Warning: Baking this cake will fill your kitchen with the irresistible smell of oranges. This is a slightly modified version of a recipe I saw recently in Saveur. It’s a buttery pound cake shot through with freshly grated orange zest and soaked with sweet orange syrup.
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This French Cheesecake is my favorite Secret Weapon Dessert. Easy to make. Easy on the eyes. Practically guaranteed to stun everyone—including your best friend’s chatty new girlfriend—at your dinner party into blissful, dessert-nibbling silence. This recipe comes from an old family friend. In fact, a bunch of you requested the recipe when I first posted […]butter, cheesecake, cream cheese, raspberry
Mussels are very forgiving to cook. They come with a built in timer. When they open, they’re done. It’s really that easy. These mussels cook up in no time flat and are bathed in a fragrant, gingery broth made with shallots, butter, and stout. Serve with a crusty loaf of garlic bread to sop up […]butter, chives, garlic, guinness, mussels
See? I eat vegetables. (Sorry, couldn’t resist!) This is one of my favorite takes on mashed potatoes. It’s rich, buttery, and gets a delightfully mellow sweetness from the parsnips. Soft bits of onion add a really nice texture and contrast to the creaminess of the potato and parsnip. If you can boil water and chop […]butter, cream, parsnip, potato, side dish
Technically, this is half-a-pound cake, since it only uses about a half-a-pound of each of the key ingredients. (Pound cake gets its name from the pound each of butter, sugar, and flour originally used to make it.) However you slice it, though, this cake is moist, dense, rich, and buttery. I prefer mine plain with […]butter, cake, dessert, eggs, sugar
When you start with fabulously fresh ingredients, it’s easy to make a delicious meal in no time flat. The main thing to know about cod is that you don’t want to overcook it. (Don’t worry, I’ll explain how.) For this dish, fresh cod is coated in rubbed sage, salt, and white pepper, then browned quickly […]butter, cod, garlic, shallot, spinach
Kourambiedes (pronounced koor-ah-bee-eds) are those little Greek butter cookies that are usually shaped like a moon or a half-moon and are covered in powdered sugar. They’re buttery and melty and perfectly crumbly (and second only to baklava for messy cookies to eat). They’re one of my favorite cookies of all time. They usually show up […]butter, cookies, Greek