What’s better than a graham cracker crust? fortune cookie crust

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#Whats #graham #cracker #crust #fortune #cookie #crust We all have the kitchen drawer where we unload extra pull-outs: plastic cutlery, chopsticks, soy sauce containers. The least practical, though, may be the fortune cookie, which never seems to be enough when I’m craving a dessert after eating Chinese food. Extremely crunchy, usually vanilla flavored, and sometimes … Read more

Celebrate the end of the zucchini season with crunchy and juicy sausage rolls

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#Celebrate #zucchini #season #crunchy #juicy #sausage #rolls For food editor Shilpa Uskokovic, when it comes to home cooking, cheapness is the greatest compliment. Each month, in What a Steal, she shares a super delicious recipe—and shows us how to save some money along the way. Pigs in the blanket are excellent, but the sausage rolls? … Read more

Taste Test of Raw’s New Frozen Pizza

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#Taste #Test #Raws #Frozen #Pizza The company that makes one of America’s fastest growing sundried tomato sauce brands recently unveiled its new line of frozen pies: Rao’s Made for Home Brick Oven Crust Pizza. They’ve already started rolling out select Sprouts, Whole Foods, and Harris Teeter products across the country. It’s an objectively great time … Read more

My mouth is burning. Why does water make it worse?

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#mouth #burning #water #worse Chili peppers evolved to produce fiery capsaicin as a defense against hungry mammals, but it made humans crave it even more. And in late summer, when fresh peppers are at their peak, we can’t think of another more exciting ingredient to cook with. But what should you do if the heat … Read more

Hot Chinese mustard is hot, pungent and irreplaceable

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#Hot #Chinese #mustard #hot #pungent #irreplaceable If you’ve ever eaten American-Chinese fast food favorites like crab rangoon, egg rolls, or wontons, you’re well aware of the yellow packets of hot Chinese mustard that often accompanies them. It’s spicy, vibrant, and distinctly different from American yellow mustard, but what’s so special about it? Here’s how to … Read more

Shredded figs are the easiest jam ever

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#Shredded #figs #easiest #jam The only thing better than a good recipe? When something is so easy that you don’t even need one. you welcome in SimplyA column where we talk to you about the dishes and drinks we can make with our eyes closed. Even as a professional chef, I refrain from doing anything … Read more

Ground vanilla is not vanilla extract – it’s even better

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#Ground #vanilla #vanilla #extract Nowadays, weekday breakfast rituals alternate between oatmeal and chia pudding – the former on working days from home, and the latter on working days. I mix everything from berries to cocoa powder to the obligatory scoop of peanut butter, but the most significant addition recently is a half teaspoon or so … Read more

9 new food words on Merriam-Webster and how to cook them

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#food #words #MerriamWebster #cook Before yesterday, whenever you said “pumpkin spice” or “oat milk” in a sentence, you weren’t speaking real words. At least not according to Miriam Webster, the American gatekeeper to the English language for nearly two centuries. On Wednesday, these phrases, along with 368 others, were officially added to the dictionary. Nine … Read more