Apple Fritters

Beer, not cider, is the stealth ingredient in these rings of apple-y goodness. The malty hoppiness deepens the fritter’s flavor, the carbonation ensures an ethereally airy texture. Nifty, eh?

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4

Nut and Cherry Nougat

This unorthodox Italian nougat, or torrone, adds cherries and almonds to the classic pistachios. Talk about being decked out in Christmas bling.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Lemon Doberge Cake

Doberge cake is the birthday cake of New Orleans. The most popular is a Doberge with a lemon-iced cake on one side and a chocolate-iced cake on the other.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 7

Sweet Potato Tart Tatin

A classic revisited, this sticky sweet tart gilds sweet potatoes rather than apples in caramel for a surprise take on a standby that’s every bit as sophisticated as the original.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Hazelnut Thyme Matchsticks

Hazelnut thyme matchsticks are thin, crisp crackers made with ground hazelnuts, cheese, and butter. The matchsticks are perfect with soup or as a snack.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Barefoot Contessa Rosemary Cashews

These warm-from-the-oven cashews are bathed in buttery rosemary, cayenne, and brown sugar goodness. An ideal pre-dinner nosh.

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  • 5 M
  • 20 M
  • 1

Turkey and Fall Vegetables in a Saffron Broth

Turkey and fall vegetables stew is a saffron broth. Underneath is toothsome couscous. The vegetables include carrots, parsnips, squash. This dish is hearty and a great way to use up leftover turkey.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0

Mongolian Turkey and Broccoli Stir-Fry

This simple Mongolian stir-fry takes its sassy and spicy authority from Sichuan peppercorns.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel

Think pumpkin pie, but with its Thanksgiving finery on. A streusel topping gives the bourbon-pumpkin tart a special toasted walnut-cinnamon flavor and crunch.

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  • 40 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
  • 0

Roasted Butternut Squash Pie

This roasted butternut squash pie is the ideal dish to whip up when you have hearty eaters, vegetarians, and vegans coming for dinner. They’ll all love it.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 0

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Take this quiz. Can you identify the sticky in sticky toffee pudding? And does the traditional Christmas dessert actually contain a pudding-like substance? Click here for answers.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0

Pure Pumpkin Cheesecake

This unerringly precise pumpkin cheesecake from Rose Levy Beranbaum is the perfect alternative to pumpkin pie. (Whoops. Is that heresy?)

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 1

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Toasted Pecans

These little cabbages just don’t seem like their usual selves, not when thinly sliced and sautéed like they are here.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2

Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables

Mashed potatoes are mixed with root vegetables to make a deeply flavored, satisfying side dish. For the mashed potatoes, use russets or Yukon Gold.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
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