Mark Bittman's Buttery Shortbread and More Recipes

In today's Weekly Recipe Review, plums get centerstage, plus quick schoolnight dinners

Check out our editors' picks for the best recipes from food sections across the country.

NY Mag
Missy Robbins shares a fresh grilled plum salad that has us pining for picnic weather.

NY Times
Mark Bittman gives his take on classic shortbread, plus some excellent variations.

LA Times
Frittata gets spiced up with some green chile and corn.

SF Chronicle
Squash blossom season is short, so grab them while you can and whip up a perfect pizza with tomatoes and squash blossoms.

Chocolate velvet cream pie sans baking? Yes, please.

Chicago Tribune
Try a new mustard with this leeks and Düsseldorf dish.

Seattle Times
Roasting heirloom tomatoes bring out their natural sugars and tiny tomatoes even more so. This heirloom cherry tomato soup sounds perfect.

Kitchen Daily
Malt, chocolate, and cake all combine in this malted buttercream and dark chocolate buttercream recipe. Just stop it and put it on a cake already.

Washington Post
Quick schoolnight dinner alert: sweet sausage spaghetti sauce on pasta. Make it ahead and freeze it.

Wall Street Journal
Can't get enough of plums after MIssy Robbins' recipe? Caramelize plums and serve them with a polenta cake. (Subscribers only)