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Food Network Magazine October 2019

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Each issue is packed with star recipes and tips, behind-the-scenes scoops and fun, and creative ideas for home cooks. Get Food Network digital magazine subscription today.

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10 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
super sweet snaps

Chelsey’s wearing OWN YOUR EMPIRE Pick a bold lip color! With 12 sweet (and savory) shades to choose from, it’s easy to find a Maybelline® SuperStay Ink Crayon that’s right for you. Chelsey’s wearing ENJOY THE VIEW Apply with ease! Use the precision tip to help you create the perfect lip look. Chelsey’s wearing: TREAT YOURSELF Enjoy your treat, stress & mess free! With Maybelline® SuperStay Ink Crayon’s up to 8 hour wear, you never have to sacrifice a vibrant lip for a sweet treat. EAT, POST, LOVE! Enter the Instagrammable NYC Food Tour Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to New York, where you’ll tour Manhattan’s most photogenic foodie favorites. Prize includes airfare for two, two-night accommodations, and restaurant gift cards to Instagram icons. Visit foodnetmag.com to enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Maybelline New York Instagrammable NYC Food…

1 min.
a tale of two tables

Presented by Pler 1 What’s black and white and admired all over? A fabulous fall tablescape featuring this dramatic color combination! Here, Kristen Whitby of Ella Claire & Co. and Kristin Jackson of Hunted Interior show us how it’s done. KRISTIN JACKSON Hunted Interior After years as an international hotel designer, Kristin turned her talents toward helping readers hunt for their own style with advice on how to accomplish it on any budget. KRISTEN WHITBY Ella Claire & Co. Kristen turned her passion for creating her lovely home into her must-follow design blog, where you’ll find DIY, home decor, recipes, and plenty of vintage-inspired ideas. Set your stylish table with these products and more at pier1.com/twotables…

1 min.
black + white mini bites

You've set the perfect table; now it's time to serve the perfect dessert. These miniature versions of the iconic cookie will delight guests with their cake-like texture, equal parts vanilla and chocolate iccing and a surprising hint of orange. BROWNED BUTTER & ORANGE BLACK & WHITE COOKIES ACTIVE TIME: 35 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 55 MINUTES MAKES 32 COOKIES, 2½-INCH DIAMETER INGREDIENTS: 5 tablespoons salted butter¼ cup heavy cream egg, plus1 egg white Grated zest of 1 orange1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 ¾ cups cake flour1 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon kosher salt icing 4-5 tablespoons heavy cream, divided2 tablespoons light corn syrup½ teaspoon orange extract2-2½ cups confectioners' sugar2 tablespoons Dutched cocoa DIRECTIONS Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. In saucepan, melt butter on medium-high heat. Simmer 3-4 minutes, until golden brown on bottom. Pour into bowl to cool. Separately, whisk…

1 min.
star search

We asked the stars: What food are you too scared to try? “Nothing! I just had sautéed beetles and guinea fowl in Zambia.”“Tripe. I’ve never had the stomach for it!”“I’m afraid to cook tongue… but that’s not exactly a problem.”“Brains. I know they’re considered a delicacy by some, but I’ll stick to a roast chicken for dinner!”…

2 min.
follow me?

I made the greatest Instagram mistake of my life in the summer of 2014, and I have yet to recover from it. We were shooting Taylor Swift and Ina Garten at Ina’s place in East Hampton because Taylor loves Ina and Ina loves Taylor and we thought it would be fun to get them together. At one point, Taylor took a selfie with Ina and asked me how she should tag the magazine in her post. It was a simple question with an unnecessarily complicated answer: The magazine is part of Food Network’s Instagram feed, so we don’t have a separate account, and I had only one personal account at the time, which I kept private because I figured most people wouldn’t want to see pictures of my kids’ first-day-of-school…

1 min.
lessons from my feed

No need to look polished. I get more likes when I post my own food (like the pasta on top) than when I post a professional shot from the magazine. Everyone knows the difference. Kids boost ratings! I’ve noticed that when I stick one of my kids in a food photo, I get about 40 percent more likes. Try putting people in there sometimes. People like personal stuff. An old shot from my wedding and this picture of my husband and kids in Paris are two of my best-performing posts of all time. Go figure. Coconut cake wins. A mediocre, dimly lit shot of a coconut cake was also one of my all-time most liked photos. We don’t have a recipe for one in this issue, but if you want to make a dessert that’ll get people…