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Sous Vide Glazed Carrots Recipe

Why It Works<p>at 183°F, carrots will soften but not turn mushy.<br>• Cooking carrots sous-vide cooks them in their own juices, packing them with intense carrot flavor.<br>• Tossing the carrots in the skillet for a couple minutes after cooking glazes them in their reduced juices, enhancing their flavor and …

Great Deviled Eggs Recipe

Growing up, I was never a fan of deviled eggs (or anything mayonnaise-related, for that matter). Then again, deviled eggs back then consisted mainly of overcooked, slightly sulfurous hard-boiled eggs, mashed up with Hellmann's mayo and a bit of yellow mustard and served too cold. They were the …

Step-By-Step: The Best Gingersnap Cookies

GalleryStep-By-Step: The Best Gingersnap Cookies<p>I love gingersnaps with the burning heat of a thousand suns.<p>Now, you might be wondering whether I <i>love</i> gingersnaps with the burning heat of a thousand suns, or whether I love <i>gingersnaps</i> with the burning heat of a thousand suns, and the answer to either …

Dessert

Cook the Book: Cream of Carrot with Ginger Soup

Carrot soup is comforting and not too complicated, but still has enough sweetness and spice to keep things interesting.<p>This week my goal was to share soup recipes from <b>The Best Soups in the World</b> by Clifford A. Wright that would act not as a soup course but as a fulfilling meal. They've all been …

Dinner Tonight: Ginger and Cilantro Baked Tilapia Recipe

I can't remember the last time I had tilapia, but I figured this recipe from <i>The Kitchn</i> would be a nice reintroduction. Mostly I was just interested in the sauce, which is an aromatic combination of <b>garlic, ginger, and cilantro.</b> Added to that is a nice punch of jalapeno and some depth from soy sauce, …

The Best Apple Crisp Recipe

Easier than pie and just as—if not more—delicious, crisp is the shortest route to fruit dessert happiness. And while this recipe calls for apples, the buttery, lemon-nutmeg pecan topping (loosely adapted from chef Suzanne Drexhage of Berkeley's Bartavelle) is equally at home on berries, peaches, or …

The Best Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, coconutty all the way through, these little gems are nothing like the <i>oh-la-la</i> pink, purple, or green <i>macarons</i> that replaced the cupcake for Hot Bakery Trend of 2008. Coconut macaroons are the cookies that cemented my coconut addiction many years ago. This …

Dessert

Super-Simple Tangy Buttermilk Coleslaw Recipe

This is one of the easiest recipes I've ever published. No big secret techniques, no strange ingredients, in fact, without counting salt and pepper, you only need seven extra things from the supermarket aside from the buttermilk you probably already have in your fridge and been wondering how to use …

Cabbage

Control Iris Borer Organically | Macronoctua onusta

IRIS BORER CONTROL <i><br>Macronoctua onusta</i><p>Iris borer moths lay their eggs on the foliage of irises in late summer and early fall so that is the best time …

A Craft Beer Worth Drinking By The Keg

Bud Light still outsells every single craft beer combined, and by a wide margin. Good afternoon!<p>Last winter the beer media did a great job …

Craft Beer

Yum! No Bake Toasted Oat Granola Bars from Cookspiration by DietitiansCAN

Instructions<p><b>Step 1</b><br>In a large nonstick skillet, toast oats and almonds, if using, over medium heat, stirring often for about 8 minutes or until light …

Chocolate Chip Walnut Scones

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>In a large mixing bowl, add in the flour, sugar and baking powder. Mix in the chocolate chips and walnuts.<p>Create a …

How to Make Dulce de Leche From a Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk

Dulce de leche is a creamy caramel sauce that's traditionally made by simmering a pot of milk and sugar, stirring as you go, for <i>seven</i> hours. You could do that, or you could do what is by far the easiest way to make it: simmer a closed can of sweetened condensed milk in a pot of water for two to …

Date Squares Recipes

Directions for: Date Squares<p>Ingredients<p><b>Date Filling</b><p>3 cup pitted dates<p>1 ½ Tbsp orange zest<p>1 ½ Tbsp unsalted butter<p>1 cup water<p><b>Crumble</b><p>2 ½ cup rolled …

Banana Bread

Cookbook author and baking authority Flo Braker created this recipe exclusively for Epicurious. The basic recipe is moist and full of pure banana …

Award Winning Date Squares Recipe

Award Winning Date Squares<p>From ccer 10 years ago<p><b>30 minutes</b> to make<br>• Serves <b>16</b><p>These date squares are sweet, tangy, chewy and crunchy, keep and travel …

Classic Banana Bread Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> I think I made this banana bread about three times a week in high school. It never …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chewy chocolate chip cookies with crisp edges, a rich, buttery, toffee-like flavor, big chocolate chunks, and a sprinkle of sea salt.<p>Why It Works<p>Browning the butter gives the cookies a more intensely nutty, butterscotch flavor.<br>• Chopping the chocolate by hand creates large and small pieces for more …

The Shaker Pint

October 22, 2012<p>Ah beer, a beverage that is said to have literally led the human shift from nomad to farmer. Now in modern times with engrained and …

Roasted Chestnuts

Total:35 minPrep:20 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Trending Videos 7 Videos<p>Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons<p>Recipe courtesy of Ed McBride, …

The Runner's Building Blocks

The Runner's Building Blocks<br>A firm training foundation is built on several core types of workouts. Try our tips for building a balanced routine.<p>By …

Mashing

<i>Mashing</i> is a step in the brewing process that combines crushed Malts with hot water in a mash tun to convert complex starches into simple sugars that …

Footstrike 101: How Should Your Foot Hit The Ground?

<i>Various studies support the pros and cons of each style—so which is correct?</i><p>Most of the tenets of good running form are universally agreed upon by …

Bottling Day

The second big day in your career as a homebrewer comes two weeks later, after fermentation is complete. Everything outlined below is thoroughly …

Priming and Bottling Your Beer

Objective:<p>To maintain sanitation and successfully prime, bottle and condition your beer.<p>You’ll Need:<p>Bottles, caps, capper, bottling bucket, priming …

Secondary Fermentation, Pros and Cons

by Al Folsom<br>When we start new brewers off at Keystone, the process includes fermenting the beer in a plastic bucket, siphoning (racking) to the …

Gardening Know How

Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Gardening Know How<p>Like the site?<p>Like the …