Category: Sweets

How To Make Chewy Brownies — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

How do you like your brownies? They tend to fall into three major categories, with their own diehard fans: cakey, fudgy, or chewy. All have their advantages (the dense richness of brownies that are closer to fudge than any baked good;...

How To Make Creme Brûlée — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Are you cooking something sweet for Valentine’s Day? We asked our readers on Twitter and Facebook if there was anything they hoped to attempt for the first time this year, and crème brûlée came up. Crème brûlée is such an astonishingly...

How To Make a King Cake for Mardi Gras — Recipes from The Kitchn

King cakes are made around the world as part of the festival of the Epiphany, but in New Orleans, king cakes have truly taken on a life of their own. From the start of Carnival on January 6 through Mardi Gras...

How To Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

I love everything about chocolate-covered strawberries. I love the crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth shell and the cool, sweet strawberry beneath. I love giving them as presents, and I love receiving them equally as much. And I especially love how easy they are to...