Tarte Tatin

Tarte Tatin

A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. Its name is French for “caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust.”

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
Foolproof Daiquiri

The Foolproof Daiquiri Recipe

That froufrou blender drink dolloped with whipped cream? Imposter. This is what you really want. Rum, lime juice, and just a touch of something sweet.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 5
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
Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a whole lotta cold. Vodka optional. Then just scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 13
Chilled Tomato Soup with Aged Feta and Olives

Chilled Tomato Soup with Aged Feta and Olives

This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms? Wowsa.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Rhubarb Tequila Cocktail Recipe

Rhubarb and Tequila Cocktail

Stunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6
Pimm's Cup for Wimbledon

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

A sprightly seasonal classic, this variant on a Pimm’s Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 15
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
Herbed Ricotta with Vegetables

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Asparagus Tart

Asparagus Tart

If spring had a taste, we dare say it’d be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Salt-Baked Red Snapper

Salt-Baked Red Snapper | Lubina a la Sel

Bury a whole snapper in a heap of wet salt, shove it in the oven, and forget about it. Your reward for so little effort? Moistest fish ever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
Chocolate Crepes

Crepes for Crepe Day

Crepe are all the rage on La Chandeleur, the annual French celebration of the humble-noble treat. Festivities, games, and, of course, much crepe eating ensue.

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