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22 Show-Stopping Roasts for Your Holiday Table

If your extended family only gets together for dinner a couple times a year, you should make each meal count with a show-stopping centerpiece. This holiday season cooks across the country are going to be making elegant roasts, and you should join them. We have 22 festive recipes that are sure to …

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Mornings: Breakfast Nachos

Just let this happen.<p>Put an egg on absolutely anything and call it breakfast. That means putting an egg on top of this melty mixture of warm corn …

5 Tips for Getting Seafood Chowder Right

<i>This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the ropes for making the best seafood chowder from a seasoned New Englander.</i><p>There aren’t many truly binding rules pertaining to seafood chowder. But opinions …

Fish and Corn Cakes with Tartar Sauce

4 Servings<p>This fish and corn cake recipe is a less expensive, equally delicious option for anyone who loves a crab cake. Could you put it on a bun? Why not?<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>tartar sauce<p>½ cup mayonnaise<p>3 tablespoons finely chopped cornichons or dill pickle<p>1 tablespoon whole grain mustard<p>2 …

Homemade Salted Herbs

Salted herbs are very popular here in Québec and can be found on the shelves of just about every grocery store. When I first started using them, I …

sweet potato cake with marshmallow frosting

I hope you don’t mind me going briefly off-topic here. I know that the holiday week demands exclusive chatter about giblets and squash and all the …

Momofuku Milk Bar Pumpkin Pie Cake Truffles

Last month, in an effort to try as many pumpkin desserts in New York City as possible, I sampled Momofuku Milk Bar's <b>Pumpkin Pie Cake Truffles</b> ($4 for three). They're a bit of a departure from previous incarnations of this classic Milk Bar dessert.<p>The most popular flavors, such as the Birthday Cake …

Rhubarb Cornmeal Crumb Cake

12 Servings<p>Try a combination of strawberries and rhubarb in this buckle-inspired breakfast cake.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crumb Topping<p>½ cup all-purpose flour<p>½ cup cornmeal<p>¼ cup granulated sugar<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>½ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, …

Coconut Tres Leches Cake (Tres Leches Con Coco) Recipe

Make the Cake<p>Preheat the oven to 350 F.<br>• Lightly grease and flour a 9 x 13-inch pan.<br>• In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly mix together the dry ingredients …

Dessert

Banana Upside-Down Cake with Malted Pudding

Proving the saying that nothing easy is ever worth it, this layer cake from Puddin' makes fruits and nuts play nice with malted milk pudding. The result is a stunning confection that's soft and light from buttercream, crumbly with cake, and nice and jiggly in the middle.<p>Excerpted from <i>Puddin'</i> by …

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I Drove 3.5 Hours, Then Took a 1-Hour Boat Ride, to Eat Cake -- and It Was Worth It

Blueberry pie in Maine.<p>Boston cream pie in Massachusetts.<p>Ice cream cones in Missouri.<p>All fine and decent dessert choices but if you want a state dessert with more layers-per-bite than any other dessert option -- and proves the journey matters as much as the destination -- head to Maryland's eastern …

Let Them Eat: The Dark Knight Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I love cake, but I have a serious aversion to <i>bad</i> cake. What do I mean by bad cake? Too-sweet cake. Too-dry cake. Boring cake. Uninspired cake. Cake that tastes like every other cake from cake mixes and bad grocery store bakeries.<p>Some …

20 Impossibly Fabulous Cakes

Move over, Betty Crocker.<p>Cake. It's one of the most classic desserts around and is the perfect canvas for all kinds of culinary creativity. And you know what culinary creativity means: can't-help-yourself deliciousness.<p>If you want to make the best cakes around, here are a few tips to really take …