Amped-Up Portuguese Red Pepper Paste

Every Portuguese family has its own rendition of this classic, a pantry staple known as massa de pimentão. Here’s how the Leite family makes it.

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  • 10 M
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  • 8

Shortcut Pie Crust

Perhaps the easiest pie crust ever. Actually, we take that back. Definitely the easiest peasiest pie crust ever. No kneading. No rolling out. Really.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Caramel Pear Tarts

Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.

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  • 1 H
  • 4

Bangers and Mash

You could call this sausages with mashed potatoes. But we sorta feel obliged to say bangers and mash. Faux British accent optional.

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  • 1 H
  • 19

Smoked Cheddar Cheese

Remember those wee rounds of shrink-wrapped smoked Cheddar from holidays past? Banish the memory forever.

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  • 5 M
  • 4 H
  • 14

Best Burger

Brisket, short ribs, and chuck. When melded in just the right proportions, they turn out the most luxe made-from-scratch burger we’ve experienced.

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  • 50 M
  • 1 H
  • 9

Lobster Salad

A tumult of sensations, this cool, creamy, simple salad juxtaposes tastes and textures to fancy schmancy effect.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 9

S’mores Brownies

Chewy, gooey, and chocolatey, these crackly topped brownies are the perfect balance of cakey, fudgy, and pass-the-napkins messy.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 12

Thai Grilled Pork | Moo Yang

We can certainly understand why street food has catapulted into trendiness, assuming it all tastes as soulful as these skewers.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 13

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8

Plum Almond Cake | Torta di Prugne e Mandorle

Haute yet homey, this rustic Italian cake will cause you to anticipate plum season like never, ever before.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 26

Pesto Genovese

A spoon-it-straight-from-the-jar-and-slather-it-on-everything sauce with the taste of tradition, the seduction of sophistication.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 25

Ribs with Spicy Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

How to make head-turning, crowd-pleasing ribs? Simple. Forgo the dry rub on ’em. Smoke ’em low and slow. And slather ’em with a boozy sauce.

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  • 15 M
  • 5 H
  • 4

Fried Potatoes and Eggs

There’s a lot to be said for a diner-style dish like this one, though we prefer ours minus the too-high counter, the sticky laminated menu, and the surly service.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 14
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