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Chocolate Meringue Tart

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>A trio of very good things comes together in this recipe, adapted loosely from Baker's Chocolate: a buttery shortbread crust, a creamy chocolate pudding filling, and an airy meringue topping.<p><b>Makes: one 13-x-4-inch tart (or one 9-inch pie)</b><p><b>For the crust</b><p>4 tablespoons butter, softened<br>• 3 …

Recipes

chocolate chili splatter paint cake

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

Publicidad original Parmigiano Reggiano

Sugar Plum Fruitcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Many of you know that I've spent 2013 baking for Betty. It's been a lively year of fun minion cakes, candy bar creations and snickerdoodle skillets. …

15 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

In a few days, a ravaging horde will descend on your humble dwelling. Is it up for the job? Use our thorough, all-encompassing checklist to prepare for the onslaught of holiday guests.<p>Clean the Microwave<p>Appliances take a beating during this holiday, but there's still time to make a few pre-holiday …

Apúntate a una deco navideña Cheap & Chic

1 de 8<p>Comedor de Navidad en blanco y dorado<p>Viste tu mesa de gala, saca la cubertería de plata y elige <b>bajoplatos y paneras dorados,</b> porque un día es …

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Tarta de queso y chirimoya

Estamos aprovechando todos los frutos que nos da el otoño para disfrutar de postres exquisitos como son las tartas de queso. Si hace unas semanas os …

15 Super Creative Ways To Decorate Your Table For Fall

All that's missing is your favorite food.<p>Fall is here, and that means you're probably going to be hosting at least <i>one</i> festive dinner. But you don't have to go out and buy all new place settings to make it feel seasonal — we've got you covered with plenty of creative ideas to decorate your fall …

Decorations

How To Make Mallomar Cookies at Home

<b>Prepare the Graham Crackers</b> - Prepare the graham cracker dough and roll it out 1/8-1/4 inch thick. Use the cookie cutter to punch out circles and …

The Ultimate 4th of July Dessert

Layers of meringue, fruit, and whipped cream become a simple yet sublime dessert that's perfect for a summer evening. Alex Hitz shows us how to make summer berry pavlova with bourbon whipped cream.<p>Have you ever seen anything so gorgeous?! This is a masterpiece of a dessert, a show-stopper made from …

Recipes

How to Make Better Whipped Cream

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Think you know everything about whipping cream? Think again. Alice has 5 smart tips to make your holiday desserts even better.</i><p>Whipped cream may be the easiest and best …

Dessert

A Creative Idea For Your Post-Halloween Pumpkin

Eat, Drink, Garden's Valerie Rice makes a creative and chic vase from a pumpkin.<p>Natural fall decor dresses your home from Halloween straight through Thanksgiving. Now, having a garden I'm bewitched with all types of winter squash: pumpkins, kabocha, acorn, and butternut — such variety and beauty! …

Butternut

Lime & Blackberry Italian Meringue Pie

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Lime Curd<p>1 cup fresh lime juice<p>3 large eggs<p>3 large egg yolks<p>3/4 cup sugar<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin<p>3/4 cup chilled heavy cream<p>Blackberry Compote<p>1 cup fruity red wine, such as Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>3 …

Dessert

15 Ingenious Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Small Spaces

A Tuscan-Style Home with Rustic Touches

A designer's unusual use of brown and chintz.<p>Interior designer Joe Nye implements cozy decorating ideas, like piles of books and brown furniture, to warm a Mediterranean-style house.

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Bedrooms

10 Easy Pieces: Modular Closet Systems, High to Low

Why does storage sometimes seem like the answer to all life’s woes? Maybe it’s the promise that if we could just get our acts together we’d have time …

Foundations no.8 - Meringue, Part I

Back when I first started blogging, meringue was one of the things I was scared of making. I bewailed my troubles in an early post on Lemon Meringue …

Foundations no.8 - Meringue, Part II

This is the second part of my Foundations post on making meringue. Last week I covered the basics of meringue and the French method. The same basic …