Recipes from the Pumpkin Patch

The best pumpkin recipes have been gathered together in this all-in-one autumn collection for holiday eating and giving.

Portugal, Its Food, and Writing A Cookbook

Lynne Rossetto Kasper interviews me about the food of Portugal, my cookbook, and the Portuguese seasoning: massa de pimentão.

Chocolate Torte Recipe

This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 44

Tomahawk Chops with Sweet Potato Purée

A rib eye of Flintstonian proportions deserves a side that can stand up to its mammoth beefiness. Sweet potatoes puréed with butter galore do quite nicely.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Podcast: Amanda Hesser

In this podcast, David chats with food writer and cookbook author Amanda Hesser about her The Essential New York Times Cookbook.

Purple Plum Torte Recipe

Say hello to the most requested recipe of the New York Times. This plum torte by Marian Burros appeared in the food section a total of twelve times. Translation: a real winner.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 26

Boeuf Bourguignon

A classic French recipe that really ought to be in your repertoire, boeuf bourguignon has countless incarnations, including this classic version by Craig Claiborne.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 9

David Eyre’s Pancake

Also called a Dutch baby, this pancake makes for a dramatic-looking breakfast and dessert. Baked in the oven, the pancake poufs up—toasty and high. Ahhh!

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6

Smothered Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2

Portuguese White Gazpacho with Crab

This pale Portuguese-inspired soup and salad makes up for in taste what it lacks in tradition.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Portuguese Duck Risotto

A dreamy, creamy riff on the classic arroz de pato, this dish call in flavor favors from duck, cured ham, spicy sausage, and tangy oranges.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 5

Chinese Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chinese five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 55 M
  • 14

Grilled Radicchio Salad with Gorgonzola and Balsamic Vinaigrette

No wallflower, this early autumn salad teams sweet grilled radicchio with boldly pungent Gorgonzola and a familiar tangy balsamic vinaigrette.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 9

Creamy Stone Ground Cheese Grits

This Southern staple amps up stone-ground grits with ample white Cheddar. We think we’ve found home in these cheese grits.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6
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