World-Famous Zingerman’s Bakehouse Shares 25 Years of the Best Bread and Pastry Recipes with Home Cooks and Bakers

Zingerman’s Bakehouse, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is an institution.  In celebrating its 25th anniversary, Zingerman’s has made it possible for bakers and cooks of all levels to bring a piece of the celebrated business into their kitchens.  Zingerman’s Bakehouse by Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo (Chronicle Books, October 2017), shares 65 meticulously tested, carefully detailed recipes in a beautiful hardcover book featuring more than 50 color photographs, illustrations and behind-the-scenes stories of their phenomenal business. Since 1992, this artisanal bakery has fed millions of fans across the country with delicious breads and baked goods. But Zingerman’s Bakehouse is also part of …

Farm-to-table: The hot food trend you can enjoy without leaving home

Farm-fresh eggs. Locally grown tomatoes. Herbs sourced onsite. If you’ve eaten out recently, you’ve probably noticed the menus feature locally sourced ingredients. The farm-to-table movement continues to flourish at restaurants throughout the country. In fact, rather than the exception, it’s become the expectation. According to the National Restaurant Association, farm-to-table is quickly becoming the new norm. Diners are so attracted to the freshest fare possible, it’s inspiring some restaurants to start their own gardens, on a rooftop, terrace or simple outdoor plot. Hyper-local culinary concepts like these represent the top trend on the annual “2018 Culinary Forecast” report. You can take …

Asparagus Tart

  Print Asparagus Tart Ingredients 1 sheet Frozen Puff Pastry thawed 2 cups Jarlsberg cheese shredded 1 lb. Asparagus rinsed 1 tbsp. Olive Oil 1 tbsp. Fresh Thyme Leaves Salt Pepper Instructions Heat oven to 400° F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out puff pastry into 16-by-10-inch rectangle; trim uneven edges. Place on baking sheet. Using knife, lightly score pastry dough 1 inch from edges. Using fork, pierce dough inside markings at 1/2-inch intervals. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Remove pastry shell from oven and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Trim bottoms of asparagus spears to fit crosswise …

Corn Muffins

  Print Corn Muffins Cuisine American Ingredients 2/3 cup Milk 2 Eggs 1/4 cup Plain Flour 1 1/4 cups Cornmeal 1 tbsp. Sugar 3 tsp. Baking Powder 4 tbsp. Softened Butter 1/2 cup Jarlsberg Cheese Cured Ham thinly sliced, optional Nut Pesto 5 tbsp. Olive Oil 1 pkg. Fresh, Flat-leaf Parsley 1 clove Garlic 1/2 cups Walnuts 1/4 cup Cashews Salt Pepper Instructions Heat oven to 375° F. Whisk together milk and eggs. In separate bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and butter. Add milk-egg mixture and stir. Spoon mixture into muffin cases cups.Cut cheese into cubes and press …

Puff Pastry Swirls

  Print Puff Pastry Rolls Cuisine American Ingredients 4 Ready Rolled Puff Pastry Sheets 1 1/4 cups Jarlsberg Cheese grated 2 sprigs Fresh Rosemary choped Pepper Instructions Heat oven to 375° F. On lightly floured work surface using rolling pin, roll out pastry sheets into rectangles about 8-by-4 inches each. Mix cheese, rosemary and pepper. Spread mixture over puff pastry sheets. Roll up each pastry rectangle from short end. Press edges firmly together to seal roll. Slice each roll into 1 1/8 inches thick slices. Place face-down on baking sheet and bake about 15-20 minutes. Note: To allow pastry swirls …

Tres consejos simples para elaborar cenas deliciosas y balanceadas de lunes a viernes

Como la programación de lunes a viernes suele ser intensa, la primera víctima de todo ese caos es la cena familiar. Si bien la mayoría de las familias asegura que cenar juntos es una gran prioridad, la realidad cotidiana es diferente. Según una encuesta realizada en el 2013 por NPR y la Fundación Robert Wood Johnson, solo el 50 por ciento de los niños en los Estados Unidos pertenecen a familias cuyos integrantes cenan juntos. Sin embargo, una investigación citada por American Academy of Pediatrics revela que los niños obtienen muchos beneficios de las comidas habituales en familia, desde un mejor rendimiento …

Sheet Pan Style Buddha Bowls

  Print Sheet Pan Style Buddha Bowls Even avid home cooks can find a busy weeknight hectic. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. Keeping a variety of vegetables on hand makes it simple to pull together a family meal. Onions, for example, are versatile, flavorful, easy to store, have a long shelf-life and are available year-round from U.S. growers. For more tasty recipes, visit onions-usa.org and usaonions.com. Course Main Course Cuisine American, Chinese Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 40 …

Spicy Sheet Pan Roasted Jambalaya

Print Spicy Sheet Pan Roasted Jambalaya Even avid home cooks can find a busy weeknight hectic. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. Keeping a variety of vegetables on hand makes it simple to pull together a family meal. Onions, for example, are versatile, flavorful, easy to store, have a long shelf-life and are available year-round from U.S. growers. For more tasty recipes, visit onions-usa.org and usaonions.com. Course Main Course Cuisine American Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 28 minutes Total …

Easy Drumstick Quinoa Sheet Pan Supper

  Print Easy Drumstick Quinoa Sheet Pan Supper Even avid home cooks can find a busy weeknight hectic. Fortunately, solutions like sheet pan suppers make it easy to create dishes with exceptional flavor depth that come together quickly and clean up just as fast. Keeping a variety of vegetables on hand makes it simple to pull together a family meal. Onions, for example, are versatile, flavorful, easy to store, have a long shelf-life and are available year-round from U.S. growers. For more tasty recipes, visit onions-usa.org and usaonions.com. Course Main Course Cuisine American Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 45 …

Enjoy Your Outdoor Kitchen All Year Long

Building an outdoor kitchen is a significant investment that can be rewarding for years to come. It’s important to take advantage of nice days and temperate seasons as much as possible, no matter in which part of the country you live. However, with proper planning and preparation, you can fully maximize the enjoyment of your outdoor kitchen all year long, even when temperatures drop. There are ways to do it, and many homeowners are catching on. In fact, a majority of grill and smoker owners (61 percent) enjoy grilling year-round, according to the Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association. These tips …