An ice cream for the most hardcore chocolate lover.
A thick and aromatic alternative to simple syrup.
A light and fluffy frosting made from whipped butter sweetened with vanilla custard.
Your leftover cheese bits deserve an end this delicious.
Cookies so good, they're almost magic.
Soft and chewy hazelnut cookies with a light drizzle of milk chocolate.
How to make the best pistachio ice cream, from whole pistachios rather than paste.
An easy, colorful way to upgrade your favorite desserts.
In a cast iron skillet, classic chocolate chip cookie dough bakes up extra chewy and crisp around the edges.
Little pots of satiny molten chocolate are the ultimate chocolate fix in under 30 minutes.
Soft, creamy, and delicious.
Rich brown butter and maple syrup become a quick caramel, used to both candy the pecans and coat freshly popped popcorn.
This classic baked custard becomes extra rich and dark with caramel both on the inside and out, and a higher ratio of cream and yolks than the usual.
A light and simple dessert for any occasion.
A fast and simple garnish made from homemade pistachio paste and cream.
The most important thing a stand mixer has to offer isn't convenience; it's power.
All the basic cake frostings and when to use them.
Exploring the complexities of commercial vanilla extract and the failings of homemade.
How baking on parchment versus silicone can affect the color, texture, and size of a cookie.
How to use essential oils, extracts, and herbal distillates to flavor (or enhance) your favorite desserts.
How to resize your favorite cakes to bake in other pans.
Everything you need to know about Bundt cakes, from preparing the pan to how to Bundt-ify your favorite cake.
Never scrub a dirty pot of caramel or fudge again!
How to make a classic parchment cone for birthday-cake inscriptions, frosted sugar cookies, and all sorts of other pastry projects.
Let the market's fresh fruit inspire your ice cream decisions.
Don't let those pricey pods go to waste.
Everything you need to know about making and assembling the perfect layer cake.
A perfect cake requires perfectly leveled cake layers.
How to save a Swiss meringue buttercream when things go wrong.
How to swap frozen fruit for fresh in your favorite pie.
What is malted milk powder, and why does a canister belong in your pantry?
It may be called blackstrap "molasses," but in the kitchen, blackstrap should never be confused with true molasses.
Filling a piping bag can be an awkward proposition, but not if you know a few simple tricks.
Make the most of your time in the kitchen with a few simple tips for holiday cookie baking.
Six tips for a perfectly pre-baked pie crust.
When things heat up in the kitchen, don't give up on pie!
Do you know the muffin pan, the muffin pan, the muffin pan?
Low-tech, flaky, and delicious.
Because knowing is half the battle.
What are those eggs doing in your cookie dough?
Different sugars do very different things in cookie doughs.
Answers to all your baking powder questions.
The mysteries of baking soda explained.
The science behind creaming butter and sugar.
How well do you *really* know your ice cream?
The geniuses of @ideasinfood developed three gluten-free flours you can use in ANYTHING
Ice cream whiz @maxfalkowitz gives his dirty secrets to adding mix-ins the right way
The secrets to awesome boozy ice cream, revealed
The Food Lab's guide to the ultimate chocolate chip cookie.
What "gluten-free" actually means, and how wheat protein enhances doughs, batters, and baked goods of all kinds.
Join Kenji Lopez-Alt and Katie Quinn as they break down the science behind our excellent chocolate chip cookies.
Spoiler alert: It didn't start with a rolled-up waffle.
[email protected] shows how banana pudding became Banana Pudding
An ode to chocolate sprinkles.
Why our resident pastry wizard is so obsessed with one stand mixer in particular.
A custom-made cheesecake pan for extremely tall and creamy cheesecakes, BraveTart-style.
Sturdy and well balanced, these stands are so much more than just a pretty base.
The most delicious chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, and other classic Easter candy from our taste test.
Our absolute favorite pan for sheet cakes.
From a creamy pumpkin pie that never cracks to a juicy cherry pie that's crispy on the bottom, successful pie-making depends on having the right tools for the job.
The best homemade ice cream needs a good ice cream maker.
We tested 17 ice cream scoops to find the shape and design that work best.
All the equipment you need for a well-stocked pastry kitchen.
How different types of cake pans can make or break your favorite recipe.
When it comes to pie plates, you don't always get what you pay for.
Who makes the best ready-to-bake cookie dough? We ate hundreds of cookies to find out.