Everyday Meals

Christmas Cake

Photo by Chris Court, Benjamin Dearnley, William Meppem, Con Poulos, Anson Smart While brandy is the traditional partner for fruit cake, you could also try using a dessert sherry such as Pedro Ximénez. It’s an intensely sweet, dark sherry made from the Spanish grape variety of the same name. Perfect in festive cakes, puddings and […]

Everyday Meals

What Is Burdock Root and How Do You Use It?

When it comes to edible roots, your first thoughts may go to potatoes, carrots and parsnips. Anotherroot also belongs to the lineup: burdock root. It comes from a biennial plant that’s part of the daisy family, Asteraceae. Burdock is originally from Asia and Europe but now grows around the world, including in the United States, […]

Recipes

Our 10 Most Popular One-Bowl Desserts

As much as I love making dessert, I don’t always love the mess that’s left behind. A kitchen sink full of dirty mixing bowls and spatulas isn’t the most fun thing to tackle when I’d rather be digging into a few of the cookies I just baked. That’s where one-bowl treats win; they deliver all […]