cranberry pie with thick pecan crumble
Cranberry Pie with Thick Pecan Crumble Despite the contrast from the brown sugar, oat, cinnamon and toasted pecan crumble on top, the shower of powdered sugar, the sweetened vanilla whipped cream or ice cream that I know you wouldn’t serve this without, this is still, at its core, a tart pie. It ...
crispy sweet potato roast
Crispy Sweet Potato Roast Inspired by this one The only thing that you might find exasperating about this recipe is how hard it is to get the measurements just right. I used a 2-quart oval baking dish and needed 5 pounds of smallish sweet potatoes to fill it. If yours are smaller or thinner, you ...
classic pumpkin pie with pecan praline sauce
Classic Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Praline Topping Topping adapted from Joy The Baker: Homemade Decadence Yield: 1 standard pie or about 8 servings Crust 1 1/4 cups (155 grams) all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons (6 grams) granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) fine sea or table salt 1 stick (4 ounces
pretzel parker house rolls
Pretzel Parker House Rolls Yield: 16 small rolls. See note below about doubling. Rolls 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons (half a 1/4-ounce or 7-gram packet) active dry yeast 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus extra to coat bowl 2 cups flour,
pickled cabbage salad
Pickled Cabbage Salad Inspired by the health salad at Zabar’s My primary change to this from my last version, and from the versions I’ve had from delis, was the addition of celery seed. I added it on a whim, and we cannot get enough of the flavor. Just a little permeates the pickle mixture with […]
sticky toffee pudding
Warm Date Cake with Toffee Sauce [Sticky Toffee Pudding] Adapted from the Sunday Suppers Cookbook, where it was inspired by the version at Café Moto in Brooklyn This cake would be as welcome on a holiday dinner table, which is what I most associate it with, yet is simple enough to be an ideal ...
smoked whitefish dip with horseradish
Smoked Whitefish Dip with Horseradish Adapted, just barely, from Chris Shepherd via Tasting Table I made a few changes; I skipped the Tabasco and the jalapeño, figuring that the cayenne (which I used much less of, hoping the kid would try this) would be enough for the heat we wanted. I also skipped
squash toasts with ricotta and cider vinegar
Squash Toasts with Ricotta and Cider Vinegar Adapted from Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s ABC Kitchen, via NYTimes Cooking The original recipe uses the larger amount of olive oil (which felt like more than I needed), just 1/4 cup cider vinegar and maple syrup (but I preferred it with slightly more ...
Cauliflower Cheese I think a dish like this could have endless variations. You could infuse the milk, warming it, with a bay leaf or minced clove of garlic. You could stir chopped parsley into the sauce for color. If you don’t have dry mustard, you can add two teaspoons smooth Dijon or an English
Homemade Harissa Adapted from Amy Scattergood and Wednesday Chef Which dried chiles to use? From Amy Scattergood: “Although you can make harissa out of virtually any dried chile that suits your personal heat index, most traditional harissas use chiles that are only about as hot as anchos or ...