Michele Stokes

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Ricotta Fritters (Castagnole di Ricotta) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A favorite of Emilia-Romagna, these ricotta fritters usually appear as part of the array of Carnival treats found at this time of year.<p>I took inspiration from Roman food writer Ada Boni's Italian Regional Cooking. Her castagnole recipe is extremely basic (I added sugar and citrus to …

Butternut Squash Dip - Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Dip

Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Dip. {Video!}<p>NEW FAVORITE SNACK ALERT.<p>It warrants the caps. Trust me.<p>Remember a few months back when I went through a …

Gnocchi Verde (Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings) Recipe on Food52

• 4 tablespoons butter<br>• Two 10-ounce packages frozen chopped spinach, defrosted completely, squeezed dry of all moisture, and chopped very fine (about 1 1/2 cups), or 1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach, cooked, squeezed dry, and chopped<br>• 3/4 cup ricotta cheese<br>• 2 eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 6 tablespoons flour<br>• 3/4 cup …

Crossover cookies, a savory alternative to sweet, bite-size holiday treats

Cookie purists might need help to digest the trend, but crossover cookies are emerging as go-to provisions for holiday parties this year. They reflect our current fondness for big, bold, complex flavors and textures — such as smoky, pungent, sweet, spicy, crunchy — all rolled into one neat little …

A Festive and Unique Twist on a Classic Dessert

Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, the duo behind two wildly popular New York City bakeries, put their distinctive spin — part all-American retro, part punk-rock renegade — on seasonal and holiday desserts. Take a look at this delicious recipe from their new cookbook, Baked Occasions.<p><i>Serves 16 to …

Thanksgiving Breakfast: Pumpkin Waffles

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 ½ cups all purpose flour<br>• 1 tbsp baking powder<br>• 2 tsp cinnamon<br>• 1 tsp ginger<br>• ½ tsp baking soda<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• ½ tsp fresh ground nutmeg<br>• ¼ tsp cloves<br>• 4 …

Parents, grab these healthy make-ahead breakfast recipes: Blueberry bars, overnight oatmeal

Is your morning time in the kitchen in the limited? Tired of serving your family cold cereal or Pop-Tarts as you rush out of the house? Jenna Helwig, food editor at Parents magazine, has healthy breakfast ideas that are nutritious and can be made ahead. Get ready to sleep in and serve your family …

Breakfast

Browned Butter Brown Sugar Double Chocolate Cookie Cups

Wow, that title is a mouthful! But so are these cookie cups- a mouthful of delicious, decadent, divine chocolate indulgence! (You like my …

Dessert

Devil's Food Cake with Hazelnut Crunch

12 to 16 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 1/3 cups cake flour<p>1 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/4 teaspoon baking powder<p>2 teaspoons instant espresso powder<p>1 cup hot coffee<p>1 cup buttermilk<p>2 1/2 cups sugar<p>1 cup (2 sticks) …

Bake up brunch without breaking a sweat with this easy overnight French toast recipe

Got overnight guests, family or friends who need an extra-special way to start their day? Prep this rich and decadent French toast the night before and you'll have a deluxe breakfast the next morning. With this easy baked method, you won't be stuck flipping toast at the griddle either — giving you …

Almond Cupcake with Salted Caramel Frosting

I have been too pre-occupied lately that I have almost forgotten that I still have one pending baking entry in my list. A couple of months ago, my …