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Kitchen Window Npr

Each Wednesday, NPR’s Kitchen Window comments on food and entertaining. Find new recipes and download the Kitchen Window podcast.
Mar 21, 2012 – I never thought my 6 1/2-by-9-foot kitchen could double as a cheese making factory, but there I was mixing a vat of whole milk with cream and lemon juice to make ricotta cheese. Cowgirl Creamery it wasn’t, but as the curds wrested themselves from the whey, I was astonished anew at how I really don’t …
Dec 11, 2013 – Sure, you can flip up a short stack of syrupy pancakes and bacon and delight everyone at the dinner table. But why stop there? Why not serve, say, eggs baked in a seasoned sauce, with crusty bread for dipping? Or use a waffle iron to press perfectly crisp hash browns.
Mar 27, 2013 – It’s 9 a.m. on a Sunday, and my bathrobe and hair already reek of garam masala — burnt garam masala, to be exact. Who’d have known that the key to this Indian-Pakistani recipe for lamb biryani would be the French cooking mantra of mise-en-place? Or that the minute it takes for the pile of spices to get …
Apr 2, 2014 – This sesame-seed paste isn’t just for making hummus and that tangy sauce on your falafel. Like butter or mayo but with a nutty kick, it’s a rich addition to baked goods, a warm salad and more.
Jul 31, 2013 – Buttermilk somehow seems perpetually cool and unruffled. It evokes cream without cream’s over-the-top heft; its tanginess goes up to the threshold of yogurt and stops just shy. No matter how you cook it, a little bit of buttermilk has a thousand ways of making life taste better.
Aug 7, 2013 – The versatility of the cobbler family of desserts allows you to experiment with various combinations of summer fruit and swap in biscuit or pie dough, depending on what you have on hand. After all, you’re cobbling it together. If the shoe fits, wear it.
Jun 4, 2013 – Every culture loves its ice cream, or the frozen treat that stands in for it. From Mexican paletas to Indian kulfi, flavors like avocado, cardamom, berries and more infuse these cool treats.
May 8, 2013 – Rather than waiting for someone to give you a treat, why not make one of your favorites for yourself? Something you can snack on all week when no one’s around. Or, better yet, something you don’t have to share. Food writer T. Susan Chang recommends slow-roasted pecans, salty-sweet matzo candy and …