Stollen

Few things would be lovelier to receive at the holidays than a loaf of this traditional sweet yeast bread studded with fruit and nuts.

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  • 1 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
  • 2

Soft Caramels

Soft, creamy, easy-peasy, foolproof caramels wrapped in wax paper for gift-giving are certain to earn you heaps of loot from grateful giftees.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 17

Chocolate Pecan Caramel Torte

This is one of those recipes that oughtta come with the kitchen equivalent of an “Explicit Lyrics” label. Wowsa this torte is wicked!

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 1

Brownie Swirl Cheesecake

The highlight of this cheesecake is its chocolate brownie crust and squares of brownies baked into the cake. On top is a swirl of bittersweet chocolate.

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  • 4 H
  • 12

Gingersnap Dulce de Leche Ice-Cream Sandwiches

The gingery bite of the cookies is a delicious contrast to the caramel sweetness of the dulce de leche ice cream.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Eggplant Torta with Smoked Tomato Sauce

Smoke your own tomatoes and you, too, can create a truly, madly, deeply complex sauce that’s swell when layered with eggplant and mozzarella.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 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

Mimolette, Apple, and Cranberry Galette

Mimolette is a French cheese similar to Gouda and pairs very nicely with apples and dried cranberries in this galette–a fancy name for a French tart.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2

Star Anise-Lemon Sorbet

This lemony, aromatic sorbet with Asian overtones never fails to impress. The star anise pairs nicely with the lemon and tempers the sweetness of the sorbet.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Chile-Spiked Chocolate Cakes

These chocolate cakes get their kick from chipotle peppers and are served with either a cinnamon custard or a tomatillo sauce.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
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Goat Cheese and Lentil Salad

Lentils, carrots, scallions, celery, and cucumber are tossed in a spiky vinaigrette dressing and served alongside goat cheese. A simple starter recipe.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 1

Tomato Pie

Need a new tomato fix? Here it is. Dead-ripe tomatoes, herbs, Cheddar cheese, and mayo in a flaky pastry crust. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

Sweet-tart cherry tomatoes are tossed in a tequila-lime salad dressing and then left to marinate for several hours. This salad is a festive holiday dish. The color is spectacular.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
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