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Recipe: Lemon Meringue Layer Cake
Sometimes you need someone else to come up with a bright idea — especially the ones that are so obvious in hindsight — so you can simply partake in its glory. That’s how we feel about this confection that brings the flavors and gooey textures of lemon meringue pie to a towering layer cake. We’re just happy someone dreamt it up so we can make it at home! To demystify some of the magic, start by watching this video.
Jun 6, 2017
Recipe: Four-Layer Carrot Cake with Scalloped Cream Cheese Frosting
This frosting technique screams elegant and rustic.
May 24, 2017
Recipe: Salted Caramel and Cream Cheese Banana Layer Cake
There’s no question that this is one of the most decadent banana cakes we’ve laid eyes on. And hey! Maybe it is about time the humble banana cake get its four-layer debut. To help further the cause, this cake is also layered and drizzled with a thick salted caramel. Half the fun of this cake is getting to slather that caramel with wild abandon. The other half, of course, is getting to eat it.
May 12, 2017
Recipe: Marzipan Layer Cake
Almond-lovers, this playful marzipan cake is for you. It’s made with almond flour and marzipan — a rich, sweetened paste of ground almonds — leaving you with a dense, moist cake steeped with the flavor of this nut. The cake is wrapped in a coating of buttercream frosting and decorated with colored marzipan cut-outs you can create and shape yourself.
Apr 28, 2017
Recipe: Rustic Honey and Almond Naked Cake
Looking for a baking project that screams spring? This stunning honeycomb almond cake requires just enough of your attention to get you in the baking zone without becoming overwhelming. It’s a great cake for pro-bakers and intrepid beginners alike, thanks to its mix of classic techniques with minimalist styling. If you’re in charge of dessert for a spring shower, birthday party, or afternoon tea, consider this rustic naked cake for the special occasion.
Apr 18, 2017
Recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Ombre Cake
We never get over how magical baking is. You take all these raw ingredients and mix them together, and a few hours later you have something beautiful and delicious to share. If you find comfort in stirring a bowl of chocolate batter, or a sense of calm frosting a cake, you’re probably already aware of the fact that baking can make you feel better. We also think watching someone bake something beautiful can have the same effect.
Mar 23, 2017
What Is Vermouth and Why Is It in My Drink?
If you’ve made or ordered a martini recently (shaken, not stirred, of course), then you’ve probably heard of vermouth. But what exactly is it and where did it come from? It’s a fortified wine, made with wine, brandy, and a mix of herbs. Even more interesting? One of those herbs was traditionally wormwood, the plant that gives absinthe its reputation as an aphrodisiac and mild hallucinogen.
Jan 19, 2017
This Recipe for (Felt) Cookies Requires No Baking
(Image credit: AT Video) From Apartment Therapy → The Easiest Batch of (Felt) Cookies You Can Make
Jan 17, 2017
This Is the One Cookie Dorie Greenspan Knows by Heart
Of all the cookies in Dorie’s Greenspan’s latest book, there is one cookie that stands out amongst the rest — and she knows the recipe by heart. With just three ingredients, it’s easy to make and extremely delicious. Dorie explains the story behind the cookie and why it’s one she’ll never forget. After you make some for yourself, this may be a recipe you’ll remember forever as well. So which one is it? Watch the video to find out.
Jan 5, 2017
This Plate of (Felt) Bacon & Eggs Is Irresistible
Watch the video to learn how to make felt bacon & eggs!
Jan 3, 2017
Recipe Roulette: How You Should Top Your Baked Potato
Don’t you love the smell of a baked potato right out of the oven? Nowadays, you can go beyond just salt and butter and stuff one with an abundance of ingredients. You can try hummus, pulled pork, apples, and even sauerkraut. Read more: How To Bake a Potato: Three Easy Methods With our recipe roulette, the possibilities for how to stuff your baked potato are endless. All you have to do is hit pause whenever you like on the video and let the universe decide your ingredients.
Dec 5, 2016
Grandma Knows Best: A 100-Year-Old Offers Her Best Cooking Tips
Margaret Richtie takes the time to interview her 100-year-old grandmother about her solid tips of working her way around the kitchen. Margaret recalls their conversation. From as early as I can remember, my grandma was the only real cook in my family. We had 10 children in our family, so my mom gave up on cooking before I was born. The only real, balanced meal of the week was Sunday afternoon at Grandma’s.
Nov 29, 2016
This Napkin Fold Will Be the Talk of Thanksgiving
Watch the video to learn how to fold a cornucopia napkin.
Nov 24, 2016
Be Our Guest: How to Host a Successful Thanksgiving
If Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of food, then being a host is like being the quarterback for the whole football team. For Shari Hershon, she has been leading the charge for over 10 years, preparing and hosting Thanksgiving meals for her family with finesse. We spoke with Shari to get her insights on what makes a great host, from tips on how to prepare meals to one of her staple recipes for the occasion.
Nov 21, 2016
Add a Turkey (Napkin) to Your Thanksgiving Table
Watch the video to learn how!
Nov 20, 2016
Eat and Drink Like a Local in Stockholm
Stockholm is known for its famous meatballs, but there is so much more to the delicacies of Sweden. If you’re planning a trip to this city and are trying to determine the best places to eat and drink, we’ve got you’ve covered. On the streets of Stockholm, we learned where to find all those hidden gems from the people who know this city best: the locals.
Oct 17, 2016
Molly Yeh Shares Some Tips from Her New Cookbook
Molly Yeh’s cheery demeanor is infectious. Not only is she a wonderful cook, but she’s also a great person to be around. We had the pleasure of meeting Molly at our offices and we were lucky enough to have her make a dish from her latest cookbook, Molly on the Range. During her visit, she shared some quick tips from her book that anyone can appreciate.
Oct 15, 2016
5 Tips for Organizing a Small-Space Kitchen
If you live in an apartment or small house, making the most of the little space you have is likely a top priority — especially when it comes to the kitchen. And the road to making every nook and cranny of a small-space kitchen live up to its fullest potential starts with top-notch organization. Here are a few smart tips to help you arrange your cabinets and drawers — as well as a bonus bit of advice about decorating your cooking space.
Oct 6, 2016
Eat and Drink Like a Local in Berlin
Thinking about a trip to Berlin? Get to know the delicacies of the city from the people who know it best: the locals. Here, they share their regular haunts, go-to dishes, and hidden gems. Bratwurst is a must, of course — and inexpensive too — while Café Koti is an ideal place to grab a drink or two. And that’s just a taste of where to start. Knowing the best spots to eat and drink will help make your visit as tasty as possible.
Sep 18, 2016
A Must-See, Must-Eat: Spiralized Sweet Potato with Kale Pesto
If you’re zoodled out or need a new vegetable to try in your spiralizer, then this is the recipe for you. Perfect as a main or side dish, spiralized sweet potato with kale pesto is a fresh take on serving your vegetables with a twist. Spiralize the sweet potatoes on the largest noodle setting and cook them in a skillet with a bit of oil until softened. You’ll want them to feel supple and pliable — not mushy.
Aug 21, 2016
Recipe Roulette: What Should I Have for Lunch?
Of all the decisions you have to make during the day, why should lunch be one of the hard ones? Recipe Roulette helps you figure out what to eat with just a click. Simply start the video, then hit pause whenever you like to help find what you should have for lunch. You can find the corresponding recipe in the list below. Depending on what you land on, whether it’s a toasted farro salad or a cashew chicken salad wrap, we’re making choosing lunch easier — one click at a time.
Aug 17, 2016
This Kale Salad Looks So Good, It’s Almost NSFW
Want a better kale salad? Show it some TLC. With a splash of olive oil, a fresh squeeze of lemon, and a little time at the counter, this video shows you how a good massage transforms this sturdy green into a soft and supple salad. After some hands-on time with kale, your appreciation may run a little deeper. Get the Recipe: Kale Salad with Pecorino and Lemon Sometimes a sturdy green needs some extra attention to turn it into the rockstar ingredient we all know and love.
Aug 11, 2016
Recipe Roulette: What End-of-Summer Dessert Should I Make?
After the multiple heat waves and beach days, summer vacation is certainly coming to a close. Before you know it, fall will be rearing its head around the corner. Don’t you think you should end things on a sweet note? You owe your taste buds that much after enduring these scorching temperatures. Play our Recipe Roulette and let the universe decide what dessert you should make. Just hit pause whenever you like and your delightful dessert will be chosen for you. The recipes are listed below.
Jul 31, 2016
Recipe Roulette: Veggie Sides to Make for Dinner
Every great entrée deserves a complementary side dish; one that can stand alone as an important part of the ensemble. If you’re a vegetarian, or just looking for a veggie option to have with dinner, then Recipe Roulette is right up your alley. Simply play the video and press pause whenever you like and let the universe choose your veggie side dish. Once a decision has been made, refer to the recipe below and you’ll be good to go. Which one did you land on? Find your recipe here.
Jul 26, 2016
Recipe Roulette: What Should I Grill Tonight?
You and the grill have become best friends. The relationship has been working out perfectly so far — you provide the meat or food to prepare, you supply your grill with a source of heat, and the grill does the rest of the work. Sometimes there may be days when you’re not sure what to make and your grill, unfortunately, can’t give you any suggestions.
Jul 24, 2016
Recipe Roulette: Choose the Cocktail That Will Kick Off Your Weekend
You just clocked out of work and you’re looking forward to having a drink for happy hour at home. So what should you have? Maybe you’ve been getting into some mixology adventures with your friends and you want to try out a new concoction. Perhaps you want something refreshing, like a gin and tonic, or want to keep things smooth with whiskey straight up. Make your choice easier by using our video roulette game.
Jul 21, 2016
Parisians Share How to Eat and Drink Like a Local
Paris is famously known for its cuisine (if Ratatouille has taught us anything). But if you’ve never been to the City of Light before, how would you know where all of these culinary gems are? In this series, local people share their recommendations for the best places to eat and drink in the neighborhood. So whenever you’re ready to plan your trip to Paris, you can dine like someone in the know — pas de problème!
Jul 14, 2016
Recipe Roulette: What Should I Have for Dinner?
What should I have for dinner? It’s a question that always comes up throughout the day. Then, it’s nearly time to make dinner and you still haven’t found an answer. That’s why we’ve created Recipe Roulette to help you find a definitive answer to this boiling inquiry. Simply start the video, then hit pause whenever you like to help find what you should have for dinner. You can find the corresponding recipe in the list below.
Jul 5, 2016
Recipe Roulette: What Dessert Should I Make for the 4th of July?
The Fourth of July is iconic for barbecues, celebrations, and firework shows. Whether you’re hosting the food festivities or attending a potluck this weekend, you probably have something prepared to make: the main course, sides, snacks, and drinks. Forgetting something? Allow Recipe Roulette to help you choose the dessert this weekend by clicking “pause” whenever you want on the video above, and then find the corresponding recipe for your choice below.
Jul 2, 2016