Marie-Claude Gracia’s Roast Duck

A unique way to roast duck from Gascony. The fat is removed from the pan as the duck roasts, yielding tender, succulent meat. Pair with French Burgundy.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H
  • 6
Classic French Chicken Fricassee Recipe

Classic French Chicken Fricassée

Called chicken grandmere, this French fricassee is full of sweet small onions, whole garlic, potatoes, bacon, plenty of mushrooms, and chicken, of course.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Coconut Layer Cake Recipe

Coconut Layer Cake

Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12
Nectarine Cakes Recipe

Little Nectarine Cakes

These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home by Julia Child and Jacques Pepin

Eggs Benedict

Julia Child didn’t mess around when it came to breakfast. Here her velvety hollandaise sauce is spooned over poached eggs, ham, and brioche, to marvelous effect.

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Portuguese Coconut-Custard Tarts Recipe

Portuguese Coconut Custard Tarts

A creamy custard riddled with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what pasteis de coco, from the Azores, Portugal, are all about.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 19
Duck Breast Salad with Wilted Greens and Warm Goat Cheese Recipe

Duck Breast Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Seared duck breasts. Wilted greens. Creamy goat cheese. Toasted walnuts. Tastes like autumn to us. Thanks, Charlie Trotter.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 1
Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Not your nonna’s tiramsu, this sigh-inducing stack of goodness relies on made-from-scratch chocolate cake drenched in coffee and smothered in mascarpone and cocoa.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass Recipe

Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk and Lemongrass

This Thai-inspired chicken soup with coconut milk and lemongrass from chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is as colorful as it is flavorful.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Molten Chocolate Cake

Molten Chocolate Cake

Sometimes called a volcano cake, this much ballyhooed molten dessert is, quite literally, bursting–or rather, oozing–with chocolate.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 42
Tomato Towers with Basil Recipe

Tomato and Basil Towers

Dead ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil leaves, sherry vinegar, a fruity extra-virgin olive oil, and an ability to layer. That’s all you need to make this.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 3
Mediterranean Grains and Greens by Paula Wolfert

Stewed Leafy Greens with Tahini

Tahini is the base for this Mediterranean dip made of leafy greens. Paula Wolfert chooses her greens by season and availability.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
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