off-menu biscuits are available by request only. People have been known to protest when they run out. Here, chefs Michael …

7 Non-Traditional Ways to Serve Turkey at Thanksgiving

From boneless whole breast to cider-braised drumsticks, here are 7 delicious, out-of-the-box ways to serve turkey this Thanksgiving.<p>For most of us, a …

How to Make the Ultimate Vegetarian Lasagna

Chef Gerard Craft’s lasagna is a bit of a project, but the result is over-the-top delicious.<p>The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have …

How to Make Biscuits Like a Boss: A 12-Recipe Plan

Did your last batch of paella burn, or your most recent soufflé fall flat? It doesn’t matter; as long as you can make a mean biscuit, you’re legit. …

Challah + Babka: We Give You… The Babkallah

The BA Test Kitchen has created the cronut's successor: the babkallah, a mashup of chocolate babka and fluffy challah bread, perfect for the holidays.<p><b>Franken-pastries have been the rage of the baking world for a while.</b> The most famous mashup, Dominique Ansel’s Cronut, launched a craze that has …

Baking

9 Things to Make During Dungeness Crab Season

Last weekend was a big weekend for west coasters—it marked the opening of Dungeness crab season.<p>Last weekend was a big weekend for west coasters—it …

Plantain Gnocchi with Short Rib Ragù

Make the sauce: Combine salt, paprika, garlic powder, pepper, oregano, and cayenne in a bowl; rub spice mixture over ribs to coat completely. Heat …

Thanksgiving Pie Head to Head: Classic vs. Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie

Of all the dishes to hit the Thanksgiving table, none are more polarizing than pecan pie. Me? I can't get enough. It's the gooeyness. How often do you get to eat a big pile of chewy, gooey syrup as part of a respectable meal? Oh, there are pecans in there? That's nice. But all I really need is that …

6 Hearty Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter begins to blow icy Northern blasts and CNN strives to perfect their graphics for 'Polar Vortex 2015', I start craving hearty, fragrant soups to bring warmth, comfort and flavor in to the picture. Combat the cold - or re-fuel after skating at the ice rink - with these six soups that …