Shrimp with Poached Pears and Curry Sauce

Scrubbing shrimp with salt cleans them. Marinating shrimp in vodka lends sweetness to them. Who knew?!

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Mint Couscous with Fried Tomatoes

Some recipes are sooooooooooo ridiculously crammed full of flavor, you may not even notice the relative lack of meat. This is one of those recipes.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Sour Cream Mocha Cake

With its dark chocolate smack and intense espresso buzz, this mocha creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 25

Portuguese Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a Portuguese staple. This lighter recipe, which doesn’t call for the traditional use of eggs, is flavored with lemon and dusted with cinnamon.

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  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 9

Portuguese Fava Beans with Cilantro

Fava beans, Portuguese style. We gotta say, it’s worth all the shelling to get at those beans. Swear.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Green Bean and Potato Salad

Few vegetable combinations are more natural or French than green beans and new potatoes. Ooh la la.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Tagliatelle with Leeks and Shrimp

So long, pasta that’s buried beneath heavy cream sauces. This pasta is made with a barely there broth and the sweetness of leeks.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Provençal Beef Stew

Just because you can’t be in the South of France this winter doesn’t mean you can’t eat like you’re in the South of France.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 0

Beef Wellington

A favorite holiday dish, beef Wellington is beef fillet is slathered with pate, covered in a dice of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1

Marie-Claude Gracia’s Roast Duck

A unique way to roast duck from Gascony. The fat is removed from the pan as the duck roasts, yielding tender, succulent meat. Pair with French Burgundy.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Classic French Chicken Fricassée

Called chicken grandmere, this French fricassee is full of sweet small onions, whole garlic, potatoes, bacon, plenty of mushrooms, and chicken, of course.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4

Coconut Layer Cake

Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 18

Little Nectarine Cakes

These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Eggs Benedict

Julia Child didn’t mess around when it came to breakfast. Here her velvety hollandaise sauce is spooned over poached eggs, ham, and brioche, to marvelous effect.

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
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