Did You Know You Can Bake A Fruit Cake In A Pressure Cooker?
It turns out that dense, moist cakes such as fruit cake work particularly well in the moist environment of a pressure cooker.
Cast Iron Skillets Are The Perfect Holiday Gift
Incredibly versatile and nearly indestructible, quality cast iron will provide a lifetime of cooking performance, with the proper care.
Ayelet RonenSeptember 6, 2018 10:39 AM
Here Are 5 Must-Have Deconstructed Salad Recipes For Your Next PartyTurn your favorite salads into bite-sized, toothpick-speared delights that guests can easily pick up and consume without making a mess.
Danielle DeSiatoSeptember 4, 2018 09:06 AM
Cool Off With A Fresh Watermelon GazpachoBright, fresh, and borderline addictive on hot days, gazpacho is an endlessly adaptable dish that simply embodies summer. It’s quick to make, requires no cooking, and is served cold when you’re most in need of refreshment.
Adam CentamoreAugust 27, 2018 11:45 AM
What Are The Best Cheeses For Your Burger?Will you be surprised that cheddar didn't actually make the list?
WGBH StaffAugust 15, 2018 08:16 AM
Happy Birthday Julia Child! A Rocking Tribute To A Cooking LegendIn honor of this special day, here is an amazing Guns N' Roses remix along with some other goodies to celebrate this iconic TV personality who enjoyed cooking with wine, and sometimes even put it in the food.
Emily BalkAugust 13, 2018 09:11 AM
Cold Sesame Noodles: The Endlessly Adaptable Summer Dish You’ve Been OverlookingIt’s hot, the dog days of summer, and you’re basking in the seasonal bounty of sweet corn and heirloom tomatoes. “All I want to eat is salad,” you say to your co-workers with a wistful sigh as you spear a fork through your fourth leafy melange this week. Pasta is the last thing on your mind.
August 9, 2018 07:33 AM
Julia Child's Chocolate MousseHere is a queen among chocolate mousses, lighter than some because beaten egg whites are folded in instead of whipped cream. But it is every bit as richly flavored as the most devout chocolate cultist could wish, and the subtle aroma of good liqueur brings out that chocolate essence to perfection. You will note that egg yolks are sugar beaten over hot water before the rest of the ingredients go in; this step has the triple function of cooking the yolks, dissolving the sugar, and giving a lightness and cohesion to the mixture. Butter, which goes in later, gives it body and suppleness as well. Plan to make the mousse several hours or the day before serving, as it must be well chilled; you can even freeze it. Serve the mousse in a bowl, in dessert cups, or in little covered china pots; or for drama, you can mold it.
August 9, 2018 07:30 AM
Julia Child's Coq Au VinCoq au vin is probably the most famous of all French chicken dishes, and certainly one of the most delicious, with its rich red-wine sauce, its tender onion and mushroom garniture, and its browned pieces of chicken with their wonderful flavor. This dish is ideal for a party because you may prepare it completely a day or more before serving; coq au vin seems to be even better when done ahead so all its elements have time to steep together.
August 8, 2018 04:07 PM
Julia Child's Pâte a BriocheMixing and Kneading The Dough
August 8, 2018 03:55 PM
Julia Child's NapoleonsSome of the handsomest items on the pastry tray in a good restaurant or bake shop are the rectangular Napoleons, their white toppings covered with decorative lines of dark chocolate. When you cut into one, you find layers of kirsch-flavored cream sandwiched between layers of light, buttery pastry. They are a treat for dessert, for a snack at the coffee break, and look beautiful on a buffet or tea table.
August 8, 2018 03:55 PM
Julia Child's Gâteau De Crêpes A La NormandeFlaming mound of Crêpes with Baked Apple Slices and Macaroons.
August 8, 2018 03:44 PM
Julia Child's Oeufs Sur Le PlatThere are scrambled eggs, poached eggs and fried eggs, but none of those are the elegant eggs taught to us by Julia Child.
August 8, 2018 03:28 PM
Julia Child's Quiche LorraineA quiche hot out of the oven, a salad, and a cool bottle of white wine—there's the perfect light meal. Baked in an open-faced pastry shell, the quiche is really just a custard in fancy dress, a mixture of eggs and flavorings. Quick to assemble and practically foolproof, it requires an expert hand only for its crust. And if you've been having troubles with pastry dough, give this recipe a whirl in your electric mixer.
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