Call ’em what you will. Hello Dolly bars. Seven layer bars. Magic bars. But we think of them as dream bars. Sweet dream bars.
This flourless chocolate-vanilla marble cake has a texture between fudge and cheesecake. The chocolate marbles between the vanilla for a gorgeous look.
Grasshopper pie, the minty ice cream pie, is reworked. This version of the pie is made with homemade ice cream, less creme de menthe, and chocolate crust. You have to love it.
Writer and cocktail expert Kara Newman is a fan of Mad Men but not its bone-dry martinis. Instead, her cocktail for watching Mad Men is the Fiery Almond.
Luxuriously broad noodles known as pappardelle become all tangled up in this hearty bolognese sauce. Whereas the pasta is fresh, the sauce can be made ahead.
This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.
Delicate with hints of butter, almond, and anise, these almond cookies go splendidly with a glass of dessert wine.
This citrus sun tea is made from black tea, mint, fresh citrus juice, orange segments, and lots of bright sun. A simple recipe the kids will love to make.
This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.
This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.
Part tart, part sweet, and part party-riffic, this summer quencher is ideal for backyard or front porch sipping. Bottoms up.
Swoops and swirls of ethereally airy whipped cream lend these cupcakes a more adult air. Sort of. You know, in a playing-grown-ups way.
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