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WATCH: This is the Secret to Making Bakery-Worthy Bread at Home

Baking bread might seem intimidating, especially if you’re a novice baker. But it’s not as hard as you might think—and making a loaf of homemade …

Country Lifestyle

How to Prepare a Successful Beef Wellington Layer by Layer - Chowhound

Beef Wellington is many things to many people: a showstopper centerpiece for special occasion dining, a rite of passage for an aspiring chef, the …

Cooking

40 Essential Instant Pot Links

Because I've been experimenting with the Instant Pot quite a bit lately, I've been getting a lot of questions. Many times my answer is a link. A link …

Cooking

The best artichoke cheese dip you will EVER taste.

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 425° F<p>Step 2<p>Drain the quartered artichoke hearts and cut each into smaller bites sized pieces. Now, in a large bowl, …

Have Dinner in Paris with This Creamy Mustard Chicken Recipe

Skillet Creamy French Mustard Chicken<p>Serves 4<p>1 tablespoon olive oil <br>2 pounds bone-in chicken thighs<br>Kosher salt<br>Freshly ground black pepper <br>1/2 cup …

Whole Grain

Amish Milk Bread Recipe

The Amish people make some of the best breads in the United States. This Amish milk bread tastes delicious and has a fantastically moist texture. You …

Make Chinese-Style Barbecued Pork

This tasty pork dish can be used in stir-fry dishes, served with noodles, or used as a stuffing for pork buns. Food coloring gives it the red …

Food & Dining

How to Make Kefir at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's easy to make kefir -- a thick and tangy drink that's full of probiotics -- at home.</i> <i>Emma Galloway from My Darling Lemon Thyme</i> <i>shows us …

Breadmaking 101: How to Troubleshoot Bad Bread

Hello bakers, and thanks for tuning in to our latest installment of Breadmaking 101, where we talk all about bread, and how to make it. Throughout this series, we've been working on a recipe we call the workhorse loaf: a straightforward, commercially yeasted, white hearth bread. We began by talking …

Crème Caramel Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Okay, daredevils: This recipe's for you. It's the most challenging dessert in our …

This 20-Minute Yoga Flow Can Help Relieve Back Pain

Anyone who struggles with back pain knows how distressing it can be.Whether it’s soreness that impedes your sleep or aches that hurt your …

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Cooking

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 …

Dessert

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

Because doing dishes is a huge buzzkill

How To Make Key Lime Pie For One - One Dish Kitchen

<i>Fresh, tart and perfectly sweet Key Lime Pie For One. An easy recipe for a classic Key Lime Pie with a graham cracker crust. A wonderful “recipe for</i> …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

How to Make Risotto Like a Chef (and Without a Recipe)

A perfectly cooked risotto and a poorly cooked risotto have almost nothing in common. It’s like comparing pizza from Naples with a frozen pizza bagel.<p>A <i>perfect</i> risotto is creamy and rich, yet it has an ethereal quality to it. It should be light, delicate, and just a touch decadent.<p>The way to cook …

Best ever pork belly recipes

We love pork belly! Easy on the wallet and just as simple to make, try one our 17 best ever pork belly recipes. Roast it, braise it, fry it - the …

Here's How You Can Make Sure Your Car Is Safe To Drive

So you just bought a used car. The previous owner may have said it was in great working condition, but how do you know it’s really safe to drive? If …

12 Kitchen Skills to Master Before You Turn 30

<b>Can you cut up a chicken or frost a cake? Sure, learning to cook is an ongoing process, but these are the techniques we think you should know and use now. Every day in the kitchen will be easier once you have these basic skills.</b><p>How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken<p>When you need chicken pieces, don't buy …

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year marks a new twist in the family fun: It's the first Thanksgiving that my wife, Adri, and I are hosting, and the first Thanksgiving that my family is celebrating away from the …

BBQ

Step-by-Step: How to Make a Foolproof Pumpkin Pie

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make a Foolproof Pumpkin Pie<p>Does anyone else feel like most pumpkin pies exist only because pumpkin pie is a Thanksgiving tradition? Don't get me wrong: A great pumpkin pie can be truly delicious, but most pumpkin pies are not great. Bland fillings, soggy bottom crusts, …

Baking

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, and mild, with a faint layer of cream beneath the skin that gushes a little when …

How to make eggplant Parmesan — maybe like nonna's

Don't be surprised if you're absolutely mad for eggplant Parmesan. After all, the word for eggplant in Italian, melanzana, translates as, wait for it — "apple of madness." So, grab some eggplants, and let's get crazy.<p><b>Why you need to learn this</b><p>There's a crucial technique in this recipe: three-step …

How to smoke brisket, the Texas crutch way

Outside of competition barbecue circles, try telling people that you're going to crutch brisket, and then look at their faces. Blank stares. Even folks at the near-frantic heights of food obsession don't know about this. But the assault on barbecue, implied by the name, turns out to be practiced by …

Kansas City

Avoid These Common Mistakes to Make Bakery-Level Cheesecake at Home

A great cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of. Make it a reality by avoiding these cheesecake common mistakes.<p>A sweet and creamy cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of, but this classic baked good can be intimidating for home cooks. With so many things that can go wrong (cracked top! …

Baking

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …