Black pepper and ginger add a kick of spicy heat, which intensifies the taste of the chocolate. If you want these even spicier, double the amount of pepper. The hazelnut extract amps up the hazelnut flavor of the nut meal. The end result is a chocolate chip cookie that’s irresistible.
The naan dough is actually a twofer, because you can use it as a base for flatbread pizza. While the choice of toppings is endless, Margherita pizza sprinkled with nigella seeds is my favorite way to eat up all those colorful little tomatoes we grow in our backyard.
Extra Helping: Little Meatballs
These meatballs represent all the nourishment needed to keep a weary person sustained in one tiny, savory package.
Extra Helping: UnMeatballs
Unmeatballs happily flex to accommodate both whole-grain and gluten-free bread, and the addition of some stealth pumpkin puree brings additional nourishment along with a very nosh-able texture.
Linda Giuca’s Summer Pastina with Cheese and Corn
How do you summer-ify a comforting mac-and-cheese? Add fresh corn, of course!
Tucci’s Tart Crust
I adored Tucci’s fruit tarts, so he shared this recipe with me one morning as we were leaving Annecy and I was already pining for my tarts.