Use mini smoked turkey sausages to make this take on "pigs in blankets". If you can't find the small sausages, substitute chunks of regular sausage instead.
My first experiment with tonka beans, which added sweetness to spice snap cookies.
Light, healthy and easy, this is a salad to make when you can find ripe tomatoes and fresh mint at the market. I love to use the eight-inch mini cucumbers that come in bags at Costco; they have very thin skins and no seeds.
When you first meet a new ingredient, try it in a recipe you know well. That's how we tested vadouvan, in this butternut squash and apple soup.
A classic New England specialty, baked stuffed shrimp (and the stuffing is made with Ritz crackers).
Try this fun way to enjoy Nutella, the chocolate hazlenut spread that's so delicious with bananas or strawberries.
Our favorite garlic chicken with skewers gets a more complex flavor when I make it with Syrian spice, also called baharat or Arabic spice.