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Cakespy: Chocolate Covered Potato Kisses

Turns out, potato is a surprisingly versatile candy filling, working very well with a variety of flavors and textures and making for a texture that is surprisingly creamy. This recipe for Potato Kisses is rich with sweetened coconut. And of course, like so many things, it's even better with a rich coating of dark chocolate. More

Cakespy: Carrot Cake Truffles

Composed of dense carrot cake mixed with cream cheese to form a decadent filling, a coating of high-quality white chocolate adds a sweet finish, making for a hoppy, er, happy eating experience. Even if you don't capture the Easter Bunny, your happiness is pretty much guaranteed. More

Rant: Enough With The Truffle Oil Already

For some reason, back in the '90s, truffle oil became an acceptable—even desirable—ingredient for chefs to use. Coming in at a fraction of the cost of real truffles (which vary year to year, but generally run in the thousands-of-dollars-per-ounce range), it seemed like an easy way to add some truffle aroma to an otherwise boring dish. But here's the truth: It's no good. More

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Truffle Lovers Pasta

We're giving away a crazy good food item daily on Serious Eats until January. Try your luck! The good folks at Primizie, the fine foods importers, are offering a lucky winner this Truffle Lovers Pasta kit. Truffle enthusiasts, wait 'til you hear what's in this: trenette, a long flat pasta similar to linguine, which pairs beautifully with the decadent white truffle butter and aromatic white truffle oil. Enter to win here! More

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Truffle Lovers Pasta

We're giving away a crazy good food item daily on Serious Eats until January. Try your luck! The good folks at Primizie, the fine foods importers, are offering a lucky winner this Truffle Lovers Pasta kit. Truffle enthusiasts, wait 'til you hear what's in this: trenette, a long flat pasta similar to linguine, which pairs beautifully with the decadent white truffle butter and aromatic white truffle oil. Enter to win here! More

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