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Aligot (Mashed Potatoes With Cheese)

Somewhere between buttery mashed potatoes and pure melted cheese lies aligot, the comforting, cheese-enhanced mashed-potato dish from central France. The key to getting a smooth, airy texture is to rice the potatoes while they’re still hot, then incorporate cold butter, hot milk and grated cheese over low heat. To build up the stringiness of that…

Blueberry Crumb Cake

It’s easy to find an occasion to serve this cake — breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or snacktime will do. The dominant flavor here is the berries. Don’t be tempted to increase the amount of walnuts in the topping — scarcity makes them even more delightful. Ingredients For the crumbs: 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room…


The Bobby Flay Burger

Back in 2003, before he was a fast-food impresario, Bobby Flay gave this recipe for a Cubano-style burger to Jonathan Reynolds of The Times. “The best burgers are made on an iron surface and cooked medium, so they’re not too soft and you can get a crust,” he said at the time. “If you press…