By Alice Medrich

Homemade cakes simply acquired swifter, more uncomplicated, and smarter

Alice Medrich rewrites the dessert menu for chefs looking for absolutely attainable muffins with no hours of prep. In Sinfully effortless scrumptious Desserts, you'll locate the fastest lemon tart, a lattice-free linzer (mixed totally within the nutrients processor), one-bowl French chocolate torte (yes, the true factor, yet more straightforward to make), ingenious methods with ice cream, stylish puddings and mousses to swoon over, and gooey pies with no-fault press-in crusts. Even soufflés for newbies. and also you won't desire a rolling pin, a pastry brush, or the talents of a pro baker.
   As constantly, Alice's recipes are foolproof and good demonstrated, and her assistance for fulfillment will make all cooks—even these worried approximately baking—confident within the kitchen.
   Plus there are greater than a hundred rules for spur-of-the-moment muffins that don't even contain baking, together with exceptional rules for tactics to decorate up a bar of chocolate, a pint of strawberries, a handful of dried fruit, clean cheese, gingerbread, amaretti, and extra.    And in fact all these spot-on mixtures for which Alice Medrich is so renowned, reminiscent of Grilled Pineapple with espresso Ice Cream, Lemon-Scented Peach Crisp, Salted-Caramel Banana Bread Pudding, and Coconut Pecan Torte.

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In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch with ¾ tsp cold water until smooth, and then whisk into the sauce in the frying pan. Cook, whisking, until the sauce thickens. Add the grapes to the frying pan, along with any juices that have collected on the platter with the turkey. Scatter the turkey over the polenta, and then spoon the sauce and grapes over the turkey. 7. Bake, uncovered, until the polenta is hot and the turkey cubes are cooked through, about 20 minutes. Garnish the center of the casserole with the rosemary sprigs before serving.

Cook, stirring often, until the cabbage has softened and is starting to brown lightly, about 10 minutes. Remove to a large mixing bowl. 5. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes and cook until tender when pierced with a sharp knife, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain in a colander and, when cool enough to handle, cut into ¼-in-/ 6-mm-thick slices. Add to the mixing bowl holding the cabbage along with the corned beef strips. Add the sauce and toss to combine.

2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat and add the potatoes and 1 tbsp salt. Return to a boil and cook the potatoes until tender when pierced with a knife, 12 to 15 minutes. ) Drain in a colander and cool slightly until you can handle them comfortably. Cut into ¼-in-/6-mm-thick slices and put them in the prepared baking dish. 3. In a large, heavy frying pan over medium heat, sauté the bacon until browned and crisp, about 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.

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