Chocolate pudding! Melissa Clark goes on an all-out quest to discover the chocolate pudding of her dreams in her piece You Call That Pudding, Grandma?. She comes back with not one but four decadent recipes, including Milk Chocolate-Banana Pudding and Extra-Bittersweet Chocolate Pots de Crème. We're bookmarking this one for sure.
More from the small but excellent Dining In section below, including Yucatán tacos from the Minimalist, and the spring risotto served to the Pope this past week during his visit to the States.
• A Recipe With an Imprimatur - A light and delicate spring risotto with Swiss chard and ramps.
• Sunday Morning, Yucatán - Taco fillings based on Yucatán street foods.
• What Made the Rice Blush? Its New Grainy Friends - Pink rice? Yes, due to a new whole-grain rice sold at Whole Foods.
• A Traveler From the Aegean Finds Its Way to Orchard Street - A Greek shop with many speciality items, including mastic.
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