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Salted Caramel Apple Galette

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.<p>Sprinkle the apple slices with the lemon juice in a medium sized bowl. Mix the sugars and spices together in a …

Baking

Nut-Free Passover Macaroons

Crush the corn flakes into small, pebbly pieces. The easiest way is to put the cornflakes in a plastic bag and use a rolling pin or bottle to crush …

Dessert

Non-Traditional Passover Carrot Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch round cake pan with 1 -1/2 to 2-inch sides, place a piece of parchment on the bottom (cut to fit) …

Dessert

Home Cooking Beats Take-Out

Cooking

What Are the Ingredients in Fat Free Half and Half ?

Shares 44<p>Do you know the ingredients in fat free half and half?<p>I’ll admit that I was dubious of the concept of fat free half and half from the get …

Nutrition

Easy Slow Cooker Jamaican Baked Beans

Shares 142<p>Homemade baked beans have been on my mind lately. Maybe it’s all the barbecue and baked bean posts I see as Labor Day approaches. In any …

Cooking

Not Quite Traditional Tabouli Salad

Pour at least 1 cup of warm water into the bulgur wheat in a medium size bowl and set aside.<p>Put all the chopped vegetables in a bowl. Mix them …

Cucumber

Simple Blueberry Peach Hand Pies

If using homemade pie dough, prepare the dough and leave it refrigerated while you make the fruit filling. If using store-bought dough that is …

Baking

What is the Difference Between Bulgur and Couscous?

Shares 39<p>When I recently asked my husband if he’d like tabouli, a salad made of parsley, mint, scallions, bulgur, tomatoes, cucumbers and a lemony …

Side Dishes

Pomegranate Possets - Easy, Elegant Custard

Shares 382<p>I am totally smitten with these Pomegranate Possets. Incredibly elegant, they use only 4 ingredients and take just minutes to prepare.<p>Hard …

Pomegranate

Morning Glory Bran Muffins

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Oil muffin tins or use liners.<p>Combine wheat bran and buttermilk. Mix and set aside for 10 minutes.<p>Whisk together the …

Tasty Oven-Roasted Chickpeas

Shares 199<p>There has been a lot of stress eating going on in my house as Election Day draws near. That’s where these Tasty Oven-Roasted Chickpeas will …

Food

Pumpkin Chiffon Chocolate-Bottomed Pavlova

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. LIne a rimmed cookie sheet with parchment and set aside.<p>Beat the egg whites with an electric mixer (hand or stand), …

Best Way to Juice a Pomegranate by Hand

Shares 132<p>Want to know the best way to juice a pomegranate? I’ve tried complicated methods and messy ones so you don’t have to. It turns out that the …

Make the "Blooming Marshmallow" Everyone's Been Talking About at Home!

We have been obsessing over chef Dominique Ansel's latest creation, the Blossoming Hot Chocolate that has been making waves all over Instagram. But we're too impatient to wait until our next trip to Tokyo to try it ourselves, so we whipped up a homemade batch inspired by the great that's sure to …

Dessert

Meet your new favorite oatmeal cookie recipe

Big on both size and flavor, these oatmeal currant cookies are sweetened with brown sugar and flavored with notes of vanilla and more than a little cinnamon. They may be generously sized, but plan to bake an extra batch of these reader favorites — they tend to disappear quickly.<p><b>CORNER BAKERY CAFE'S</b> …

Dessert

Slow Cooker Jewish Style Sweet and Sour Brisket

Shares 383<p>Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year is almost here. Intense spirituality and contemplation are part of the holiday season between Rosh …

Chocolate Tahini Babka with Orange

Butter or oil two loaf pans. Line them with parchment paper with at least 2-3 inches overhanging on the long sides of the pans. Those sides will help …

Cheese-Filled Serbian Gibanica

Shares 969<p>Cheese-filled Serbian Gibanica is savory, slightly salty, and altogether addicting pastry. It is perfect party food. In fact, I first …

Halloween Pomegranate Negroni

Shares 331<p>Although the upcoming spooky holiday is mostly for kids, we grown-ups need our fun too. And that’s where this Halloween Pomegranate Negroni …

The Most Underrated Dessert Ingredients, According to Boston Pastry Chefs

  <p>Adam Ross, pastry chef at Deadhorse Hill<p>"Sourdough starter. Most people don't think of it in any context outside of bread-making, but it can be incredibly versatile and adds an interesting and unique flavor to any number of pastries and desserts. Try a sourdough pate brisee; you'll be amazed …

The Mysterious History Of The Neiman Marcus Cookie Hoax

There are countless versions of the Neiman Marcus cookie myth, but the basic story is as follows: A woman visited "Neiman-Marcus Cafe" in Dallas and ordered a dessert after her dinner — the Neiman Marcus cookie. The woman was so enthralled by the delicious cookie that she asked an employee at the …

How to make the ultimate beer-baked mac 'n' cheese recipe

Just when you thought mac 'n' cheese couldn't get any better, something magical happens. The Rackhouse Pub in Denver sent us this recipe a few years ago and it's no wonder it remains a reader favorite. Combine five -- yes, five -- kinds of cheese in a rich base lightened with a cup of amber ale, …

Chowder