Smoking is generally a method reserved for long-cooking, tough cuts like pork shoulder, ribs, or beef brisket, intended to deeply flavor and tenderize the meat over the course of a half day of cooking. But with a bit of finesse and a couple hours of free time, it’s perfectly possible to get that same smoky […]
This recipe changed everything I knew about pie. Before I sorted out a truly scientific ratio of ingredients, fruit pies seemed to be a hit-or-miss proposition: some days soup, some days gloop. But, after cracking open the mechanics of starch, I can count on a flawless cherry pie every time, regardless of whether I’m using […]
The Old Fashioned is one of the most venerable of cocktails, predating not only the motorcar but the presidency of Abe Lincoln. Properly made, it’s strong but not too strong, sweet but not too sweet, and, most importantly, it’s dead-simple and absolutely delicious.
The perfect margarita is all about fresh, crisp flavors, with tequila barely tempered by triple sec and lime. After testing all the ratios, this is the one we reach for.
Hazelnut brittle adds crisp and crunchy crystals to this thick and satisfying twist on homemade Nutella.
Homemade brittle gives this Nutella-like chocolate-hazelnut spread a mellow sweetness, with notes of caramel to bring out its nutty complexity. Like the original Nutella, this version is silky-smooth and perfect for filling crepes, spreading on toast, or swirling into ice cream.