Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

An easy and elegant way to coax tough spears of asparagus to goodness (andby that we mean concealing any out-of-season sins with cheese and bread crumbs).

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

“The best biscuits I’ve ever had!” is what we’re hearing from many, many, many folks who just can’t help but exclaim when they try these buttery biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 11

Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

A slinky little something to slip into, one that comes together easily and elegantly, impresses guests and family, works anytime of day, and sullies but a single skillet.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Pull-Apart Roll

These exceptionally airy pull-apart rolls bake up crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, and, yes, light as a feather through and through.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 10

Fresh Whole Milk “Ricotta”

Remember that nursery rhyme about Little Miss Muffett sitting on a tuffet? We only recently realized how savvy that sassy gal was, relishing her whey.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 24

Ricotta Cheesecake from Rome’s Jewish Quarter

This is prettier and more puddinglike than we’re accustomed to in a cheesecake. But no complaints here. None whatsoever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 26

Angel White Icing

Never before has a cake been smothered in such cloudlike perfection, er, confection as this billowy white icing and its graceful swoop and swirls.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Sweet Potato Wedges

These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 14

Creamy Onion Tart

This tart wooed and wowed us with its sophistication, simplicity, and sturdiness. And unlike that other round eggy thing in a crust, this certainly won’t call into question anyone’s manhood.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Black Coffee Ice Cream

Know how every once in a while you taste something that’s so insanely satiating that a single spoonful pretty much satisfies? Nah, neither do we. Pass the ice cream, please.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 12

Pan Boxty

A precursor to hash browns, pan boxty is shamelessly simple and flagrantly frugal. Can’t say as we’ve improved any on this Irish classic.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Twice-Baked Potatoes with Irish Cheddar

You may have had twice-baked potatoes before, but we bet they weren’t anything like this lovely little Irish-inflected spud.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4

Tom Aikens’ Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Biga

Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you’ve daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.

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  • 20 M
  • 6 H, 20 M
  • 111
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