In candy-making, the goal is usually to prevent caramel from crystallizing. For this recipe, that's exactly what you want to do to in order to create the grainy, sandy-sugary coating beneath the chocolate. The pralines are also delicious when made with hazelnuts.
We talk a lot of turkey this time of year, but really, aren’t we all most excited about the stuffing, the green beans, and the piece de resistance -- Grandma’s sweet-potato pie? This Thanksgiving, we looked beyond our regional comfort zones to find favorite side-dish and pie recipes from around the country. Rich in both culinary history and a sense of place, they reflect America’s greatest resource: diversity.
Make your own gooey, delicious macaroni and cheese with this no-fail macaroni and cheese recipe. You'll learn how to get the perfect creamy macaroni and cheese consistency, plus the history of mac and cheese and how it became popular in America.
Smoky, sweet, tangy, and tender: North Carolina-style pulled pork is perfect for sharing with friends at backyard barbecues. The deep flavor comes from rubbing the meat with sugar and spices and then low, slow cooking -- just the right pace for this time of year.