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Recipe Roundup: September 16, 2011



September 16, 2011


eggplant The blogosphere’s sprawling universe of recipes is inspiring, diverse, and—let’s face it—a bit daunting. Our recipe roundup does all the heavy sifting to single out recent, mouthwatering recipes from our favorite blogs. All you have to do is click and cook! Here’s what we’ll be making over the course of the next week. Red Wine–Chocolate Cake [Smitten Kitchen] This irresistibly fudgy and boozy cake comes together very quickly. Assidat al-Boubar (Pumpkin Halvah) [Saveur] This luscious sweet-and-savory spread is making us eager for this fall's pumpkin harvest. Spicy Melon Salad [Lottie + Doof] Melon reveals its savory side in this Asian-inspired dessert. Chocolate Ice Cream [David Lebovitz] Lebovita takes one of Jeni Bauer's recipes for a spin. Tomato Jam [Sassy Radish] Preserve your last tomato haul in this piquant and spicy jam. Homemade Hot Sauce [I Made That!] Risk the heartburn for this versatile condiment. Plum Tart with Mascarpone Cream [Sprouted Kitchen] Tequila and orange zest add some extra pizzazz to this gorgeous tart. Roasted Eggplant, Tahini, Heirloom Tomato, and Mint [Sunday Suppers] This recipe, which was inspired by the contents of a CSA box, is great for a summer-sendoff dinner. Cardamom-Honey-Caramel Pears [Not Without Salt] Apples also work in this sophisticated take on a childhood favorite.