What's your favorite recipe that uses loads of butter?

If there’s any overlap to the culinary legacies of Julia Child and Paula Deen, it’s that most everything is better with butter. Margarine and various vegetable oils have waxed and waned as kitchen darlings, but O.G. butter is probably here to stay. Most cooks—professional and amateurs alike—have at least one recipe in…

Hot-chocolate secrets, spilled

As we live in Chicago and winters here are a stupid kind of cold, we’d rather not venture outside and instead, stay in and make frothy mugs of hot chocolate. We weren’t satisfied with the Swiss Miss instant stuff, so we asked some of our favorite chefs for advice, as well as our internal staff, several of whom are…