Dishes that require a moderate amount of skill, not for beginners, but still manageable for the home cook.

Chocolate fondant Food and Wine World Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:32

The trick to this moreish dessert is refrigerating the cake before baking, or nearly freezing them, so the crust becomes done while the interior becomes liquid.

Classic flan

Calling flan a caramel custard is to do it an injustice. No mere pudding, this traditional Spanish dessert is the crème de la crème of sweets. Of course, not surprisingly, there are a hundred and one variations on the basic recipe. But sometimes the original is so much more than one can expect, to alter it is to approach cooking blasphemy.

Southern fried chicken Wanderer Fri, 12/22/2017 - 14:42

Serve fried chicken with cream gravy for an authentic southern dish.

Cream gravy

This is a white sauce made with pan drippings. It is also a variation of the basic gravy recipe for poultry using a mixture of water and cream instead of stock.