Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara | Cozze alla Marinara

Three ingredients. One pot. And less than 15 minutes from stovetop to table—barely enough time to uncork a bottle of wine or crack open a beer. Somehow, we think you’ll manage.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Bibb Wedges with Blue Cheese Dressing

Bibb Wedges, Radicchio, Endive, and Blue Cheese Dressing

Remember those insipid wedges of iceberg buried beneath blobs of bottled blue cheese dressing? This salad will erase all such memories.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Duck Prosciutto

Duck Prosciutto

Pig-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free, this home-cured prosciutto tastes beguilingly, deceptively complex–and who’d have thunk it’s as easy as heck to make?!

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 10
Chicken Liver on Toast

Sauteed Chicken Liver on Toast

Tuscan through and through, this classic first course snazzes up chicken livers with capers, butter, onion, anchovies, and a splash of that other Tuscan tradition.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Stilton and Walnut Crackers

Perhaps the simplest precursor to a dinner party ever. Just make the savory shortbread dough, freeze it, slice it, and bake it at the very last second. You’re welcome.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 4
Grilled Porcini Mushrooms Recipe

Grilled Porcini Mushrooms with Mint and Garlic

Boletus edulis–that’s the fancy-pants name for porcini–is hardly a come-hither sort of name, but with a taste like this, who cares?

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Turns out an old brandade can learn new tricks. Here smoked sable stands in for salt cod, bringing a smoky richness to the garlicky potato purée–to great effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
Sausage and Chutney Puffs

Sausage and Chutney Picnic Puffs

This easy-to-make, easy-to-transport picnic fare appeases the robust appetites of gents as well as the dainty sensibilities of ladies. Don’t mind if we do.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Shrimp with Three Dipping Sauces

Smoked Shrimp with Three Dipping Sauces

Shrimp and longnecks. There’s little else a summer shindig requires, except perhaps these eminently easy dips.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
Spanish Gazpacho

Spanish Gazpacho

Puree tomatoes, cukes, bell peppers, bread, vinegar, garlic, and olive oil until smooth, toss in the fridge until mind-numbingly cold, then slurp and sigh.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1
Squash Fritters

Sunflower Squash Fritters

Part hush puppy, part fritter, and lovely through and through, these little blobs of cornmeal batter and summer squash blossom like sunflowers as they fry.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Trio of Deviled Eggs

A Trio of Deviled Eggs

Lovely. That’s all we can think to say of this array of deviled eggs, which come in classic, smoked salmon, and lightly truffled. Our favorite? Nope, we’re not going there.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 1
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