Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons…all thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta. It just may be the cutest supper in the solar system.

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Liquor Lollipops Recipe

Liquor Lollipops

These lovely lollies’ unexpected and intriguing taste may prove elusive to those not in the know. Subtle never tasted so sweet.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
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Spiced Maple Pecan Pie

Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise

Here’s a nifty little trick. Reduce maple syrup until sticky, infuse it with spice, and rely on it to impart its ridiculously intense essence to pecan pie.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
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Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

One way to down your sweet potatoes? Drown them in butter, sugar, bourbon, and maple syrup. It’s The Southern Way. And we can’t say we have a problem with this.

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Deep Fried Turkey

Deep-Fried Turkey

Crisp, burnished skin and moist, impossibly tender meat can be yours. The only trick? Not catching the house on fire.

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  • 3 H, 30 M
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Poached Pears with Warm Coffee Sauce

Poached Pears with Warm Coffee Sauce

Simply stunning. Stunningly simple. Either way you look at it, these fancy pants pears are pretty much perfect after being poached in a cinnamon-infused syrup and napped with a coffee-infused caramel sauce.

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Demon

Trick or Treat for the Childless

Fearing the sugar-craved kids knocking on your door this Halloween? David offers a way you and the kids can walk away unscathed.

Glow in the Dark Jello

Glow in the Dark Jello

Rest assured, the spirits summoned for this ghostly gin and tonic gelatin hail from a bottle, not the supernatural. Whew.

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  • 25 M
  • 11 H, 35 M
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Grilled Porcini Mushrooms Recipe

Grilled Porcini Mushrooms with Mint and Garlic

Boletus edulis—that’s the fancy-pants name for porcini—is hardly a come-hither sort of name, but with a taste like this, who cares?

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
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Pepper Sherry

Pepper Sherry

What could be easier than plopping some hot peppers in a bottle of booze, setting it aside for as long as you can resist, and then dribbling it over everything? Exactly.

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  • 5 M
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Poilâine Miche

P is for…Paris. And Peace.

In Paris, David finds pastries, passion, and peace. Think of it as an emotional travelogue with dining recommendations.

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

What we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here, one of our fuss-free favorites.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
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