What Is an Apéritif, Anyway?

Welcome to Apéritif 101! We’re so glad you’re here. So is our instructor, Rebekah Peppler, a writer, food stylist, and author of Apéritif. She’s here to answer all our apéritif questions, like: Um, what’s an apéritif? And which apéritifs are ideal for a home bar? And what’s the deal with shaking versus stirring cocktails? Watch […]

How to Make Donuts From Scratch (Like You Know What You’re Doing)

Doughnuts, for me, represent absolute perfection. Don’t get me wrong: Pie is my number one; cake is near the top of my list; and I’ve never met a cookie I didn’t like. But doughnuts…there isn’t much in this world that’s better than a good—no, a GREAT—doughnut. Sure, they can be doused in sugary glaze and […]

5 Knife Skills You Need to Know, According to Jacques Pépin

In this week’s episode of Dear Test Kitchen, legendary chef Jacques Pépin—author of dozens of bestselling cookbooks and winner of 24 James Beard Awards—joins our Test Kitchen Director Josh Cohen to teach a class on…drumroll, please… Knife skills! And even Josh, a professionally trained chef, learned a handful of useful tricks. As Jacques says, “If […]