Lemony Potato Salad with Olives, Corn, and Cashews

Tired of the same old potato salad? This sweet, salty, tart summer staple will make a conversation-stopping addition to your picnic or barbecue.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Cornbread Salad

This riff on bread salad recipe has a sturdy texture thanks to cornbread and a sweet heat thanks to honey and chipotle chiles.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Bulgur Chili

Move over, meat. Bulgur gives this chili body as well as a bevy of other beauteous attributes.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0

Lemon Poached Pears with Lemon Cream

These pears are poached long enough to absorb the lemon-y liquid, giving them a tender and buttery texture. Bosc pears hold their shape best when cooked.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 0

Honey Caramels

Honey aficionados, try regional or varietal honeys in this recipe from Alice Medrich. The rest of you, yes, clover works just dandy.

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 45 M
  • 2

Baos

Although these sweet Chinese orbs of fried goodness are pronounced “bow” as in “wow” and not “bow” as in that ribbon that bedecks a gift, we certainly think of them in gift-worthy terms.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5

Mango Gelato

A cousin to ice cream, this pale dessert belies a vibrant richness that’s deserving of any dinner party.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 0

Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Lavender blossoms are steeped in half-and-half until fully flavored. The mixture is stirred with eggs to make a custard and churned for a cool, mellow treat.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 1

Blueberry Ice Cream

Seeing as blueberries are so darn good for you, one could argue that this rich, creamy ice cream ought to be a summer staple.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Upside-Down Caramelized Apple Tart

This upside-down tart, also know in French as tart Tatin, is filled with golden apples covered in a deep caramel that sit atop a flaky, buttery crust.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 0

Southern Pecan Pie

Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 0

Prune Rum Custard Cake

Far Breton, a specialty of Brittany, France, is a custardy cake similar to a clafouti filled with rum-soaked prunes. Far Breton is great with tea.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Banana Napoleons with Caramel Walnut Sauce

Squares of homemade puff pastry (or store-bought if you want to save time), sandwich sliced bananas and a rich walnut caramel sauce. Whip creams sits on top.

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  • 1 H
  • 4 H, 45 M
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Black and White Chocolate Cake with Crème Anglaise

Layers of delicate ladyfingers alternate with espresso-and-liqueur laced chocolate mousse. Drizzled over scoops of the cake is a lovely vanilla custard cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
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