Paola Servini

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What You Miss Out On When Baking the Internet's "Best" Brownie Recipe

Five thousand people have told All Recipes they made the site’s Best Brownies. The cocoa brownie with frosting has over 7,200 reviews, over 9,100 ratings, and 4 1/2 out of 5 stars. The headnote says, straight to the point: <b>“These brownies always turn out!”</b><p>The recipe also happens to be the top hit …

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40 Salads for People Who Hate Salads

Salads made out of bread count as salads.<p><b>Salad is a very loose term that doesn't have to entail a bowl of wilted lettuce.</b> If you're one of those people that scoffs at the word "salad," and balk at the idea of eating one, let these 40 salads rock your world.

Healthy Eating

An Unusual Frosting, an Unusual Cake & the Best Thing I've Baked Recently

The term <i>sheet cake</i> reminds me of grocery stores. It conjures up bakeries with fluorescent lighting and dry yellow cake with tooth-achingly sweet buttercream balloons piped on top. It shouldn't, though: A sheet pan is an excellent shape for baking a cake. It's perfect (and easy to slice) for a …

Dessert

How to Make Testaroli, the Italian Pancake Pasta

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>World, I'd like to introduce you to a pancake. A pancake that is also a pasta. In an era of food mashups that make headlines as often as the Kardashians, you may be thinking, <i>Oh great, this bozo's gone and put tomato sauce on his pancakes,</i> …

The Best Food at Ikea, According to a Toddler

The food at Ikea is a treasure trove for kids' snacks with unpronounceable names. And then there's the cloudberry jam...<p><i>There's a pleasant whiff of Elmer's glue and hand sanitizer in the air, because it's back to school week at BonAppetit.com. Every day we'll be celebrating the good, not-so-good,</i> …

Canestrelli Delicious Italian Cookies

<i>Canestrelli are a wonderfully delicious Italian Cookie, an almost shortbread type cookie but with a crunch, fast and easy. The perfect afternoon tea</i> …

Ina Garten's Chocolate Cake Is Giada's Birthday Go-To

When Giada de Laurentiis says she loves a particular cake, we pay attention. When she says loves that cake so much she eats it every year on her …

Cooking

Cake Doughnuts 101: The Completist's Guide to Shaping, Glazing, Frying (& Baking!) Your Own

It was way back last spring when I first delved deep into one of my favorite baking (or should I say <i>frying</i>) topics: yeast doughnuts. Those perfect vessels for your favorite icing and sprinkle combo: crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside.<p>But for all the love I gave to the yeasty …

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KFC recipe revealed? Tribune shown family scrapbook with 11 herbs and spices

So many stories have been told about Colonel Sanders and his Kentucky Fried Chicken, it's impossible to know where the truth ends and the fiction begins.<p>This is one of those stories. A mix of memory, mystery and a pinch of "what if?" It involves one of the best-kept culinary secrets of all time, …

25 Healthier Chocolate Recipes That Prove Store-Bought Sweets Are Overrated

There aren’t many things in the world that beat the taste of chocolate. Whether we’re mourning a breakup or celebrating a birthday, it can make just …

Gluten-free double chocolate mousse cake

A rich, decadent chocolate cake that also happens to be flour-free<p>Rachel Allen comes up with this recipe for “a rich, flour-free chocolate mousse cake covered with a thick blanket of rich chocolate mousse. This is a no-holds-barred onslaught of chocolate deliciousness.”<p><b>SERVES</b><br>Eight to</b> …

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From Broiled Feta To Falafel: 7 Mediterranean Mezze Recipes

Mezze are small dishes usually served as starters. But from Falafel to Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, any of these recipes can be combined to make an unforgettable lunch or dinner spread.<p><b>1. Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes & Capers</b><p>Transform an ordinary block of …

Mathilde, The French Perigordine Walnut Cake (Gâteau aux Noix)

Are you stuck in a cake rut? Here's a beauty for you. This French walnut cake or Gâteau aux Noix from the Perigord region is a super light cake that …

Dessert

These Baked Korean Wings Are Even Better Than Fried Ones!

If you haven’t tried making chicken wings at home, then you’re missing out. The ingredients are cheap to buy and the results are crispy, sticky and A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! Forget waiting for game day or your next party, make these now for dinner! We won’t judge you for hovering over the plate, hands and …

A Vintage Southern Cake, Made Tender with—Wait for It—Jam

There are many excellent ways to enjoy berry jam. Spread it on toast. Slather it on a muffin. Dot your cookie dough with it. Layer it into a tart. Make a cocktail with it. Throw caution to the wind, live wildly, and just eat it with a spoon. Or transform it into a cake!<p>In this case, the cake in …

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Impact Resistant Baking Stones

Meet the world’s first impact-resistant baking stone. Unlike the bulk of traditional baking ceramics available, Relic’s super durable baking stones …

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Magic intense chocolate cake

Use a 20cm square cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 80g caster sugar<br>• 70g brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp water<br>• 125g butter<br>• 70g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 40g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 500ml milk, at room temperature<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to …

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How To: Banish Baked Cakes—Icebox Cakes Are So Much Easier!

With the warm summer months right around the corner, just the thought of having to bake anything in your oven may have you perspiring profusely. But …

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 10 to 12 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour 15 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>A simple and utterly delicious cream …

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Pretty Much the Best Chocolate Cake Ever

We're a family that loves to double down on chocolate.<p>For birthdays, we have to do it up right by making my version of cake bliss. But, as you may have caught on at some point by reading MBA, I have a little bit of a multi-tasking problem.<p>My family enjoys watching me flit from one thing to another …

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

Vivek Singh’s masala omelette<p>This is quite simply my kind of soul food. I remember taking masala omelette and bread in my lunch box pretty much every day of my 10-odd years of school. I don’t care if it’s cooked too much or soft, whether cold or hot, I can have a masala omelette any day of the …

Breakfast

This Apple Custard Cake Recipe Will Become Your New Secret Weapon

With this iconic fall recipe, famed baker Sarabeth Levine, of New York's fleet of Sarabeth's restaurants and author of the new <i>Sarabeth's Good Morning</i> …

The Devil's Food Cake Recipe That Everyone Should Have

There are cake recipes, and then there are <i>cake recipes</i> -- the kind your grandma passes down to you, which you either cling to with great secrecy or share with those you love dearly. But in the world of devil's food cake, mediocre recipes abound, and great ones are hard to come by.<p>So we got a little …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Cooking

How to make the perfect chana masala

Chana masala, chole masala, channay, chholay – so many names for such a simple dish, one that Rick Stein claims is probably “the most popular vegetarian curry in India”, and with good reason. A dollop of comfortingly bolstering pulses bathed in a thick, tangy, deeply spiced gravy, it’s the kind of …

Bread

The Best Vegan Egg Replacer for Baking

<i>When you just have to bake, and eggs aren’t an option, what next?</i><p>Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste—or dietary restrictions. But when it comes to baking, …

Breakfast

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

This Apple Cake Is the Creamiest of the Crop

A generous drenching of cream before you bake it makes this apple cake recipe both idiot-proof and insanely luscious<p>By<p>Aleksandra Crapanzano<p><b>IF YOU’VE BEEN</b> cooking for years, reading a just published cookbook is akin to flirtation. Perhaps you’ll stray from the tried and true and succumb to the …

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17 Classic Desserts We All Miss

My freezer contains some fairly fancy little ice cream cartons, with salted this and latte-amaretto that. Sometimes, though, I wish I were having …

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