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Beautiful, Flaky Pie Crust the Old-Fashioned Way

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Americans have been crafting the best pies in the world for over 200 years, even going so far as to equate pastries and patriotism—"as American as apple pie" (a dessert that requires not one crust but two). Yet somehow we've come to think of it as a particularly …

Lemony Barley Salad with Kale Pesto

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, cook the barley in salted boiling water until al dente, 30 minutes. Drain well and transfer to a large …

Deep Chocolate Pudding

Active Time<p>N/A<p>Total Time<p>N/A<p>Yield<p>Serves : 4<p><b>Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips</b><p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, whisk the cream with the milk …

7 Best Chocolate Puddings

Another great reason to make this delicious dessert.<p>Celebrate National Chocolate Pudding day with these incredible recipes.<p>"For me, ginger should be …

Recipe: Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

If you haven't tasted mint chocolate chip ice cream with fresh mint — not that mysterious extract stuff — you haven't lived. In its newest Kitchen Vignettes series, PBS Food shares a recipe for mint chocolate chip ice cream. The secret to getting all of that mint flavor is soaking freshly picked …

Great-Grandmother Pearl's Angel Food Cake with Peaches

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 325°. In a standing electric mixer, beat the egg whites at medium speed until foamy. Add the cream of tartar …

How To: Use Clarified Butter! & 9 Other Pro Tips for the Best Pancakes Ever

A stack of light-as-air pancakes can make a weekend morning truly golden. While fluffy pancakes may not seem like rocket science, the reality is that …

Gâteau Basque: The Signature Basque Dessert | Smithsonian Folklife Festival

This relatively simple custard filled cake has a dedicated following within Basque communities. There is a Gâteau Basque Museum committed to …

Baking

You Won't Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free ... and Vegan! - One Green Planet

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

Dessert

Cooking the world's oldest known curry

<b>Everyone eats. But what if you were told that 4,000 years ago they ate almost exactly what you ate last night? That re-heating it in the microwave was the only real advantage you had over an average Harappan home cook.</b><p>In other words, had you been washed ashore four millennia ago on the banks of the …

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Recipe

<i>Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did!</i>Adapted from Sara Foster | Foster's Market Favorites | Story Farm, 2015This pickle-brined fried chicken …

Cooking

Crispianity: Watch Us Make Crispy Orange Beef

<i>This recipe is part of Crispianity: a column devoted to all foods crispy and crunchy, two of the most underappreciated attributes of a great dish.</i> …

The best cold noodle dishes in NYC

We’re all about cold noodle dishes: In NYC, the top Asian restaurants prove that noodles are a dish best served cold. Whether you’re looking to cool …

Recipes

15 La Croix Cocktails to Start the Summer Off Right

The cult of La Croix, which actually began with midwest moms in Wisconson, has spread *all* over the nation. This fizzy fruit-infused water is healthy, refreshing and delicious, and all with no added chemicals. We *heart* it for the natural flavors, each one more exotic than the next. Think: …

How to Make Granita Without a Recipe

On the hottest days of the season, my favorite summer dessert is one that is simultaneously fluffy, crunchy, cold, and not at all filling. When …

Lemon Juice

17 Breakfast Recipes That Are Straight from the Farmers Market

Finally, after a chilly spring, we're reaching peak farmers market season. Our favorite produce is back in the stands and stalls, and we're dreaming …

Tips for making the best chocolate chip cookie

There are endless recipes for making chocolate chip recipes. But if you follow these few simple tips, you'll make a delicious cookie, no matter the …

Dessert

This Peaches And Cream Coffee Cake Is A Match Made In Heaven

It's peach season, people!<p>Serving Size: 8<p>2 boxes of cinnamon streusel cake mix<p>1½ cups water<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>5 eggs, divided as 4 and 1<p>1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened<p>¼ cup granulated sugar<p>3 peaches, thinly sliced<p>Whipped cream to garnish<p>1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF/200ºC.<p>2. In an empty …

This “Impossible Burger” Is Made of Plants, Tastes Just Like Real Meat

San Francisco-based startup Impossible Foods might have just achieved the impossible – making plants tastes like meat. Their Impossible Burger is …

Agriculture

This 18th century fried chicken recipe is winning the internet

Colonial fried chicken, just in time for Independence Day.<p>A video of a historical reenactor cooking an 18th Century fried chicken recipe has gotten …

Art Nouveau - History and Legacy

June 23, 2016<p>Deeply invested in contemporary art, Widewalls magazine aims to provide a unique experience for its readers in form of in-depth and …

Art History

Win Your Next Potluck With Frijoles Charros (Mexican Cowboy Beans)

Do side dishes at potlucks and cookouts ever give you trouble? They're trouble for me. The big problem is that with large, informal gatherings, it's hard to gauge how long a dish will have to be held before it's served, or to predict exactly how it's going to be transported. The results are …

How to Write a Novel, Explained by a Booker Prize-Winning Novelist

No one taught DBC Pierre how to write, but that didn't stop him from winning the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel. In his new book—and here—he explains how you could do the same.<p>Before he became a novelist, DBC Pierre had already led a picaresque life. Born in Australia in 1961 to a Nobel Prize …

Books

These 6 Crunchy, Savory Onion Ring Recipes Are Totally Awesome - One Green Planet

We don’t know who came up with the idea for onion rings, but whoever you are, we mean this from the depths of our hearts: thank you. The very first …

Recipes

Greek Beet Salad

If you are familiar with my blog, you know that I'm a big fan of Beets. I feel confident that I'm doing something good for my body when I eat any deep-colored vegetable. I don't mind the flavor, but I do admit it can be a bit earthy. And I know some people may not prefer it. Therefore, I enjoy …

Easy Black Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>3 medium zucchini (about 14 ounces)<br>• 1 cup neutral oil<br>• 2 cups raw sugar<br>• 4 eggs<br>• 1¾ cups whole wheat flour<br>• 1/4 cup good-quality cocoa<br>• 4 teaspoon pumpkin spice<br>• 2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 tablespoon orange juice<p>Cream Cheese Icing<p>3½ ounces butter, at room temperature<br>• 5 …

Summer Pie Recipes That’ll Make You The Hit Of Every Picnic

Raspberry, blueberry, peach, oh my.<p>The never-ending supply of fresh, seasonal produce is one of the best features of summer. Eaten just-picked and bursting with juice, fruit can be a transcendental experience -- a little taste of heaven on earth. The only thing better than that gastronomical joy is …