Ken Kittleson

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Homemade Brittle: The Perfect Last-Minute Gift

If you, like me, tend to wait until the last minute to buy gifts for the people on your list, consider making edible presents this year instead. This …

pull-apart rugelach

The single most frequently asked (possibly rhetorical but I’ve never let that stop me before) question in regards to the sweet recipes on this site …

My Grandma's Potato Chip Cookies, Made With An Entire Bag of Potato Chips

The first time I baked my grandma’s Potato Chip Cookies, I was sixteen, had never successfully baked anything in my life, and was watching <i>Mean Girls</i> for the first time. Needless to say, it was a memorable afternoon.<p>I found the recipe in a book my dad’s mom had made for him and his sister, comprised …

5 Classic German Christmas Cookies

When it comes to Christmas cookies, German bakers know what they’re doing.<p>Beautiful, delicious and nearly impossible to pronounce (try to say …

Fluffy Scones From Scratch

There are two kinds of scones in this world: the dense kind that are more like Irish soda bread and the fluffy kind served in Britain and its colonies on proper tea trays.<p>In Australia, what's traditional is a version of the fluffy ones Australians call lemonade scones, which use a sweet soda in the …

Applejack. For When Hard Cider Just Isn’t Strong Enough

While the American colonists drank hard cider like their modern-day counterparts swill Pepsi and Coca-Cola, for some, cider’s relatively mild 4 to 6 percent alcohol concentration just wasn’t alcoholic enough. The solution to this pressing pioneer problem was applejack.<p>Cider, circa 1775, was …

Alcohol

Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem.<p>My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another …

Habla Café?

<i>This October, Tasting Table is getting away from it all. Come away with us as we explore the world of travel.</i><p>Maybe it was the airport that closed all …

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 …

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Ice Cream Popsicles

Here, Food & Wine's Justin Chapple shows a brilliant way to make ice cream slabs for sandwiches, terrines and the ultimate chocolate-covered ice …

America's Best New Restaurants 2015

<i>Photo: Peden + Munk</i><p>BY ANDREW KNOWLTON<p>For his annual Hot 10 list, Andrew Knowlton dined at hundreds of restaurants, traveled thousands of miles, and devoured something like a million calories -- all in search of the country's best new places to eat. Here are the breakout spots you should be planning …

Do You Know the 5 French Mother Sauces?

At pretty much any cooking school, one of the first (if not <i>the</i> first) things that students are taught is how to make the five French mother sauces. …

6 Trail Mix Recipes to Get Your GORP On

Good Old Raisins and Peanuts (GORP) is anything BUT the same ole, same ole today. Trail mix has undergone a metamorphosis, with varieties that range …

How to Make a Whole Roasted Fish

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are …

Rice Cakes: Friend or Foe?

Are rice cakes the healthy snacks you think they are?<p><i>We teamed up with nutritionist McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN from Nutrition Stripped to give us some friendly feedback on how we’re doing in the snack department. Are they good for us? Could they be better? We don’t always know, but McKel does. These</i> …

Healthy Eating

Drink Me Now: Corn Is the Surprising New Ingredient

The juicing craze has left no shortage of cocktails loaded with vegetables. From kale and carrots to beets and celery, most sections of the grocery store's produce aisle have ample representation. But what about corn?<p>The vegetable makes regular appearances in the booze world. Mash used to make …

Can This Amateur Cook Survive a Night in the Kitchen of a High-End Restaurant?

He's cooked at home for years, but nothing like this. Steve Almond finds out if he has the chops to work with the culinary pros<p>The first two meals I ever prepared for my wife were true masterpieces: grilled shrimp on linguine with vodka sauce, followed, some hours later, by French toast with …

An Everyday Pound Cake with Personality (a.k.a. Brown Sugar)

<i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>This week: We’re making Individual Baked Alaskas! First, you need the ice cream—Yossy went with Honeycomb Ice Cream. Then, there’s the cake: Pick this</i> …

Slow-cooker sweets! 5 easy dessert recipe you can make in a Crock-Pot

We know why you love slow cookers. It’s the hands-off, set-it-and-forget-it ease that makes it a cook’s best friend when it comes to preparing dinner. Those same qualities make it a baker’s buddy, too. Yes, it’s true: You can make cakes, puddings, brownies and more in your slow cooker. That means …

The Oreo Upside-Down Cake That's Making Us Reconsider Everything In Our Lives

Sometimes we come across a recipe so simple and brilliant that it makes us ask ourselves what we've been doing our whole lives. Oreo upside-down cake is one of those recipes.<p>Food blog Sally's Baking Addiction shared a recipe last spring for an Oreo Cake in which the cookies are set in the bottom of …

A Miniature Moss Garden for Your Tabletop

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15 Recipes for Brownies, Bars, and Blondies (It's Okay, Have Seconds)

Here are 15 recipes for all those second-helping needs.<p><b>It's so easy to grab a second brownie.</b> It's sitting right there, pre-portioned, practically asking you to nab it. So do it. That's what it's there for. Here are 15 brownies, bars, and blondies that are basically begging you to snag seconds.

Dessert

Raw Artichoke Salad with Parmesan and Mint

Trim away tough outer leaves of the artichokes to expose their tender pale green interior. Using a serrated-blade knife, cut off the spiky top third …

Whole Roasted Radishes

When it comes to radishes, our usual MO is to do as the French do: Slice them up and eat them with salted butter. It's simplicity at its best. And it's for that same reason we stopped in our veggie-loving tracks when our recipes editor told us about whole roasted radishes.<p>Just toss a few bunches …

Salted Dessert Recipes That Walk The Fine Line Of Perfection

If one of the toughest decisions of your day is deciding between a second serving of dinner or saving room for dessert, then you are in need of salted desserts. They encompass the best of both worlds: The salt brings out the subtle flavors that can get lost in the desserts' sweetness. It makes the …

Rose's Famous Caramel Cake

Heat oven to 350°. Making sure all ingredients are at room temperature, grease two 9" round cake pans with 1 tbsp. unsalted butter; dust with 1 1⁄2 …

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

Alfajores Are The Best Cookie You've Never Heard Of

It's no secret that we here at HuffPost Taste have a bit of a sweet tooth. We relentlessly put together one dessert round-up after another (ahem, like this collection of 100 chocolate recipes or this one of the best flourless cakes). We discover bakeries we love, and then obsess about them …