13 Happy-Making Molly Yeh Recipes to Brighten Your Day

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If you’re into food, you’re very likely into Molly Yeh’s recipes. The voice behind the blog My Name is Yeh and cookbooks Molly on the Range and Short Stack Yogurt, as well as the host of Food Network’s Girl Meets Farm, Molly’s brightly flavored—and often brightly colored—recipes call out to devoted fans from around the world. Not to brag, but I’ve been cooking from her blog for years, before the girl even met the farm. For 13 of my favorite Molly recipes, read on.

13 Happy-Making Molly Yeh Recipes to Brighten Your Day

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    Funfetti Cake

    Funfetti Cake

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    Author Notes Flour: I often make my own cake flour, using the measurements here: http://www.pastryaffair.com/blog/2012/1/10/tuesday-tip-how-to-make-cake-flour.html. Also, if you like a denser cake, you...

    Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

    Hazelnut Gelt Cookies

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    Author Notes Every year, I can't wait for the holidays. When I was growing up (my mom is Jewish, my dad is Chinese), we celebrated Chrismukkah and threw dumpling-making parties. They were non-denominational...

    Pretzel Shortbread Cookies

    Pretzel Shortbread Cookies

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    Author Notes To make the pretzel flour, blend approximately 240 grams of pretzels (they can be gluten-free) in a food processor until you have a very fine "flour." —molly yeh Makes 18 to 20 cookies 1 unsalted...

    Basic Gingerbread House Walls

    Basic Gingerbread House Walls

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    Author Notes This recipe makes enough dough to build one fairly large house (7 x 9 x 10-inch or a similar size). This dough is edible, but you don't really want to eat it: It's made with no leaveners that...

    Party-Trick Peanut Butter Cake

    Party-Trick Peanut Butter Cake

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    Author Notes This cake is great because it is so rich and peanut buttery that it does not need to be frosted. Of course, I won’t complain if you do frost it, but my point is, this puppy can be whipped...

    Scallion Pancake Challah

    Scallion Pancake Challah

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    Author Notes A scallion pancake and a loaf of challah made a baby... Dough is based on Ima's challah: http://food52.com/recipes... —molly yeh Test Kitchen Notes WHO: Molly blogs from North Dakota, and...

    Chicken Potstickers

    Chicken Potstickers

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    • Prep time 40 minutes • Cook time 20 minutes • Makes about 20 For the wrappers • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt • 1/2 cup boiling water • 1/2 cup cold water...

    Corn Dogs

    Corn Dogs

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    Author Notes What's better than a hotdog? A hotdog on a stick that's been deep-fried in a cornmeal batter, that's what. Molly Yeh from my name is yeh is showing us how to make boring wieners into state...

    Fried Cheesy Pickles

    Fried Cheesy Pickles

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    Author Notes This recipe comes from my cookbook, Molly on the Range. —molly yeh Prep time 10 minutes • Cook time 10 minutes • Makes 12 pickles 12 dill pickle spears • 12 slices Havarti cheese • 12 egg...