Lidia Bastianich’s polenta torta is delicious with Gorgonzola and cabbage, but you can vary the filling however you wish. The dish is ideal for a crowd. You can assemble the tart the day before and then bake it the day of your gathering, and it also reheats well.
One of the great delights in baking is that moment when you flip the tarte tatin out of the skillet to behold the dark golden color of apples and to breathe in the seductive aroma.
Anyone can pull together this no-cook treat. The parfait recipe is an example—created by the nutrition team at the Hartford HeathCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital—of how you can eat sensibly and healthfully without depriving yourself. . .or skipping dessert.
This classic fair staple is fun to make at home, especially for a Halloween treat. Note that Rome apples will make the prettiest candy apples.
Put a classic on the grill for Father’s Day: Beer can chicken. In this recipe, the beer steams while the chicken roasts and absorbs aromatic smoke.