The Mensch Chef: Or Why Delicious Jewish Food Isn't an Oxymoron by Mitchell David

Lemon Pavlova Roll

Creamy, tart lemon curd is lightened with whipped cream, spread on a large crispy meringue, rolled up like a jelly roll, and served with fresh fruit.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Soft Polenta with Forest Mushrooms Recipe

Soft Polenta with Forest Mushrooms

Creamy, cheesy, irresistible polenta, similar to American grits, is cooked slowly until impossible soft and then is topped with all types of sauteed mushrooms

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
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Simply Irresistible: Easy, Elegant, Fearless, Fussless Cooking by Sheilah Kaufman

Ricotta Pancakes

These delicate pancakes are practically flourless, so the flavor of the ricotta cheese and vanilla really shine through. A great brunch recipe.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
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Chunky Ranch-Style Home Fries Recipe

Chunky Ranch-Style Home Fries

Tender potatoes, onions, green peppers, and red peppers are slowly cooked in butter until crisp and golden brown. Chili powder adds the right amount of spice.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
Fresh Tomato Tart Recipe

Fresh Tomato Tart

For a summer lunch or a simple supper dish with a salad, this basil-custard tart topped with fresh tomatoes is a versatile addition to anyone’s repertoire.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
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New Year's Eve Gougeres Recipe

Gougères with Arugula, Bacon, and Pickled Onions

A Zuni Cafe specialty, these little cheese puff sandwiches are filled with bacon, tender baby greens, and peppery pickled onions. Perfect as an hors d’oeuvre.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1
Decadent Hazelnut-Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Decadent Hazelnut-Chocolate Pudding

A thick, decadent Italian chocolate pudding made all the more sinful by the addition of chopped roasted hazelnuts and crumbled butter cookies.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
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Chocolate Cloud Cake

Chocolate Cloud Cake

This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 4
Lard Eaters

Lard and Butter Pie Crust

The flaky, tender, flavorful piecrust you’ve long for but may not have had the nerve to make. It’s rich with butter and the now un-demonized fat: lard.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 26
Swedish Christmas Glogg Recipe

Swedish Christmas Glögg

Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Portuguese Christmas Eve Cod

A traditional recipe on Christmas Eve in Portugal, this dish of salt cod, potatoes, and cabbage is drizzled with a garlic oil and topped with hard-boiled eggs.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Sourdough Dressing with Sausage and Prunes Recipe

Sourdough Dressing with Sausage and Prunes

This little number pairs pork with prunes and sourdough for a sorta savory, sorta sweet stuffing that goes spectacularly with the holiday turkey.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 3
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