The New York Times Cook Book by Craig Claiborne

Oysters Rockefeller

Baked oysters with spinach, parsley, or watercress was a seaside trend in the early 20th century, and a classic in modern times.

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  • 40 M
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Corn Chowder Recipe

Corn Chowder

A late-summer classic, this corn chowder is replete with corn, potatoes, onion, and bacon. Mmm mmm good.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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Chilled Spring Pea Soup Recipe

Chilled Spring Pea Soup

It’s not easy being green. Or is it? This recipe proves that it is, indeed, at least easy to make something that’s green.

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Red Pepper-Pomegranate Molasses-and-Walnut Dip

Not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Serve at room temperature with kabobs or crisp pita triangles.

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Hot Sour Salty Sweet

Peppercorn-Cilantro Root Flavor Paste

This simple marinade made of black pepper, fresh coriander (cilantro) roots, garlic, and fish sauce works its magic in a savory yet subtle way.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
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Portuguese Pork with Clams Recipe

Portuguese Pork with Clams

For this specialty of Portugal, seared marinated pork and fresh clams meet in a spice-filled broth. Serve over fried potatoes cubes as the Portuguese do.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H
  • 1
Mediterranean Cooking by Paula Wolfert

Azorean Double-Marinated Quail

In this specialty of the Azores, the quail is marinated in sweet-and hot-paprika-scented beer for an intense flavor, then cooked in the marinade.

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  • 35 M
  • 9 H
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Prawns with Poached Pears and Curry Sauce Recipe

Prawns with Poached Pears and Curry Sauce

Shrimp are marinated in a little vodka, adding sweetness and improving their flavor. Curry powder and coconut milk give richness to a finished dish.

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Mint Couscous with Fried Tomatoes Recipe

Mint Couscous with Fried Tomatoes

Some recipes are sooooooooooo ridiculously crammed full of flavor, you may not even notice the relative lack of meat. This is one of those recipes.

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Sour Cream Mocha Cake

Sour Cream Mocha Cake

With its dark, dark chocolate and its indulgent amount of espresso, this incredibly moist mocha creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 15
Portuguese Rice Pudding Recipe

Portuguese Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a Portuguese staple. This lighter recipe, which doesn’t call for the traditional use of eggs, is flavored with lemon and dusted with cinnamon.

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  • 35 M
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  • 6
Portuguese Fava Beans with Cilantro Recipe

Portuguese Fava Beans with Cilantro

Fava beans, Portuguese style. We gotta say, it’s worth all the shelling to get at those beans. Swear.

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