Hazel S.

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Make This Pasta When You Swear There's Nothing in the Fridge

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you</i> …

Cooking With Olive Oil: Should You Fry and Sear in It or Not?

I've been told it's not safe to fry and sear with olive oil. Is that true?<p>Most of the time when I cook with high heat, such as searing meats or deep frying, I reach for neutral oils like canola or vegetable oil. I mostly do this out of habit, but if I were to give a reason, it'd be both because …

Deep Frying

Ditching Bacon? How to Make Your Veggies Taste Better

"People tend to see vegetables as a side dish, but I think they shouldn't be an afterthought," says celebrated chef Yotam Ottolenghi, the owner of London's Nopi restaurant and a coauthor of <i>Nopi: The Cookbook</i>. His quick suggestions? "If you roast red-onion wedges and butternut squash with whole …

Everything You Need to Know About Sourdough Starter

Process<p><b>Day 1: Make the Initial Starter</b><p>4 ounces (3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons) all-purpose flour<br>4 ounces (1/2 cup) water<p>Weigh the flour and water, and …

Baking

Why Tulsi Is The New Green Tea

I love to share with you guys what is happening in my life, especially as it relates to my favorite staples at any given time. Lately, I’ve been …

Spices

8 Rules for Altering Baking Recipes

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Go rogue the right way with Alice's tips for changing up baking recipes.</i><p>Altering recipes is a fantastic way to invent whole new dishes, but tinkering with cakes and …

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…

Baking

How to Make Hot Cross Buns for Easter

<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:</i> <i>Kathryn from London Bakes's hot cross buns might be more than one or two a penny, but they're sure to make your Good Friday a real celebration.</i><p>You …

How to Make Soft and Tender Dinner Rolls

<b>Combine the ingredients for the dough:</b> In the bowl of a standing mixer (or a large bowl, if mixing by hand), stir the yeast into the warm water and …

10 Cinnamon Roll and Sticky Bun Recipes We Love

Gallery10 Cinnamon Roll and Sticky Bun Recipes We Love<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>At this time of year, it's especially nice to have something warm, comforting, and bready for breakfast. For us, yeasted cinnamon buns and sticky rolls are …

Coffee drinks with clever nicknames

Do you ever find yourself at a coffee shop wondering what that attractive person ordered in front of you but you are too afraid to ask for fear of …

How To Make The Perfect 'Flat White' — The Microfoam Coffee That Charmed London Is Obsessed With

In wider Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, it has been providing a more refined and delicate option for many others who want to enjoy coffee that has got a milky hit, without the excess that comes in a cappuccino or latte.<p>It is a winning method.<p>Now, the flat white is infiltrating the US market. …

Coffee

Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers

<i>Need a holiday hand? We've got you covered with two straight weeks of Holiday Survival Recipes -- the ones you can rely on to keep your guests (and you) feeling festive.</i><p><i>Today: Homemade Rolls for Novice Bakers</i><p>Just imagine it: your family is home for the holidays -- grown children, perhaps, or …

20 Tips for Better Thanksgiving Turkey

Here are our best tips for Thanksgiving cooking, including how to achieve a crispier-skinned bird, fluffier pumpkin pie, and richer gravy, as well as …

Cooking

How to Weave a Lattice Top for Pies

• Pie crust<br>• A sharp knife or pizza cutter<p>HOW IT WORKS<p>Once your pie filling is reading for topping roll out your dough till it's about ¼ inch thick, …

Baking

Colicchio & Sons' Parker House Rolls

Stir together milk, yeast, and malt syrup in a large bowl; let sit until foamy, 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; add to …

Recipes

Jessica's Spiced Pecans

Heat butter in a 12" skillet over medium heat. Add pecans and cook, swirling skillet constantly, until nuts are toasted, about 5 minutes.<p>Add brown …

Olive and Rosemary Breadstick Twists

Ingredients<p>10 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 cups)<br>• 3 1/2 ounces whole wheat flour (about 3/4 cup)<br>• 1 1/2 ounces rye flour (about 1/4 cup)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Rose Prince’s baking club: milk bread plait recipe

Our weekly column shows you the way to beautiful bread and consummate cake. This week: milk bread plait<p>The architecture of baking – the many forms and shapes of loaves and rolls – does not at first seem to have much of a point beyond the baker exercising a little extra skill. The greatness of any …

Best and Easiest Bread

Easy Oreo Ice Cream<p>Easy Whole Wheat Bread<p>Hack Your Bread Starter With a Poolish!<p>Cooking Class<p>Wow, this does look easiest! I will try it to see if I …

Baking

pretzel parker house rolls

There are kitchen discoveries that lead to nothing but trouble. The first time I caramelized sugar, I knew I was ruined. Why would anyone want to eat …

Brioche

I must confess that I am a bread junkie, or I should say a bread baking junkie. The whole process just fascinates me and when it’s baking in the oven …

Dessert

Challah + Babka: We Give You… The Babkallah

The BA Test Kitchen has created the cronut's successor: the babkallah, a mashup of chocolate babka and fluffy challah bread, perfect for the holidays.<p><b>Franken-pastries have been the rage of the baking world for a while.</b> The most famous mashup, Dominique Ansel’s Cronut, launched a craze that has …

Jack Up Your Cornbread With These Five Variations

After working through loaf after loaf of sweet Northern-style cornbread trying to find the best recipe, I thought I'd be be all cornbread-ed out. Instead, I found myself just wanting more of that super moist, cakey bread, especially since I'd thought of so many ways to doctor it up.<p>It probably …

Hard Crunchy Pretzels

So what’s your favorite snack, I ask? I know my answer already ~ hands down, potato chips. I cannot even trust myself to buy them. On the rare …

Soft Pretzels Recipe

<i>This soft pretzels recipe makes easy homemade pretzels with bread flour and beer (!) that are just like the real deal you’ll find in Germany. Here’s</i> …

Pretzel Challah

<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: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares the secret to fusing two of our favorite breads: pretzels and challah.</i><p>I like my challah like I like my …

How Chef Alex Bois Creates Some of the Country's Best Bread and Bagels

Chef Alex Bois is churning out some of the country's best bread and bagels. We get a look inside his process<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen*, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice</i> …

Angel biscuits recipe: A Thanksgiving cross between biscuits and bread.

I know, it’s getting a bit late for a Thanksgiving recipe suggestion. (The <i>Times</i> started rolling out its proposed menu weeks ago!) But the recipe I …