Chocolate Sponge Cake
This recipe for sponge cake comes from Real Simple magazine. You need a 9-by-13-inch jellyroll pan and some parchment paper.
Butter for the pan
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. salt
4 large eggs,...
I am not including a pumpkin pie recipe because they are a dime a dozen. Just follow your favorite recipe and try it this time with real Long Island cheese pumpkin instead of that canned stuff. I would suggest roasting or microwaving rather than boiling, because you need to control the moisture content. You don’t want it too watery.
Let’s start with the simplest recipe, applesauce. You can leave out the butter, but it does give it a nice, rich consistency.
2 lbs. tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and chopped
1/4 cup or more...
You can find great recipes for ratatouille, caponata, and eggplant Parmesan in any good cookbook. These are great for combining all the vegetables that are plentiful right now — eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini, etc. But let’s get off the leash for a change and try some more exotic possibilities for this versatile vegetable. This first recipe is from...