Fiery Almond

Mad Martinis (Not!)

Writer and cocktail expert Kara Newman is a fan of Mad Men but not its bone-dry martinis. Instead, her cocktail for watching Mad Men is the Fiery Almond.

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Beef Paupiette Rolls with Tomatoes and Wild Capers Recipe

Beef Paupiettes with Tomatoes and Wild Capers

These beef rolls, called paupiettes, are stuffed with pancetta and herbs, and rolled. The beef rolls are then sauteed. Once seared, the rolls are simmered.

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Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread Recipe

Thyme, Lemon, and Sea-Salt Shortbread

These savory shortbreads are seasoned with thyme, lemon, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Serve the shortbreads as a snack or as an hors d’oeuvre with wine.

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Sweet Potato, Golden Raisin, and Cranberry Strudel Recipe

Sweet Potato, Golden Raisin, and Cranberry Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make. Serve the strudel warm.

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Baked Mussels with Crisped Bread Crumbs Recipe

Baked Mussels with Crisped Bread Crumbs

Baked mussels topped with bread crumbs are a Sicilian favorite. The mussels are cooked in a skillet until opened then baked until golden brown.

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Avocado-Chèvre Spread Recipe

Avocado-Chèvre Spread

Our avocado-chevre spread is smooth with avocado, goat cheese, garlic, lemon. Spread the avocado-goat cheese mix on crostini, tuna, salmon. Serve as a dip.

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Citrus-Olive Tapenade Recipe

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.

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White Asparagus with Oranges and Olives Recipe

White Asparagus with Oranges and Olives

White asparagus and orange slices are tossed in a sherry dressing. Block olive oil is drizzled on top. The white asparagus and oranges lend a fresh taste.

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Yellow Gazpacho and Ratatouille Recipe

Yellow Gazpacho and Ratatouille

Here yellow gazpacho, made from yellow beefsteak tomatoes, is paired with a ratatouille. The yellow gazpacho can be made ahead. Serve the gazpacho icy cold.

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Peppers with Garlic-Anchovy Bagna Cauda Recipe

Peppers with Garlic-Anchovy Sauce |
Peperoni con Bagna Cauda

Bell peppers are slowly simmered then served warm with a garlic-anchovy bagna cauda sauce over them. Use leftover bagna cauda on other vegetables.

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ramelized Onion and Balsamic Vinegar Bruschetta by Fran Gage

Caramelized Onion and Balsamic Vinegar Bruschetta

For caramelized onion and balsamic vinegar bruschetta, the onion is cooked until brown then drizzled with balsamic vinegar and piled on the bruschetta.

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Peanut Butter Fondue with Chocolate Swirls Recipe

Peanut Butter Fondue with Chocolate Swirls

This peanut butter fondue is oozing with semisweet chocolate and creamy peanut butter. A unique fondue, it’s a great recipe for peanut butter fiends.

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