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Make Perfect Crêpes At Home

Break out the Nutella, folks.<p>Crêpes, the paper-thin, French-style pancakes, are a Parisian favorite for good reason. You can find this delicious and …

Breakfast

How to Freeze and Thaw Fruits and Vegetables

This one goes out to the CSA members, avid gardeners, and overambitious farmer's market shoppers.<p>Green thumbed gardeners, CSA members, and …

Gardening

How to Clean a Waffle Iron

You dirty devil, you.<p>For a lot of us, the obvious answer to the dilemma that is a dirty waffle iron might be...to make another batch of waffles and …

MyPick: The Crown Jewel of Waffle Irons

This is the waffle maker for those who take waffle making seriously.<p>There are two things I love unconditionally, above all else in this world: my …

Breakfast

Perfect Fried Shrimp

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a large deep skillet; heat over medium-high to 370°F. While oil heats, whisk together eggs, …

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If You *Still* Don’t Own A Meat Thermometer, Here are 3 We’d Recommend

Very hot decision.<p>There are certain tool recommendations that we really mean, and a meat thermometer is one of them. They completely take the …

BBQ

6 Ways to Use a Pizza Stone that Aren't Cooking Pizza

It’s not a total one-trick pony.<p>So you got a rad pizza stone on sale, and have been making DIY pizzas, and even enjoying frozen pizzas at a whole new …

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MyTake: What We Learned This Week— 2/12 to 2/17

Love, tahini, and maggots.<p>We like to think that every week is full of love here at MyRecipes, but this week in particular was *extra* lovey-dovey. …

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This Trick Will Make Cooking Grains So Much Easier

Forget the ratios—treat them like pasta.<p>Cooking grains should be easy, right? The concept is simple enough: simmer your grain of choice—rice, farro, …

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Boiling is Cool, But Here's Why You Should Be Frying Your Grains

Things are about to get crunchy.<p>Oh, you eat quinoa? You meal prep large batches of farro? You dabble in the world of wheat berries and millet? …

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Best Carrot Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Line 3 (9-inch) round cakepans with wax paper; lightly grease and flour wax paper. Set pans aside.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together first 4 …

Dessert

What’s the Difference Between a Macaron and a Macaroon?

A tale of two cookies.<p>Two confections with very similar names, and similar origins, could not be more different in their construct. The <i>macaron</i> …

Dessert

What Exactly Is Bread Proofing?

Plus, the best methods for proofing at home.<p>Whether you’re an experienced baker or a mere dabbler in the art of gluten, you’re probably somewhat …

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We Tried 8 Different Tahinis and This One is Our Favorite

The competition wasn't even close.<p>If there was one word to describe tahini in our present world of food, it’d probably be ubiquitous. We can’t escape …

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Thin Mint Whoopie Pies

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cookies: Preheat oven to 350°F. Sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl, set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Beat …

Dessert

What's the Difference Between Creole and Cajun Food?

There's a lot of history involved.<p>Chowing down on gumbo for Mardi Gras? We know and love Louisiana food to be zesty, flavorful, and hearty—but the …

Cooking

9 Things You Shouldn’t Say to a New Mom at the Grocery Store

Because apparently, these need to be spelled out.<p>You know what’s hard? Getting out with a newborn. You know what’s harder? Dealing with your …

Parenting

6 Romantic Dishes to Make for Your Single Self on Valentine’s Day

Because this holiday is about cooking for the one that you love the most.<p><b>Being single is great.</b> You can do whatever you want, whenever you want, and …

Cooking

The Best Affordable Cookware Sets You Can Order Right Now

Get the essential pots and pans to start your cooking journey.<p>It’s finally time to get your “adult” on and throw out the hodge-podge of random, …

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You Can Grow Maggots in Your Instant Pot if You Don't Clean This Part

And you thought the yogurt-making function was surprising…<p>Here’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to cleaning kitchen appliances: If a piece of the …

Instant Pot

Why Toasting a Batch of Coconut Flakes Will Change Your Life for the Better

We're going nuts over here.<p>What do homemade chicken stock, garlic sautéed in butter, roasted tomato confit, and a warm batch of chocolate chip …

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Black Girl Baking is a Journey in Food Memories Told Through the Senses

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To make the croissants, in the bowl of a stand mixer with a dough hook attachment, combine the warm water and ¼ cup (50 g) of the …

Dessert

What to Serve for the Ultimate Chinese New Year Feast

These traditional Lunar New Year's dishes will bring health, wealth, and (at the very least) immense happiness to your dinner guests.<p>Known for fiery …

Food & Dining

MyTake: What We Learned This Week—2/5 to 2/9

Don’t fear the fryer. Poached chicken is a revelation.<p>This week at MyRecipes, we were gearing up for the many food-centric holidays and events coming …

Cooking

Bagel Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Whisk together eggs, milk, everything bagel seasoning, salt,<br>and pepper in a large bowl. Add bagel pieces, …

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5 Scrumptious Ways to Cook with Anchovies

Here, fishy fishy.<p>Working up the courage to incorporate anchovies into your day-to-day cooking is a lot easier said than done. It sounds fancy and …

Cooking

What to Do If You Damage Your Instant Pot

I mean, it happens.<p>There’s no denying that Instant Pots—the modern day pressure cookerthat has built a massive devoted following—are built to last. …

Instant Pot

How to Freeze and Thaw Every Kind of Meat

If you buy in bulk, you need to read this.<p>Whether it’s surplus ground beef, chicken breasts, or fish fillets, the freezer can be an extremely useful …

Cooking

Valentine's Day Cake with Chocolate Covered Strawberries

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Cake: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line bottoms of a 8-inch round cake pan and a 8-inch square cake pan with parchment …

Dessert

10 Grocery Store Staples Every Organized Adult Should Keep On Hand

Those people who seem to always have it together always have these items on hand or on their grocery list.<p>Supposing that you already have your cheese …

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