Italy in Small Bites

Matchstick Zucchini Salad

Zucchini is sliced into thin strips, cooked with garlic, then tossed with a lemon dressing flavored with rosemary and sage. A perfect summer salad recipe.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 2

Cooked Carrot Salad with Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins

A simple side whose flavors may call to mind traditional recipes for Swiss chard but whose appeal is equally undestandable with carrots.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Chai Pots de Creme Recipe

Chai Pots de Creme

These silky smooth custards take an Indian turn when infused with the distinctive flavors of tea, ginger, and garam masala.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0
Sweet Fritters with Red Wine and Star Anise Sauce Recipe

Sweet Fritters with Red Wine and Star Anise Sauce

Essentially beignets, these fritters are accented by a sweet red-wine and star anise syrup.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Maple Pecan Fudge

Maple Pecan Fudge

No need to have a stand mixer or bulging biceps to make this maple-y, nutty fudge from scratch. We’ve got ways to beat it into submission that suit any cook and kitchen.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 10
Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup Recipe

Mango with Lime and Vanilla Syrup

Savor this light dessert of mango, lime, and vanilla as is; whir it in a blender for a frosty treat; or start the morning by having it dressed with yogurt.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Grilled Pineapple with Butter-Rum Glazeand Vanilla Mascarpone Recipe

Grilled Pineapple with Butter-Rum Glaze and Vanilla Mascarpone

Ripe pineapple is ideal for grilling, and it screams tropical like nothing else. Top it with blueberries and fresh whipped cream or mascarpone.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Dried Figs and Apricots in Vanilla Wine Syrup Recipe

Dried Figs and Apricots in Vanilla Wine Syrup

Dried figs and apricots come together in a vanilla-bean-and-cinnamon white wine syrup.To dress it up, serve it with whipped cream and toasted almonds on top.

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  • 20 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 0
Candied Orange Peel Recipe

Chocolate-Covered Candied Orange Peel

A popular ingredient in many confections, candied orange peel is also delicious eaten plain or dipped in chocolate.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook

Floating Islands

Clouds of meringue float in caramel sauce in this classic French bistro dessert.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

Frrrozen Hot Chocolate

Just one sip of this creamy icy blend of chocolatey goodness will make you want to blow bubbles through your straw. A crown of whipped cream is the final touch.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Sweet Ricotta Tart Recipe

Sweet Ricotta Tart

For this Italian treat, a sweet ricotta filing studded with chocolate and candied orange rind and flavored with citrus is nestled in a cookie-like crust.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
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