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  • For a better biscuit

    For a better biscuit
    It's an adage passed down by expert Nathalie Dupree in her cookbook "Southern Biscuits": "No two cooks make the same biscuit." Some swear by cream or a mix of baking powder and baking soda. Some drop their biscuits from a spoon instead of cutting them...
  • Recipe: Ultimate Strawberry Shortcake

    Recipe: Ultimate Strawberry Shortcake
      Total time: 40 min. 4 pints strawberries, rinsed and hulled 1/4 cup sugar 10 shortcakes 2 cups whipping cream, whipped Cut strawberries in half and toss with sugar. Set aside 1/2 hour. Split each Shortcake while still warm. Spoon plenty of...
  • Recipe: Carrot cake ice cream

    Recipe: Carrot cake ice cream
      Carrot cake ice cream Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling and freezing time -------------------- Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, please share it with us: Click here to upload pictures of...
  • Cranberry pistachio biscotti

    Cranberry pistachio biscotti
    Total time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: Makes about 80 cookies Note: From pastry chef Brian Kim of La Terza in West Hollywood 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter 1/2 cup sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed 1 egg 2 2/3 cup pastry flour...
  • Recipe: Strawberry crostata

    Recipe: Strawberry crostata
    Total time: About 45 minutes plus 1 hour, 30 minutes chilling Servings: 8 1 1/4 cups flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 10 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups imported Italian mascarpone cheese About 2 pints ripe...
  • Recipe: Plum upside-down cake

    Recipe: Plum upside-down cake
    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: 8 to 10 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) plus 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1 vanilla bean, cut in half lengthwise 1/3 cup milk 1/2 cup brown sugar 6 to 8 ripe plums or 6 nectarines or peaches 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/...
  • Recipe: Slow-rising pumpkin-thyme dinner rolls

    Total time: 30 minutes, plus 2 hours standing and 8 hours chilling Servings: 18 dinner rolls 2 ( 1/4-ounce) envelopes active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water (110 to 115 degrees) 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 1/2 cup (1 stick)...
  • Recipe: Plum-Almond Galette

    Recipe: Plum-Almond Galette
    Active Work Time: 20 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes Galettes are carefree tarts. They are homey and casual and open to all kinds of improvisation. Because the plums are so much on display here, their sweetness is critical. Taste them...
  • Recipe: Cornmeal Buckle With Plums

    Recipe: Cornmeal Buckle With Plums
    Active Work Time: 40 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes A buckle is an old-fashioned American dessert, so named, supposedly, because of the way the center collapses when it is removed from the oven. This recipe is a twist on a...
  • Culinary SOS: Chowder and biscuits from Nova Scotia

    Culinary SOS: Chowder and biscuits from Nova Scotia
    Dear SOS: I recently returned from a cruise to northeastern Canada and the U.S. While visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia, our tour took us to a charming Irish pub called Durty Nelly's for lunch. Several in our group ordered the seafood chowder. It was a...
  • Recipe: Strawberry-rhubarb stained-glass cookies

    Recipe: Strawberry-rhubarb stained-glass cookies
    Strawberry-rhubarb stained-glass cookies Total time: 3 hours Servings: About 20 cookies Note: From Mary Ellen Rae in the Times Test Kitchen. Make the jam ahead so it can chill. The cookies can be stored airtight for several days in the refrigerator....