For this trusty recipe, pick tart, firm apples that will hold up to the baking. Slice them thinly and add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a dash of salt. Pile the apples into a prepared crust, dot with butter, and top with another round of pastry. Bake until the apples are tender and the crust is golden.
This dressing has a cider vinegar and oil base with a smidgen of onion juice and mustard stirred in for bite, and lots of sugar for an overall sweetness. And of course, there are lots of tiny poppy seeds. Makes a sweet cabbage slaw and is perfect over fresh summer fruit.
This recipe will turn liver haters into converts. Very simple! The three things that will set your liver above all others are: 1) soak in milk, 2)turn liver as little as possible and 3) don't overcook!
A lively simmer of garlic, thyme, tomatoes, olives, clam juice and red pepper flakes makes a flavorful base for fresh shrimp, scallops and baby clams, perfect with hot linguini. Hint: discard any clams that do not open after they simmer.