Stella Ottesen

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The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Delicious sponge cake recipes

Diana Henry's chocolate & olive-oil cake<p>Best ever carrot cake<p>Victoria sponge<p>Walnut coffee cupcakes<p>Almond, pistachio and orange blossom cake<p>Simple …

17 Things You Can Make In A KitchenAid Mixer

Everything from sticky rolls to pizza dough.

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

The Dream Chocolate Latte Layer Cake Recipe

So milky, so chocolaty and moist, this chocolate latter layer cake with peanuts is the dessert of your dreams! Creamy, moist, and very delicious! …

Oatmeal Scotchie Pancakes Recipe

"What's better than pancakes for breakfast? Oatmeal scotchie cookie-inspired pancakes! Try this recipe featuring oats and butterscotch chips. Top …

I Just Made Billionaire’s Shortbread—and It's Even More Delicious Than a Twix Bar

Billionaire’s shortbread is a classic crowd pleaser, with layers of salted caramel, chocolate, and classic shortbread fans. Plus, who can resist that …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Earl Grey Buns

1. <b>Make the Earl Grey Sugar:</b> Add the sugar and loose-leaf tea to the bowl of a food processor or blender. Pulse until the tea is finely ground and …

Pasta Bolognese

In a food processor, puree onion, carrots, celery, and garlic into a coarse paste. In a large pan over medium heat, coat pan with oil. Add the pureed …

Risotto allo champagne (Champagne Risotto)

<i>Risotto allo champagne</i>, or Champagne Risotto, is a simple but elegant first course. It is very much follows the basic recipe for a <i>risotto in bianco</i> …

How to make Yorkshire puddings

You can't call yourself a Sunday roast connoisseur if you can’t produce the perfect homemade Yorkshire pudding.<p>The staple of roast dinners up and …

Naked Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Spray a 12-cup mini muffin tin with cooking spray (or line with mini muffin liners).<p>Step 2<p>Place chopped chocolate and coconut oil …

A Super-Simple Recipe for Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Every single homemade chocolate truffle is a masterpiece. That beautiful exterior coated with salty nuts or a dusting of chocolate coating holds …

Homemade Italo Limoncello (La Ricetta Originale)

Limoncello is a popular Italian lemon liqueur generally produced in Southern Italy, particularly in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the coast …

Vanilla Buttercream ( Under 15 Minute Recipes )

Total time : 15 min<p>Servings : 6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>4 1/2 cups confectioners sugar<br>4 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream<br>1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>3 sticks butter …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Simplest Shortbread You Can Bake

Most good cooks have a few go-to dishes they can whip up without a recipe, dependable things to make on autopilot that can be adapted to fit their hunger, the contents of their fridge, or the occasion at hand.<p>This truth doesn’t always extend to bakers, who are often at the mercy of a more …

Pesto-Stuffed Chicken

The best way to stuff chicken, tbh.<p>3 chicken breasts<p>1 tablespoon salt<p>1 tablespoon pepper<p>12 sun-dried tomatoes<p>3 tablespoons pesto<p>3 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded<p>3 tablespoons oil for pan frying<p>On a cutting board, salt and pepper both sides of each chicken breast with approximately ½ teaspoon …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Crusts off! How to assemble sandwiches for a proper afternoon tea.

By Becky Krystal<p>, Reporter<p>If you’d like to include savory sandwiches in your plans for an afternoon tea, some attention to detail is important.<p>Figure on the equivalent of at least one full sandwich per guest. Tea sandwiches are crustless, often cut in half or into batons (“finger sandwiches”) or …

Sandwiches

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small saucepan over medium heat; whisk in 1/2 cup flour until combined. Continue to cook and whisk for 1 minute. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A Genius Chocolate (Vegan) Birthday Cake with Super-Fluffy Frosting

This is a banner day: There are not one but <i>two</i> secret ingredients in this genius chocolate cake. They help make the whole thing vegan (so that everyone at the party can take a slice), but better yet—and is the case with so many genius vegan recipes—the constraints of axing eggs and butter led to …