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From Lemon Cake To Chocolate Cream Pie: 15 Unforgettable Easter Desserts

Jelly beans and chocolate bunnies are fine, but these Easter treats will make your holiday celebration unforgettable. From the lemoniest lemon pound cake to the silkiest chocolate cream pie, there is something on this list for every<i>bunny</i>.<p>1. Lemon Buttermilk Pound Cake<p>If ever there was a cake for …

Dessert

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

16 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, Because You Gotta Have Pie!

You can serve whatever other desserts you want, but let's be real—it's just not Thanksgiving without pie. No matter how much you stuffed yourself during dinner, it's tough to turn down a slice. I'm not interested in waxy store-bought pies, though—this is the time to go homemade, which is easier …

The Food Lab's Apple Pie, Part 1: What Are the Best Apples for Pie?

Back in July, I wrote an article that tackled the basics of pie crust. Which is useful, for sure, but a pie without filling is, well, sort of like a bathtub without water in it: boring and functionless. Turns out that that article was merely the start of a three-part epic on pie.<p>So for the next two …

Chasing a Pop of Color in NOLA

Sponsored: Juley Le—a NOLA local and lifestyle blogger—is guiding us to the best spots to visit in the Big Easy.<p>Juley Le—a NOLA local and lifestyle blogger—is guiding us to the best spots to visit in the Big Easy. With the help of OPI, Juley explores her favorite part of town, The French Quarter, …

New Orleans Saints

Middle Age Humor

Cheetos®

Homemade Cheetos!<i>Casey Barber has brought us both Twinkies® and</i> <i>Cheetos</i>® <i>recipes so that we can make them at home. These recipes and more can be found</i> …

Recipes

Apple Peanut Butter Delights

Marlboro Man, the kids, and I are in Colorado this week. We stay in the same place whenever we come here, and one of the challenges is always …

Breakfast

Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas are absolutely a go-to recipe in our household, but while I’ve made them on my show (and have posted different variations of …

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I realize I posted my Browned Butter M&M Cookie recipe just last week, and I realize this recipe is pretty much identical, but I definitely wanted to …

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

Tomato Tart

My sister Betsy just left yesterday after a nice, long visit and while she was here, we did our share of cooking and eating. And cooking. And eating. …

Mexican Macaroni Salad

I’ve made this simple pasta salad for years and years, and have always loved the heck out of it. It’s zippy, flavorful, and fun, and is as delicious …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Blackberry Cobbler #1

In the coming days and weeks, I’m going to be blowing the lid off the international debate about cobbler. ‘Round these parts, cobbler is everywhere. …

Mini Blueberry Galettes

So here’s the torture I’m faced with anytime I have to figure out what to call a recipe: Basically, what these are are mini flat blueberry pies. But …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Panzanella

I made Panzanella this week for a segment on a future Food Network episode, and I was reminded once again just how much I love and adore it. In a …

Jalapeño Cheddar Scones

I was shooting a new episode of my Food Network episode on Saturday, and I made a batch of Lemon Rosemary Scones. If you haven’t made them yet, …

Lemon Basil Shrimp Risotto

I wanted to share another one of the recipes I made with some of the roughly five trillion pounds of leftover gigantic shrimp from our Fourth of July …

Coconut Curry Shrimp

As I lamented on Saturday, I completely forgot to throw a bunch of shrimp on the grill during our party on the Fourth, so wound up stuck with …

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

Lasagna Rollups

On Saturday’s episode of my Food Network show, I cooked a handful of recipes for Edna Mae, my husband’s wonderful, perfect, lovely grandmother. All …

Cheddar-Chive Biscuits

<i>Here’s another of my favorite Easter recipes from my holiday cookbook that came out last fall. Wanted to share today in case you needed a last minute</i> …