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Lemon-Vanilla Pound Cake

For a tantalizing tea-time treat, try this heavenly lemon pound cake.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1/4 cup(s) unsalted butter, melted1 cup(s) milk1/2 cup(s) unsalted butter, cut up2 cup(s) all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon(s) salt4 large eggs, at room temperature2 1/4 cup(s) sugar1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract1/2 …

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Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries

Herb Salted Garlic Parmesan French Fries.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 8, 2014 73<p>Friday fries! We’re doing it.<p>Especially because if there is a time a place to …

If You Thaw Your Steaks Before Cooking, You're Doing It Wrong

You're in the mood for steak and have some choice cuts in the freezer -- what's your first step?<p>If you answered "thaw the steaks," prepare to have your mind <i>and</i> palate blown, because you've been doing it wrong according to Dan Souza, Senior Editor of Cook's Illustrated.<p>In this video above from …

How to Make Grilled Lemon Chicken | Chicken Recipes | Allrecipes.com

Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.</i><p>Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

How to Make Italian Ice at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …

How to Make Red Bean Ice Cream from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is placing the long-neglected red bean where it has always belonged: in ice cream.</i><p>When it comes to Asian sweets, red bean …

Baking

5 Ways To Build A Website Without Writing A Single Line Of Code

Most people who build their own websites swear by WordPress, which can be relatively easy to use after you’ve become familiar with the general interface and different plugins that can be added to your site. But not everyone is technologically savvy, or has the time and energy to invest in learning …

How To Start Seeds Indoors

(Image credit: Steve Steese)<p>We are all fascinated by the process of watching something grow from a small seed to a mature and productive plant. I …

Gardening

Easy Cold Sesame Noodles With Shredded Chicken Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For the noodles, typically Chinese egg noodles (what you find in lo mein) are used, but you could also get away with a linguine, spaghetti, or ramen noodle in a pinch.<p>For crushing the peanuts, my go-to method is placing the nuts in a clean dish towel, covering them and then using a small …

Perfect Mashed Potatoes - Video Recipe

How to Make Homemade Mochi for the Lunar New Year

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't have to take a trip to the fro-yo store to enjoy fluffy, chewy mochi. Celebrate the Lunar New Year by making a batch at home with help</i> …

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How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala Recipe

What I know about you: You like fast. You love easy. You lurve chicken. You're pretty wild about recipes that taste awesome. You like gadgets. This recipe for a pseudo-Indian chicken channa masala hits every one of those points. It takes about half an hour, it's easy enough that a very large and …

Homemade Shin Cup-Style Spicy Korean Ramyun Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

A homemade version of Korean-style spicy beef instant noodles made with short ribs, Korean chili paste, and kimchi.<p><b>Note:</b> All Asian ingredients can be found in Asian specialty markets or ordered onilne. Kombu is dried sea kelp; order online here. Katsuobushi is dried, smoked bonito; order online …

Japanese Fried Chicken Karaage 唐揚げ

Foodily Blog

How to Identify Good Cocoa Powder (and Not So Good)

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: When a recipe calls for premium quality cocoa powder, what does that even mean? And how do you find it? Alice tells all.</i><p>To get the best flavor from any cocoa powder (natural …

How to Poach Fish

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: How to</i> …

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Brown Butter 101

<i>recipe by Cynthia Wong, photograph by Chris Court</i><p>Known by pastry chefs as beurre noisette (i.e., hazelnut butter), brown butter has a nutty color and a flavor that only tastes complicated. It's what makes our Spiced Bundt Cake and Brown Butter Apple Tart so delicious. Here's how to make it.<p><b>THE</b> …

Dessert

Andy Ricker's Kaeng Khiaw Waan Luuk Chin Plaa (Green Curry With Fish Balls and Eggplant) From 'Pok Pok'

Green curry was the first Thai food I remember eating. My parents would make it with jarred curry paste, coconut milk, green beans, potatoes, and chicken—I trust many of you are familiar with this meal. I loved this curry, and in fact still make it occasionally when the craving strikes.<p>But the …

Business Plans and Other Works of Fiction

The purpose of a business, Peter Drucker famously said, is to create a customer. Yet, rather than creating customers, many innovators create a fantastical piece of what you might call Microsoft fiction.<p>This hit home for me during a recent client project. I was working with a team that had been …