Daniela Rivera

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A Simple Lemon Tart With Sensuous Surprises

Sometime during the first year that I was married, when I was teaching myself to cook, I enrolled in a cake-decorating class. A course on how not to turn steaks into hockey pucks might have been more useful at that stage of my life, but I was already in thrall to baking. I bought myself canvas …

13 Delicious Ways to Cook With Jackfruit Instead of Meat

Beans and mushrooms both have meaty textures that make them great vegetarian substitutes, but if you want something more adventurous, reach for …

Cooking

Our Favorite Easter Appetizers

With spring in full swing, it's only right that the Easter appetizers in our holiday spread are bursting with fresh produce and pops of color. From …

Brown Sugar Banana Bread Recipe

"Brown sugar and cinnamon add depth to this moist, sweet bread. The perfect present for friends and loved ones!"<p>Ingredients<p>4 ripe bananas, cut into …

Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead …

Cran-Apple Carrot Muffins

This muffin recipe uses whole wheat flour, flaxseed, applesauce, and Greek yogurt in place of a more traditional mix of white flour, butter, eggs and …

Immune System

Brilliant budget garden ideas that will boost your outdoor space without breaking the bank!

There are plenty of budget-conscious design ideas (or even DIY tricks) to boost your space<p>Is your garden looking a little lacklustre and in need of …

Landscaping

One-Pot Wonders: Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I first became obsessed with tortilla soup while living in LA. I loved the textural components of the dish—crunchy tortilla strips, creamy avocado, tangy cheese, the smooth silkiness of puréed chilies and tomato—and …

The Food Lab: Black Bean Soup With Chorizo and Braised Chicken

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe</b> …

The Food Lab: Escarole and Parmesan Soup With Chicken Meatballs

"You're actually going to let me get near the stove?"<p>My wife <i>claims</i> that I'm a control freak in the kitchen. She's wrong. In fact, I'm totally willing to let her make dinner, and I offer a wide berth of latitude when it comes to how she does it. My wife gets to select her own knife from my "knives …

The Food Lab's Soup Month: Creamy Chanterelle Mushroom Soup

<b>Editor's Note:</b> All month, the soup's on, with over a dozen new recipes coming at you for everything from simple 15-minute meals, to updated homemade versions of the canned classics you loved as a kid, to all-dayers that are hearty enough to eat like a meal. Check out all the recipes right here, and …

Healthy and Easy: Brazilian Black Bean Soup From The Kitchy Kitchen

This soup is my new thing. It's so easy to make, and the combination of coconut milk + black beans is so delicious. The pureed beans give the soup a velvety texture and the coconut brings just a hint of sweetness. I love this soup hot, but it's also delicious chilled with extra diced jalapeño …

Food

Roasted Carrot Soup Recipe on Food52

Dr. Zhivago Borscht Recipe on Food52

Carrot, Sweet Potato, and Red Lentil Soup with Moroccan Flavors Recipe on Food52

Looking for a fast and easy dinner for tonight? Try this Turkey Tortilla Soup: http://thekitc.hn/1bkyC2L

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …

Ian Young's Cream Cheese Frosting

Top Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes with this frosting, submitted by reader Ian Young of Oakland, California.

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

Baking

Perfect Seven-Minute Frosting

This cake frosting is named for the length of time it must be beaten in the final stage.

Cake

Valentine's Day Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

Christina grew up in Texas, but now lives in Kansas. You may know her best for her Dessert for Two, but here on Food Fanatic, she's famous for her fantastic Dinners for Two.<p>Your favorite summertime dessert just became portable! As much as I would love to carry shortcakes, strawberries and freshly …

Dessert

Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium butternut squash, halved, seeded<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 onion, chopped<p>2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 28-oz. can whole …

Make-Ahead Spring Vegetable Soup with Pesto Recipe

Leeks, fennel, peas and spring onions make this something of a spring vegetable kitchen sink soup. This soup is simmered for only 15 minutes to preserve the fresh flavor of spring's finest, while still keeping some bite to the vegetables. This is a great way to use up leftovers; you can add in beet …

Tunisian Lamb and Quince Stew Recipe

Tip<p>How to Pick Lamb<p>Lamb is readily available in most supermarkets. The freshest lamb will have soft pink and red flesh with marbling throughout. …

Food

Thai Scented Asparagus Soup

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A novel way to share the season with your guests.</i><p>So we end our three weeks of experimenting with asparagus on a warm note, with Thai Scented Asparagus Soup. I have been …

Hearty Dinner Recipe: Spanish Bean Soup (Potaje de Garbanzos)

→ <b>Find the Book: Clarita's Cocina: Great Traditional Recipes from A Spanish Kitchen by Clarita Garcia</b><p>Wash garbanzo beans in cold water, discarding any …

Recipe: Creamy Vegan Cashew Tomato Soup

In a blender (or using an immersion blender) blend the cashews and water until smooth. I find it helpful to do this in an 8-cup batter bowl, which …

The Best Thing You Can Do with a Bag of Black Beans

The night before cooking the soup, place the beans in a colander and rinse with cold running water. Pick out any rocks or beans that are broken or …

Heidi Swanson's Chickpea Stew with Saffron, Yogurt, and Garlic Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• Fine-grain sea salt<br>• 3 cups cooked chickpeas or 1 1/2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained<br>• 4 cups vegetable broth<br>• 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads (2 modest pinches)<br>• 3 large egg yolks, lightly beaten<br>• 1 cup …