Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Most Versatile Yeast Dough - Tangzhong Milk Bread

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Cherry Pecan Stuffing / Dressing


How to make Cherry Pecan Stuffing / Dressing 

(with make-ahead tips for Thanksgiving)

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Serves 6-8

1 Lb loaf of white sandwich bread (such as pain de mie)
4 tbsp butter
1 yellow onion
2 celery ribs
1 Tbsp thyme
1 Tbsp sage
1 garlic clove
2.25 cups chicken stock (https://youtu.be/TF6Rrd9NmhI)
2 eggs
1 Tbsp parsley
1/2 cup tart dry cherries
1/2 cup chopped pecans

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes with Buttery Onions


How to Make Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes with Buttery Onions

a.k.a. Casserole Baked Mashed Potatoes (perfect for Thanksgiving)

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Mashed Potatoes:
1.5 Lb yukon gold potatoes
4 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup sour cream
1/3 cup whole milk
Salt and pepper

Onion Topping:
2-3 Tbsp butter
1.5 yellow onion, diced (https://youtu.be/Nmr1l5IV9Os)

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Apple Pie (and the Battle of the Pie Pans)


How to Bake and Apple Pie (and the Battle of the Pie Pans) 

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Dough by hand: https://youtu.be/l80VP7zGRwk
Dough by food processor: https://youtu.be/_9hi64vAeJU
Rolling out the dough: https://youtu.be/Qb0Vxp6MV80

Filling:
5 Lb apples (honeycrisp, granny smith, or golden delicious)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/3 cup granulated sugar (70g)
1 Tbsp lemon juice

Make the filling as described in the video and cool completely

Baking procedure:
Preheat the oven to 425F with a foil lined baking sheet in the bottom third of the oven for 30 min.  Shape the pie in a disposable foil plate as shown in the video.  Bake on the preheated baking sheet for 1 hour or until deep brown.  Cool for 3 hours and serve the same day.

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