These aren’t Italian, as Nancy Harmon Jenkins freely admits, yet she couldn’t resist the challenge of substituting olive oil for butter; she’s deservedly proud of the result. Jenkins is author of Virgin Territory, a history of olive oil in the Mediterranean and recipes featuring olive oil.
Apple Skillet Cake
There are foods that appear at the Jewish holidays that I crave all year, including brisket and latkes. Now I’m adding to the list Martha Stewart’s easy apple cake made in a skillet, and it is to die for. You could certainly make this with a variety of colorful fruits, though apples are especially good this […]
Dorie Greenspan’s Cornflake and Chocolate Bites
It’s a fact; regrettable, but a fact, nonetheless. Some people are not aware that the Thanksgiving or holiday table must have at least one taste of chocolate, even if it’s a chocolate bar broken up into pieces and put on a plate. As a matter of fact, put an unopened bag of Valrhona or Ghirardelli […]
Scrumptious and Simple Graham Cracker Pumpkin Tart
One of the best home cooks Faith knows, Linda Giuca of The Hartford Courant, shares her ridiculously easy and fabulous pumpkin tart with a crushed graham cracker and cinnamon crust. This even won over our pumpkin pie skeptics. Linda Giuca and Chris Prosperi co-author the Hartford Courant column The Basics appearing on Thursdays.
Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar-Walnut Topping
We think you deserve the very best pumpkin pie recipe to dazzle your family and guests. This is my favorite dazzler, from a 2009 Bon Appétit magazine, because this pie combines the spicy quality of pumpkin with just the right amount of caramelized brown sugar, cinnamon, and toasted walnuts. Think pumpkin pie, coffee-cake style! (And […]
Ina Garten’s Decadent Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
As soon as we spotted this recipe in Ina Garten’s new book, Make It Ahead, we raced to it. Her desserts are always delicious, in our experience, and here is one that solves the problem if you have gluten-free eaters at your table. Ina uses renowned chef Thomas Keller’s gluten-free flour mix, called Cup4Cup. She […]