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Use Your Cast Iron Pan and a Tortilla for Extra-Crispy Pizza in Just 12 Minutes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've gotta tell you: In the catalog of easy, cheaty pizza recipes that start with some form of pre-baked bread base, flour tortilla–based pizzas have historically ranked pretty low on my list. Certainly lower than French bread pizza, lower than English muffin …

Make Pretzel Broomstick Party Snacks

These witchy broomstick appetizers are sure to bring a smile to Halloween party-goers’ faces. They’re a snap to assemble, and require only two ingredients to make: shredded phyllo dough and jumbo pretzel rods. Serve them on a tray next to bowls of your favorite savory party dips, or brush them with …

Candy Corn Tuxedo Cake

It's been brought to my attention that I'm a candy girl in the truest sense. Meaning, I like all candy. Meaning, I like candy that most people don't …

Pear and Apple Cocktails

You can find us drinking our apples and pears all fall<p>Sweet fall apples and pears are ideal for eating out of hand, baking in pies, and adding to …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

21 Soups & Stews You’d Never Guess Came Out of the Slow Cooker

When spoon weather rolls around, we have to satisfy the craving. While spooning with your partner is all warm and fuzzy (spoon away, you lovebirds!), …

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Glazed Duck Confit with Olive Relish and Sauce Verte

8 Servings<p>Don’t be dismayed by this recipe’s length: Packed with make-ahead moments, the dish is a low-stress showstopper.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>relish<p>½ cup pitted prunes<p>2 wide strips lemon zest<p>½ cup Armagnac<p>½ cup sugar<p>Kosher salt<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>2 …

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

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6 Puff Pastry Waffle Variations

We've been waffling up a storm, using a method for stuffing and waffling puff pastry that we developed last week. The basics? Layer ingredients on puff pastry, roll it up jelly roll-style, twist it into a coil, then press it into a heated waffle iron. Let deliciousness ensue.<p>Here are our six …

Our 16 Best Cinnamon Dessert Recipes To Spice Up Your Life

The warming spice is perfect in apple desserts, breads, and sugar cookies<p>Our favorite baking spice adds subtle, earthy warmth to everything from ice …

Mustard Manual: Your Guide to Mustard Varieties

Mustard is one of the worlds oldest condiments, dating back to early Roman cooks, who combined ground mustard seeds with an unfermented grape juice called <i>must</i> to make the hot paste <i>mustum ardens</i>, or "burning must." This was shortened to merely "mustard" when the condiment arrived in the English …

Candy Corn Simple Syrup

Candy corn is a fall staple that almost all of us buy in the weeks leading up to Halloween. The colorful candy corn kernels are a great way to …

How to Make Tarte Tatin

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: An</i> …

Pear and Cheese Ravioli (Cacio e Pere)

Make the dough: Mix flour and salt in a food processor. With the motor running, add oil, eggs, and 1–2 tbsp. water, until dough forms. Transfer dough …

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup With All the Fixings

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Soup season is upon us, and there's no better time to let your slow cooker work magic. Thankfully, crowd-pleasing chicken tortilla soup lends itself especially well to a long, leisurely simmer. You just need to build …

Pecan Buttermilk Fudge

16 Servings<p>This pecan fudge recipe is similar in flavor to caramelized white chocolate. Tangy buttermilk tempers the sweetness.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup pecans<p>2 cups sugar<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>1 tablespoon honey<p>⅛ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Flaky sea salt …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Pull-Apart Bread

Shares 100K<p><i>*Just a quick update (Wednesday): I have a guest post up over at TOFW (Time Out For Women) which recaps our awesome hotel living</i> …

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …

6 Ways to Grill Fall Produce

Here are six ways to grill fall produce, from sweet potatoes to mushrooms.<p>Summer may be over, but grilling is still in season—just ask grilling guru …

corn, cheddar and scallion strata

I have a lot of feelings about lunch boxes, none of them especially genial. But as this teeny tiny person that I only just recently brought home from …

Cheddar-Stuffed Jalapeno Meatloaf With Chili Glaze

This slightly spicy meatloaf is flavored with ancho chili, sautéed jalapeños, onions, and garlic. It takes inspiration from this awesome <i>Cook's Illustrated</i> recipe, which incorporates a bit of powdered gelatin and chicken stock to help the loaf stay moist and tender as it cooks. A molten cheddar …

Autumn Avocado Toast with Gorgonzola, Pears, Toasted Walnuts and Honey

Autumn Avocado Toast.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 9, 2014 106<p>This is what you eat when you want to fill a red solo cup full of champagne and toast to the …

Pumpkin Bavarian Crepe Cake

I just love a good Bavarian cream. Remember this cake I made two years ago? Yeah. That's still one of my favorite recipes of all time. I usually make …

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

<i>Spiced Pumpkin Bars are topped with cream cheese frosting to create the perfect Fall dessert.</i><p>I was laying in bed last night at 3:00 am because I …

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