Wild Rice with Roasted Chestnuts and Cranberries

This Christmas and Thanksgiving dish of wild rice is combined with freshly roasted chestnuts, cranberries, and apricots then baked in the oven. The sweet and savory notes hit just the right spot with guests.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Bucatini with Nettle-Pecan Pesto

Making nettle-pecan pesto can be tricky, mostly because nettles tend to bite back. But handle it the way we tell you and you’ll have no regrets.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Eggplant Timbale

It may be a tad boring looking from the outside, but wait’ll you see what this eggplant timbale is filled with on the inside.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Borlotti Beans in Tomato Sauce with Creamy Polenta

Put simply, this dish is perfectly cooked beans and stewed tomatoes hanging out on creamy, cheesy polenta.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 0

Rice Pilaf with Dried Cherries and Toasted Pistachios

This is rice pilaf with cherries and pistachios is perfect side dish for poultry dishes. The pistachios add a bit of crunch and the cherries sweetness.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Pasta with Walnut Sauce

An uber rich sauce that draws on everyday staples and turns even a stale box of pasta from the pantry into a satiating meal.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Warm Lentil Salad

The warm lentil salad, filled with the earthy flavor of lentils, slab bacon, onions, and shallots, is tossed with a walnut oil dressing. A great side.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 1

Bulgur Chili

Move over, meat. Bulgur gives this chili body as well as a bevy of other beauteous attributes.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Green Tea Broth with Udon Noodles

Sup rather than sip your green tea with these slippery, slurpery udon noodles that are simmered to tenderness and garnished as you please.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Cavatelli with Turkey Sausage, Tomato, and Broccoli Rabe

Cavatelli with turkey sausage gets flavor boosts form tomato and broccoli rabe. The cavatelli can be made in minutes, so have the family at the table.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Baked Lamb Kibbeh with Onion and Pine Nut Topping

This baked kibbeh is an easier-to-make cousin of the work-intensive classic. The ground lamb base is crowned with a savory onion and pine nut topping.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Sesame-Peanut Noodles

Sesame-peanut noodles, those slurpy, peanut butter-y wonders are the true test of Chinese restaurants. But you can make akiller version at home.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 3

Paella

Paella, the classic Spanish dish, is given the full treatment here. You don’t need a paella pan to make this paella recipe, either. A Dutch oven will do.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 11

Beef Tortellini Salad

For a quick, satisfying dinner, make this pasta salad with strips of seared sirloin ahead of time. Refrigerated or fresh, any flavor of tortellini will do.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
  • 0
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