If you want something that looks like a person has made it, you do it yourself.” So says Paul Lowe of quarterly magazine Sweet Paul. Serves 10 6 eggs 3/4 cups sugar 5 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/4 cups plain flour, sifted 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 3 large eggs 3 large egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 6 tablespoons salted butter, softened 2 cups blueberries Preheat oven to 350ºF.
All week we’re sharing the 101 versions of recipes for foods you thought were too hard to make but TOTALLY AREN’T. So far, we’ve encouraged you to make your first loaf of bread, your first big roast, and sushi. Today, tackle jam. Photo credit: Everyday Food "But making jam involves pectin and sterilizing jars and simmering forever," you say. "Uff." NAY! There is no reason to huff and puff! For your first go at homemade jam, try this speedy version, which skips past hour-long cooking times thanks to a blitz of the strawberries in your food processor.
Photo credit: Marcus Nilsson You’ve trussed a pork loin to serve a small group, sure. Pulse garlic, parsley, fennel seeds, and ½ cup fennel fronds in a food processor until very finely chopped.