Thanksgiving wine pairing: A low-alcohol, off-dry Moscato d’Asti will be sweet without being cloying. The wine's elegant crisp bubbles also provide a delicious contrast to the whipped cream accompaniment.
When cooling or storing a gelatin-based dessert in the refrigerator, make sure it is tightly covered with plastic wrap, as it will start to lose moisture and form a thick, rubbery skin if exposed to air. This recipe can be doubled to serve a group of 12.
Andrew Zimmern: “I do have some killer go-to desserts, in case I need to pull one out for a holiday meal or potluck when I get assigned the dessert course. The poached plums are insane with this dish. I serve it with plenty of sweetened crème fraîche passed at the table.”