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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Stuffed Pizza Crust

Preheat the oven to 475 degrees F.<p>Roll and stretch out the risen dough on a floured work surface into a rope about 31 inches long. Press a rolling …

Ree Drummond

MIT Sophomore Designs Winter Sleeping Bags for Syrian Refugees

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It wasn't enough to send warm wishes to refugees in Syria. Vick Liu wanted to send them actual warmth.<p>The sophomore at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is creating a new line of sleeping bags designed for refugees who have few other options to keep warm during harsh …

Backpacking

Cherry chocolate cream cake and clafoutis recipe

Cherries are, for me, the most exciting of all the stone fruits. Their season is rather short, but decidedly sweet. Like apricots, the stone contains a kernel with a bitter almond flavour called a <i>noyau</i> (French for kernel or pit).<p>I learned about <i>noyaux</i> while working at Chez Panisse. It was mainly the …

Baking

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

How to Make Ladyfingers the Fast, Easy Way

Ladyfingers are one of the simplest recipes in a pastry chef's toolkit. The piped sponge cakes are used as the scaffolding for creamy, layered desserts—most famously tiramisu and charlotte russe, but ladyfingers are killer in summer trifles and banana pudding, too.<p>Ostensibly these slender biscuits …

Dessert

This Party-Ready BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad Is Wilt-Proof

Slice the chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Place in a medium bowl, add 1/3 cup of the barbecue sauce, and toss until the chicken is fully …

BBQ

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Chocolate Cupcake With Peanut Butter Frosting & Chocolate Ganache : Delicious Cupcakes

3 INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER CAKE FROSTING

Thanksgiving Recipes

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How to Make Creamy Peanut Butter Frosting

The Best Chocolate Cake

<i>The Best Chocolate Cake is combines cocoa and coffee to create a chocolate lover’s dream. The rich buttercream frosting makes it perfect!</i><p>We’re a …

Dessert

Layered Chocolate Mud Drip Cake

Instructions<p>Chocolate Mud Cake<p>Preheat fan forced oven to 170 degrees.<p>Line 2 circular cake tins with baking paper.<p>Add butter and chocolate to TM bowl. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Freeze Scone Dough to Bake Up a Breakfast Treat Any Time

Since I shared a handful of my favorite scone recipes (chocolate, lemon-blueberry, and savory ham 'n cheese), a lot of folks have been asking: How well do they freeze?<p>Years spent working in tiny restaurants and bakeries with next to no freezer space mean I've learned to rock an ultra-fresh ethos, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to bake the perfect salted caramel brownies

Some of you, I know, have had your fill of salted caramel. You’re sick of finding it in everything from green tea to cider, still unconvinced by the idea of a savoury sweet, and that famous image of Nigella dripping head to toe in sugary, buttery saline goodness leaves you utterly cold. And I’m …

Dessert

From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

Dessert

The Best Evaporated Milk Substitute Is DIY Homemade Evaporated Milk | MyRecipes

Sure, I could buy evaporated milk in a little tin at the supermarket and keep it in my pantry until I need it. But I don't. So whenever a recipe …

Dessert

Hold the Cream: How to Make Real-Deal Roman Fettuccine Alfredo

Growing up in Brooklyn, my family would sometimes go to Marco Polo restaurant, where my sister would invariably order the fettuccine Alfredo and I invariably would not. There was almost no food that I found to be too rich, but that platter of cheese-loaded, cream-soaked pasta crossed the line. I …

Elegant Mini Millionaire Shortbread Tart Recipe That Is Secretly Super Easy

Millionaire’s shortbread is a real classic — it’s hard to go wrong with layers of buttery shortbread, gooey caramel, and creamy milk chocolate. But if you’re looking for an elegant dessert for your wedding or fancy party, you might want to serve up something a little more refined than a big slab of …

Dessert

White Chocolate Raspberry Lava Cakes

That raspberry ooze makes me feel some type of way.<p>Raspberry Filling:<p>4 tablespoons raspberry jam<p>4 ounces white chocolate<p>Cake:<p>5 ounces white chocolate<p>½ cup butter, melted (hot)<p>2 eggs<p>2 egg yolks<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup flour<p>Butter and flour for ramekins<p>Equipment needed: 4 oven safe ramekins<p>Preheat your oven …

16 Best Chocolate Cake Recipes of the Weekend Special

1. Chocolate Stout Cake<p>One of weekend day most redeeming qualities is the copious amount of chocolate you’re encouraged to consume. But why should …

Best Ever Chocolate Cake

Preheat oven to 350°F. Liberally grease a 10- inch bundt pan with butter or shortening and lightly dust with flour. Set aside.<p>In the bowl of your …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

11 Bacon Recipes You Should Try At Least Once

Our recent article on vegan eggplant bacon made us realize something: when people love <i>real</i> bacon, they love it something fierce. Bacon fans were none too pleased with this vegan alternative. To make it up to all bacon lovers, we set out to find some truly special recipes featuring your favorite …

Cooking