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How To Make Tennessee Apple Stack Cake — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

If you grew up in Tennessee, you may know apple stack cake as a homey regional specialty that sometimes bears the name of the state itself, going by Tennessee Mountain Cake in some old cookbooks. If you've never been to Tennessee but love apples and cake (or both), then you really must know about this old-fashioned dessert.

Like many classic desserts, it's a labor of love, a pastime for a weekend afternoon, but once assembled, it is the kind of cake that can be enjoyed all week long. Pair it with a warm cup of coffee or tea and see how easily a conversation lingers over this homey cake.

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Recipe: 5-Ingredient Honey Brown Butter Popcorn — Easy Snack Recipes

Everyone knows the glory of true movie-theater popcorn, gilded with real melted butter, crunchy and rich. But did you know there's a way to take that popcorn all the way up to 11?

Dial it up, people. Brown butter is your ticket to the most award-winning popcorn on the planet.

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How To Make Caramel Cake — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

My heart beats a little faster when I talk about caramel cake. The tender yellow cake, the thick, crystalline frosting that marries caramelized sugar and butter — it's an easy cake to fall in love with.

The very best caramel cakes are anything but simple; the yellow cake must only carry the whisper of caramel flavor and be both tender and sturdy enough to support the frosting, which is the real star of the show. The frosting on a caramel cake is a true masterpiece — a thick, whipped caramel that will make you close your eyes in pleasure with every bite. If caramel is your weak spot, this recipe will teach you the way, step by caramelized step.

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How To Make Nutella Crêpe Cake — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

Some desserts were just made for Pinterest — and for the adoring oohs and aahs of a rapt crowd. It was only a matter of time before the delicate French classic, gâteau de crêpes, became the dessert that slays. A stack of what seems like a thousand paper-thin crêpes, sandwiched with billowing cream, this dessert was born hundreds of years too early for Instagram, but it's back — and it's an internet sensation.

If you've seen these chocolate and Nutella crêpe cakes in your Pinterest feed, let us be the first to tell you: they are not so difficult, and if you're ready to try, we have the best, most foolproof method for creating a crêpe cake that will stun your friends and make you beam with accomplishment.

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Recipe: Easy One-Pot Chicken Teriyaki with Vegetables and Rice — Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes

This hearty dish, made on the stovetop in a Dutch oven, is an all-in-one dinner. Packed with crisp-tender vegetables and juicy chicken, and glossed-up with an easy homemade teriyaki sauce, this colorful one-pot dinner is a meal that pleases many a palate and is decidedly kid-friendly.

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Is It Safe to Eat Snow? — Food Safety

Who hasn't stuck their tongue out to catch falling snow flakes? Eating snow is a childhood rite of passage — just as much as singing about not eating the yellow stuff — but as adults, and as parents to young children, we may have some concerns about whether it is prudent or even safe to eat snow.

The short answer is "yes" — snow is primarily water, after all — but there are a few rules you should follow.

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