The act of brewing isn't all that complicated, but it's a very precise process that doesn't allow for much error. Before you get started, here are some basic things to keep in mind.
It's not genius for a vegan chocolate chip cookie or in spite of it. This cookie can rest entirely on its own merits: its soft-bellied, chewy, caramelly-crisp-edged, rippled and ringed and puddled with melty chocolate, well-salted, incidentally vegan merits.
This classic dish is wildly popular (and not just in China!) and, like any traditional food, has many variations per region and family.
Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. This can happen for most traditional recipes -- because they can be adapted for a slow cooker.
Why do I feel like I already have a hangover the same night that I've been drinking? All I had was two glasses of red wine. With dinner. What gives? Why do some people sometimes get headaches from drinking red wine?
I've now found a solid solution to keeping a stash of candy corn past October: Make them yourself! Not only can you have homemade candy corn year-round, long after Halloween has come and gone, but you can also get a little crazy and mix up the colors and flavors, too.
There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least I do not think they are fun) -- washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals. Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.
Best of all, some of the most salivating recipes are ones that you can make from home (a relief for anyone who has tried
Tess suggests wines from Jura, a cool-climate wine region between Burgandy and Switzerland. She says, "Chardonnay from Jura
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