Samantha Herman-Nurakhmetova

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A Festive and Unique Twist on a Classic Dessert

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the duo behind two wildly popular New York City bakeries, put their distinctive spin — part all-American retro, part punk-rock renegade — on seasonal and holiday desserts. Take a look at this delicious recipe from their new cookbook, Baked Occasions.<p><i>Serves 16 to …

The Food Lab: How to Make Extra Creamy Squash Lasagna

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there's one thing I learned as a restaurant cook—particularly during my days as the daytime lunch cook—it was how to find creative ways to reuse leftovers. Those end pieces of cod meat and bacon rinds? That'd become the lunch special chowder. only …

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p><b>Read more: Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes</b><p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 teaspoon lemon juice from 1 lemon (about 5 grams)Kosher salt1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, about 112 …

The Food Lab: How to Poach Eggs for a Party

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>A couple of weeks back a friend of mine asked me on Facebook how to poach a large number of eggs for a brunch party.<p>I used to be afraid of poached eggs. Back when I was a working cook in Boston, I'd have to head into the …

How to Make Duck Confit

Each week, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.<p>Today: We're conquering confiting -- a French technique for tenderizing even the …

Food Preservation

'Moms' Night Out, Kill Me Now'

<i>By Halina Newberry Grant/ The Next Family</i><p>I saw that, Ms. Bartender; I saw that eye-roll and smug smirk you exchanged with the waiter. And I could read your lips when you said -- in reference to our table -- "Moms' Night Out," followed by a "kill me now," expression.<p>I love your edgy mullet haircut …