| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Makes One 9-inch pie, serving 6 to 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 13 minutes Cooling Time: 30 minutes Chilling Time: 1 hour Level: *
Special toolbox: 9-inch pie pan Heavy-duty aluminum foil Pie weights or dry beans Electric stand mixer, bowl, and...
| Mar 16, 2010
Candy making has a reputation for being time-consuming and difficult, but with shortcuts, it can be easy.
Even without candy molds, a candy thermometer or a free afternoon to devote to the enterprise, candy can become part of the modern home cook's...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 3:48 PM
Stroll into my kitchen this holiday season and you'll smell the rich aromas of cinnamon, cardamom, melting chocolate and toasting nuts. Busy making dozens of festive cookies, most would presume.
Nope. Instead, I'm carrying on my family's tradition of...
| Dec 3, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Frank James First Lady Laura Bush had the media in the residence part of the White House today to show off the holiday decorations, discuss her and President Bush's plans for the holidays, their impending return to Washington......
| Nov 17, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Most bakers know that if they're about to tackle a complicated cake, it's a smart idea to turn to Rose Levy Beranbaum, whose patient directions and baking-science acumen can make even the toughest cake manageable. So for a story about......
| Feb 1, 2008
Savory side dishes -- and a divine dessert -- play major roles in any special meal.
Here, Chef Brook Fitchett of the Williamsburg Inn provides recipes for side dishes that add pizzazz, whether you are cooking a steak on the grill, preparing your favorite...
| Dec 5, 2007
The cookie jar can get as plump as Santa's belly during the holidays. The season is certainly sweetened by home-baked treats and platters of cookies offered as gifts from the kitchen.
"Holiday sweets, made either for home or for gifts, bring visions of...
| Jul 30, 2008
Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time
Note: An easy way to make chocolate shavings is simply to scrape the side of a chocolate bar with a vegetable peeler.
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups warm espresso, or strong brewed coffee with 1...
| May 6, 2008
| 7:16 PM
Sesame Bok Choy With Yellow Peppers and Onions
Yield: 6 servings.
|| 2 tablespoons peanut oil 6 heads baby bok choy, each cut in 2-inch pieces 2 yellow bell peppers, cored, cut in strips 1 red onion, sliced || 1/4 cup soy sauce or...
| Dec 21, 2007
We asked Yifat Oren, party planner to the socialites and stars, for the dish on how affluent Southern Californian brides and grooms are spending big for their big day beyond carats and couture. ¶ She should know: Kevin Costner, Mariska Hargitay and...
| May 13, 2009
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus cooling time
Servings: Makes 9 small custards
Note: Matcha powder is available at many Japanese and Korean markets. Sprinkle it over a cutout or stencil to leave a pattern on the custard. Kelly Tisdale, the co-owner,...
| May 13, 2009
For chocolate, a matcha made in heaven.
At a glance, the cross-cultural dessert pairing of chocolate and matcha, the prized Japanese green tea powder, may not seem the sort of combination to elicit uncontrollable cravings. Among the many terms used to...