No lie: macarons can be fairly finicky to make, in that they might spread into uneven shapes or form dark spots on their tops—but even if they're not as beautiful as bakery specimens, they will still be delicious. The smooth chocolate ganache filling sandwiches the light, chewy-inside, delicately-crisp-outside chocolate macarons together, for a classic French dessert you shouldn't be afraid to try making. Read more.
Cheese, beans, tortilla chips, and maybe a smattering of sour cream. You know the nacho drill. But the dish itself invites a much broader interpretation, like our spin on a coastal shrimp boil. Instead of red potatoes we used thick-cut kettle chips.