Chocolate Tart with Pine Nuts Recipe

We don’t know Italian, but we’re pretty certain this tart, with its molten filling and brownie crust, translates to “Damn good!”

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 9

Catalan Bread Salad | Escalivada

We wish someone had told us about this uncommon take on bread salad, which embellishes the usual suspects with figs and walnuts, a heck of a lot earlier.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Still, when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12

Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

These uncannily crisp, seemingly shortbreadish cookies from San Francisco’s Miette are–and we mean this–unlike any you’ve ever encountered.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 27

Buttermilk Sandwich Loaf

A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes–dare we say it?–better than mom’s. Way better. And just wait ’til you toast it.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Mom’s Soft-Boiled Eggs ‘n’ Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 31

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3

Sausage and Chutney Picnic Puffs

This easy-to-make, easy-to-transport picnic fare appeases the robust appetites of gents as well as the dainty sensibilities of ladies. Don’t mind if we do.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Grilled Doves, Portuguese Style

Relax. We’re not suggesting you grill song birds. This recipe calls for a different type of dove. You’ll change your tune when you taste it. Trust us.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 10

Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

The quintessential summer sandwich, this stack is stuffed with grilled eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, and zucchini. Open wide.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Shrimp with Three Dipping Sauces Recipe

Shrimp and longnecks. There’s little else a summer shindig requires, except perhaps these eminently easy dips.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 5

Grilled Littleneck Clams with Soy Sauce

Well, why not grill clams? It’s a tradition, in tandem with a splash of sake and soy, that’s endured in Japan for centuries. One taste and you’ll understand why.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Grilled Apricots with Gooey Nougat

If you’re a fool for sweet nougat and can’t get enough lovely nectarines in season, just wait until you try them in tandem, warm and fragrant from the grill.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 5

Apple-Onion Chutney

Perhaps the easiest chutney ever, this calls for simply simmering apples, onion, curry powder, tomatoes, and sugar, and then ladling it into jars. See? Easy.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4
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