Cocoa Muffins

Cocoa powder heightens the intensity of these dense, dark muffins. Chocolates lovers rejoice. Enjoy with milk or coffee and freeze any leftovers.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Apple Tart with Hazelnut-Brown Sugar Topping

This tart is a nice alternative to apple pie, and it makes a great dessert for a dinner party. Serve it with vanilla ice cream and perhaps some caramel sauce.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0

Caramelized Onion and Roquefort Tarts

Contrasting yet complementary tastes and textures work their magic in this easy peasy yet oh so impressive first course.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 1

Cherry-Chocolate Crème Brûlée

A cackled crust of caramelized sugar covers a sensually sinful, silky custard flavored with dark chocolate that complements the sour cherries inside.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
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Wilted Greens

Almost any greens will work for this simple side in which olive oil is infused with garlic and shallots before wilting the greens.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 1

Walnut Crescents

Make these powdery, nutty cookies to eat with coffee, making sure the table is loaded down with luscious red grapes and whatnot before you end the meal.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
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Chocolate, Cinnamon, and Coffee Tart

The melding of Mexican flavors—chocolate, cinnamon, and coffee—is something, once experienced, that you just can’t get outta your mind.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 0

Double Chocolate Soufflé

Made from the best bittersweet chocolate you can find, these mini souffles from David Lebovitz are an elegant end to dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 3

Chocolate Sauerkraut Cake with Chocolate Glaze

No, you can’t taste the sauerkraut in this recipe from bakers David Lebovitz and Maida Heatter. Honest. We swear.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2

Roasted Eggplant Dip with Spiced Pita Crisps

This variation on baba ghanoush—minus the tahini—allows you to actually taste the eggplant. A simple, sophisticated appetizer for any occasion.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0

Spiced Peach Shortcakes

This riff on classic shortcake sandwiches spiced peaches between sweet biscuits and softly whipped cream. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Portuguese Deep-Fried Green Beans

In Portugal, deep-frying beans is a long-standing tradition. Serve these peixinhos da horta as a starter, snack, or, as the Portuguese do, a side dish.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 7

Corn Relish

Corn relish can take on all manner of guises. This one gets gussied up with onions, bell peppers, cider vinegar, sugar, and celery seed.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Barefoot Contessa Caramelized Shallots

Shallots take on a dulcet, docile personality when slowly coaxed to a burnished, caramelized brown. Not only easy to make, they’re easygoing in terms of playing nicely with all manner of main courses.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
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