'Sheila Lukins' on Serious Eats

Cook the Book: The Very Best Chocolate Mousse

I once had an epic chocolate mousse craving and in my quest to satisfy it, ended up making a third of the recipe (due to dwindling egg supply) and using a giant pot to make and chill it in (due to temporary insanity). I ended up with a half-inch layer of chocolate mousse to scrape my spoon with. I don't know what I was thinking, but I blame it on the craving—it makes you crazy! More

'Mashed' Sweet Shell Peas

The following recipe is from the March 25 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! I remember the first time I ate really fresh peas. They were straight from the one... More

Cook the Book: 'Ten'

Have a craving? It's probably in Sheila Lukins' cookbook Ten: All the Foods We Love and Ten Recipes for Each. Co-author of the beloved Silver Palate Cookbook, Lukins anticipates any food craving any reasonable (or even unreasonable) person might have. The recipes are grouped under general titles like Sunday Suppers, Mashed Potatoes, Chocolate, etc. There's even a section on Seafood Salads for those inclined to have cravings for them. Fans of Silver Palate and New Basics cookbooks should think of Ten as a condensed version of the two. There's endless variety here with a preparation for every mood and season. Every day this week, we'll be fulfilling your cravings with recipes for "mashed" sweet shell peas, simple honey spareribs, Lukins'... More

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