Otherwise known as what’s for dessert tonight, this old-fashioned cake takes its name from a simple, two-ingredient glaze, or drizzle, that yields a crisp, sugary, lemony crust.
A beloved Brazilian candy, brigadeiros are chewy fudge balls that are rolled in sweet sprinkles, just for good measure.
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.
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.
An inspired meal in minutes, this harried weeknight spaghetti solution melds eggs, cheese, and pancetta into a creamy sauce that cloaks every last strand.
This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai Sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.
When the vinegar is splashed to the pan of chicken, magic occurs. The vinegar deglazes the brown bits and permeates the chicken with a sweet/sour flavor.
Thanks to an immodest amount of barbecue sauce, this turkey meatloaf turns out moist and lovely, not dry and crumbly.
Easy yet elegant, this simple pasta dish calls for any long, narrow, flat pasta, garlic, olive oil, seafood, and parsley. Dinner is done.
Braised lamb shanks are cooked slowly in wine until the meat is falling-off-the-bone tender. The lamb shanks can be braised ahead for more flavor.
Rich, buttery, ladylike scones are laden with bacon, scrambled eggs, and Cheddar, making sure there’s gender equality with a manly man breakfast in every bite.
Soft, warm sweet buns are riddled with cinnamon and drizzled with luscious cream cheese-buttermilk glaze for extra enjoyment at breakfast.
More nuanced than gingerbread and not at all like fruit cake, this French tradition is fragrant with spice.
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