The thought of homemade butter conjures images of large wooden butter churns and hours of arm-busting labor. But these days, butter is actually quite easy to make. If you have a stand mixer, you have have it ready to eat in only a few short minutes.
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Corn and grain whiskey, plus honey liqueur, showcase the grainy goodness of Momofuku Milk Bar's cereal milk in PDT's splendid Cereal Milk Punch.
Pepper gravy—essentially a heavily peppered bechamel that subs bacon grease for butter—is a simple base that serves as a building block to a whole host of other Southern gravies.
While similar to the commercial options, this DIY recipe is not an exact replica of what's on grocery store shelves. If you're looking for a cost-saving option that you are free to flavor to suit your own preferences, however, this is a great way to go.
Talk about set it and forget it: The only skill culturing your own buttermilk requires is patience.
This has more fat than your typical sherbet, but half and half adds welcome richness and milky flavor that tastes just like a cup of tea.
A well made phirni will always highlight its star ingredient, rice, while the other delicious ingredients gently follow.
When searching in my kitchen for things to toss into my braising dish, milk and cream are not the first to jump out. But after a few conversations with a dear friend I was inspired to look into recipes for pork braised in milk and cream. The final product is moist and tender, and the milk and cream create a thick, curdled, porky sauce that is unlike anything I have ever tasted before.
Christina Tosi's Cereal Milk brings that none too fancy morning breakfast combo into the pastry kitchen by turning toasted cornflakes steeped in milk into the base for ice cream, panna cotta and ice cream pies.
This isn't so much a recipe as a guideline; start here and adjust to your personal taste. You can use whatever kind of milk is your favorite; I prefer 2%. Any sweetener is acceptable: honey, sugar, agave syrup, even maple syrup can work. Just remember that each has a different sweetness level.
This fresh, clean homemade soy milk is delicious on its own. But you can add vanilla, almond extract, honey, or sugar. The nice thing is you get to control how much goes in, unlike the sweetened store-bought versions, which also happen to be quite a bit more expensive.
This is an icebox cake introduced to me by Lee Holtzman, a friend and food writer. It's an heirloom recipe of the Holztman family, one I've never heard of before or since, so I've adopted the name her family gave it. It's an icebox cake, a Northern European tiramisu: dry-ish cookies soaked in spirit-laden liquid, layered with whipped cream and chilled until the layers meld into a mellow, puffy cloud.
Ricotta is one of the easier cheeses to make at home—it's especially tasty when fresh from the cheesecloth. The single step that makes cheese is adding acid to the milk, be it from lemon juice, vinegar, or buttermilk, in varying proportions. For this recipe you will need a big ol' pot, a non-reactive stirring spoon, a colander lined with cheesecloth, paper towels, butter muslin, or a very clean flour sack dish towel, and a reliable thermometer. It's pretty simple, and you get to call yourself a cheesemaker after.
The first bite of tres leches cake that Rose Levy Beranbaum tasted stopped her in her tracks—it was one of the best things she had ever tasted. Coming from a woman who has written volumes on the subject of cake, this proclamation is not to be taken lightly. And if you've ever experienced the sweet joy that is tres leches cake, I'm sure you know exactly what she's talking about.
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I must have been about four because I remember this happening in the kitchen of our house on Madison Street. I loved milk, especially flavored milk--chocolate, strawberry, banana. Those flavors, begat by mixing a purchased syrup or a Nestle's...