Baking powder is a leavener used in baking.
The success of tamale making depends on assembling the right steamer. Select a container with a lid that is large enough to easily hold all tamales, and use a stainless steel steamer rack, steamer basket or a Chinese metal or bamboo steamer, making sure that the water does not ...read more
As the first person out of bed in her house on Saturday mornings, Mary Shore savors the time to ease into the weekend. “We try to keep cooking simple so the relaxed mood lasts through the morning,” she says. These winning pancakes came out of her desire to develop a vegan version ...read more
“I came up with this because I couldn’t find easy baked-goods recipes for vegans,” says Laurie Dolan, a California resident and a mother of two boys. “I saw in a PETA newsletter a while back that you could substitute applesauce and baking powder for eggs, so I started ...read more
If you like the deep-fried chickpea patties in Mediterranean restaurants, you’ll love this lighter version. Pair them with a crisp, slightly fruity rosé or white wine to complement the dried spices in the mix. Serve with chopped lettuce, tomatoes, and warmed pita rounds. ...read more
These tender cookies have all the sweet satisfaction of candy apples, without the stick-to-your-teeth texture. The secret when making the glaze is to keep a close eye on the thermometer so that the sugar reaches the hard-crack-stage temperature of 290° to 300°F. ...read more
“I had long been intrigued by saffron, and when I finally got into the kitchen and started experimenting with it for myself, I really wanted to see how it might taste in a sweet application,” explains Kaminsky. The result is a tender, richly hued loaf with a hint of exotic ...read more
Professional pet sitter and “obsessive baker” Jenny Dunklee became vegetarian almost 20 years ago, and went vegan last year. “This recipe came about after my dad and I picked an insane amount of blueberries last fall,” she explains. “I was making all kinds of blueberry desserts ...read more