Now, here’s a chocolate cake that’ll make everyone happy.
What to pair with a holiday-worthy beef tenderloin? Oh, Chris Prosperi has the very thing. His comforting mash is simple without being boring. The squash and maple syrup make these mashed “potatoes” unlike any others you’ve had. They’re elevated for Christmas dinner, and are the perfect side for any holiday meal.
Think of this as breakfast morphed into dessert: maple syrup, bacon, waffles—if they were served with vanilla malt! This is a stellar pairing of flavors, nothing held back. Don’t even think of using a fine-grade maple syrup like light or even medium amber. Go for the robust, dark stuff to stand up to the excesses. […]
We loved the waffles Chris made for this week’s pre-show meal. Our show was a celebration of summer berries, and the waffles were a perfect way to highlight these farmstand beauties.
I tip my hat to New Orleans–based chef Alon Shaya, who provided me with the inspiration for this recipe. On a trip down to NOLA, I found his simply grilled cauliflower so delicious and transforming that when I returned home, this dish was one of the first things I came up with. If you or […]