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Homemade Pasta Dough

A blend of two different types of flours and the absence of eggs in this homemade pasta dough give whatever pasta you make from it that signature al dente chew. It's great for using with pasta shapes that need to be sturdy enough to twirl around a fork, give this dough a try when making Pici with Short-Rib Ragu.

Test Kitchen's Favorite Pate Brisee

To avoid creating water pockets in your brisee (which will wreak havoc in your dough), make sure to strain the ice out of the water before drizzling it in and processing.

17 Dumpling Recipes from Around the World

A delicious collection of dumpling recipes from around the world, include jiaozi from China, pierogis from Poland, and spaetzle from Germany.

Marvelous Muffin Recipes for Breakfast, Brunch, or Anytime

These delicious muffin recipes are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a snack. Whether you typically reach for blueberry, bran, banana, zucchini, or pumpkin, you'll find a delicious idea here.
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