Make the Perfect Pancake

How To : Make perfect pancakes

Impress your brunch guests—or just treat yourself—to light, fluffy, delicious pancakes. You will need: 3 large bowls a whisk 1.5 cups unbleached flour 3/4 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tbsp. sugar 2 large eggs a hand mixer 1 1/4 cup milk 3 tbsp. melted butter or vegetable o ...more

How To : Make a cheese frittata with pasta and peppers

In a perfect breakfast, we'd have neverneding mountains of pancakes covered with maple syrup, strips and strips of fried bacon, and a frittata or two covered in melted cheese. Frittatas are so delicious and its toppings can be varied depending on what you like to eat for break ...more

How to Make a Dutch Baby : A puffed up pancake made in oven

Maria, an at-home cook, teaches the secrets to baking the perfect Dutch baby pancake, every time. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a cast-iron skillet with 2 tablespoons of butter. Place covered skillet in the oven for 5 minutes, or until it gets very hot. In a blender, add 1/2 ...more

How To : Make perfect chocolate dipped strawberries

Strawberries are one of the most delicious and nutritious fruits. Not only does it offer the body a good helping dose of vitamin C, they go great with many dishes like cereal, pancakes, ice cream, or even chocolate. In this tutorial, you'll find out just how to make a perfect ...more

How To : Recreate Heath Ledger Joker makeup

Here's how to copy Joker's look of the Dark Knight. 1. To create the scars, start by applying a spirit gum on each side of your face. Wait till it dries up. Then apply a scar wax using a small spatula or any type of applicator that is available. 2. To achieve that clown white ...more

How To : Make banana dosai

Banana Dosai is an Indian pancake with banana and is another Indian festival food. It can be used as a dessert or an appetizer (we think it sounds perfect for breakfast!) and is actually very healthy.

How To : Make blueberry topping for pancakes and waffles

This recipe for blueberry sauce from Blueprint magazine, March/April 2007, is the perfect addition to healthy pancakes and waffles. Place blueberries in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook until thickened and syrupy. Serve with pancakes or waffles. Make b ...more

How To : Make a turtle pancake (with hump) for breakfast

This video will show you the ins and outs to cooking turtles. No! We're not talking about turtle soup here— these are breakfast turtle flapjacks. These turtle pancakes are perfect for starting off the day right— with a happy and fun breakfast meal. Great for children. To make ...more

How To : Make masala dosa

Dosa is an awesome Indian cuisine to try right in your own kitchen. It's basically a pancake made of rice and lentils, and is perfect for breakfast, but just as good for dinner. Masala dosa is even better, with potatoes, onions, and spices. See how to make masala dose. A dosa ...more

Cooking with Booze : Brunch Edition

Ah, the joys of bottomless brunch. Paying a flat rate for endless mimosas while having a long gossip over eggs Benedict is exactly how many of us love to spend our Saturdays. However, in practice, this isn't the sophisticated affair we all like to imagine. After refill number ...more

News : Inspire Your Kids to Cook with a Safe Mini Knife Set

When you have a parent who cooks—and has you act as sous chef—the kitchen automatically becomes a less intimidating place. In other words, kids who know their way around the kitchen will most likely become adults who cook for themselves, which also means that they'll eat more ...more

How To : Hot Damn! These Homemade Popsicle Ideas Look Epic

The magic of an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer's day is undeniable, whether you're a child or a kid-at-heart. Neon-colored, store-bought popsicles may have a special place in your memory, but homemade popsicles are pretty hard to beat. Here's how to create delicious frozen ...more

Weird Ingredient Wednesday : Tahini—More Than Just a Dip

Tahini: it sounds like the name of a high-end fashion designer... or perhaps a variation on a two-piece swimsuit. But this "weird ingredient" is actually a delicious and nutritious paste made from toasted sesame seeds and oil. Tahini originated in the Middle East and Northern ...more

How To : Make a Full Breakfast—Without a Skillet

Aren't the weekends extra special when they include a bacon, egg, and pancake breakfast? We call it "Lazy Sunday" for a reason. Actually, who needs it to be a weekend? Monday it is! Make Perfect Poached Eggs Every Single Time But who wants to wake up, prep for a half-hour, a ...more

How To : Use Cake Flour to Get Pillowy Soft-Baked Cookies

For those of you that prefer a soft-baked cookie that is fluffy in the middle, using cake flour instead of regular all-purpose (AP) flour is your secret baking weapon. "But I don't have cake flour," you protest. Fear not: if your kitchen is sans cake flour, you can easily whip ...more

How To : All Out of Pancake Mix? Try Cake Mix Instead

If you're a frequent baker like myself, you've probably realized that one box of cake mix makes quite a bit of cake. If your goal is to make a simple Bundt or an easy dozen cupcakes, all you really need is half the box mix—which leaves the other half for another baking occasio ...more

Turkey Day Hacks : 7 Alternatives to Traditional Stuffing

When it comes to Thanksgiving, some people live for stuffing (or dressing, if that's what you call it). Personally, I love all stuffing, even the boxed kind. However, even the classics can start to feel a little staid and dull after a while. Why not try giving your Thanksgivi ...more

How To : 15 Mind-Blowing Ways to Use Leftover Pickle Juice

Pickles come in all shapes, sizes, and names (gherkins in the UK, cornichons in France). There are even crazy flavors such as koolickles—dill pickles soaked in a mixture of Kool-Aid and brine, an American South favorite. Whatever sort of pickle tickles your fancy, you can coun ...more

How To : 5 Tips That Make Cooking for a Crowd Easy

Even those of us most comfortable in the kitchen can be daunted by the idea of cooking for a whole houseful of people. Whether you have a large, well-equipped kitchen or a small one with just the essentials, it can prove to be quite a task to prepare food for a dozen or so peo ...more

How To : 15 Life Hacks for Your Next Big Move

To decrease the possibility of breaking your glass dinner plates while moving into a new home, stack them vertically inside a box like vinyl records instead of horizontally like a stack of pancakes. If you're an office supplies nerd, here's the perfect excuse to buy different ...more

How To : 7 Sweet & Savory Ways to Use Pancake Batter

In my household, we are frugal and somewhat picky eaters, so we have to be a little creative with the things we buy. We like to purchase items that can be used in multiple dishes to reduce cost—and because it's just more practical. Pancake mix is a favorite because it can be u ...more

News : Rainbow Bagels Are Taking the Country by Storm

No doubt you internet-savvy folks have seen the incredibly beautiful rainbow bagel going viral all over the country—and if not, let me educate you on its multicolored brilliance. Crafted by the brilliant bakers at The Bagel Store in Brooklyn, this cheery creation has actually ...more

How To : 3 Wacky Ways to Hack Your Pop-Tarts

Pop-Tarts are a pretty iconic breakfast food. And while I'm more of a bacon, eggs, and toast person myself... sometimes a sweet, gooey, artificially-flavored treat is just what you need in the morning. Yet, despite the fact that I do enjoy Pop-Tarts, I've always found them a l ...more

News : The Fantastical, Flavorful Fiddlehead Fern

Fiddlehead ferns look like something from Alice in Wonderland, or something that you might see when you close your eyes while listening to Pink Floyd and enjoying some herbal refreshment. What they don't look like is a tasty vegetable that's perfect for any spring or summer di ...more

Pancake Art : 10 Cool Breakfast Designs to Try Out at Home

When it comes to making pancakes in the morning, most of us probably follow the instructions on the box. Mix all the ingredients together, pour onto a hot greased pan, and form perfect circular flapjacks one by one. But pancakes are so much more than that. You can turn them i ...more

How To : Feel Alive Again with Maca Root

I'm sure I'm not the only one on here that has googled "Why am I always tired?"... and I'm definitely not alone when I say that all of the advice I've found so far is useless: Go to bed early. (Wow, you think?) Don't skip meals. (Real talk: if I skip meals, it's under extreme ...more

How To : Make the Most of Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

There are those who prefer Thanksgiving leftovers to the actual official meal, much like people who prefer cold pizza. I'm definitely in the latter camp. There's something luxurious about enjoying your perfectly cooked turkey and stuffing while wearing sweatpants and not havin ...more

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