| Jul 15, 2009
Frozen blackberry souffle
Total time: 55 minutes, plus freezing and optional softening time
Servings: 8 to 10
Note: If the sugar crystallizes while cooking in step 3, try the step again in a clean saucepan and add one-fourth teaspoon corn syrup...
| Jan 2, 2010
| 12:02 AM
Note: Is there anything more glorious than a mountainous banana cream pie? Test Kitchen Director Donna Deane whipped this one together for a story on meringues, and it is truly a monumental version.
Making meringue toppings can be a little tricky....
| Mar 23, 2010
| 9:35 AM
Meringue layer cake
Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes, largely unattended
Servings: 12 to 16
Note: Adapted from "The Gourmet Cookbook, Volume 1." Ice this cake immediately after you make the icing and serve soon after preparing.
| Dec 28, 2009
| 2:24 PM
Note: Through our Low-Fat Baking series, we spent much of the year trying to figure out new ways to cut the fat out of dessert. In this adaptation of the lush classic, tarte tatin, we replaced the traditional pastry tart with an almond-flavored...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 10:02 AM
1 pound shrimp (41 to 50)
Marinade for Shrimp
1 cup cornstarch
2 cups cottonseed or peanut oil
2 cups shredded lettuce
Shell and devein shrimp. Rinse in cold water and pat dry. Place shrimp in Marinade for Shrimp 30 minutes.
| Dec 22, 2009
| 12:03 PM
1 1/4 pounds semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces
6 egg yolks
3/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
7 egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
Melt chocolate in top of double boiler over simmering water, stirring...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 10:17 AM
Caraway Bundt Cake
Active Work Time: 20 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours
Note: This cake is extremely versatile. It can be served alone or with fresh berries, fruit compote, whipped cream or ice cream.
1 tablespoon unsalted butter or...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 8:06 AM
CHOCOLATE HAMANTASCHEN WITH CARAMEL PECAN FILLING
CARAMEL PECAN FILLING
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
2 cups toasted chopped pecans
7 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 cup milk or nondairy creamer
1/4 cup honey
| Apr 3, 2009
| 6:08 PM
Servings: 24 eggs
Active work time: 25 minutes
Total preparation time: 1 hour 15 minutes
8 sun-dried tomatoes (not in oil)
2 tablespoons capers, drained and chopped
1 large shallot, finely minced
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
| Dec 13, 2006
Total time: 2 hours, 50 minutes (includes resting time before baking) plus cooling time for compote
Servings: About 5 dozen cookies
Note: From executive pastry chef Sherry Yard of Spago, with Sixto Pocasangre. Save extra compote for another use....
| Jun 3, 2009
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: Makes about 6 cups, enough for 2 to 4 dozen cupcakes
Note: This recipe works best with a stand mixer; the large whisk allows the buttercream to achieve better volume and stability than with a hand mixer.
1 1/2 cups...