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Whipped Cream: Soft Peaks vs Medium Peaks vs Stiff Peaks

Whipped Cream — How to whip to soft peaks, medium peaks, and firm peaks.

Are Aperol and Campari the same thing?

Are Aperol and Campari the same thing? How are they different?

How to thicken fruit cobblers

Is it better to use cornstarch or flour to thicken cobblers, or is there a better choice?

Are yogurt, labneh, and kefir the same thing?

Yogurt vs labneh vs kefir — these dairy products are all great sources of probiotics, as well as calcium, vitamins, and minerals. They’re all somewhat tart, and slightly sour too.

What is the difference between wet- and dry-packed scallops?

Does it make a difference if I buy wet-packed or dry-packed scallops for my recipe?

What is ras el hanout?

What is ras el hanout? What is is used for? Where does it come from?

What is freezer jam and why do people love it so much?

What is freezer jam? If you love homemade jams but don't want to go to the trouble of cooking and canning — or if you just prefer a fresher taste! — freezer jam might be just the thing.

What is Furikake?

What's in furikake? What is furikake used for? Learn all about this popular seasoning blend!

What is the best way to clean morel mushrooms?

Morels come with a fair amount of dirt in all their nooks and crannies. What's the best way to clean them?

What is Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur?

What is Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur?

Is Brie Rind Edible?

Is the white rind on Brie edible, or does it need to be removed before eating?

Vanilla Paste vs Extract, Powder & Beans

What's the difference between vanilla paste and vanilla extract? What about vanilla powder and vanilla beans? We give the run-down on how each of these products is made and used.


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Key Lime Mousse with graham cracker tuiles

Here’s a fun twist on the classic Key lime pie. And like the pie, Key lime juice is the main ingredient — but now it’s in a mousse lightened with whipped cream.

The graham tuile [TWEEL] is a take-off on the pie’s traditional graham cracker crust. Tuile is French for “tile,” and these thin, crispy cookies are molded while still warm—traditionally into the shape of roof tiles. But they can also be formed into edible bowls! Molding does take practice (we broke several at first), but just…

Pear-Vanilla Compote

This Pear-Vanilla Compote makes a sweet accompaniment to a comforting braised brisket dinner. A splash of pear brandy or nectar enhances the overall pear flavor, and vanilla makes it taste like home.

“Quiche Lorraine” Breakfast Sandwiches with avocado & mixed salad greens

All the flavors of a classic Quiche Lorraine are rolled into one easy-to-make breakfast sandwich.

Apple Strudel Soup

Boldly creative, flavored, and textured, this Apple Strudel Soup is nothing if not interesting. Not just speedy and simple, this soup goes above and beyond with spice, comfort, and sweetness.

Tomato Jam and Smoked Paprika Granola

Savory granola is the perfect addition when you want to add a little crunch or umami to puréed soups, salads, or roasted vegetables.

From snacks, dips, and condiments to soups, braises, and desserts, Marisa McClellan does a fabulous job transforming your preserves into some new and exceptional dishes. If you’re looking for ways to use up jams or fruit butters, granola is the answer. By using jams in granola it allows you to toss your nuts and oats in a slurry of sweet preserves with a…

Shanghai Mule with White Claw Lime Hard Seltzer

Hard seltzer water is a popular canned cocktail that’s flooded the market. Whether you’re already on board or just curious, these easy recipes turn the bubbly beverage into some of our new favorite refreshing cocktails, like this Shanghai Mule. The kicker in this mule is the candied ginger — swizzle a slice and see what we mean.

Black Cherry Smash with Budweiser Black Cherry Hard Seltzer

This Black Cherry Smash cocktail makes the case that bourbon and black cherry have a taste affinity that’s meant to be.

What started with everyone drinking posh sparkling waters has manifested into “hard seltzer” or soda water mixed with neutral-flavored alcohol, plus flavoring. Hard seltzer is sparkling water, aka club soda, instilled with attitude; generally between 4.5% and 7% ABV. Citrus, berry flavored, and tropical fruit seltzers are just the right vehicles for creating summer …

Iced Carajillo with Pabst Hard Coffee

Hard seltzer water is a popular canned cocktail that’s flooded the market. Whether you’re already on board or just curious, these easy recipes turn the bubbly beverage into some of our new favorite refreshing cocktails, like this Iced Carajillo with Pabst Hard Coffee and Licor 43. Made from 43 different ingredients, Spain’s Licor 43 is a vanilla-ish flavored liqueur with citrus, botanic, sweet, and floral notes.

Artisan Fire Pizza Dough

Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet knows how to create some tasty pizzas on the grill. The Food + Fire cookbook has pizzas for every meal — breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. The hard part is deciding which one to make first — but they all begin with this Artisan Fire Pizza Dough.

This dough uses a blend of bread flour and Caputo Tipo ‘00 flour — the Italian flour used by Neapolitan pizza restaurants due to…

Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Sweet, salty, and crisp — you can’t go wrong with these classic Bread-and-Butter Pickles!

Miso Butterscotch Sauce

This butterscotch sauce is like none you’ve had before — it’s sweet, but slightly salty with a touch of umami essence — your ice cream is about to get real happy. Butterscotch sauce benefits from salt, too. Like salted caramel, it keeps the sauce from becoming saccharine sweet — it’s perfectly balanced.

Homemade Pop Tarts with strawberry or brown sugar-cinnamon filling

Homemade pop tarts — need we say more? Tender buttery crust, with two fillings to choose from, don’t let their cuteness stop you from eating more than one. This recipe makes either 6 strawberry pop tarts, or 6 brown sugar pop tarts.