A list of all the recipes Elsa M. Jacobson has tested.
It’s remarkable what you can do with a can of beans. Here it’s transformed into a pretty classy purée (aka poor man’s hummus).
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to invite folks over this summer, here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips.
A staple in the eastern Mediterranean, these little pastries put equal emphasis on pastry and cheese to divine effect.
Inexpensive, easy, and gentle on hands. Does dish soap get much better than that?! Nope. Seriously.
Made with crusty French bread in place of squishy hot dog buns, this dog is reminiscent of what you’ll find on the streets of Paris.
Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.
Crêpes have got nothing on the crisp, delicate little lovelies known as ah-boh, the famed street food found throughout Burma.
We just can’t stop dribbling these easy yet elegant oils—infused with basil, chile, curry, and more—over everything.
Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.
Beef. Lamb. Matzoh. We could go on and on and on listing things we loooooove to smother with this spirited sauce.
Ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside, these are the best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had.
Yoohoo, you who’s trying to eat more healthfully, start cramming carrots in your pieholes with this satisfying little number.
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