Learn how to make croissants (and pain au chocolat!) It should be flaky, with as many rich buttery layers as possible, this beautiful pastry defying gravity itself.
1/3 c granulated sugar
3 Tbsp unsalted butter ( softened )
2-1/4 tsp instant yeast
1-1/2 tsp salt
1 c whole milk
1/4 c water ( at room temperature )
1-1/4 c (2-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter ( softened - for laminating )
1 large egg, plus a few drops of water ( for egg wash )
It's August. The days are long and the sun is shining bright. And peaches are in season. That means it's time to make a Peach Upside Down Cake!
6 Tbsp butter ( at room temperature )
3/4 c granulated sugar
1 c cake flour ( sifted )
1 tsp baking powder
2 large eggs ( at room temperature )
1/2 c whole milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp nutmeg
Peaches and Simple Syrup:
2 ripe freestone or cling-free peaches ( sliced into thin wedges )
1/2 c dark brown sugar ( packed )
1/2 c water
Homemade whipped cream
Homemade corn dogs can be made with high-quality sausage and the perfect batter. One thing to make it more interesting is to add herbs and spices. Adding a cup of beer to the batter mixture will create an exciting crunch and flavor too.
1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tbsp sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp honey
1/8 tsp salt
1 large egg
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 cup whole milk
3 rosemary sprigs
1 tbsp chopped sage
Vegetable oil, for frying
- Cut each sausage in half.
- Insert a lollipop stick into the cutoff end of each hot dog.
- Dry off the hot dogs with paper towels.
- Finely chop the herbs.
- Combine and...
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