I developed this cake with breakfast in mind, maybe something to be shared when family was in town over several pots of coffee. But when I first made it, my kids named it corn-candy cake and called for it after supper. I obliged and put some whipped cream on top. Whenever you choose to eat […]
Dazzling Fig N Pig Appetizer
This is Sarah Leah Chase’s favorite recipe in her New England Open-House Cookbook—the one she makes when she wants to bowl over a crowd that shows up for her book signings. It’s a bruschetta descended from heaven—baguette slices topped with a divine combo of quartered figs, blue and mascarpone cheeses, sliced almonds, and pancetta!
The Brown Turkey
The Brown Turkey is the original creation of Austin, Texas bartender Justin Chamberlin, who had a bite of Thanksgiving stuffing and knew what he had to do. As the book describes, this drink combines the subtle spices of aged rum with the sultry sweetness of figs, and a bright, bubbly pop of sparkling wine.