chocolate raspberry pavlova stack – smitten kitchen

Definitely read this recipe through before starting, especially what can and cannot be made ahead, listed at the end, before you start. While I’ve simplified it in every way that such a wobbling, centerpiece of a dessert can be without compromising what it is, please, let this be an indulgence …

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crispy potatoes with mushrooms – smitten kitchen

I’m using fingerlings and cremini mushrooms from the Union Square Greenmarket, lucky me, but I usually make this with yukon gold potatoes and any mix of mushrooms that looks good at the store. Potatoes 1 1/2 pounds (680 grams) Yukon gold potatoes, peeled if you wish, cut into 1/4-inch slices …

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rolled spinach omelet – smitten kitchen

A frequently asked question I get about *all of this* (waves hands in the general direction of the internet/air) is where I get my inspiration from. And almost without fail, I will say “not here.” No offense to this space we’ve created, but inspiration hits when I’m not pressed to …

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olive oil brownies – smitten kitchen

I did not intend to disappear for so long! In early October I was putting the finishing touches on a cake that manages to incorporate 2.5 pounds of apples (perfect for people like me who show no self-control nor willingness to learn from the previous season’s excess at orchards) when …

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simple eggplant parmesan – smitten kitchen

Prepare the eggplant: Arrange eggplant slices on a large (half-sheet) baking pan in one layer. Sprinkle with about 2 teaspoons kosher salt and set aside for 30 minutes. Heat oven: To 425°F (220°C) degrees. Roast eggplant: Transfer eggplant slices to paper towels and blot them of as much excess water …

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corn cacio e pepe – smitten kitchen

This recipe is adapted from my 2018 Foolproof Cacio e Pepe, which uses a technique from the chef of Flavio Al Velavevodetto in Rome, which I learned via tour guide Elizabeth Minchilli. To understand why starting with a cold sauce works, read the 2018 headnote. You can watch me make …

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raspberry streusel muffins – smitten kitchen

Once upon a time, I spent approximately a whole summer making blueberry muffins, gripped with an obsession (that would be worrisome anywhere but this page) to make what I hoped would be the last blueberry muffin recipe we’d ever need. You’d think after all that that the path to these …

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