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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 …

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The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

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Nigella Just Invented a Genius New Christmas Cookie

Move over, Cronut. Nigella Lawson may have just created the hottest new hybrid food. On the most recent episode of <i>At My Table</i>, Nigella Lawson …

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Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake Recipe

This flourless chocolate orange cake is so simple and easy to prepare, which makes it an ideal holiday dessert. Plus, it is gluten-free, moist, and …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Babka

Because frying doughnuts is just too much<p>Hanukkah is upon us. While oil is no doubt the star of the festival of lights (if you need me this week, …

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A Fruity, Festive Bread Pudding With Twist

Bread pudding exemplifies how a complete afterlife of food can become something even better and more memorable. What’s not to love with bread, cinnamon, custard, and butter—a.k.a home, in just four ingredients. Bread pudding was not meant to be perfect, but it sure manages to remain so. I first …

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The Best Thing to Keep in Your Freezer

You’re only 12 minutes away from happiness…<p>Whenever my old roommate had a free Saturday afternoon, she would whip up a giant batch of cookie dough. …

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Make Galette Instead of Pie for a Less Stressful Holiday

Pie is one of those things that some people just have a knack for. I am not so blessed. For those like me, there’s a lot of stress surrounding the …

Food & Dining

Recipe: Peppermint Mocha Snack Cake

Peppermint Mocha Snack Cake<p>Makes 1 (9x13-inch) cake; 12 to 15 servings<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Cooking spray or butter <br>3/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder <br>1 …

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Best Triple Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Ever!

<b>Yield:</b> 10-12 slices <b><br>Prep Time:</b> 10 Minutes <b><br>Cooking Time:</b> 30 Minutes <b><br>Total Time:</b> 40 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups Flour<br>• 1/2 cup unsweetened Cocoa powder<br>• 1 1/4 …

Chocolate Cake

How to avoid baking mistakes and win the holidays

What in the wide tarnation is better on a winter’s day than the smell of something sweet baking in your oven? OK, world peace, I suppose.<p>Oh, and justice. Justice for everyone. Justice and world peace are better than nice smells, then, but, seriously, that’s about it.<p>Let’s spend a little time …

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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 …

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Christmas Holiday Bread - Vegan Baking

The Christmas holidays are just around the corner and preparations are in order! A must have on the Swedish Christmas table is this Christmas Holiday …

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How to Make Your Own Garlic Butter With Variations

Beat 1/2 cup butter; blend in garlic. Spread on bread for garlic bread or use on seafood, fish, or vegetables.<p><b>Garlic Bread</b><p>Make half a recipe of the …

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Christmas dinner menu ideas for 2017 - Best festive recipes from MasterChef's John Torode, Gregg Wallace and friends

I love Christmas food.<p>The great thing about this time of year is cooking for other people.<p>As a chef you get to feed other people all the time, but …

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Cherry Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe

This cherry chocolate mousse cake is one of the most delicious desserts that I’ve ever tried! My friend Rita makes this cake very often and serves it …

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Food Recipes

Put the currants and sultanas in a bowl and pour over the hot tea. Stir, cover and leave to soak overnight for the liquid to absorb.<p>Preheat the oven to 150C/130C Fan/Gas 2. Grease a 900g/2lb loaf tin and line with non-stick baking paper.<p>Add the flour, sugar and egg to the bowl of soaked fruit (if …

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5 Important Things to Know About Making Gingerbread Cookies

If your holiday baking plans include gingerbread cookies, you are in for a treat. These richly spiced cookies sweetened with molasses and brown sugar …

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Vegan Cranberry and Pear Holiday Pie Recipe

• Preheat the oven to 375 F.<br>• Place the cranberries in a saucepan with the apple cider, sugar and maple syrup. Simmer, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 …

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Showstopping Holiday Desserts For Home Cooks Of All Skill Levels

If you're a noted chef and invited to a holiday party, it's kind of assumed that you'll bring something homemade along. At least that's how it usually goes for Yotam Ottolenghi, who admits his success can sometimes intimidate hosts.<p>But you don't have to be a world-class chef to make showstopping …

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Baked Olive Oil Doughnuts

• 33 mins<br>• Prep: 15 mins,<br>• Cook: 18 mins<br>• Yield: Makes 12 doughnuts<p>Ratings<p>(6)<p>By Miri Rotkovitz<p>Updated 11/28/17<p>print<p>Sufganiot -- the Israeli yeast-raised, …

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From Babka to Stollen: Your Guide to Holiday Cakes and Breads

Do you know the difference between panettone and panforte?<p>Let’s be real—one of the best parts of the holiday season is the sheer amount of desserts …

Christmas

Nana’s honey cake

Preheat the oven to 180°C (Gas 4). Grease a 24 cm chiffon cake tin, then mould some foil onto the bottom of the tin to prevent leaking and …

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Kasey Wilson: Cookies worth saving room (and calories!) for

We associate cookies with the holidays, but I’m a year-round fan.When perusing restaurant dessert lists, I’m always on the lookout for sweets sided …

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Brown butter brings nutty flavor to aromatic, spiced gingerbread

Fall demands that leaves leave. Acquiescing, they fall.<p>After which, they lie in wait. For what remains unclear. Mine looked perfectly happy lazing around in heaps that faded from red and orange to brown and brittle.<p>I liked the crinkle underboot, the flurry that followed the dog, the nutty scent of …

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Molten-middle Lindor fondants - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>200g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for brushing<br>• 10g cocoa powder for lining the moulds, plus extra to serve<br>• 150g good quality dark …

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Shauna Sever's Chocolate Chip Cookie Brittle 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> This chocolate chip cookie variant should get its own special bookmark in your …

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Choco-Peanut Butter Mini Cheesecakes (30-Minute No-Bake Recipe)

If you like the combination of chocolate and peanut butter then this choco-peanut butter mini cheesecakes are the perfect dessert for you. They are …

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Everything You Need to Know About Making Homemade Rugelach

Perfect the crescent-shaped cookie.<p>Let me begin by saying that rugelach does not get nearly the amount of attention that it deserves. Living in the …

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How to Make Natural Dyes for Healthier Holiday Cookies

Pastry chef Natasha Pickowitz's strategy for decorating with turmeric, matcha, purple cabbage, and more<p>December is for holiday cookies, and, while granola cluster cookies will forever hold a place in our hearts, we love the idea of using natural dyes like turmeric and beets to create holiday …

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