A lonely Texan is heading out to Falls Church for a business trip next week. Any solid dinner suggestions? I'll have a car, so a short drive is not out of the question, but I'd like to keep the meal under $40/person.
This is the flakiest, easiest, best pie crust we've ever tested. Master chef Jacques Pépin has created a virtually fail-safe recipe that is completely hassle-free: You don't even need to chill the dough before you roll it out. F&W's Grace Parisi tops
Maple Ice Cream
This luscious maple ice cream is a pure taste of fall, and perfect for topping all sorts of pies, tarts, and galettes, or just eating with a spoon. Get the recipe.
For the sweet certainty of scrumptious, lasting impressions, serve this citrus-flavored ricotta cheesecake.
Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing
This healthy and delicious salad pairs kale with tender roasted butternut squash and red onions, plus a rich tahini dressing and crunchy toasted pine nuts. It's a great holiday side dish, and leftovers make a hearty lunch. Get the recipe.