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Make the Frito Pie that keeps on giving

Tex Mex Frito Slab Pie; get the recipe, below. (Deb Lindsey /For The Washington Post)<p>Scissor open a snack-size bag of corn chips, spoon in chili, cheese and sour cream and you have a walking taco, a.k.a. Frito Pie. The birthplace of this personal meal in a bag is unclear — possibly Mexico, Texas or …

Cookbooks

7 Dessert Recipes With Zero Added Sugar (Seriously, Not Even Honey)

By now we know that most of the world consumes way too much sugar. But it’s not like our sweet tooth cares—when a dessert craving hits, it hits bad. Many turn to alternative ways to satisfy it, using less-refined sugars like agave, honey, and coconut sugar, but we’re going a step further this time, …

Dessert

Crunchy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layer Cake Recipe

The genius of this chocolate-peanut butter layer cake is its extraordinarily crunchy filling, made with salted peanuts, almonds, chocolate, creamy …

Dessert

Baci di Dama

In a food processor, pulse together the flour, confectioners' sugar, ground hazelnuts, baking powder and salt until completely combined. Add the cold …

Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe - So Delicious!

This pie will delight chocolate lovers! My husband’s family has enjoyed it at get together for many years. Here is the recipe:<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 (9 inch) …

Baking

Weekend Recipe: Koji Fried Chicken

Photo: Courtesy of Cook's Science<p>This recipe from Tim Chin at Cook's Science yields juicy, crunchy, golden-brown chicken that is sure to be a …

Poultry

Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Buttercream Recipe

This is an ideal recipe for you if you are a caramel lover! I present you the ultimate: chocolate cupcakes topped with delicious caramel buttercream …

Cast-Iron Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie | America's Test Kitchen

<b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 375 degrees. Melt 9 tablespoons butter in 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. …

Empanada Dough Recipe

Recipe by: lola<p>"This basic dough can be filled with Empanada Pork Filling, then fried or baked."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping list. Go to shopping …

Baking

Rich Cream Cheese Butter Cake

1 / 51 Picture by: TheLogHomeKitchen<p>2 / 51 Picture by: Lisa D<p>3 / 51 Picture by: ilovebaking22<p>4 / 51 Picture by: Anna Berman<p>5 / 51 Picture by: Mélanie …

Meet the Three Ingredients That'll Improve Your Muffins

There are too many bad muffins in the world. Muffins—the kind you find in coffee shops or wrapped in plastic at delis—are generally too sweet, too bland, or too dry. The silver lining of this sad state of affairs is when you taste a <i>really good</i> muffin, it's magic.<p>A good muffin should have a lofty, …

YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

Simple Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

1. <b>For the cake:</b> Adjust oven rack to middle position; heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 13 by 9-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Line bottom …

Pistachio & Chocolate Madeleines

One of my little ‘stocking filler’ Christmas pressies this Christmas from the other half was a cute little madeline tray for baking the perfect …

Chocolate Financiers

Financiers are a French petit-four cake (petit-four literally translates to “small oven” and refers to bite-sized baked items which can be sweet or …

Baking

15 Crave-Worthy Cake Stands for a Birthday Cake

<b>Charlotte Cake Stand, $40 at Crate and Barrel</b>: A simple glass cake stand puts the focus on the cake, cupcakes, or pie you've made. Time to show off …

In the Kitchen With: Bren Herrera’s Espresso and Almond Flan

When asked to list my favorite kitchen tools, the pressure cooker always makes the top three, along with my stand mixer and my food processor. I …

How To Make Classic Birthday Cake

Birthday cake is the only thing you need to make a birthday special. Whether you're celebrating your kids or yourself, I believe everyone should have …

Cooking

These colorful macaroons are the latest in a growing category of ~unicorn~ dessert

Attention unicorn fans: there is another unicorn dessert out there and it’s even cuter than the last one.<p>Over the past couple of months we’ve seen …

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola

Let’s stop kidding ourselves. Just like “muffin” is basically another word for cake, granola doesn’t have to be strictly “health food.” In fact, some …

Coconut Tres Leches Sheet Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl; set aside.<p>Combine egg yolks and 3/4 cup of the sugar in the bowl of an …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the egg, milk, water, flour, sugar, yeast, and salt; beat on the lowest speed until a …

Baking

Triple chocolate caramel cake

This chocolate caramel cake is what’s known as an ‘ombre’ cake; each layer has a different shade with dark chocolate, milk chocolate and caramel …

Dessert

How to Make Real Buttermilk from Heavy Cream

Prep Time<p>10 min<p>Cook Time<p>0 min<p>Total Time<p>10 min<p>Yield<p>Varies<p>Learn how to make real buttermilk from heavy cream. No other ingredients are required, and …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter cheesecake<p>This incredible choc-peanut cheesecake will take centre-stage at the dessert table.<p><i>0:30</i><p>To prep<p><i>0:05</i><p>To …

Chocolate-Dulce de Leche Flan

It’s been a tough week. A while back I got it into my head to do some major upgrades on the site, which also involved moving the site to a new …

Pikachu Cake Pan: Dessert, I Chews You!

The other day we talked a bit about those Pikachu ice trays that let you chill your drinks with a cute Pokémon. If you want a snack to go along with …

Flo Braker’s Pain d’amande Cookie Recipe

<i>(Because of the terrific feedback many of you had from her pain d’épices recipe, I invited Flo Braker to do a guest post, and she graciously</i> …

Cheese Flan : Nancy Fuller

Special equipment: six 3/4- to 1-cup ramekins<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.<p>To make the caramel, add the sugar and 2 tablespoons water to a pan …

Mastering the Elusive Macaron: Tips for Making It at Home

By Eric Kim<p>There’s the coconut-based macaroon, wet and miserably dense. And then there’s the ambrosial French <i>macaron</i> — lighter, more ethereal and …