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Culinary Class

The Basics for Chocolate Babka

The pastry chef of Houston's Bādolina Bakery & Cafe, Michal Michaeli, shows us how to make chocolate babka the Israeli way. Her secret ingredient? Patience.

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Culinary Class

Crafting the Perfect Croquembouche

Jackie Joseph, winner of Food Network's 2021 Best Baker in America series, walks us through a formidable baking achievement: the perfect croquembouche.

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Culinary Class

How to Pickle Watermelon Rinds

Try your hand at pickled watermelon rinds. The peppercorns and ginger provide an explosive new flavor that’s sure to please.

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Culinary Class

How to Smoke St. Louis-Style Spare Ribs

Nashville pitmaster and cookbook author Pat Martin gives us his no-fail method to smoking St. Louis style spare ribs.

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Culinary Class

Deep Dish Pizza Dough Recipe

THE DISH ON DETROIT-STYLE PIZZA What sets Detroit-style pizza apart is not just the square shape, but its thick focaccia-like crust, crispy and chewy, filled all the way to the edges with robust tomato sauce, Wisconsin brick cheese and a slew of toppings. Emily Hyland deviates from [...]

Culinary Class

The Basics for Chocolate Babka

The pastry chef of Houston's Bādolina Bakery & Cafe, Michal Michaeli, shows us how [...]

Culinary Class

Crafting the Perfect Croquembouche

Jackie Joseph, winner of Food Network's 2021 Best Baker in America series, walks us [...]

Culinary Class

How to Pickle Watermelon Rinds

Try your hand at pickled watermelon rinds. The peppercorns and ginger provide an explosive [...]

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Culinary Class

How to Make Burrata

Impress friends and family with cheesy goodness. Quick and easy, this burrata recipe will stand out at any event.

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Culinary Class

Joe Kindred’s Golden Rules for How to Fry Fish

The Local Palate shares some insider tips on how to perfectly fry a flounder to ensure it is left juicy, but still crunchy.

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Culinary Class

Glossary of terms on how to bake bread

The Locale Palate shares all the terms and vocabulary you need to know for how to bake bread that will make you a professional baker.

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Culinary Class

Rules of Roux

When it comes to how to make a roux, follow these tips and tricks to have the best mac and cheese or gumbo.

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Culinary Class

Peppers 101: Mild, Smoky, and Hot

Do you love peppers, but don't know what to try? Read this guide to peppers from mild to hot, so you know what to buy and try.