Silky Butternut Squash Soup
The secret to great butternut squash soup is to sauté the seeds and fibers to build flavor, add water, then steam the flesh over the flavorful liquid.
Arugula and Escarole Salad with Blue Cheese, Figs, and Warm Port Dressing
Hardy-textured greens with strong flavors create salads that can stand up to a warm dressing or a single hot ingredient.
Buttermilk Pecan Pie with Raisins
After patiently scouring dozens of recipes, we finally create a pie with silky smooth texture, rich pralinelike flavor, and a crisp crust.
Deep-Dish Apple Pie
We wanted mounds of tender, juicy apples in our deep-dish pie, but first we had to wade through half-baked apples, soupy fillings, and sodden crusts.