Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough

This all-butter, no-fuss pastry crust comes together with ease and flakiness thanks to a little well-worded hand-holding that caters to pastry-making virgins.

  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Bechamel Sauce

Béchamel Sauce

An all-purpose white sauce that melds rich, creamy, and nutmeg-y, béchamel is nothing but milk, butter, flour, salt, pepper, and a pinch of spice. Simple, yes?

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Not your everyday vinaigrette, this one pushes the amount of balsamic to epic proportions—to great effect. Drizzle with impunity to lend anything oomph.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Fresh Egg Pasta Dough

Fresh Egg Pasta Dough

Tastes just like what they slide in front of you at trattorias in Italy, with someone’s nonna in back rolling out sheets of fresh pasta, upper arms jiggling.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 17
Pâte Sucrée

Pâte Sucrée

The name of this sweet and sturdy pie crust in French means “so much better than your silly American pastry dough.”

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Quick Blender Hollandaise Sauce

Quick Blender Hollandaise

This quickie hollandaise has all the luxuriant loveliness of the classic sauce yet comes together in just five minutes. Ideal for entertaining. Or the unabashedly lazy.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Spoon Bread

Spoon Bread

From cooking icon Edna Lewis comes an airy spoon bread which whispers, in that inimitable Southern way, to be included on tables everywhere.

  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 33
Seven-Minute Frosting

Seven-Minute Frosting

Named for the time it takes to be beaten into delicious submission, seven minute frosting is delicate yet sturdy, light as air yet luscious as can be.

  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 39
Sunday Morning Pancakes

Sunday Morning Pancakes

Perfect for any lazy morning, these pancakes make being gluten intolerant a privilege. They also make the rest of the us envious.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 5
Pate Sucree |Tart Dough

Pâte Sucrée

This crust recipe from Flour Bakery in Boston is simple to make, buttery beyond belief, and is the perfect pal for rich fillings, as with the Milky Way Tart.

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 4
Homemade Sriracha

Homemade Sriracha

This incendiary Thai condiment has recently incited quite the rabid following. Here’s how to save yourself a trip to your local Asian market.

  • 5 M
  • 7 D
  • 54