easy basque cheesecake

While I do not think that the internet necessarily needs another recipe for burnt Basque cheesecake, it turns out I did. And since you’re stuck with me for as long as you’re here, pull up a chair, because we can’t get enough of this one. What is burnt basque cheesecake? …

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steamed artichokes – smitten kitchen

Each of the preparation steps is shown in the photos above so please check them for visual guidance. 2 to 3 full-sized fresh artichokes 1 to 2 lemons, halved Salt, freshly ground black pepper A big pat of butter (optional) A few garlic cloves, halved lengthwise (optional) Mayonnaise, for dipping …

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spinach and artichoke pan pizza – smitten kitchen

This pizza dough is adapted from a focaccia dough, and my favorite comes from Alexandra Stafford. I wrote about the focaccia in her first book in 2018. Guess what? Next Tuesday, her second cookbook, Pizza Night, comes out and it’s all about pizza — pizza for home cooks without special …

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new york crumb cake – smitten kitchen

Crumbs 10 tablespoons (140 grams) unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup (110 grams) dark brown sugar 1/4 cup (50 grams) granulated sugar 1 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 2/3 cups (215 grams) all-purpose flour Cake 6 tablespoons (85 grams) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated …

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turkey meatloaf for skeptics – smitten kitchen

Note: This is a small-sized meatloaf, and it works for my family of four. It doubles easily, either as two small loaves (baking time the same) or one larger, freeform loaf that will take between 60 and 70 minutes in the oven. Meatloaf 1 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 …

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weeknight tomato soup – smitten kitchen

While this is not the Smitten Kitchen’s only tomato soup — there’s one with roasted summer tomatoes capped with an open-faced grilled cheese sandwich in the archives, and further back, a classic cream of tomato soup adapted from Cook’s Illustrated — neither are this: a seasonless tomato soup I can …

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