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Basic Roman-style pizza dough

Place the flour in a mixer with a dough hook attachment.<p>Dissolve the yeast in 100 ml (3½ fl oz) of the water and add to the flour along with 400 ml …

The Savory Side of Carrot Cake

When I was a child, I wanted carrot cake for every birthday. I wasn’t a fan of bakery cakes, expertly plastered with supersweet butter-free frostings in pastel colors. (I did like the realistic decorative little roses, though.) Those fine-crumbed white or yellow cakes did not have much appeal for …

Baking

12 Ways to Take Brownies Where They've Never Been Before

Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y?<p>I'm a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies are my old faithful, preferably straight from the freezer)—but today, we're not here to discuss <i>that</i> age-old question.<p>Instead, <b>we're here</b> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

8 Snacking Tips For Weight Loss

Snacking for weight loss is a thing, as counterintuitive as that sounds. Eating more often to lose weight? Yup, it can work. "People trying to lose …

17 Sweet Potato Recipes for Weeknights, Holidays and Beyond

As far as vegetables go, sweet potatoes might just be the <i>most</i> versatile. They can be sweet, savory or even full-on desserts. They can serve as a base for sweet potato toast or as the filling for ravioli. They even come in several colors in case you get tired of the orange. Not to mention they’re …

Thanksgiving

18 unexpected recipes for sweet potatoes

<b>From fondue and latkes to waffles and cheesecake, it's time to escape the sweet potato slump.</b><p>Every year as the temperature starts to sink and leaves …

Potatoes

Plant a cool-season vegetable garden

Get our crop list and growing guide, and enjoy homegrown greens in fresh salads and stir-fries all winter<p>Just because the vegetables and fruits of summer are long gone, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a whole new crop of fall and winter veggies grown at home.<p>This thorough list of vegetables will …

15 Cookies from Around the World to Try This Cookie Month

Chocolate-chip cookies are all fine and good, and sure, sometimes you just need a sugar cookie. But there’s a world of exciting biscuits, bars, …

Women in Science

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Claire Ptak’s recipe for an American-style grape slab pie

American baking is defined by pies such as this. Sandwiched between two great slabs of pastry, the season’s best grapes become a homely, welcoming treat like no other.<p>I have been making a lot of fruit pies recently. I’m on a trip back to the US, and reacquainting myself with my American roots – I …

Baking

Magic Cakes Live Up to Their Name

If the infamous chocolate cake scene from <i>Matilda</i> doesn’t really seem like such a horrible punishment to you, you might be a certified cake fanatic. …

Dessert

This Recipe For Churro Cheesecake Will Leave You Drooling

When churro meets cheesecake.<p>Servings: 10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 cup water<p>3 tablespoons butter<p>1 pinch salt<p>1 cup flour<p>3 eggs<p>2 (8 ounce) packs of cream cheese, softened.<p>1 can sweetened condensed milk<p>1 tablespoon vanilla extract<p>1 packet unflavored gelatin, dissolved in ¼ cup cold water<p>1 cup whipped cream<p>Sugar …

Dessert

Which Oven Rack to Use, Depending on What You’re Baking

Even when you know your way around a kitchen, baking can be a whole different challenge. Ovens are often finicky, but Epicurious suggests a handful …

Mathilde, The French Perigordine Walnut Cake (Gâteau aux Noix)

Are you stuck in a cake rut? Here's a beauty for you. This French walnut cake or Gâteau aux Noix from the Perigord region is a super light cake that …

Baking

Make This Oil and Never Let Your Fresh Herbs Waste Away Again

Fresh herbs are both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, you've got one of the single most important ingredients for bringing brightness and freshness to any dish, from pasta to veg to fish. On the other hand, you're now stuck with an entire bunch of fresh herbs you weren't planning on using …

Herbs

Don't Toss Those Leftover Herbs! 4 Ways To Use The Entire Bunch

Herbs

Stop Arguing About How to Make the Best Snickerdoodles: We Have the Answer

If I were to write a snickerdoodle FAQ list, the top question would undoubtedly be "Do I really need to use cream of tartar in my snickerdoodle …

Gardening calendar: what to do in July

About thyme<p>Remember that the more you use your herbs, the more young, bushy growth they will produce and the more tempting they will be to harvest. A virtuous circle. Many herbs make very pretty and scented foliage to bunch alongside cut flowers, too, if nothing else keeps you picking.<p>Water …

Gardening

14 Arepa and Pupusa Recipes to Make for Your Next Summer Get-Together

Summer is all about trying new things. Whether it’s a fun adult camp or a train ride that shows you the wonders of the world, it’s time to step up your adventurous side, including getting creative in the kitchen. From fruit boats to boozy slushies, there are so many fun recipes to try! Arepas and …

Foodies

10 Ancient Recipes You Can Try Today

Food has evolved a lot. It’s easy to take the complexity of the recipes and technology we enjoy today for granted—but it wasn’t always this way. …

List-Worthy

Mary Berry's roasted vegetable quiche

SERVES<p>10-12<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pastry</b><p>225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting<br>• 175g cold butter, cubed<br>• 1 egg, beaten<p><b>For the filling</b><p>2 onions<br>• 2 red peppers<br>• 200g baby courgettes<br>• 1-2 tbsp olive oil<br>• 300ml double cream<br>• 4 eggs<br>• 180g Gruyère cheese, grated<br>• salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>METHOD<p>You will need a 31cm …

Recipes

#Recipe : S'mores Seven Layer Bars

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2½ C graham cracker crumbs<br>¾ C butter, melted<br>1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk<br>2 C mini marshmallows<br>1 C semi-sweet chocolate …

The secret technique that chains like Shake Shack use to make delicious burgers

<i>Of course</i> the most genius burger I've ever made would come from The Food Lab (and the brilliant dude behind it). <i>Of course</i> I won't be able to make cheeseburgers another way.<p>These burgers are perilously juicy, with the crispiest, meatiest, most umami-fied crust you can get in a burger. They also take …

Burgers

17 Sides for Cookouts, Barbecues, and Any Sort of Picnic

The best part about Thanksgiving isn't the turkey, but the sides. Why bring up Thanksgiving in May? Because the same is true for summer cookouts: It's not the burgers and hotdogs or wings or whatever else that we get excited about—it's the slaw, cool and creamy; the vinegary potato salad; the …

Lemon Curd Definition, Uses & Recipes

What is Lemon Curd?<p>Lemon curd is a popular condiment for afternoon tea, and is used in a similar manner to jam or a custard.<p>It is a sweet, tangy …

Baking

Pulses: The Hottest New Healthy Food Trend You *Need* to Try

By now you may have heard of one of the newest healthy food trends of 2016: pulses. Pulses are part of the legume family, and include dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. You already know these foods are incredibly versatile — there are <i>tons</i> of healthy bean dessert recipes out there, and hummus …

Vegan