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White Peach Sangria Recipe

Herbaceous and tart, this is a cocktail drinker's sangria. Rosemary and gin add a layer of herbal complexity against the sweetness of white peaches.<p>Ingredients3 ripe white peaches, pitted and cubed6 tablespoons sugar1 tablespoon juice from 1 lemon9 (3-inch) sprigs rosemary, plus more for garnish if …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…


Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …


Fancy Cupcakes

From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.

Our Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

Be careful not to overbake these cookies so that they'll have a chewy texture. If you like gooey chocolate chips, microwave the cookies for a few seconds.


Our Best Sugar Cookie Recipes


The Best Macaroon Recipes

These crisp yet chewy cookies, made from flaked coconut and egg whites, are beloved Passover treats that are worth seeking out all year long. Between chocolate dips and fruity infusions, you're sure to to find a flavor you crave.<p>Chopped apricots, melting deliciously into the toasty golden-brown …


Your New Summer Pasta: Orecchiette with Zucchini, Tomato, and Ricotta

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A fresh, summery dish from Puglia that's ready in the time it takes to boil pasta.</i><p>Typical of Puglia and its neighbor, Basilicata, orecchiette and …

Italian Food

Pisco Punch with Grilled Lemons

Makes 8 Servings<p>This goes down easy, and offers an oh-so-slight smoky taste.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 lemons, halved<p>2 cups Pisco<p>½ cup simple syrup (click for recipe)<p>1 cup pineapple juice<p>1 cup club soda<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Prepare grill for medium heat. Grill lemon halves, cut-side down, until lightly charred, …


How to Make Choco Tacos at Home

Why limit your taco consumption to breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Because it's Summer Camp Week, we're revisiting how to make tacos for dessert.<p>Here is why I like the Choco Taco:<p>Its name rhymes. (Just like Gabriella’s!)<br>• It’s wildly messy to eat, so it’s a good test: If you have fun with it and laugh …


Pasta with Summer Corn, Slow-Cooked Tomatoes, and Garlic Confit

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: Of slow-cooked tomatoes and simple summer pastas and job descriptions.</i><p>Four days into sports camp …

Food Preservation

3 Super-Easy Watermelon Cocktails

Here, three crazy-simple watermelon cocktails that anyone can make.<p>Watermelon is the perfect summer fruit for cocktails. First of all, it’s …

German Potato Salad with Dill

6 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small waxy potatoes, halved and scrubbed<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>½ onion, chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup apple cider vinegar<p>4 scallions, sliced<p>2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped<p>1 teaspoon caraway seeds, toasted<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cover …


Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

Summer Corn Cakes + Grilled Bread With Spinach Pesto

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A dinner combination that's impossible to mess up.</i><p>Do not be intimidated by this dinner menu. Yes, there are a number of components -- …