Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.
Also called a Dutch baby, this pancake makes for a dramatic-looking breakfast and dessert. Baked in the oven, the pancake poufs up—toasty and high. Ahhh!
This boldly flavored classic Portuguese cake with an unforgettable crumb smacks of citrus in a way that no other cake can. The secret? A fruity olive oil, winter oranges, and this recipe.
Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.
Love food is food you cook for the one you love. Not just lobster and Champagne. The day-to-day stuff, too. As David finds, after 17 years with The One, they’ve still got it.
A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.
This boozy mix of in-season fruits steeped in sugar and liquor makes a really swell holiday gift. Who wouldn’t love that?
Pretty in pink is this lovely sorbet, thanks to the inclusion of the entire apple, blush red peel included, as well as a little Geürztraminer for sweet sophistication.
We don’t know who this Betty person is, but her brown Betty recipe is just the sort of sassy, sweet-tart dessert that’s perfect for early autumn.
Vanilla ice cream is de rigueur for lazy summer days. This luscious lovely is adaptable, so it can be uber-rich or not. Either way, the vanilla shines through.
Heirloom tomatoes go on ice for this simple yet elegant sorbet. Use yellow, red, orange, or purple fruit, but my all means, make this sorbet.
Bake this cake in honor of Phanourious, the patron saint of lost objects, and you just might find something you never knew was missing.
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