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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Tips for Baking Better Cookies

Bake Better Cookies<p>Master a few techniques and learn some quick tips to turn out perfectly crispy, chewy, sweet cookies every time you bake.<p>Soften …

Dessert

You Won't Believe These 25 Recipes are Gluten-Free, Grain-Free ... and Vegan! - One Green Planet

Gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan desserts? If you’re looking for some mind-blowingly delicious desserts, then you’ve come to the right place. …

Chocolate–Peanut Butter Fun Cake

16 Servings<p>Why is this peanut butter cake recipe "fun?" Well, you'll just have to make it to find out.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>3/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon baking …

Dessert

9 Delicious Desserts You Can Make Right in a Mason Jar Lid

Allow us to introduce you to the world's easiest way to make mini treats.<p>While Mason jars can be repurposed all over the house, it turns out the lids are especially handy when it comes to baking: They work perfectly as mini-pastry pans!

Honey Cashew Morning Buns 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> Our famous sticky bun at Flour is unapologetically sweet. It’s drenched in a brown …

FoodRecipes

Apricot almond cake with rosewater and cardamom<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>30 mins to 1 hour<p>Serves<p>Serves 8-10<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>This is my idea of a perfect cake: simple, beautiful, fragrant and beguiling. I’ve been making this sort of cake, in one form or another, since my …

Dessert

Sweet Potato Wedges with Lime Mayo

4 Servings<p>This zesty mayo dip would also go well with sliced red bell peppers and celery sticks before dinner; it’s amazing how many vegetables kids will eat when they’re actually hungry.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 sweet potatoes (about 1½ lb.), peeled, each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges<p>2 tablespoon …

Sweet Potatoes

3 ingredient cotton cheesecake: why all the hype?

We put the infamous Japanese three-ingredient white chocolate cheesecake recipe to the test<p>Amidst our fascination with <b>The Great British Bake Off</b>, its biscuit boxes, <b>Spanische Windtortes</b> and <b>3D bread sculptures</b>, there is something about an easy recipe that none of us can ignore.<p>YouTuber, <b>Ochikeron</b>, has …

Dessert

How to Make 5-Ingredient Easy Cheesy Jalapeño Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls are the ultimate British party food. They never go out of fashion, they’re always the first to go at any party and everyone can always manage <i>just one more</i>. As good as the classic British sausage roll is, we decided to give it a bit of a facelift with the addition of jalapeños and …

Sausages

11 Things You Need to Do to Make Your Baked Goods Better

Even the most seasoned baker can use a refresher course now and then—these baking tips will make for better cookies, cakes, pies, and more<p>We'll admit it: Sometimes, we fudge things when we cook. After all, who needs a recipe for simple weeknight pasta? Off-the-cuff roasted chicken is a snap. We're …

Baking

14 Cookie Cake Recipes to Make This Weekend

Cookie cake, dessert pizza, fruit tart… whatever you call them, there’s no denying they’re absolutely delicious. A thin “crust” and fresh fruit toppings make these great desserts for the days when you don’t want anything too heavy but still have to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus, there are <i>endless</i> …

Dessert

33 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Breakfast

The art of tarts: recipes to make the most of your fruit

There aren’t many things better than a mouthful of perfectly ripe peach – fuzzy-skinned and fragrant, bruising in your grip – or handfuls of jewel-red strawberries, tugged straight from their trailing stems. When fruit is right, it’s wrong to play around with it. But with summer fruit season in …

Baking

DIY Recipe: Rosemary Shortbread

I met Blue Bottle Coffee pastry chef Caitlin Freeman when the founder of the wildly successful Miette bakery and sweets shop in San Francisco came to …

Parotta: South-Indian Breakfast Bread

<b>A traditional tossed and then griddle-cooked breakfast bread that is perfect for soaking up spicy vegetable kurma.</b><br>By Sasi Balaraman<p>Parotta or …

Breakfast

Lemon Cake Recipes

Lemon adds a welcome brightness to lemon chiffon cake, glazed lemon pound cake, layer cake with lemon curd filling, and many more varieties of lemon cake recipes. Whether you like your lemon in the frosting, in the filling, or right in the cake itself, we have a lemon cake recipe for you.

Pizza-Dough Cinnamon Rolls

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan with nonstick spray.<p>2. <b>Make the Cinnamon Rolls</b><b>:</b> In a medium bowl, mix the melted butter with …

DIY Spinach Quiche Cups

Food

How to Make No-Bake Mason Jar Cheesecakes for Your Next Picnic

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the park is just waiting for you to arrive with your picnic blanket and this stylish dessert. Who could resist a cool and creamy blueberry cheesecake, sitting happily on a crumbly graham-cracker base? Pack your cheesecake into pretty little mason jars, …

Dessert

The Magic of Marbling

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: An easy, artistic way to make your glazed desserts instantly more impressive.</i><p>Everyone loves the classic marbled spider web pattern on cakes, or the neat chevron design on …

7 Unbelievably Delectable Upgrades to Give Your Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake is great. Full stop. No matter what form it’s in or function it has, chocolate cake is great.<p>Sometimes, though, you’re feeling a …

Are You Making This Major Baking Mistake?

You don't need to be a novice baker to benefit from this simple tip — in fact, plenty of experienced bakers make this mistake. In short: don't forget to add salt to baked goods, and add more than you might think.<p>Why? Even if you're not aiming for a salty-sweet dessert, like the …

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: You</i> …

Very Hungry Caterpillar Cupcake Cake

Cider Spiced Poison Apple Cupcakes<p>Cooking Class<p>That is very cute!<p>This is what I want for my birthday next year:) These are adorable.<p>This is a …

Baklava 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 finally decided to give baklava making a try when my friend requested it for her …

6 Healthy Nut Snack Recipes That Fill You Up, Not Make You Fat

The next time you need to satiate your midday hunger, prepare a nutritious nut-filled snack. Mayo Clinic notes that eating nuts can lower your LDL, …

Chocolate Glazed Espresso Cheesecake

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease the base of a 10-inch springform pan with nonstick spray.<p>2. <b>Make the Crust:</b> In a large bowl, mix the …

Espresso Brownies

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:1 hr 17 minPrep:12 minInactive:30 minCook:35 min<p>Yield:36 bite-size brownies<p>Level:Easy<p>More from:<p>Best of Food …

6 Fun French Toast Recipes Changing How You Make Breakfast

French toast is a favorite breakfast, but it doesn’t have to be enjoyed only in the morning. The dish can be savory or sweet, and French toast …

Breakfast