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Creamy Cold Coffee Cake

This cake is a creamy light coffee and chocolate flavored cake, which is served semi-cold. You can prepare it without putting too much effort – you …

6 Savory Scone Recipes That Show Up Classic Scones in Every Way

Many of us have experienced an afternoon tea, proudly plowing through a plate of sweet scones — but have you tried savory scones? From the delicious additions of bacon, blue cheese, and black pepper to the omelet-scone hybrid, these bakes certainly know how to wear the term savory — and you need to …

Breakfast

The Secret Ingredient in This Key Lime Pie Is Avocados!

Not all desserts need to be sugary and sweet. This key lime pie is both tart and creamy, making it the perfect treat for a hot night. Made with avocados and coconut cream, it's vegan — but dairy-lovers will enjoy it too! If you're not a fan of lime but still want a vegan treat, you should try our …

Jodi Rhoden’s Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups sugar, plus more for sprinkling the pan<br>• 14.4 ounces all-purpose flour, sifted<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, soft<br>• 6 large eggs<br>• 10 ounces sour cream<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>Generously spray or butter your pan(s) of choice. Add a really big scoop of …

Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)

For a classic sourdough bread recipe, we used a mixture of bread flour and whole-wheat flour for complex flavor. Sifting the whole-wheat flour …

Baking

These Unicorn Macarons Are Absolute Trend for 2017!

It’s our favorite emoji, and from beauty trends to cookies to freak shakes, this year is totally the year of sweet, magical unicorns!<p>The unicorn …

5 Mistakes to Avoid with Puff Pastry

Flaky, buttery puff pastry is the impressive, do-it-all dough that can be transformed into savory or sweet recipes that span the day from breakfast …

Baking

The (Surprising) Spices This Top Chef Says Every Cook Should Have at Home

For the home cook, the creation of a spice cabinet is arguably an exercise in happenstance. A dish calls for said spice; said spice is dutifully purchased. That’s to say, most of us don’t stock a spice pantry pragmatically: We create it haphazardly, spontaneously, and rather thoughtlessly—often …

5-Ingredient Sugar Cookies Will Forever Change Your Holiday Baking Game Plan

It's not until I tried a four-ingredient peanut butter cookie recipe that I could believe such a feat is possible. When Philia Kelnhofer's <b>Fast and Easy Five-Ingredient Recipes</b> ($12) (published by The Countryman Press) came out, I turned straight toward the dessert section to see if I could find …

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Best French Toast: The Only Baked French Toast Recipe You Need

Baked French toast | iStock.com<p><i>Stop wasting time in the kitchen. We’ve found the best recipes for your favorite foods, from burgers to breakfast</i> …

This Is How You Reach Guacamole Nirvana

You might as well make a double batch now—you'll definitely need it.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. This is senior food editor Rick</i> …

It's official: Raw cookie dough is a no-no

INDIANAPOLIS — Put down the spoon or spatula from the mixing bowl.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is no longer safe to eat raw cookie dough or batter — even if you're using a recipe that doesn't use raw eggs.<p>In fact, the administration said in a new consumer update posted …

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the consummate chocolate chip cookie, revisited

With a hand or stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together until light, fluffy and then some, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, …

Recipe: Banana-Nut Bread - California Cookbook

Step 1Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease the bottoms only of 2 (8x4-inch) loaf pans or 1 (9x5-inch) loaf pan.<p>Step 2Mix the sugar and butter in a large bowl. Stir in the eggs. Add the bananas, buttermilk and vanilla and stir until smooth. Stir in the flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda just …

17 Mardi Gras recipes for king cake, gumbo and more

Mardi Gras is Tuesday — do you have your king cake?<p>It's not too soon to start planning your Mardi Gras party. From king cake to classic gumbo, freshly fried beignets and warm bread pudding, shrimp and grits or hearty muffulettas, we've got all the dishes you need to let the good times roll. These …

Mardi Gras

Now We Can Use Microbes to Make Designer Chocolate Flavors

Chocolatiers use yeasts to ferment the cocoa when making their tasty confections, which helps guard against the occasional bad-tasting batch. Those …

Baking with unfed starter from the fridge

Hi<p>Just wondering if anybody else bakes with unfed starter straight from the fridge? I was finding sourdough was controlling my life and stopped …

A Zingy Base for All Summer Drinks, Alcoholic and Virgin

The best summer pitcher drinks—alcoholic and virgin—are based on a zingy lemon-ginger brew concocted by our food & features editor Carla Lalli Music<p><b>No, it’s not green juice. It’s Lemon-Ginger Brew</b>, a creation of food and features editor <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>. To make it, she simmers ginger in water to …