Chad Johannesen

Hot Fudge & Beyond: 9 Sauces to Drizzle Over Ice Cream — Recipes from The Kitchn

Probably the easiest and most welcome dessert in the summertime is a big bowl of ice cream, drizzled with hot fudge. It's so simple to bring out a quart of decent store-bought ice cream, but serving it with a homemade sauce really puts it over the top and transforms it from a weeknight dessert into something extra-special.

Here are nine delicious sauces, from essential hot fudge to an Oreo twist on the classic, and for you maximalists, a creamy candy bar sauce. Want to go lighter and fresher? Warm raspberry or fresh cherry is where it's at.

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The New Way I’m Using Greek Yogurt in the Kitchen — Kitchen Diaries: Kate in New York City

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I'll admit it, I'm pretty obsessed with Greek yogurt. I have a serious preference for two brands readily available at the typical grocery store, a borderline obsession with a few that are more obscure or local, and a serious case of "meh" for the regular ole' yogurt I ate as a kid. Typically, I've viewed yogurt as a solo item — a meal in and of itself when topped with fruit, honey, and/or granola. That is, until recently.

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Recipe: Vegan Strawberry Orange Julius — Drink Recipes from The Kitchn

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You guys, you are in for a treat today! Just for you, I’ve plucked the beloved Orange Julius straight out of my childhood memories, veganized it, and added strawberries for a summery twist. I’m super pleased with this version, and I think you’ll love it too.

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How To Clean a Glass Electric Stovetop — Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn

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I recently moved to a new home and have steadily become acquainted with my new appliances. As someone who's only ever used a gas stove, this whole electric stovetop seemed a little like alien voodoo magic. What do you mean there are no burners? It's just gonna get hot? No fire? Clearly, this has been hard to wrap my brain around. (Like I said, we're still getting to know each other.)

However, one of the best things about my new stovetop is how easy it is to clean! It only takes a couple of minutes — plus, you won't believe the shine. Let me show you how I clean my stovetop.

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Faith Blakeney’s Joyful, Art-Filled Kitchen — Kitchen Tour

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Who cooks and eats here: Faith Blakeney and daughter Noa
Where: Los Angeles, California
Rent or Own? Rent

Faith Blakeney is quite the style maven. She puts together eclectic homes with a sense of whimsy, color, and humor — qualities definitely on display in her own small kitchen, which is as joyful and exuberant as she is. The bright white walls provide the perfect backdrop to her daughter's artwork, as well as Faith's favorite found objects and collectibles. Let's step inside for a peek, shall we?

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What’s the Difference Between Rice Vinegar and Seasoned Rice Vinegar? — Ingredient Intelligence

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Rice vinegar is used in a lot of Asian cooking because of its mild acidity and hint of sweetness. Recipes usually call for the two most common varieties, rice vinegar or seasoned rice vinegar. What are the differences, and which one should you buy?

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