A list of all the recipes Cynthia D. has tested.
Your mother-in-law may frown upon you teetering around with a martini in hand. But strolling about with a cup of spiced wine? Soooo much more socially acceptable.
Perhaps the simplest precursor to a dinner party ever. Just make the savory shortbread dough, freeze it, slice it, and bake it at the very last second. You’re welcome.
Home cook and storybook savant T. Susan Chang explains how she eventually came around to baking this quick, fragrant, subtly sweet loaf from a gourd of fairy tale proportions.
Mark Scarbrough and Bruce Weinstein had hoped for a quiet, rustic dinner in the French countryside. Thanks to this storied liqueur, what they ended up with was far, far more memorable.
Dark-meat chicken lovers, have we got a recipe for you. Actually, we’ve got a bird for you. It’s called guinea, and once you try it, there’s no going back.
“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.
Stunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.
We know. You already have an egg salad sandwich recipe. But trust us, it’s nothing like this one, which is whoppingly old school in taste, blissfully healthful in every other way.
True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!
In this inspired Italian creation, traditional lasagna noodles are supplanted by polenta. Trust us, you’ll feel no guilt nor regret over forsaking custom.
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