How to Make Homemade Flour Tortillas: a flexible, recipe that steps you through traditional (water and shortening) to deluxe (milk and bacon fat). Rated E-I for Easy-Ish (requires brief rolling pin use).
Classic Lemon Buttercream Frosting gets its smooth, citrusy tang from both lemon juice and lemon extract. It’s a French buttercream, which means its sweetened with a hot syrup that’s beaten into egg yolks, and then blended with butter. Easy-ish recipe (“-ish” because it requires a candy thermometer, and I know that scares some people).
This recipe for homemade Cherry-Coconut Bread makes a large, dense loaf from yeast-risen dough. Man up, because it requires a lot of kneading. Cheer up, because it’s delicious, makes great toast, and freezes well.
Here’s a cute bit of everyday cooking: instant cookies! By simply keeping your dough in the fridge, you can bake up fresh, homemade (chocolate chip, for instance) cookies in any quantity, on a whim. Just ask Jacques Torres. (Cookie dough freezes well, too.)
Simple, Super-Tangy Lemon Bars. Sounds good, right? What if I told you that the filling uses fresh lemon juice as well as lemon zest, which gives them twice the zing as you usually find the typical version? What if I also told you that they’re fairly simple to make, once you understand how to go about it? If you like lemon bars, you’re going to love this recipe.
This homemade (from scratch) three-layer (two-layer) Blueberry Eclipse Cake is made from butter, eggs, fresh berries, and sour cream, and it has an extraordinary color. It’s whipped cream and lemon curd frosting is celestial.
This Fraisier Cake recipe (Almond Genoise with Pistachio Mousse and Fresh Strawberries) will blow your mind.
These homemade Hard Salami Pull-Apart Rolls are made from an easy-ish, yeast-risen bread dough. They’re full of Parmesan cheese and garlic. Pair them up with a bowl of chili, or use them to make some killer sliders.
This recipe for Homemade Light Rye Bread with Onion, Garlic, Herbs, and Parmesan produces two bombastically flavorful, yeast-risen loaves.