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
  • 0

Portuguese Coconut Custard Tarts

A creamy custard flecked with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what you can expect from pasteis de coco, a dessert classic from Portugal.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 46

Duck Breast Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Seared duck breasts. Wilted greens. Creamy goat cheese. Toasted walnuts. Tastes like autumn to us. Thanks, Charlie Trotter.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 1

Capturing My Portuguese Family’s Recipes

David finds that the best way to secure his family’s unwritten Portuguese recipes is to videotape his mom in the kitchen.

Tiramisu

Not your nonna’s tiramsu, this sigh-inducing stack of goodness relies on made-from-scratch chocolate cake drenched in coffee and smothered in mascarpone and cocoa.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4

Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

This Thai-inspired chicken soup with coconut milk and lemongrass from chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is as colorful as it is flavorful.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Molten Chocolate Cake

Sometimes called a volcano cake, this much ballyhooed molten dessert is, quite literally, bursting–er, oozing–with chocolate.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 44

Tomato and Basil Towers

Dead ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil leaves, sherry vinegar, a fruity extra-virgin olive oil, and an ability to layer. That’s all you need to make this.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 3

Stewed Leafy Greens with Tahini

Tahini is the base for this Mediterranean dip made of leafy greens. Paula Wolfert chooses her greens by season and availability.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Zucchini Parmesan Latkes

Classic Jewish potato pancakes get turned topsy turvy with zucchini, scallions, garlic and freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Risotto Alla Milanese

Lidia—yes, THAT Lidia—shares her classic risotto as it’s made back in Italy. Gather your saffron, shallots, white wine, and Parmesan.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2

Chiffon Cake With Lemon Icing

This chiffon cake with lemon icing, whose secret is vegetable oil, has been a favorite since it was created for the Brown Derby Restaurant in the ’20s.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 5

Tuscan Beans

If you’re looking for a lively dish, this is not it. Rather, it contains hints of Tuscany here and there in a subdued fashion.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
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