Swift's Lard

Fat, Fat Everywhere But Not a Drop of Lard

David Leite searches high and low for a piecrust that is flaky, rich, and full of the shocking goodness of good old-fashioned lard.

Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp Risotto

Super-size-me shrimp stud this creamylicious risotto which takes its astoundingly complex taste from simple shrimp shells.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 17
Cornbread

Bacon Cornbread

There’s cornbread, and then there’s cornbread enhanced with bacon, corn, and ample good ol’ bacon drippings. Just as god intended.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 18
Asparagus and Prosciutto Recipe

Asparagus and Prosciutto Tea Sandwiches

These tea sandwiches–nothing more than cold steamed asparagus wrapped in ham and slid between bread spread with a thin layer of cream cheese- are unbeatable.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 3
Malassadas

Grandma Leite’s Doughnuts | Malassadas

Say olá to these Portuguese-style doughnuts from the Azores Islands, essentially crispy, puffy, boozy fried dough goodness. Trust us, you won’t want to bid them ot ciao.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 25
Pot Stickers

Pot Stickers

These Chinese dumplings filled with pork, ginger, scallions, dried fruit, and chile paste are a great starter. They’re a fun dish to make with a crowd, too.

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  • 2 H
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 0
Grand Marnier Chocolate Cake Recipe

Grand Marnier Chocolate Cake with Shiny Icing

If you like biting into a dense, dark, deadly chocolate cake with equally sinful chocolate icing, this is the dessert for you.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 0
Ghee Recipe

Clarified Butter, or Ghee

Clarified butter, the end result of removing the water and milk solids from butter, is used in many ways, especially Indian cooking, in which it’s called ghee.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Lost in the Atlantic: The Azores and its Hearty Food by

Lost in the Atlantic: The Azores and Its Hearty Food

The Azores, the nine-island archipelago 1,000 miles off the coast of Europe, has simple, rugged Portuguese food and recipes all its own.

Portuguese Pastéis de Nata

Pastéis de Nata II | Portuguese Custard Tarts

Outrageously popular in Portugal, these cute little custard cups known as pasteis de nata boast a silken filling, a flaky pastry, and quite the dedicated following.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Wildwood by Cory Schreiber

Marinated Raw Fennel Salad with Radishes, Carrot, and Spring Greens

Thin slices of anise- or licorice-flavored fennel are tossed with lettuce, radish, carrot, and red onion and topped with toasted fennel seed vinaigrette.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
Portuguese Piri-Piri Hot Sauce

Portuguese Piri-Piri Hot Sauce

Hot bird’s-eye chiles are the heart and heat of this piri-piri sauce, which is used on chicken, shrimp, pork—just about any dish in Portugal.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 34
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