Cooking for Mr. Latte by Amanda Hesser

Linguini with Cheese and Pepper

Dinner doesn’t get any easier or elegant than pasta tossed with butter, olive oil, Parmesan and pecorino Romano cheeses, and dusted with lots of black pepper.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Spoon with star anise

Chinese Five-Spice Cookies

Chinese Five-spice cookies, basically sugar cookies perfumed with Chinese five-spice powder, are a great tea partner. The cookies can stand up to dunking.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8
Savory Bangkok Waffles Recipe

Savory Bangkok Waffles with Dipping Sauce

These lacy Asian waffles are more like pancakes made with tiny shrimp, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro. The sauce adds a touch of saltiness and heat.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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Pistachio Gelato

Pistachio Gelato

An ethereally creamy, subtly sweet pistachio gelato that derives its pure flavor from nothing more than the essentials.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 12
Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Southern Pan-Fried Chicken

This recipe from the late, great Edna Lewis turns out skillet-fried chicken that’s perfectly seasoned, extra-crispy, and gosh darn beautiful in every way.

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  • 1 H
  • 9 H, 30 M
  • 5

Judy Hesser’s Oven-Fried Chicken

Crispy over-fried chicken could be any easier. A simple shake in a bag of seasoned flour, an hour or so in the oven, and you have dinner.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
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Avocado-Sardine Toasts Recipe

Avocado-Sardine Toasts

Silky slices of ripe avocado and marinated fat strips of salty sardine fillets topped with crisp strings of scallions and chives sit atop of toast slices.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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Armagnac Ice Cream Recipe

Armagnac Ice Cream

A clean-flavored ice cream laced with Armagnac is a perfect companion to fall fruits like plums, prunes, pears, and figs but adds a nice finish to summer meals.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Great Cookies

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Biscotti

The name says it all. Italian chocolate biscotti gilded with chocolate chips and drizzled with chocolate glaze. Thrice as nice.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
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Honey Walnut Cake

Honey Walnut Cake

Easy enough for everyday yet sufficiently elegant for anytime you need a little oomph, this honey-inflected walnut cake never disappoints. Ever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2

Braised Rabbit

Braised rabbit, a staple in many cultures, is made by searing rabbit pieces then slowing braising them in a vegetable-rich, wine-laced liquid. Can’t fathom eating Bugs Bunny? Use chicken instead.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H
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Arugula with Tomato Goat-Cheese Terrine Recipe

Arugula with Tomato Goat-Cheese Terrine

Heirloom tomatoes–both red and yellow–and salad greens add layers of color and flavor to this terrine filled with silky, garlicky goat cheese.

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  • 1 H
  • 9 H, 30 M
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