This is the easiest and quickest way to make perfectly soft scrambled eggs. They came out as good as when I make them the fussy French way (in a metal mixing bowl with melted butter over simmering water). Since they are poached in water instead of fried in butter, they are lower in fat and calories.
This recipe was adapted from a recipe by Daniel Patterson on the PBS show The Mind of a Chef.
This recipe is from a video by America’s Test Kitchen. They researched the various Chicago-style Deep Dish Pizzas and figured out how to replicate them at home. This may be the best pizza I’ve ever made.
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Tagged basil, butter, cornmeal, flour, garlic, italian_sausage, mozzarella, olive_oil, onion, oregano, parmigiano_reggiano, pepper, salt, sugar, tomatoes, yeast
Looking for a quick and easy meal? This one can be done in about 30 minutes and doesn’t require cutting anything up. Easy enough?
This recipe is based on a recipe on Serious Eats.
1) You will need a 10″ – 12″ cast iron pan or a saute pan with high sides.
2) The best way to prepare the garlic cloves is to separate them from the head, take each one and smash it as hard as you can under the broad side of a chef’s knife. At this point you can easily peel the skin off leaving the rest of the smashed clove.
Are you looking for a lower cost and quicker alternative to Beef Wellington? This recipe uses pork tenderloin and apples instead of beef tenderloin and mushrooms.
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Tagged dried apple rings, egg, flour, mustard, pork tenderloin, prosciutto, puff pastry, salt, tarragon, water
This soup can be made as thick or as think as you like. I used an immersion blender but you can use a standard blender instead if you remember to take the stopper out and hold a towel over the hole to allow the steam and heat to escape. If you want this to be vegan you can use vegetable stock and omit the cream.
This recipe is based on a recipe by Tyler Florence on the Food Network.
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Tagged basil, bay_leaf, chicken_stock, extra_virgin_olive_oil, garlic, heavy_cream, onion, pepper, salt, tomato, unsalted_butter
Be careful. These Norwegian cousins of the American cinnamon roll are very addictive (and not low calorie). This recipe received a first place ribbon at the San Diego County Fair. It is adapted from a recipe in Serious Eats.
Makes approximately 2 dozen. Continue reading
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Tagged cardamom, cinnamon, cinnamon_buns, flour, milk, norwegian, raisins, salt, skillingsboller, sugar, yeast
There is a fine line between caramel and burnt sugar. Don’t cross it.
This recipe was adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe.
Makes approximately 2 cups. Continue reading