Gorgonzola Custards with Pears

Voluptuous Gorgonzola custards, called sformati, share a plate with thin slices of pears and watercress tossed in a vinaigrette. The custards can be baked ahead, so entertaining is easy.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 1
Baked Seafood Imperial Recipe

Baked Seafood Imperial

Baked seafood imperial, a riff on crab imperial, is shellfish tossed with cream and seasonings, breaded, and baked. Seafood imperial can be small or big.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Tuna Tartare with Cucumber Salad and Avocado Recipe

Tuna Tartare with Cucumber Salad and Avocado

As fresh tasting as it is colorful, this Japanese inspired tuna tartare appetizer is best with cucumber, red onions, and chiles from the farmer’s market.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Smoked-Salmon Pizza with Red Onion and Dill Recipe

Smoked Salmon Pizza with Red Onion and Dill

Wanna outclass every other appetizer you know how to make? Try this little number. Deceptively simple, infallibly impressive.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Curried Steamed Mussels

Curried Steamed Mussels

Steamed mussels go from standard to superlative when doused in a delicate curry-white wine broth spiked with shallots, garlic, lime, and cream.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Portuguese Trout Cooked in Smoked Ham Overcoats Recipe

Portuguese Trout Cooked in Smoked Ham Overcoats

This dish, called Trutas a Moda de Braganca, consists of trout wrapped in a deep red jacket of smoked Portuguese ham and fried in bacon drippings.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Briget's Onion and Feta Cheese Tart Recipe

Briget’s Onion and Feta Cheese Tart

Sweet caramelized onions and Greek feta cheese make this tart an ideal companion with a salad. It’s especially easy with store-bought puff pastry.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1
Broa, Portuguese Corn Bread Recipe

Portuguese Corn Bread

Broa, or Portuguese cornbread, has a distinctive whitish crust, which cracks to reveal a golden-brown crumb. This is a toothsome, hearty bread.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 2
Moorish Chicken and Nut Pie Recipe

Moorish Chicken and Nut Pie

A Spanish savory pie, Pastela Moruna is related to Moroccan bastila though not as sweet or rich. Rotisserie chicken and puff pastry make this a quick meal.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0
Everybody Loves Pizza by Penny Pollack and Jeff Ruby

Rosemary Red-Onion Pizza

Serve this red onion and rosemary pizza as an appetizer or in a buffet. Your guests will appreciate the easy to make homemade Italian pizza dough.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
The Cooking of Southwest France by Paula Wolfert

Snails with Walnuts

Toasted walnuts, seasoned butter, and crème fraîche or cream accompany snails in this rich, comforting French recipe from the southwest of France.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 0
Dungeness Crab Cakes Recipe

Dungeness Crab Cakes

Big chunks of dungeness crab, celery, and jalapeno peppers stud these crab cakes. A homemade tartar sauce and asparagus and lemon dressings add color and zing.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
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