Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.
A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.
Meet the Queen of Tarts, with a throne of crushed cookies, a cloak of ever-so-slightly sweetened mascarpone, and a tiara of sliced strawberries.
When it’s half past when you’d wanted to eat and you’re too exhausted to think, turn to this kid-friendly, adult-approved fix.
A touch of maple syrup infuses traditional coleslaw with a unique, unexpected sweetness. Try this slaw with pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, or barbecue.
Lemon, ricotta cheese, peas, and pappardelle pasta. The name says it all. A simple dish that can be made in no time. It’s a real family-friendly dish. Honest.
Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as acting? These brownies make us think maybe she missed her true calling.
The official Spanish summer sipper. And, for those who don’t care for sodden, wimped-out fruit mush, a nifty little party trick at no extra charge.
True to its name, this dense, brownie-like cake takes its allure from a full pound of chocolate. A hint of cocoa lends even more chocolatey complexity.
The asparagus in this salad is sublimely sweet and is beautifully balanced by salty pecorino and tart zinginess of lemon.
This beauty of a biscotti may seem a descendant of sorts from fruitcake, though it boasts a heck of a lot more allure than its stodgy ancestor.
Caramelized red onions. Pancetta. Pine nuts. A dribble of balsamic vinegar. Peppery arugula. Convinced yet?
If you weren’t the one making this “cheesecake,” you’d probably never guess it’s dairy-free and vegan.
These jam tartlets are a mouthful of surprises: crisp, buttery crust, tangy jam, and sweet, crumbly streusel. Serve them as a snack or picnic fare.
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