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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This classic treat is served all over Mexico, and it couldn’t be easier: Pâte à choux dough is deep-fried, then rolled in cinnamon-sugar. To make churros properly, you will need a pastry bag and a star tip (which you can get at most kitchen supply stores or online). The star-tipped shape increases the surface area and helps give the churros better structure so that they can be made long. But if you don’t want to bother, you can pipe the pâte à choux out of the corner of a plastic bag and cu