Serve this candied orange peel on its own, toss it in granulated sugar after it dries for a festive look, or dip it in melted chocolate.
A decidedly Umbrian dish in which pork sausages and plump grapes are coaxed to tender goodness and jammy sweetness, respectively. You’re welcome.
This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.
All the usual suspects—butter, sugar, eggs, nuts, and, natch, bananas–are here, save for gluten. Honestly? We were so tempted by the loaf’s taste and texture, we didn’t even miss it.
Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.
This little moment of lusciousness takes all of minutes to toss together. Just tear the figs, rip the cheese, and drizzle with oil. Badda bing.
A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.
This boozy mix of in-season fruits steeped in sugar and liquor makes a really swell holiday gift. Who wouldn’t love that?
Pretty in pink is this lovely sorbet, thanks to the inclusion of the entire apple, blush red peel included, as well as a little Geürztraminer for sweet sophistication.
A mango banana salsa recipe? It may sound odd, but with its mix of fruit, chiles, and onions, it’s sublime with fish tacos, chicken, even tortilla chips.
We don’t know who this Betty person is, but her brown Betty recipe is just the sort of sassy, sweet-tart dessert that’s perfect for early autumn.
Fresh figs, raspberries, and almonds take on a French accent in this stunning company’s-coming dessert. An indulgent drizzle of honey takes the cake, er, tart.
Given this cobbler’s delicately sweet filling and crumbly, flaky topping, our search for the perfect cobbler ends here—and, we dare say, so will yours.
The ingredients couldn’t be more accessible. The results couldn’t be less expected.
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