The Perfect Recipe by Pam Anderson

French Vanilla Ice Cream

For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.

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Gelato!: Italian Ice Cream, Sorbetti & Granite by by Pamela Sheldon Johns

Pistachio Gelato

All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.

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  • 20 M
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Apricot Clafoutis Recipe

Apricot Clafoutis

This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.

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Blackberry Roly Poly Recipe

Blackberry Roly-Poly

For this roly-poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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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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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

Green Bean and Potato Salad

Few vegetable combinations are more natural than green beans and new potatoes. A healthy dose of shallots adds brilliant flavor to this potato salad.

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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
  • 14
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
  • 2
Portuguese Coconut-Custard Tarts Recipe

Portuguese Coconut Custard Tarts

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

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  • 19
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