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A good baguette is one of the hallmarks of a skilled baker. What makes a good baguette? We asked expert baker Jim Lahey, owner of Co. and Sullivan Street Bakery for his input. According to Jim, a...
Vanilla ice cream
Every good cook needs a go-to dessert recipe. Homemade vanilla ice cream is a great choice during the summer. Making ice cream from scratch isn’t difficult. Though it does require some...
The basis for many classic French pastries like profiteroles,croquembouches, éclairs, and the St. Honoré cake, pâte à choux dough is a light pastry dough that every...
As warm summer temperatures sweep the nation, cooks everywhere are firing up their grills for barbecue season. While some prefer the classic menu of hamburgers and hot dogs, chef Lydia Shire shares...
Every serious home cook should have a reliable puff pastry recipe in his or her repertoire. This is not to say that puff pastry dough is esoteric dough that can only be replicated at home. No, on the...
This butter-based sauce is thick, creamy, and velvety — and isn’t as complicated to make as you might think.
The National Hot Dog & Sausage Council reported $3 billion being spent by Americans on sausage in 2013 which begs the question to be asked: are hot dogs now haute dogs? America is asking tougher...
The soufflé, meaning “to puff up,” is a delicate French cake made simply of combining egg yolks with beaten egg whites and just a few of other ingredients.  The combination of...
“Oils have the purpose of transmitting heat to achieve cooking of food, enhancing textural attributes of a dish, and most importantly, as a median to absorb and transmit the "volatile oils...
Although sometimes a laborious task, making homemade pasta can be a rewarding and delicious feat. But getting the perfect pasta can be tricky. You have to have the right ratio of dough ingredients,...
If you’ve invested in a proper fish spatula, you have probably realized that cooking seafood at home is easier than you think — and can result in some of the best fish that you’ve...
The soufflé, meaning “puffed up,” is a delicate French creation made simply by combining egg yolks with beaten egg whites and just a few of other ingredients. The combination...
A good cook must always have a few quick go-to sauces in their repertoire. For some that might mean a simple cheese or tomato sauce, but if you’re looking for something decadent and delicious,...