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10 Dump Cake Recipes You Can Practically Bake in Your Sleep

Funny to say and even easier to make: a dump cake. This is the ultimate semi-homemade dessert, and anyone — seriously, anyone — can bake a perfect one with minimal effort. Made by dumping boxed cake mix and fruit into a dish, dump cakes are quite possibly the easiest baking project you'll ever …

Dessert

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

Chocolate Lover Dream Pound Cake Recipe

This chocolate lover dream pound cake with creamy chocolate ganache is the best pound cake that I ever tried! Rich, chocolatey, well moist chocolate …

Velveting Chicken Breast, Chinese Restaurant-Style Recipe

"Chicken as moist and tender as the best Chinese restaurant. Not my technique--got online--why limit it to Chinese? Chicken can be stored for a few …

The Dumpling Recipe I Learned From My Mom & My Ex

<i>Refinery29's My Kitchen Sink is an exploration of our most meaningful recipes — the go-to dishes that we turn to time and again. Not only do we enjoy</i> …

High School

Perfect Hot Milk Cake Recipe

This is an old-fashioned hot milk cake recipe that our grandmas and mums used to make. It is a very simple cake, but really moist, milky, and …

Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Cake: Preheat oven to 325°. Whisk together flour and next 3 ingredients. Beat 1 1/2 cups butter in a medium bowl at …

Dessert

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Best Ever Chocolate Pecan Piecaken

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350.<p>2<p>Done<p>Prepare a 10" spring-form pan with non stick cooking spray, set aside.<p>3<p>Done<p>In large bowl mix together your cake …

What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

<i>Amuse Our Bouche</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.</i><p>Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Flaky and Tender Pie Crust

<i>This flaky and tender pie crust is an incredibly easy, never fail pie crust recipe that boasts butter galore for flakiness as well as cream cheese</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Vietnamese Chicken Rice Soup

<i>Vietnamese chicken rice soup is a quick and easy version of congee, a sensationally soothing southeast Asian elixir of rice, chicken broth, and</i> …

Best Ever Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt the butter and add in the garlic and fry until fragrant (about one minute). Add in the …

Our Readers' "Keepers": The 40 Recipes They Keep Coming Back To

From raspberry ricotta cake to classic roast chicken, these are our readers' favorite recipes of all time.<p>It took us a long time to narrow down <b>The Keepers</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s collection of the recipes we make over and over again. We shared memories of <b>baking biscuits for the first time</b>, making <b>pounds of</b> …

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

<b>You’ll Need (for the chicken):</b><p>3 cups of cooked chicken cut into large pieces.<br>½ cup of butter.<br>⅓ cup of flour.<br>½ tsp of salt.<br>⅛ tsp of pepper.<br>3 cups of …

Hawaiian Wedding Cake with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

<b>You’ll Need (for the cake):</b><p>1 cup of white sugar.<br>½ cup of brown sugar.<br>1 tsp of baking soda.<br>2 cups of all purpose flour.<br>2 eggs.<br>1 (20 ounce) can of …

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup white onion, diced<br>1 cup frozen corn<br>1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained<br>1 1/4 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts<br>1 (4 …

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

A Cake You Can Take With You Anywhere

Over the years, and almost without meaning to, I have become an obsessive collector — not of objects but of recipes. I have accumulated boxes’ and files’ worth. I search for them casually in print and online, and relentlessly, determinedly and often shamelessly when I’m out, whether close to home …

Dessert

Stir-fried Chicken with Cashew Nuts

Heat oil in a wok over medium heat; add cashews and chiles and cook until cashews are lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, …

Spring Pad Thai with Green Garlic, Asparagus, and Peas

In a large bowl, cover the noodles with warm tap water and let stand until soft, about 20 minutes. Pour the noodles into a colander and let drain …

Tap Water

Sheet Tray Pancakes Exist and Are Way Too Easy to Make

Why are we home cooks drawn to sheet tray meals? The answer is simple: Plopping everything you plan to eat on one tray means there’s only one pan to …

Breakfast

It would take a lifetime to address all the possible variations of this Japanese classic. But this version from chilly northern Hokkaido is my favourite<p>Less a fast food than a national obsession, ramen inspires levels of devotion in its millions of fans that can seem puzzling to anyone who has …

Japanese Food

Cheesecake-Stuffed Banana Bread

Banana bread and cream cheese frosting are a winning combination. The cream cheese filling is swirled into the batter just before baking for easy …

Basic Crepe Batter Recipe

This right here is your basic, go-to crepe batter, for sweet or savory applications. It can be whipped up in mere seconds in a blender, or whisked together by hand, and—contrary to popular belief—does not require resting before cooking. Fill it with the ingredients of your choice: butter and jam, …

The Privacy Enthusiast's Guide to Using an iPhone

Your privacy is important, and now more than ever, it seems like everyone is trying to put eyes on your personal data. That might include …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

4.5 stars based on 19 votes<p>When it comes to sweets, I’ve learned that you cannot make people much happier than when you combine chocolate and peanut …