I just happened to stop in at The Queen of Tarts on Roncesvalles and in addition to some lovely decorated Halloween gingerbread cookies, they also had various US politicians. I picked up a Sarah Palin. I can't wait until Nov. 4 to bite her head off!
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab. Read more.
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.