My mother-in-law created a perfect mix of leek, bacon, mayonnaise, and cheese that she uses to top ciabatta crostini. You can prepare the mix in advance and refrigerate it until you're ready to move on to Steps 2 and
I love carrot cake, but I hate the idea of making a recipe like this in the summer. And because there are only two mouths to feed at home—Alex's & mine—I was looking for a way to get all the taste without so much cake.
A few days ago, I was really craving a date square but didn't want to be stuck with leftovers all week. I tried to concoct a single portion in less than 15 minutes and it worked (aside from the fact that I burned my first batch of crumble).