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Candied Jalapeños Recipe

These sweet, very hot candied jalapeños work equally well as a cocktail garnish, sandwich condiment, cupcake topper, or guacamole ingredient. The cayenne adds even more spice. Feel free to omit it if you prefer. Read more: Edible DIY: Candied Jalapeños Yield:Makes three (8-ounce) jars Active time: 30 minutes Total time:30 minutes Ingredients 1 pound jalapeño…

Honey Vanilla Fluff Recipe

Published: May 11, 2011 Last Updated: October 15, 2018 I love the way the delicate honey notes in this Fluff pair with salty-sweet peanut butter. It is even creamier and gooier than store-bought versions, which (trust me) is a very good thing. It makes for a five-napkin sandwich. Read more: Edible DIY: Honey Vanilla Fluff…

Fiery Crackers

Ingredients:1/4 cup pure maple syrup3 tablespoons Sriracha2 tablespoons unsalted butter4 cups oyster crackers6 thyme sprigsInstructions:1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees. In a small saucepan, combine syrup, sriracha, and butter; bring to a boil and stir until combined. Toss with crackers and thyme.2. Spread onto a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet and bake until coating is set,…

The Mezcal Sunset

The Tequila Sunrise cocktail gets an upgrade by swapping smoky mezcal for tequila and a sweet, tart DIY pomegranate syrup for store-bought grenadine.Ingredients:1/2 cup pomegranate juice1/2 cup sugar1 ounce mezcal1 ounce dry sparkling white wine2 ounces orange juice, preferably fresh squeezed and strainedInstructions:Cook pomegranate juice and sugar in a small pot over medium-high heat, stirring…

Raspberry Liqueur Chocolates Recipe

These easy homemade candies are reminiscent of fancy dipped chocolates. They may not look as pretty, but they are filled with the fresh, pure flavor of dark chocolate and sweet, boozy raspberries. Gussied up in paper liners and arranged in a pretty tin, they would make a perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Read more: Edible DIY:…

Maple Walnut Graham Crackers Recipe

DIY graham crackers are incredibly easy. This recipe is based on one from Nancy Silverton’s cookbook, Pastries from the La Brea Bakery. I’ve given it my own New England spin by incorporating walnuts and maple syrup. To make 1/2 cup of finely ground walnuts, pulse 3/4 cup of whole walnuts in a food processor. Read…

Pistachio-Honey Butter Recipe

[Photographs: Lucy Baker] This pistachio butter is rich and nutty. The honey adds a mild, floral sweetness. Try it on toast, or sandwich it between two sugar cookies or gingersnaps. It will keep for up to two months in the fridge. Read more: Edible DIY: Pistachio-Honey Butter Yield:1 1/2 cups (three 4-ounce jars) Total time:40…

Homemade Cheese Spread with Garlic and Herbs

Here’s a DIY version of the flavored, spreadable Gournay cheese originally from France.Ingredients:8 ounces cream cheese, softened2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened1 small garlic clove, quartered1/4 teaspoon kosher salt1/4 cup chopped parsley leaves1 tablespoon chopped chivesCrackers or toasts (for serving)Instructions:Combine cream cheese, butter, garlic, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until smooth.…

Pumpkin Seed Pecan Brittle

[Photograph: Steve Legato] Edible DIY presents this as more of an autumn treat, but there’s no reason to confine the flavors of cinnamon, fleur de sel, and a kick of cayenne to one season. Liven up winter’s monotony with the sweetly spicy crunch of this brittle. Reprinted with permission from Edible DIY: Simple, Giftable Recipes…

Spinach Bow-Tie Pasta

Ingredients:1 10-oz. package frozen spinach, thawed1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour2 large eggs1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 teaspoon salt