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David Lebovitz's Lime-Marshmallow Pie

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

Lemon meringue pie was one of my favorite childhood desserts, and seeing all of those gloriously tall, peaked pies in diner display cases inspired me to try out this Lime-Marshmallow Pie from Ready for Dessert by David Lebovitz. Judging by the photo that accompanied the recipe in the book, this pie looked like a challenge. Was there any way I could replicate the lovely swirls and peaks in my home kitchen? More

David Lebovitz's Polenta Cake with Olive Oil and Rosemary

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

Ever since my first batch of olive oil gelato was churned in my ice cream maker I've had olive oil-based desserts on the brain. This Polenta Cake with Olive Oil and Rosemary from Ready for Dessert by David Lebovitz was next on my list. More

David Lebovitz's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 42 comments

Even before I received a copy of Ready for Dessert I'd heard a lot about David Lebovitz's chocolate chip cookie recipe and was really looking forward to testing it to see how they measured up—and I was not disappointed. Sorry, Thomas Keller, but I think these may even have yours beat. More

David Lebovitz's Super-Lemony Soufflés

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

Truth be told, I was a little nervous about this whole soufflé endeavor (visions of fallen soufflés haunted me). But as it turned out, these little lemony concoctions were a breeze, not more involved than making a stovetop custard and folding in whipped egg whites. And once they came out of the oven, perfectly puffy and lightly browned on top, I realized they might just be the ideal summer dessert. More

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