Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Froufrou but not fussy, this fancy pants take on a childhood treat satisfies cravings by the children in all of us.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Big City Salmon with Martini Sauce

Salmon makes an easy, elegant entree when it’s swimming in a martini-inspired sauce. Hiccup.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Chocolate Pecan Caramel Torte

This is one of those recipes that oughtta come with the kitchen equivalent of an “Explicit Lyrics” label. Wowsa this torte is wicked!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 1

Fritto Misto Amalfitano

You haven’t truly had fried seafood until you’ve had fritto misto, the unforgettable fried seafood made in the style of the Amalfi Coast. Trust us on this.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Eggplant Torta with Smoked Tomato Sauce

Smoke your own tomatoes and you, too, can create a truly, madly, deeply complex sauce that’s swell when layered with eggplant and mozzarella.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0

Rice Pilaf with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pistachios

This is rice pilaf with cherries and pistachios is perfect side dish for poultry dishes. The pistachios add a bit of crunch and the cherries sweetness.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Star Anise-Lemon Sorbet

This lemony, aromatic sorbet with Asian overtones never fails to impress. The star anise pairs nicely with the lemon and tempers the sweetness of the sorbet.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Goat Cheese and Lentil Salad

Lentils, carrots, scallions, celery, and cucumber are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette dressing and served alongside goat cheese. A simple starter recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 1

Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

Sweet-tart cherry tomatoes are tossed in a tequila-lime salad dressing and then left to marinate for several hours. This salad is a festive holiday dish. The color is spectacular.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Nicoise Salad

Nicoise salad, or salade Nicoise in French, is a composed salad. Fresh tuna, potato salad, egg, green beans, tomatoes, and greens are arranged and served.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 1

Grilled Duck Breasts with Roasted Grapes and Potato-Bacon Gratin

These exquisite duck breasts, accompanied by wrinkly roasted grapes and potato-bacon gratin, are from famed L.A. chef Suzanne Goin.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 0

Nectarine Sorbet

This rosy nectarine sorbet can be made even more special by the addition of a tipple of red wine and scoops of fresh berries and just sliced nectarines.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Grilled Fresh Figs with Country Ham

Plump figs are slathered with blue cheese and mascarpone cheese, wrapped in southern country ham, and grilled. A perfect finger food before the barbecue.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Shaved Fennel Salad

Whisper thin shaved fennel lends a delicate anise flavor to this simple yet sophisticated salad.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
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