COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Beef Jerky

  Sales of jerky and beef sticks more than quadrupled between 1995 and 2006. We don’t have statistics on homemade jerky, but given how easy it is to make, we’re surprised that more people don’t make their own—especially when there‘s a good sale on beef. Making jerky is a great way to preserve meat when…
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COOKING VIDEO: How To Make Homemade Chocolate Truffles

  We just reviewed delicious honey-sweetened truffles (honey-sweetened chocolate) from Catskill Provisions as a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. If you’d like to make your own honey truffles, Chef Alex Guaranaschelli shows you how easy it is in this video. You may enjoy truffle making so much that you’ll have solved your year-round gift…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Angel Food Cake Day

  Calling all cake lovers: October 10th is National Angel Food Cake. An angel food cake is a light, flourless affair made with sugar, a dozen or so egg whites, cream of tartar (which increases the heat tolerance and volume of the egg whites) plus vanilla or almond extract and salt. It is also a…
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COOKING VIDEO: Chef Marcus Samuelsson Makes Gourmet Mac & Cheese

  To make mac and cheese from scratch, there’s no better demonstrator than the buoyant and charming Marcus Samuelsson, one of America’s most popular chefs. Chef Samuelsson grew up in Sweden. There he had meat balls with noodles, but didn’t discover macaroni and cheese until he moved to the U.S. “You learn a dish, and…
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COOKING VIDEO: Easy Homemade Applesauce Recipe

  With all the lovely apples piled high in markets, it’s time to make homemade applesauce. Homemade applesauce is so head and shoulders above store-bought, that you’ve got to try it at least once. In the video below, the cook doesn’t core the apples. Instead, the apple cores, seeds and all, go into the pot.…
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