Recipes by Technique

Hone your cooking skills with these recipes arranged by cooking technique. Here’s where you can master baking, braising, grilling, roasting and more.

Buttercream Blast Layer Cake

The decorations on this patriotic dessert remind me of a fireworks display. Since the recipe includes both cookies and cake, people can take their pick—or have both! —Jennifer Lindstrom, Brookfield, Wisconsin