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15 Ice Cream and Sorbet Recipes That Are Perfect for Winter

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Come warmer weather, I find myself eating ice cream for dinner about once a week. But it's winter now, and we get it, you're not exactly churning up a storm and you might even be thinking about putting the ice cream machine away for the season. Here are fifteen recipes to convince you otherwise. More

Let Them Eat: Meyer Lemon Cake

Let Them Eat... María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

This cake is all about adding brightness and color to the dull winter months while celebrating one of the season's favorite citrus fruits: Meyer lemons. More

Let Them Eat: Fresh Persimmon Cake

Let Them Eat... María del Mar Sacasa 3 comments

In preparing this cake, I looked for a number of different ways to handle the persimmon topping. I tried sautéing in butter and brown sugar, roasting under a sheath of amber honey, and broiling and torching after sprinkling the halved fruit with sugar. Ultimately I thought the fresh, ripe flesh suffered under the heat, shriveling and losing the delicacy of its taste. A clean and straightforward arrangement with a drizzle of burnt caramel turned out to be the best way to showcase this seasonal fruit. More

Let Them Eat: Olive Oil Cake with Tangerine Marmalade

Let Them Eat... María del Mar Sacasa 4 comments

My favorite part about this cake was making the tangerine marmalade. Rather than rushing through the prep work, I turned off all extraneous sound and stood at the counter, calm, quiet, alone—a rare occurrence. I listened to the skin shyly parting from the fruit's flesh, inhaled. More

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