I'm taking a dear friend to celebrate her 40th. Any suggestions or things to avoid? They got a solid review in the Times recently. Also, any sense of the wine list would be great as yes, it will be a nice long lunch!
This classic should be in every Southern woman's repertoire. A moist, delicious Chocolate-Mayonnaise Cake pleases crowds of all ages, and is the perfect dessert to bring to a neighbor, to a potluck, or to a summer party.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.