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chocolate ice cream sandwiches

smitten kitchen · 5 min

In 2006, mere weeks into launching this internet food blog presence, I shared a recipe for ice cream sandwich cookies that I’d made for a friend’s rooftop birthday party.

The Best Way to Cook Vegetables: Low and Slow

The New York Times · 4 min

Crisp vegetables are often prized, but long-cooking them into tenderness can bring out their deepest flavors. Every now and then, I’ll start to tell a story before I realize it isn’t mine. Never mind that it feels like a memory of my own; it isn’t.

The Best Pizza Oven

The New York Times · 39 min

A pizza oven is not an essential item, but it sure is fun to use. It can also do something your home oven cannot: Reach the blistering-hot temperatures required to bake up the perfect pie.

It’s Finally Clear Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

Slate · 7 min

The following article is a written adaptation of an episode of Thrilling Tales of Modern Capitalism, Slate’s podcast about companies in the news and how they got there. In 2017, Amazon entered the grocery business by tossing Whole Foods in its shopping cart.

How to Grill Just About Any Vegetable

The New York Times · 9 min

Two grilling methods are all you need to cook summer’s bounty, from broccoli to asparagus, cauliflower to tomatoes. Even leafy greens benefit from a brief turn on the grill. The summer grilling season is upon us, and so are the vegetables.

A New Dawn for Grandma Cooking

tastecooking.com · 6 min

“You don’t want me in your book,” an English grandma warned Anastasia Miari and Iska Lupton, authors of Grand Dishes: Recipes and Stories from Grandmothers of the World.

A Food Critic Reviews the Swedish Chef’s New Restaurant

The New Yorker · 3 min

When I heard that the Swedish Chef from “The Muppet Show” was opening a Chelsea location of his celebrated bistro, Dorg Schnorfblorp Horganblorps, I was skeptical. I’m always hesitant to believe the hype surrounding celebrity chefs, especially when they’re made of felt.