Beef Tenderloin Filets with Shiitakes in Morita Chile and Tomatillo Sauce

In this Mexican recipe, beef is grilled and served with shiitakes in a robust sauce infused with smoky morita chiles. Melted Monterey Jack cheese tops it.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Amaretto-Poached Pear Gelato

This recipe sorta makes us dream of sitting beneath a pear tree in the Italian countryside, nibbling fresh pears and hazelnuts while sipping Amaretto. Sigh.

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  • 35 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 2

Florentine Rice Gelato

Long grain rice features in this silky gelato, similar to a gelato in Florence. It’s part rice pudding, part gelato, and all lick-your-fingers goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2

Salmon and Basil Crème Brûlée

A delicate custard is studded with poached salmon, onion, and a garden full of fresh herbs–parsley, chives, and basil. On top is gratin of cheese.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Pumpkin Crunch

It’s easy to knock back bowls of this by the handful, so best be aware of your surroundings at all times.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1

Hearts of Palm Salad

Hearts of palm and sweet mango are tossed in a mustard dressing flavored with shallots, garlic, and thyme. A perfect light, healthy summer lunch.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1

Catalan Cinnamon Crème Brûlée

Smooth, rich, and creamy, this Spanish custard is shot through with cinnamon, lemon, and nutmeg. The burnt sugar topping adds a bit of bittersweetness.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H
  • 1

Cherry Risotto Crème Brûlée

At heart, this custard is a rice pudding, but here it’s given the creme brulee treat. Studding it with dried cherries puts it into a luxe dessert category.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 0

Grilled Corn on the Cob

No summer barbecue is complete without grilled fresh sweet corn. But here it’s dressed up with a cilantro pesto and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 1

Custard Gelato

This plain Jane custard gelato is made with just cream, milk, eggs, and sugar. In Italy, it’s known as crema. In our realm, it’s known as “Oh God.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Cheese-Stuffed Gypsy Peppers

The creamy tang of the cream cheese and the salty bite of the feta cheese are wonderful complements to the smoky sweetness of the grilled peppers.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2

Duck, Olive, and Fig Skewers

Chunks of duck breast are steeped in an herby marinate then threaded along with olives and figs on skewers and grilled to perfection.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Turkish Coffee Creams

Similar to coffee custards or pots de creme, these little cups filled with cardamom-scented Turkish coffee pudding are an elegant ending to a Turkish meal.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 0

Zucchini with Ricotta, Mint, and Basil

Sliced zucchini are tossed in a skillet until tender and then left to meld with ricotta, herbs, a dribble of olive oil, and a squeeze of lemon juice. Sigh.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
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