The Best Slow & Easy Recipes by the Editors of Cook's Illustrated

Skillet-Roasted Pears with Caramel Sauce

Sometimes the trickiest thing about a recipe is not doing anything—except, that is, exhibiting patience.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
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Mocha-Hazelnut Recipe

Mocha-Hazelnut Truffles

Espresso and Frangelico flavor these creamy white chocolate truffles.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
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Shaved Fennel Salad

Whisper thin shaved fennel lends a delicate anise flavor to this simple yet sophisticated salad.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
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Green Tea Broth with Udon Noodles

Sup rather than sip your green tea with these slippery, slurpery udon noodles that are simmered to tenderness and garnished as you please.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
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Cooking at Home on Rue Tatin by Susan Herrmmann Loomis

Onion Marmalade

Thick, sweet caramelized onions flavored with grenadine and tangy sherry vinegar make a savory marmalade. Serve at lunch on bread with a green salad.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Wilted Greens

Almost any greens will work for this simple side in which olive oil is infused with garlic and shallots before wilting the greens.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 1
Grilled Roasted Chicken Recipe

Grilled-Roasted Chicken

Crisp-skinned and sinfully succulent, a grilled whole chicken is the surprise way to go for summer entertaining. You’ll be the talk of your ‘hood.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
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Orange and Radish Salad

A simple, surprising indication of just how lovely and intriguing the entire repertoire of traditional Moroccan salads can be.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Spoon with star anise

Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8
Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill Recipe

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill

These sassy fried shrimp are doused with plenty of lemon juice and fresh dill. Greek through and through. Opa!

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  • 10 M
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Gelato!: Italian Ice Cream, Sorbetti & Granite by by Pamela Sheldon Johns

Pistachio Gelato

All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
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