Serendipity, a New York City restaurant featured in the romantic comedy of the same name, introduced us to the magic that is frozen hot chocolate. For a tasty twist, we used malted milk powder to make it even more irresistible.
Many folks feel that mussels are a restaurant dish—something to order off the menu. But they’re surprisingly affordable at the market and quick and easy to cook at home. They’re also a great option for those looking for sustainable seafood choices.
Cooked dried black beans provide the wow factor in this simple dip; you could serve the blended beans alone and guests would swoon over the rich, full-bodied flavor. Use leftover dip as a spread for sandwiches or burritos, or stir into a bean soup.