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A Journey to the Dark Side of Bread

Zachary Golper is the baking brains behind Bien Cuit, a Brooklyn based temple to mahogany-colored, slow-fermented breads that make standard baguettes look and taste positively premature by comparison.<p>Medium-rare might be optimal for a prime piece of hanger steak, but Zachary Golper thinks that we …

Baking

Too much of a "good" thing? A short tale of caution.

<b>Gosselin levain baguettes with Whole Wheat</b><p>Referencing back to David Snyder's wonderful levain version of the also wonderful Gosselin baguettes, I …

Which yeast to use

With all of the varieties of yeast out there (let alone brand names), how do you know which yeast to use?Traditional active dry yeast and fast-rising …

Baking

Refrigerator Crescent Roll Recipe

Measure 2 1/2 cups of the flour into a large mixer bowl. Add yeast; blend.<p>Combine water, shortening, sugar, and salt in a pan or microwave safe bowl. …

Oven Steaming - My New Favorite Way

I have been wanting to try this method for sometime and have just been putting it off until today. Of coarse I had to pick today, my kitchen still in …

How To Turn An Ordinary Paper Plate Into A Cute Cookie Basket

<i>My heartfelt thanks goes out to It’s Always Autumn for sharing this post with us. I just love this super SIMPLE and CREATIVE idea! I know you will</i> …

Garlic Confit Toast

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Lush confited garlic takes toasty, cheesy baguettes to another level.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head garlic, cloves peeled<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 cup grated Parmesan<p>2 teaspoons chopped oregano<p>1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest<p>½ teaspoon …

Bread

Magic Custard Pie

Magic Custard Cake<p><i>Update! A Chocolate version of this magic custard cake. Get the</i> <i>Chocolate Magic Custard Cake Recipe Here</i><p>When I saw a magic custard …

Ultimate hot cross bun recipe

As Easter approaches, Gail’s bakery in London shares its recipe for fragrant hot cross buns<p>Good Friday is the day hot cross buns are traditionally eaten, so it's almost time to get baking...<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the buns</b> <br>20g fresh yeast (kept cold)<br>400g plain flour<br>½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>½ tsp freshly ground …

spaghetti pangrattato with crispy eggs

Several years ago, because we didn’t have a kid yet, didn’t know about things like school break schedules and figured midway through February was as …

Norwegian Recipes: Warm Apple Cake!

If you have been following along, you know how excited I am for fall this year. It’s finally getting colder in San Francisco and today I was in the …

Fettuccine with Roasted Garlic Sauce Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Fresh fettuccine pasta tossed in a sweet caramelized roasted garlic and rosemary …

In The World Of Vietnamese Street Food, Pho As We Know It Only Scratches The Surface

Turning left at what we thought was a dead end in Hanoi's Old Quarter, we hesitantly inched down Ngõ Trung Yên road, wide-eyed and excited, but with little idea of what to expect. We didn't know what we were looking for save that it was a food stall under a banyan tree, next to the entrance of a …

Vietnam

Chicken Khao Soi

6 to 8 Servings<p>A simple curry paste gives this northern Thai–inspired soup surprising depth of flavor.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Khao Soi Paste<p>4 large dried New Mexico or guajillo chiles, stemmed, halved, seeded<p>2 medium shallots, halved<p>8 garlic cloves<p>1 2" piece ginger, peeled, sliced<p>¼ cup chopped …

New Mexico

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

Spices

21 Pancakes That Will Make You Want Breakfast For Every Meal

Stacks on stacks on stacks.

The Trick to Easy Homemade Panettone? It's All in the Buttermilk

Panettone is gluttonous bread. (As it happens, it's also very <i>glutenous</i>, but more on that later.) Full of egg yolks, butter, fruits, nuts, and sugar, panettone is the holiday season made flesh, the ultimate way to ditch your beach bod and pack on some warmth for the winter. Most commonly, however, …

Hong Kong Bolo Bao: Pineapple Bun

<b>Hong Kong Style Chinese pineapple buns, also known as Bolo Bao, provides a delicious contrast in taste between the sugar butter topping and soft</b> …

Baking

Italian Bread Recipe: Christmas Panettone

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Italian Bread Recipe: Christmas Panettone<p>Panettone is a festive, Italian sweet bread that is enjoyed at Christmastime and …

Craving perfect brownies? Bring science to the stove - TODAY.com

Today<p>Did you know it's a mistake to fold in the flour completely when making brownies? Doing so develops gluten, and too much gluten will make your dense and chewy brownies too light and airy when baked. Instead, you should fold brownies until there are just streaks of flour remaining so that you …

Dessert

Banana Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I got a little obsessed with the perfect banana cake - it started when our banana …

Fudgy Brownie Cake

1.<p>Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour a 9-inch springform pan. Melt butter and chocolate in a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat, and whisk in 3/4 cup sugar. Whisk in egg yolk, then cocoa powder and salt.<p>2.<p>Beat egg whites with a mixer on …

22 Whoopie Pie Recipes You Need to Make ASAP

There’s something about getting our hands all over dessert that makes it all the more sweet. How else do you explain the popularity of hand pies, ice cream sandwiches and of course, cupcakes? These 22 wonderful whoopie pies give you even more options for handheld enjoyment. Sandwiching a plume of …

Dessert

Apple Cake with Rum Sauce Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 8</b><p><b>For the apple cake:</b><p>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

Easy slice-and-bake cookie recipes for busy holidays

<i>This article is featured in the Nov. 23 issue of the Magazine.</i><p><b>RUM RAISIN PECAN SQUARES</b><p><i>Makes about 48 cookies</i><p>These thin squares can be left as is or …

Chocolate Pear Tart

This luscious chocolate tart is topped with sliced pears.

Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

A hidden layer of bittersweet chocolate coats the crumb crust, semisweet imparts a silken smoothness to the customary custard, and a drizzle of milk chocolate on top teases the eye -- and the appetite.

Salted Chocolate Tartlets

We love the sophisticated, sweet-savory combination of chocolate and salt, but you could also finish these with a sprinkle of crushed candy canes, confectioners' sugar, or cocoa.