The Mensch Chef: Or Why Delicious Jewish Food Isn't an Oxymoron by Mitchell David

Lemon Pavlova Roll

Creamy, tart lemon curd is lightened with whipped cream, spread on a large crispy meringue, rolled up like a jelly roll, and served with fresh fruit.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Fresh Tomato Tart Recipe

Fresh Tomato Tart

For a summer lunch or a simple supper dish with a salad, this basil-custard tart topped with fresh tomatoes is a versatile addition to anyone’s repertoire.

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New Year's Eve Gougeres Recipe

Gougères with Arugula, Bacon, and Pickled Onions

A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1
Chocolate Cloud Cake

Chocolate Cloud Cake

This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
Lard Eaters

Lard and Butter Pie Crust

The flaky, tender, flavorful piecrust you’ve long for but may not have had the nerve to make. It’s rich with butter and the now un-demonized fat: lard.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 26
Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Red Velvet Cake

This red velvet cake has a hint of cocoa and is dyed a deep red. The frosting is light and velvet smooth. Red velvet cake lovers, here is your cake.

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  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 25
Orange-Spice Glazed Cookies Recipe

Glazed Orange-Spice Cookies

These sugar-spice cookies get their kick from cinnamon, orange zest, allspice, nutmeg and cloves, not to mention a crackly orange-juice glaze on top.

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  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 2
Orange Marble Pound Cake Recipe

Orange Marble Pound Cake

Rich swirls of dark chocolate run though this classic vanilla-orange Bundt cake. A sprinkling of powdered sugar give the pound cake a festive look.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0

Portuguese Ham-and-Sausage Bread

These breads are chockfull of Portuguese sausage, including linguica and presunto. Add cheese, like a robust Sao Jorge, and they become a meal in themselves.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
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
The Glorious Foods of Greece Cookbook

Scallion and Feta Pie from Thessaly

For this Greek speciality, phyllo, or filo, pastry is filled with a savory creamy custard teeming with sauteed scallions, feta cheese, and ricotta cheese.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 1
Lady Baltimore Cake Recipe

Lady Baltimore Cake

A classic cake. Vanilla cake layers are slathered with a coconut-almond-oatmeal-cookie filling and frosted with meringue topped with cherries.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4
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