picnic pink lemonade
For reasons I cannot adequately put my finger on, if you show up to a potluck or picnic this weekend with carafes of freshly-squeezed lemonade, you will be welcomed and adored, but if you show up with the same carafes of freshly-made pink lemonade, people will actually freak out. Why is pink ...
pasta salad with roasted tomatoes
Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes As with most pasta salads, the ingredients here are flexible. I’ve outlined what I used, but should you not be into olives, or salty cheese, or pine nuts, no reason not to skip them or swap them with something you like better. Yes, you’ll need 90 minutes for the ...
swirled berry yogurt popsicles
Swirled Berry Yogurt Popsicles Adapted, just barely, from Fany Gerson’s Paletas Yield: 10 popsicles from these molds, which hold about 1/3 cup liquid each 2 level cups fresh blackberries, or the berry of your choice 2 tablespoons (40 grams) honey 1/2 lemon or 1 small lime 1/2 cup (120 grams) water
fake shack burger
Fake Shack Burger Perfect as written and described from Epicurious First, I want you to read this article in its entirety and tell me what steel you’re made of if you can get through it without booking a ticket to NYC for the sole purpose of being one with a Shackburger as soon as possible. […]
toasted marshmallow milkshake
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake Oof, this shake. I’m going to have to add “burnt marshmallows” to my official list of 3rd trimester cravings, I fear. This is essentially a vanilla ice cream shake, blended with the better part of a bag of charred marshamallows, plus two flavors I found enhanced the ...
mushrooms and greens with toast
Mushrooms and Greens with Toast Adapted just a little from Tara O’Brady’s Seven Spoons Cookbook I resisted, for once, but I think this would be lovely with some crispy eggs on top. But I’d otherwise consider this a one-pan meal. No, a one-pan miracle. For mushrooms, O’Brady suggests chanterelles,
Liège Waffles Heavily tweaked from the excellent Gaufre de Liège Recette Blog and the copious notes of Not Martha I’m pretty sure these waffles can be described with a Zagat-style collection of every one of my dessert trigger words and phrases: caramelized, chewy, burnt sugar caramel, stretchy, ...
not derby pie bars
Not Derby Pie Bars Adapted from The Washington Post You can double this in a 9×13 pan (and you should because you’re otherwise not going to want to share) using 3 whole eggs, instead of 2 eggs plus 2 yolks. The bars will be ever-so-slightly thicker, but should not need much if any more baking […]
crispy broccoli with lemon and garlic
Crispy Broccoli with Lemon and Garlic Serves 2 as a side 1 pound fresh broccoli 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon coarse or kosher salt A few pinches of pepper flakes, to taste Finely grated zest of half a lemon, or more to taste 1 large or 2 small garlic cloves, minced Juice of […]
salted chocolate chunk cookies
Salted Chocolate Chunk Cookies From Ashley Rodriguez’s Not Without Salt (site) and Date Night In (book) A couple recipe-specific notes: The version I originally made from the Not Without Salt site called for light brown sugar, says you can bake the dough right away and calls for 8 ounces of ...