“Absolute best”? It’s a pretty pretentious assertion, yet these rich, chocolate-y brownie bombs from David Lebovitz merit it.
Sweetly salty to taste, easy peasy to make, and lovey dove with white wine, these just may be the perfect before-dinner nibble.
This flour-free and fancy-free Pavlova knows no religious affiliations, creating a stunning last course for Easter as well as Passover.
Ever wish those dainty petit fours were a little—or a lot—bigger? With this recipe, your wish is granted.
Butternut squash, red onion, and Parmesan cheese make this tart sing–okay, not literally, but it may make you hum a happy little ditty. Ideal for entertaining.
Don’t try to rush this ham. It’s slow roasted in a maple glaze that imbues the porky deliciousness with cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and nutmeg.
The classic baked stuffed potato is gussied up here with sour cream, tangy blue cheese, scallion, chives, and pancetta. These bites make great party fare.
A ridiculously creamy–and relatively simple–homemade caramel filling graces this properly flaky pastry. Salted butter–lots of it–lends this dessert just the right amount of decadence.
Pao de queijo, Brazil’s favorite cheese rolls, are chewy, cheesy puffs made from manioc starch. They’re great on a buffet table, as a snack, or a starter.
Mild and oh so creamy, Gorgonzola dolce gussies up a cheese course with honeyed roast pears to sweet effect. Certain to woo even stinky-cheese haters.
Coq au vin, aka chicken in wine, is a French classic that exists in countless incarnations. This rich, soulful riff from Julia Child is our default dish.
With a baby due on the first day of the Year of the Tiger, writer Patricia Tanumihardja finds ways of mixing and matching traditions.
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