Vantrice Johnson

37 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @johnsonvantrice | Keep up with Vantrice Johnson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Vantrice Johnson”

How to Make Deep-Fried Apple Pies from Scratch

<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: Tieghan Gerard from Half Baked Harvest</i> <i>makes a miniature version of her favorite pie that's better than what you'd get from the Golden Arches'</i> …

Baking

How to Make Pate Brisee

• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, cold, cut into small pieces<br>• 1/4 cup ice water, plus more if needed<br>• Food processor<br>• Rolling pin<br>• Glass pie plate or metal pie tins

Baking

How to Make Homemade Mallomars

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, 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: Stop hoarding your Mallomars. Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial is showing us how to make New York's rarest cookie, whenever and</i> …

15 Pork Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Do you want to live to see your 100th birthday? Then start upping your pork intake.<p>Do you want to live to see your 100th birthday? Then start upping …

How to Clean, Store, and Chop Fresh Herbs

...is one you've gotta be gentle with. Here's how to clean, store, and chop those lovely leaves<p><i>We're all about the fresh herbs, but if you want to get the most out of them, you need to know how to treat them.</i><p>RELATED<p>How to Eat Whole Herbs, Including Flowers, Roots, and Stems<p>8 Ways to Make Fresh …

Herbs

Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!

Food

A Summer Weekend Dinner Party

<i>Today: Turn off the grill (just for a night) and host a summer dinner party to balance out your Fourth of July weekend.</i><p>You came to the rooftop. You saw the fireworks. You conquered the flag cake. Fourth of July is a whirlwind of red, white, blue, and American beer, and it can leave you tuckered out …

Tom Colicchio

More Uses for an Ice Cube Tray

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Meet an unlikely contender for your kitchen's true jack of all trades.</i><p>Ice cube …

Food Preservation

How to Select, Store, and Eat Blueberries

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: This berry is the king of breakfast (and makes a royal</i> …

Breakfast

How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

Tomatoes

Miso-Charred Mushrooms and Black Rice Salad

I can't help it. I am addicted to self-improvement. At least in January, I can get away with it more easily when the rest of the world joins in. New year, new us.<p>I specialize in French recipes, as you know, and sometimes, those can be pretty not self-improving. I do, quite happily, fall prey to a …

Best Ever Doughnuts

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.</i><p>Growing up, my grandma had a pot that was simply known as "the doughnut pot.” Grandma used this pot to cook …

Baking

How To Make Baklava

<b>Prep the filling.</b> Preheat the oven to 350°F. Measure out 8 ounces of walnuts and 8 ounces of pistachios using a kitchen scale and place in the bowl …

Antipasto Grill | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This recipe makes wonderful use of all of summer’s bounty. It’s the perfect option for a backyard get-together when you can mingle around the grill. Because of all the different vegetables and the long cooking time, be prepared to replenish the coals every 20 or so minutes if you’re using charcoal. …

Berry Cheesecake Tarts

Lemony Blackberry-Vodka Gelées

The good news is that making gelées is easy and low-effort. The bad news is that creating gelées as beautiful as these Lemony Blackberry ones …

The Best Chewy Brownies Recipe by Faith Gorsky

<b>These brownies have to come with a disclaimer though; they are full-fat, full-sugar, and not “light” in any way.</b><br>By Faith Gorsky<p>I think you’ll find …

The Secret to the Perfect Pie Dough by Jackie Dodd on Honest Cooking

<b>Before you embark on baking any pie this Labor Day, find out the tricks to making the perfect pie crust.</b><br>By Jackie Dodd<p>Pie dough is the secret to any …

75 Tasty Instagram Accounts Every Foodie Should Follow

75 Instagram Accounts Every Food Lover Should Follow<p>1. @sarkababicka<p>2. @alice_gao<p>3. @cannellevanille<p>4. @davidlebovitz<p>5. @jamieoliver<p>6. @smoothdude<p>7. …

A Great Midwest Cheese Feast: Smoked Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Granny Smith Apple & Dijon Mustard and a Pancetta Quesadilla with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Morel & Leek Jack, Plus a Giveaway! - Adventures in Cooking

Sometimes when the stress of the world gets to be too much, you just want to curl up with a nice hunk of cheese on the sofa and spend an hour …

Breakfast // Acai Bowl

I found a new love and it’s called acai bowl ;). On my personal Instagram account (I have one for my recipes too) I saw more and more healthy people …

Fall Vegetable Risotto with Blue Cheese | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This novel take on risotto is packed with caramelized onions, tender Brussels sprouts, earthy shiitake mushrooms and creamy blue cheese. It’s a great way to show off autumn vegetables. Serve an endive salad to round out the meal.<p><b>Fall Vegetable Risotto with Blue Cheese</b><p>5 cups (40 fl. oz./1.25 l.) …

Butternut Squash, Apple and Onion Gratin Recipe by Dianna Muscari

<b>Layers of butternut squash, tart green apple and savory onion are punctuated by tiers of gooey cheese in these mini gratins that would be perfect at</b> …

Butternut

Basil Chicken in Coconut-Curry Sauce

Back when my husband Jack and I first started dating – and we discovered our shared love of food and cooking – we used to take turns making dinner. …

Balsamic Rosemary Onion Jam

This is a big one folks.<p>Perhaps the biggest one yet.<p>In collaboration with Anolon® and their <i>Make It Yours</i> campaign this holiday season, I’m so excited …

SMOKY BEETROOT HUMMUS

My birthday happened at the beginning of the month. I hosted a big seafood feast. I wanted a bunch of my favorite people together at a table and a …

White Cheddar Potato Garlic Soup

Happy mid-March!<p>I cannot even begin to express how ready I am for summer (or at least a bit of warm weather.) Milwaukee has been hit pretty hard this …

Easy Chocolate Mousse

This recipe for Easy Chocolate Mousse is equally delicious and versatile. Eat it on it’s own, or layer it in a trifle or cake…it’s a creamy no bake …

Raw Coconut Bok Choy Spicy Soup

It started raining late last night. Liquid silver falling from the sky. Some would say, liquid gold when you take into account the drought we have …