Macarons are light-as-a-feather French confections that can be assembled pulling from a mix-and-match palette of sweet fillings and bases. Our recipe for this sophisticated French treat offers variations for vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut, coconut, raspberry and pistachio macarons.
Rich, savory custard, flecked with delicious things like bacon, cheese, and fresh vegetables and baked in a buttery crust: What’s not to love? Quiche is the perfect make-ahead dish for company’s-coming brunches, lunches, and dinners.
This traditional Russian dessert is similar to a no-bake cheesecake. Dried-Pineapple cutouts embellish this cake, but Martha sometimes uses jelly beans instead. Her paskha molds come from Maxim Kudinov, in West Nyack, New York (etsy.com/shop/varusha). You can also use an 8-to-10-inch flowerpot or a fine-mesh strainer.
When the weather outside is frightful, these comforting classics are oh so delightful. Whether it's a "set it and forget it" slow-cooker recipe or an easy casserole that keeps cleanup to a minimum, each one of these recipes is simple to prep, cook, and clean up afterward. And with this much flavor? They're bound to be a hit around the dinner table.