COOKING VIDEO: Make A Luscious Yet Simple Lemon Tart Recipe

  How does one pick a favorite pie or tart when one loves them all? Given a choice—facing a restaurant dessert menu or a bakery display case, for example—we almost always pick the lemon tart. A buttery crust filled with a creamy, refreshing lemon filling, it’s hard to come across one that isn’t a delight.…
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COOKING VIDEO: Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust

  Not long ago, we overheard a conversation among a group that was seated next to us at a New York City restaurant. One person was recounting a dinner he had had at a colleague’s home. He had been served a slice of apple pie with a wedge of Cheddar cheese, and was “flabbergasted” by…
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COOKING VIDEO: Homemade Potato Chips

  It’s easy to whip up a batch of scrumptious homemade potato chips in a mere five minutes. All you need are: A mandoline slicer,* to cut very thin slices of potato. A deep fat fryer (the newer ones have built-in digital thermometers), or any deep pot plus a thermometer to let you know when…
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COOKING VIDEO: Challah Bread Recipe

  Challah, the traditional Jewish bread, dates to ancient Israel. The word itself refers to a tithe of bread that was given to the priests, who had no income. A portion of the dough was sanctified, and the remainder was used for ordinary consumption. It became customary to serve challah with all Sabbath and holiday…
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RECIPE: Chocolate-Drizzle Popcorn

Here’s a treat few people can resist: chocolate-drizzled (or chocolate-covered, if you prefer) popcorn. Some popcorn companies won’t ship it until October, when the weather cools down. But that’s O.K., because it’s easy to make this chocolate popcorn recipe, using a base of home-popped or store-bought popcorn, in fewer than five minutes. If you like…
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