Felicia Webster

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Refreshingly Simple Salad Ideas for When It’s Hot Out

In these last weeks of August, when temperatures soar and produce is particularly glorious, we find ourselves craving salads for just about every …

10 Lazy Weeknight Dinners You Can Make with Lentils or Beans

When lentils or beans are the star of your dinner plate, you can be sure that you're getting a wholesome, meat-free dinner that will fill you up and …

Gooseberries and redcurrants are stars of the allotment, but have fallen out of favour in the kitchen – a situation remedied with these two puddings<p>There has been a war in the vegetable patch, between my dad and me for a few years now. As he is fond of telling everyone within earshot, Dad has been …

Baking

Easy Macaroni and Cheese Casserole

This baked macaroni and cheese casserole is easy to make with cheddar cheese and eggs along with milk and butter. There's no separate sauce to make …

Spiced Banana Bread with Pecans

It’s midwinter and although sunny outside today, very cold here in the NSW Southern Highlands of Australia. The wood-fired oven is preheated almost …

Recipes

Fast & Fancy Vegetable Pesto Tart

Vegetable Pesto Puff Pastry Tart<p>Serves 8 to 12<p>1 pound tomatoes (about 3 medium), halved and cut into 1/4-inch-thick half moons <br>2 medium zucchini or …

The One Summer Dish My Friends Keep Asking Me to Make Again

It started a few years ago: I was hosting a group of friends at my family's lake house, and I made some grilled flatbread to go with gazpacho for …

Caramelized Onions

August 2017<p>Makes about ½ cup<p>Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large yellow onions, peeled …

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What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Dessert

Are Dried Beans Worth the Effort?

By Christina Chaey<p>When should you use canned beans versus cooking dried beans at home? Our Test Kitchen editors weigh in.<p>Dried beans are like the Chia Pets of the food world. They may not look like much at first, but just add water and watch them turn into something magical. (Perhaps this is why …

Cooking

The 10 Staples to Always Keep in Your Pantry

By Alex Delany<p>With these ingredients, you're ready for anything.<p>Think of your pantry as your arsenal. Showing up to battle with weapons is important, but it’s even more important to show up with the <i>right</i> weapons. And these pantry staples will prepare you for whatever the kitchen throws at you.<p>We’ve …

Spices

5 Meal Prep Upgrades So You Can Have Healthier Lunches All Week

Lee Tilghman makes some of the best lunches on Instagram. These are her tips for prepping like a pro.<p>It's noon, and you're staring into your work fridge, hoping that if you blink hard enough, a more exciting lunch will appear. Spoiler alert: It won't. But, if you could turn back time, you would've …

Healthy Eating

The Best Blender for Every Budget

By Elyssa Goldberg<p>The absolute best blender you can buy (and what to do with the cheapest one you can find)<p>A good blender is a workhorse in our kitchens, they key to satisfying smoothies, smoother-than-smooth soups, and all kinds of rich, velvety sauces. Which begs the question: What's the best …

Kitchens

A Frittata Recipe For Everything That's Been Sitting In Your Fridge

Cooked grains? Throw them in there. Wilted herbs? Absolutely.<p>I hate that feeling when 5 p.m. rolls around and I realize I don’t know what I’m having for dinner. When I haven’t planned, I haven’t shopped, and I know it’s only a matter of time before I have to eat. On those nights, nine times out of …

Breakfast

What Flavors Pair With Your Favorite Alternative Flour?

Non-AP flours lend their own flavor to baked goods. Here's how one pastry chef uses them for delicious results.<p>When <b>Leslie Mialma</b> started the pastry program at Echo Park’s hip-cozy neighborhood spot Winsome, her attention turned toward alternative flours—not because of trendiness or health benefits, …

Flavors

Peach and Berry Cobbler with Cinnamon Cream

4 servings<p>These three-ingredient biscuits will become your go-to whenever you're making a cobbler.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds mixed peaches, cut into ½-inch wedges<p>2 cups blackberries (about 10 ounces)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>⅓ cup plus 3 tablespoons …

Baking

Tapioca Pearl Pudding with Grilled Peaches and Pistachios

4 servings<p>You’ll want something crunchy to go with the soft pudding. Pistachios are just the start! Choose any nut or seed you like.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup small pearl tapioca (not instant or quick-cooking)<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>½ teaspoon ground cardamom<p>¼ cup sugar<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>3 medium …

Recipes

Peach Tarte Tatin

8 servings<p>Browning the peaches before baking them in the pastry is the key. Cook the peaches until they’re soft enough to release some of their juices and then reduce that liquid so it just coats the pan. The result is a tarte Tatin with a light, flaky crust and perfectly glazed fruit.<p>July 2017Print<p>…

Baking

6 Peach Desserts That Are the Definition of Summer

You'll want to make those meringue clouds at the first available opportunity.<p>There are few things more demoralizing in this world than watching an overly-ambitious haul of peaches sit in the fruit bowl growing old and bruised. As summer takes its last lap, get familiar with these six simple peach …

Dessert

Peach and Raspberry Cream Pops

Makes 10<p>The milk powder is the secret ingredient for this recipe: It gives the ice pops a much creamier flavor.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 ounces raspberries<p>⅓ cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar<p>½ cup whole milk<p>1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder<p>1 cup cold heavy cream<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large yellow …

Recipes

The Best Balsamic Vinegars You Can Buy at the Grocery Store

Ice Cream

Coconut-Chile Palapa Sauce

Makes about 4 cups<p>This spicy-sweet-funky Filipino condiment is delicious on grilled fish, chicken, tacos, sandwiches, grain bowls, noodles, eggs, burgers... pretty much anything you can think of will be improved by a dab or two.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 fresh coconut<p>16 red Thai chiles<p>6 dried …

Recipes

You Need a Big Cutting Board

By Carey Polis<p>All your prep work, all in one place. You'll wonder why you ever used that tiny cutting board in the first place.<p>There are a lot of bad cutting boards out there. Glass? Throw that garbage out. Those "cool" ones in the shape of your home state? Hang it on the wall if you must, but …

Onions

Fresh Lemon Juice Is the Most Powerful, Versatile Ingredient Ever

By Amiel Stanek<p>Maybe even more than salt. Maybe.<p>Life doesn't give you lemons; you have to buy them. And you should: by the bagful, the armful, the case if you can. Because fresh lemon juice—as in, the stuff you squeeze out of actual fruit, not the plastic lemon-shaped bottle—might just be the most …

Recipes

Clafoutis: The Lazy Summer Custard You Can Make on a Whim

You don't even have to stir things.<p>Summer is a sanctioned time to be lazy, and this applies to desserts as much as it does to finishing your summer reading. I’ll get to it when I get to it! At first I thought a galette was the easiest summer dessert, but there’s something even easier that doesn’t …

Baking

Wait, What Is Gelatin, Anyways?

By Nikita Richardson<p>It's what makes Jell-O, well, Jell-O, but it is so much more than that.<p>Real talk: What is gelatin? The one thing that most of us know about this mystery substance is that it's somehow involved the making of Jell-O, the jiggly, bouncy treat of our childhoods. But there's so much …

Dessert

No-Cook Peach Mousse

July 2017<p>6 servings<p>The word “mousse” has a fancy ring to it, but this recipe is impossible to screw up. Even if you whip the cream a little too much, or stir a few too many times, it will still taste great. The most important thing is to use delicious, ripe peaches with tons of …

Baking

How to Make Perfect Whipped Cream Every Time

By Julia Black<p>Prepare to say goodbye to the canned stuff forever.<p>We're not sure where so many beginner home cooks got the idea that making homemade whipped cream without an expensive stand mixer would leave them with carpal tunnel, but we're here to tell you there's nothing to be afraid of. <b>Whipped</b> …

Dessert

40 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Won't Put You Back to Sleep

Breakfast

Shaved Squash Salad with Tomatoes and Ricotta Salata

4 servings<p>Be sure to serve this salad with croutons or crusty bread alongside. The juices from the tomatoes, squash, and dressing make for a magical combination—you’ll need something to soak it up with. Read more about the underdog cheese, ricotta salata, here.<p>July 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic …

Recipes