Sultry as a summer night. That’s what we thought when we experienced this seductively smooth, devilishly dark chocolate ice cream that's almost naughtily intense.
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Devil’s Food Cake Chocolate Ice Cream

Devil’s food cake chocolate ice cream is almost better than sex. It has the rich, deep flavors of a dark-chocolate frosted cake. Words do not suffice. Eat, instead.

A frosty metal pan full of dark chocolate ice cream on a counter covered with sprinkles.

Sultry as a summer night. That’s what we thought when we experienced this seductively smooth, devilishly dark chocolate cake-like ice cream that’s almost naughtily intense. One taste and...

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Bacon Braised Red Potatoes

Bacon braised red potatoes from America’s Test Kitchen are a new take on a classic dish. By simmering everything in water first, the potatoes are imbued with the flavors of bacon and onion a little more deeply. Then everything gets crisped up before serving. Perfection.

A frying pan filled with halved red potatoes that are browned and covered with crispy bacon and thyme.

Adapted from America’s Test Kitchen | The Side Dish Bible | America’s Test Kitchen, 2019

Here we added bacon and a sliced onion to the mix and simmered them...

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Seared Rib Eye Steak with Cinnamon

Seared rib eye steak with cinnamon is a sumptuous way to make a gorgeous cut of beef even better. By basting it in its own juices, along with butter, garlic, and a pinch of cinnamon, you end up with something spectacular.

A large rib eye steak with a pat of butter on top, in a cast iron pan.

Adapted from Derek Wolf | Food X Fire | Harvard Common Press, 2021

A few tips for those who want to knock this out of the park: 1. Lower the temperature of your fire and skillet before you baste. Butter has a bad...

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Grilled Radicchio Salad with Gorgonzola and Balsamic Vinaigrette

For this grilled radicchio salad, radicchio is quartered, brushed with olive oil, and grilled until crunchy-soft. It’s then tossed with blue cheese and drizzled with a quick vinaigrette. Equal parts sweet and smoky.

A white platter, piled with quartered grilled radicchio topped with crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.

Quartering radicchio heads lengthwise and grilling them transforms its taste from bitter to gently sweet and smoky. Showering the...

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Zoë François, Baker Extraordinaire, Lands a TV Show on Magnolia Network

Zoe Francois, cookbook author and baking goddess, lands her own baking show, Zoe Bakes, on the Magnolia Network thanks to her stunning Instagram presence. It’s scheduled to premiere later this year and already we’re wanting more.

: Zoë François

The last time I remember aching this long with anticipation I was nine and my parents had promised me a Charlie McCarthy ventriloquist doll for Christmas—before Thanksgiving. Well,...

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