Lemon mousse - and what? The mousse alone seems too insubstantial so I'd like to serve it with something else. Maybe an almond cake? Any other ideas? Could do cookies, but prefer something less fiddly to make. There will be a fruit platter also.
Scallops are the perfect choice for a weeknight dinner--they're simple to prepare, but feel like something special.
Basic Chocolate Mousse
Simultaneously rich and light, chocolate mousse just requires a little bit of finesse, and the freshest, best-quality ingredients (eggs, chocolate, and cream) you can procure. Be sure to chill your cream very well and get every speck of water out of the bowl and whisk you'll use for the egg whites, then use a light hand when folding in the whipped cream, and you'll have a perfectly fluffy and decadent dessert.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy