Tom Aikens’ Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Moroccan Meatballs | Kefta Tagine

So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 28

Duck Stock

David tries his hand–and The One’s patience–at making a luxuriously rich, make-you-go-wobbly-in-the-knees duck stock. And he succeeds, on all counts.

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  • 30 M
  • 12 H
  • 24

Pate Brisee

Grandmothers tend to know a thing or three about pastry. Flaky, tender, buttery pastry. Witness this world-renowned chef’s recipe from his trusted grand-mère.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 8

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Spices Recipe

This festive Moroccan-style feast from Lynn Rossetto Kasper requires nothing more than a little patience and a lot of wet naps.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 22

Banana Bread French Toast

That’s right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from–believe it–thick-sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in Santa, too, doesn’t it?

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 7

Basic White Cake Recipe

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 63

Dutch Baby

Not to jinx things, but everyone who’s made this little lovely is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve met.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 59

Simple Spaghetti

Think you’ve got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little crowd-please of a recipe. Then think again.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 18

A Very AARP Valentine’s Day

David muses about what his life would be like had he not met The One all those years ago. (Hint: He’s MUCH better off with The One.)

Valentine’s Sugar Cookies Recipe

Sure, you could say it with flowers. Although if novelty is what you’re after, a bouquet isn’t exactly the answer. These sweet little somethings, on the other hand….

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 41

Pasta Puttanesca

Just like the women for whom it’s named, this pasta puttanesca recipe is edgy, spicy, and more than a little sassy. Gets the job done in a hurry, too.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Monster Chocolate M&M Cookies

These chocolatey sensations–with their crisp edges and chewy centers–are monstrous in size as well as their lineup of kooky ingredients.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Red Chili and Cheddar Crackers

These can’t-stop-eating-them crackers boast actual aged Cheddar cheesiness. Stain-your-fingers faux Cheez-It-ness just can’t compete.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 9
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