Susie Rotscheid

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How to Pan Sear Salmon Perfectly, Because You're Worth It

By Alex Delany<p>Do you know how to pan sear salmon perfectly? Totally, 100%, perfectly? Every time? Well, the time to learn is now.<p>We’ll bet that you’ve eaten overcooked fish. Hell, we’ll narrow the field. <b>We’ll put money on that fact that, in your lifetime, have eaten overcooked salmon</b>. Because most …

5 Tips from Around the World for Making a Better Pot Roast

When we hear the words "pot roast," many of us think of the Sunday classic — a hunk of braised beef swimming in gravy and surrounded by tender …

French Pepper Steak (Steak au Poivre)

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This 5-Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Butter Pie Recipe Will Satisfy Your Biggest Chocolate Craving

The best kinds of recipes are the ones that look a whole lot more complicated to make than they actually are, and this chocolate cookie butter pie fits that description exactly. A chocolate chip cookie crust, filled with cookie butter, caramel, and chocolate — who’d have thought you could make such …

Silicon Valley's Bloody Plant Burger Smells, Tastes And Sizzles Like Meat

This summer, diners in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles will get their hands on a hamburger that has been five years in the making.<p>The burger looks, tastes and smells like beef — except it's made entirely from plants. It sizzles on the grill and even browns and oozes fat when it cooks. It's …

Food

The only guacamole recipe you'll ever need

It's not a party without the guacamole, right? It seems everything from chips to chicken is improved with a little guac (or a lot). And though a store-bought version will work in a pinch, it's so easy to make a batch from scratch. All you'll need are some ripe avocados, onions, chiles, cilantro, …

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

9 Food Swaps to Boost Your Energy

We all have our diet staples. Pasta, peanut butter & jelly, and cheese and crackers are okay, but they're not ideal fuel for maintaining great energy levels. With all the amazing alternatives on supermarket shelves these days, we could do better—way better.<p>We chatted with sports nutritionist Leslie …

Healthy Eating

A Candy-Cookie Hybrid Your Dentist Won't Approve Of (But Your Friends Will)

Extra ingredients—like a half-jar of tomato paste, or a discarded rind of Parmesan—and a combination of various recipes can give rise to innovative dishes.<p>Like these chocolate caramel walnut bars, born from a spare cup of walnuts I found in the freezer and two recipes I'd been eyeing. They're a …

'Roman Holiday' and America's Muslim Peril

As we know, eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. And no one helps us maintain our liberty vigil better than Hollywood.<p>If you ever feel that your DEFCON level needs a turbo boost, I recommend that you check out <i>Trumbo</i>. It's a movie that warns us of a past threat with present tense …

The Fuss-Free Way to Make Crêpes

When I received a crêpe pan and a tin of crêpe mix for my tenth birthday, my family swapped Saturday morning pancakes for a tradition of a lopsided pile of crêpes.<p>But over time, I realized that neither the specialized pan nor the mix were necessary—despite crêpes being one of the most intimidating …

Chocolate Covered Caramels Recipe

"These caramels are easy and WONDERFUL for anytime of the year! Everyone loves them! I can't make enough of them. You can omit the chocolate and just …

Caramelized Oranges

This is one of the first recipes I ever made for dinner guests. I was following the Cordon Bleu cookery course in the magazines that arrived at our …

Tart Lemon Triangles Recipe

"This is a lovely conclusion to an elegant spring dinner! I garnish them with whipped cream, a strawberry fan and a sprig of mint."<p>Ingredients<p>3/8 cup …

Bill's Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

"This is the BEST I have ever tasted, but not for the fat conscious."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup sour cream<p>1 1/3 cups mayonnaise<p>1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce<p>…

The Secret to a Tender (Not Tough) London Broil

Make London broil you actually want to eat (not one that you want to bury in the backyard).<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Rhonda Perrett confesses majorly overcooking a London broil to</i> …

11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Identity Theft

Do You Speak Health Insurance? It's Not Easy

Solicit opinions about health insurance and you're almost guaranteed to find consensus: It's mystifying and irritating.<p>"It just seems like a lot of the buzzwords are intended to just complicate the whole thing and make it more expensive," says David Turgeon, 46, who's sitting in a Minneapolis mall …

Health Care

11 Pecan Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Pie

While pecan pies are all the rage during the holidays, their main ingredient is delicious all year round. With a crunchy texture and a buttery flavor, pecans can be tossed in with almost any dish, sweet or savory, to give it a more complex flavor. Whether you’re looking to up your appetizer game or …

Cranberry Pie

8 Servings<p>This pie is seasonless: Bake it in fall with fresh cranberries and frozen raspberries and blueberries. Come summer, use the reverse.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>basic pie dough<p>3 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>1½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting<p>12 tablespoons …

Baking

Salted-Butter Apple Galette with Maple Whipped Cream

8 Servings<p>This laid-back apple galette got a standing ovation during tastings, thanks to its crisp crust and the ideal sweet-salty balance. Learn how to make it in this video.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) salted butter<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>Basic Tart Dough (click for recipe)<p>…

Apple–Brown Sugar Pie

8 Servings<p>Chilling the filled pie before baking helps it keep its shape; preroasting the apples packs in more flavor.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt<p>2¾ cups all-purpose flour, plus more<p>14 tablespoons (1¾ sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>⅓ cup chilled …

D.I.Y. Apple Mille-Feuille

8 Servings<p>Sandwiching the puff pastry between two baking sheets ensures that the pastry rises perfectly even.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed in refrigerator<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>1 large egg, beaten to blend<p>2 tablespoons sugar, plus more for …

Caramelized-Honey Nut and Seed Tart

8 Servings<p>This press-in crust is easier to make and handle than a buttery dough that you have to roll out.<p>October 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Crust<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¼ cup powdered sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>2 large egg yolks<p>Filling and …

Baking

How to (Safely) Transform a Butter Knife into a Steak Knife

A good set of steak knives can cost hundreds of dollars. Meanwhile, an antique set of baller butter knives from an thrift store will run a fraction of the cost. Just take them home, get intimate with a sharpening stone or a grinder, and make some DIY magic. The Seattle-based tinkerers at Chefsteps …

Knives

How to Make Your Own Knotted Rope Trivets

<i>As satisfying as a well-written recipe, a smart and thoughtful DIY is our kind of lunch break reading. Bonus points if it's an easy project AND teaches us how to make something beautiful.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Follow along as Laura Kaesshaefer shares how to make summery, nautical trivets—just by knotting …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Strawberry Whipped Cream Cake