Category: Technique

Desserts, Technique

Pots de Crème: A Dessert That Melts in Your Mouth


Pots de crème sounds like a fancy French dessert, and it is, but that doesn’t mean that the home cook will find what is essentially a type of custard, difficult to prepare. The key to making perfect pots de crème is to cook the mixture gently and slowly to achieve that silky smooth texture. Here …

Appetizers, Parve, Technique

Quick Deviled Eggs (with 6 Ingredients You Probably Already Have in Your Pantry)

deviled eggs on plate lined with greens

Deviled eggs are an old-fashioned dish—the kind you shouldn’t mess with. Don’t try to innovate or add unusual (read “weird”) ingredients. Just stick to the tried and true: eggs, mayo, grated onion, Tabasco, and some good Dijon mustard. Maybe just a touch of salt. Sprinkle the top with sweet paprika and Bob’s your uncle, as …