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1 Proof the yeast: In a bowl, stir together 1/4 cup of the warmed milk and one teaspoon of sugar. Sprinkle the yeast over the milk and let sit for 5-10 minutes until foamy. 2 Whisk 3 cups flour, salt, spices, 1/4 cup of sugar: In a large bowl or the mixing bowl of an electric mixer, …

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Print Photography Credit: Lisa Lin Whenever I’m in the mood to give oven-roasted asparagus a little pizzazz – for Easter brunch or Mother’s Day, for instance — I wrap thin slices of prosciutto around the asparagus spears. This is such an easy way to make the roasted asparagus look fancy! I also love how the …

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Like many of you, I abandoned the dream of finding one surefire method for making consistently perfect hard boiled eggs some time ago. After trying a few too many “foolproof” tricks with spotty results, I relegated easy-peel eggs to the same category as unicorns and cheap airfare: nice to fantasize about, but if they were truly real, you’d think we’d have heard about it by now. …

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For a dish that seems so fancy, crepes are surprisingly easy to make at home. After all, they are just thin pancakes – but oh, what pancakes! The ancient origins of crepes are found in Brittany on the coast of France, where their popularity spread to make them one of today’s most beloved national dishes. …

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1 Roll out the pie crust: Roll out the pie crust on a lightly floured counter to an 11-inch round, moving it often to prevent it from sticking. Lift it onto the rolling pin and gently ease it into a 9 1/2 or 10-inch porcelain tart pan. Press the dough all around the bottom edge …

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Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Welcome spring with this savory soup from Hank. ~Elise Minestrone is one of my favorite soups, and it is infinitely malleable with the seasons. This version celebrates springtime, when fresh, new vegetables begin to show up at the market. I know to make this soup whenever I can get asparagus, …

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If you are planning to serve this dish with rice, in a separate pan, prepare 2 cups of white rice, following the instructions on the rice package. Method 1 Blanch the asparagus: Fill a medium sized saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil. Blanch the cut asparagus for 2 minutes. Drain, rinse with …

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Print Photography Credit: Sally Vargas This lemon pudding couldn’t be easier. It’s made with just four ingredients: whipping cream, sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice. All you do is warm everything up, then let the pudding set. It’s like magic. Elegant, simple, and with a velvety texture that is positively dreamy, this lemon pudding is …

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Method 1 Make the matzo ball mixture: Make the matzo ball mixture: In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, schmaltz, water, salt, and pepper. Stir in the matzo meal. Cover the bowl tightly and chill it in the fridge for at least two hours, or up to a day ahead. 2 Shape and cook the …

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Look for broccolini near the broccoli and other leafy green vegetables in the produce section of your grocery store. Substitute regular broccoli if you can’t find broccolini. You will likely have leftover sauce. Store for up to a week and serve over any other roasted vegetables, or use as a dipping sauce. Ingredients For the broccolini: …

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