There’s chocolate bark and then there’s chocolate bark. This bark is the latter sort, a sort that intrigues and surprises, that both starts and stops conversations, a bark that knows no boundaries.
Cacio e pepe kugel. It’s what happens when Rome’s famous pasta dish collides with everyone’s favorite Jewish comfort food.
Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts
When prepared simply yet perfectly as here, this classic side dish will leave a lingering memory of just how lovely something healthy can be.
Fresh Cod Brandade
Fresh cod is poached in an herby milk-cream mixture and gently folded into mashed potatoes. It makes a perfect spread for garlic toasts.
Salt-Baked Red Snapper ~ Lubina a la Sel
Bury a whole snapper in a heap of wet salt. Shove it in the oven. Then forget about it. Your reward for so little effort? The sweetest, most tender fish you’ll ever experience.
Asparagus with Raspberry-Shallot Vinaigrette
It’s nice to still be surprised. Which is exactly what happened to us when we tasted this inspired melding of earthy asparagus, sweetly tart raspberry vinegar, and sharp shallot.
Flan de Leche
A creamy, milky, not egregiously sweet, altogether lovely argument for sticking with a classic—in this case, a Spanish classic.
Roast Leg of Lamb
Plain and perfect, that’s what we consider this simple roast lamb recipe. And in a shorter cooking time than usual and with very little fuss.
Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Pies
These lovelines are sorta like chocolate-dipped macaroons in reverse with their abundance of chocolate and modest coconut presence. And just 6 ingredients.
Classic Roast Chicken
Succulent. Crisp-skinned. Simple. If that’s what you seek in a roast hen, your search stops with this ooh- and aah-inducing technique.
Pan-Seared Moroccan Salmon
These sexy salmon fillets have got “come hither” appeal in spades thanks to a citrusy lilt and a beguiling blend of spices.
Cheddar and Potato Latkes
Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and pretty damn indulgent with gooey Cheddar through and through.
Baked Apples with Cinnamon and Pecans
Sorta like apple pie without the crust, this simple autumn dessert comes together with absolute ease…and will earn you quite a lot of accolade.
Baked French Fries
Crisp yet tender potato-y goodness that’ll ease your craving, each and every time. You’ll never guess they’re not fried.
Flourless Chocolate Cloud Cake
This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter and air, there’s no room for flour–although we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.
Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.
Coconut Macaroons Dipped in Chocolate
Sweet, moist, tender, can’t-stop-at-just-one coconut macaroons that are reminiscent of what’s found at the loveliest bakery in town.
Matzo Ball Soup
We’ve spent years seeking the perfect matzo ball soup. At last we found it.
Broccoli Rabe with Balsamic Brown Butter
Think you don’t like broccoli rabe? Think again. We defy you to try this butter-blasted kin to broccoli and not be converted.
Steamed Vegetables in Parchment
A savvy, sophisticated, eat-your-veggies strategy that works its stealthy charms on kids and adults alike. You’re welcome.