My Recipe Box


  • Win a Pair of Cake Stands

    Zoë François’s favorite cake stands are up for grabs. Leave a comment for your chance to win.

  • Behind the Kitchen Door: Zoë François's Kitchen is One Sweet Spot

    Famous for her Bread-in-Five-Minutes-a-Day series, Minneapolis pastry chef, blogger, and author Zoë François shares the space where she bakes morning, noon, and night.

  • How to Decorate a Cake

    With this simple trick, you'll never stress over piping the perfect "Happy Birthday" on a cake again. Your script will look beautiful every time.

  • How to Make Guacamole

    A killer classic guacamole recipe, plus three crazy-good variations, will change the way you think about guacamole.

  • Fine Cooking Presents a Food Lover's Tour of Italy with Academia Barilla

    If you’ve dreamed of cooking alongside a premier Italian chef or noshing on the culinary specialties of the gastronomic capital of the world, this is your chance.

  • Two Ways to Seed a Pomegranate

    The gorgeous jewel tones of juicy tart-sweet pomegranate seeds (or arils) dress up any dish. Here's how to get to those seeds without a mess.

  • Cake Pan Change-Up

    Wrong pan size? Save yourself time and money using a pan you already have.

  • More Ways with Upside-Down Cakes

    Get creative with your own designs for upside-down cakes and share them with us on Facebook or Pinterest.

  • Turn It Upside Down

    Fruit plus caramel plus cake equals desserts you'll flip for.

  • Favorite Tool: The Cake Lifter

    A cake lifter, which is really just a jumbo spatula, has become an indispensable tool in our test kitchen.

  • Fish in a Flash

    Chef Pete Evans, the host of our TV show, Moveable Feast, shares three inspired recipes for healthy weeknight cooking.

  • All About Rye Flours

    Bread-making expert Peter Reinhart shares a guide to help you choose rye flour.

  • We Love Winter Slaws

    Not just for summer, these refreshing salads are perfect with cold-weather fare.

  • The Science of Baking with Yeast

    With its unparalleled ability to make bread rise, this tiny organism is a culinary wonder. Find out what yeast is, how it works, and how to use it.

  • Smoked salmon: Hot vs. cold

    There are two ways to smoke salmon: cold-smoking and hot-smoking. Each method imparts a unique flavor and texture to the salmon.

  • One Good Dish: The Pleasures of a Simple Meal

    In his terrific new book, David Tanis, who was cohead chef at Chez Panisse for many years, proves that all it takes to make a meal magnificent is, well, one good dish.

  • Japanese Soul Cooking

    In Japanese Soul Cooking, Chef Tadashi Ono and author Harris Salat showcase the noodles, dumplings, curries, savory omelets, and deep-fried delectables that millions of people in Japan enjoy every day at home and at neighborhood eateries.

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