To make this dessert a quick one, use a prepared chestnut spread (available online and, at this time of year, at some supermarkets) and store-bought meringue cookies. Photograph by Vared Guttman
The author’s idea of New Year’s Eve bliss: an evening of Scrabble and Pomegranate Fizzes. Photograph by Jon Wunder.
The sweet taste of dessert, properly cooked. Photographs courtesy of Moscow 57.
Maia Hirschbein with some of her favorite olive oils. Photograph by Emily Potter