Cranberry Citrus Compote

This Cranberry Citrus compote, filled with cranberries, lemon and orange zest, shallots, and scallions, is the perfect pal for Thanksgiving turkey.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Warm Lentil Salad

The warm lentil salad, filled with the earthy flavor of lentils, slab bacon, onions, and shallots, is tossed with a walnut oil dressing. A great side.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 1

Lemony Potato Salad with Olives, Corn, and Cashews

Tired of the same old potato salad? This sweet, salty, tart summer staple will make a conversation-stopping addition to your picnic or barbecue.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Braised Duck Legs with Leeks and Green Olives

These rich, tender, easy yet elegant braised duck legs are pretty darn easy to swoon over. See for yourself.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 0

Lemon Poached Pears with Lemon Cream

These pears are poached long enough to absorb the lemon-y liquid, giving them a tender and buttery texture. Bosc pears hold their shape best when cooked.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Honey Caramels

Honey aficionados, try regional or varietal honeys in this recipe from Alice Medrich. The rest of you, yes, clover works just dandy.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 2

Mango Gelato

A cousin to ice cream, this pale dessert belies a vibrant richness that’s deserving of any dinner party.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 0

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender blossoms are steeped in half-and-half until fully flavored. The mixture is stirred with eggs to make a custard and churned for a cool, mellow treat.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1

Blueberry Ice Cream

Seeing as blueberries are so darn good for you, one could argue that this rich, creamy ice cream ought to be a summer staple.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Blackberry Mousse

The flavor of sweet-tart blackberries are complemented by the zing of orange juice and the depth of Cointreau in this creamy, lick-the-dish-worthy mousse.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 1

Eggplant Pizzettes

Versatile eggplant does appetizer duty as a mini pizza crust covered with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, balsamic vinegar, and sun-dried tomatoes.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Curried Chicken Salad in Radicchio Cups

Shredded curried chicken is spooned into radicchio cups for a sweet-hot bite of chicken deliciousness. Serves these chicken cups as a party nibble.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 4

Crispy Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Sweetly smoky and salty, this classic Spanish appetizer was inspired by a cocktail nibble at Los Angeles’s venerable a.o.c.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Chile Peanuts

Forget plain old peanuts. This titillating take on spiced nuts adds paprika and chili powder without subtracting anything from their beer friendly quotient.

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  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
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