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19 Desserts You Can Make with a Bag of Chocolate Chips (That Aren’t Cookies)

What do all of these desserts have in common (besides complete and total deliciousness)? They all use one ingredient that you probably already have …

The Secret Ingredients Grandma Puts in Her Sugar Cookies

Amp up your baking game and make cookies that rival Grandma’s! These added ingredients go way beyond an extra dash of vanilla: They’ll have everyone …

10 more great books from 2018 to catch up on, by genre

The Best of the Rest

Southerners Know This is The Secret Ingredient for Amazing Chocolate Cake

Whether you’re a fan of Duke’s, Blue Plate, or Hellman’s, there’s no question that mayonnaise is an essential pantry staple in the South. It’s a key …

Smør Bullar: The Classic Danish Christmas Cookie No One Has Heard Of

My mother's side of the family is half Danish and my father's side half Norwegian. But at Christmastime, we feel 100 percent Scandinavian. Largely ignoring the English and Scottish bits of our heritage, we fill our Christmas table with treats such as crumbly Danish cookies and piquant pickled …

Christmas Eve

Curry Bread (Kare Pan) カレーパン

<i>With a savory curry filling, a chewy, springy texture, and a light coating of crispy panko, Japanese Curry Bread – or Kare Pan – is the star of</i> …

Holiday shortbread offers new take on fruitcake

If the idea of fruitcake gives you the holiday willies, these cookies could change your mind. All that icky candied fruit you recall from the …

21 Holiday Bread Recipes That Put Fruitcake to Shame

Serious question: Why does fruitcake still exist? Crammed with the rejects of the dried fruit world, roughly the weight of a small truck, and filled …

Possets, tiramisu and jellies to wow at the barbecue or family get-together

Raspberry and lemon possets are rich festive desserts, which can be whipped up in minutes then stored in fridge all day before serving.<p>Let me set the …

Panettone Trifle Recipe - Great Italian Chefs

Get recipes in your inbox<p>Sign up to our Email Newsletter<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Email<p>SUBMIT<p>By entering your email address above, you are agreeing to be added to our …

Mini Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread houses are as fun to make as they are to eat — but sometimes, assembling cookie castles is as difficult as building their …

Dessert

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream

A classic white cake layered with cranberry filling makes for a holiday showstopper.<p>If you’ve ever picked up a December issue of Southern Living, you …

Meringue, Chocolate, and Sugared Chestnut Cake

• 6 egg whites<br>• 300 grams superfine sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons cornstarch (corn flour)<br>• 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar<br>• 600 milliliters heavy cream<br>• 4 tablespoons confectioners' sugar<br>• 100 grams dark chocolate<br>• 300 grams marrons glacés<br>• fresh thyme, for decoration<p>Preheat the oven to 300° F (150° C).<br>• Grease and line three …

Recipes

Cooking with Chinua Achebe

This is the sixth installment of Valerie Stivers’s Eat Your Words column.<p>My winding path as a reader has led me to a personal specialty in Nigerian literature. I know about the country’s civil war from 1967 to 1970, its languages and ethnic groups, its Harmattan winds and mellifluous names. I can …

Recipes

How to make a killer crêpe (and what to fill it with)

Winter holiday season is often a time when you need a few quick and easy recipes for anytime-snacking. Enter the crêpe, one of France's beloved …

1 Sugar Cookie Dough, 5 Ways to Decorate

Baking cookies this weekend? Let me help! Today I’m sharing 5 <b>easy and approachable</b> ways to decorate Christmas cookies. Decorated sugar cookies is the …

Meet the Ginger Jump-Up, a Cookie With a Story to Tell

“What’s all the fuss about gluten free?” Frank Carollo likes to joke. “The gluten has always been free at the Bakehouse.” Carollo and Amy Emberling are master bakers, co-owners of Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the authors of a new cookbook of the same name.<p><i>Zingerman’s Bakehouse</i> …

What Is Caster Sugar? Does It Really Make a Difference in Baking?

This month, our Baking Club is focused on Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh's cookbook <i>Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi</i>, and members with the UK version have been noticing that the vast majority of the recipes call for caster sugar.<p>Caster sugar goes by a variety of names, including castor …

Recipes

The Secrets of Russian Honey Cake, Revealed

When Michelle Polzine opened 20th Century Cafe, a tiny pastry shop in San Francisco in 2013, her majestic Russian honey cake enchanted sweet tooths everywhere. Food writers and pastry chefs flew in from across the country to marvel at the gravity-defying stack of airy cake layers slathered with …

Recipes

From crime to baking - ex gang members seek peace | The Wider Image | Reuters

Advertisement<p>Gang life in the poor Central American country of El Salvador is hard, but for a dozen former members of the feared 18th Street Gang, building a new life outside is no less difficult.<p>Wilfredo Gomez, 40 (below), joined a gang as an adolescent in Los Angeles, the U.S. city to which his …

Figgy Pudding

Special equipment: an 11-cup Bundt pan<p>Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 11-cup Bundt pan.<p>Melt the butter in a medium saucepan set over …

Recipes

Chocolate-Caramel Layer Cake | America's Test Kitchen

Don't Be Afraid of Caramel<p>Caramel is simply sugar (sucrose) that’s been heated until it melts, browns, and develops complex flavor. You can use it to …

Recipes

How to make Mary Berry's Christmas cake recipe - It's been tried and tested since 1966 and now it's yours

Admit it, you want to be Mary Berry in the kitchen.<p>While it may seem impossible to conquer the world of layers and soggy bottom bakes, baking …

Japanese souffle Cheesecake

Leave the cream cheese at room temperature to soften. *1<p>Prepare the 17cm(or 7”) in diameter and 7.5cm(or 3”) tall round cake tin. Spread unsalted …

Cream Cheese

Sausage-and-Grits Quiche

Meet your new favorite brunch recipe. This hearty, filling dish is both creamy and satisfying – and we know your guests will agree. There's nothing …

50 startups that will boom in 2018, according to VCs

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch the industry, guide the startups, hear their pitches, and invest in them?<p>We reached out to a number of top VCs and asked them which startups will boom in 2018. We invited participation from investors from a variety of backgrounds and …

Venture Capital

Bro Culture Is a Problem for Restaurants

Toronto restaurateur (and sometime Twitter instigator)Jen Agg has built herself a mini empire of hit restaurants over the past decade. It started with the Black Hoof, and now includes Rhum Corner and Grey Gardens (both in Toronto), alongside Montreal’s Agrikol.<p>Agg can now add “author” to her CV: …

Tip: Split Squat Right for Your Body Type

Use this simple trick to get better results from this leg and glute exercise.<p>Bar, Not Bench<p>When doing split squats, elevate your rear foot on a bar, …