Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons…all thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta. It just may be the cutest supper in the solar system.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 37

Baked Mushrooms, Broken Bread

An effortless, elegant side that fancies up the form as well as the flavor of two enduring entertaining icons: the stuffed mushroom and Thanksgiving stuffing.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 11

Five-Spice Pork Chops

Only subtly spicy, these pork chops take on an air of intrigue with their warming and evocative aroma and taste. Certain to spark conversation, if not seconds.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 3

Smoked Whitefish Brandade Recipe

Turns out an old brandade can learn new tricks. Here smoked sable stands in for salt cod, bringing a smoky richness to the garlicky potato purée–to great effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2

St-Germain Aperitif

Mark Scarbrough and Bruce Weinstein had hoped for a quiet, rustic dinner in the French countryside. Thanks to this storied liqueur, what they ended up with was far, far more memorable.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 9

Catalan Bread Salad | Escalivada

We wish someone had told us about this uncommon take on bread salad, which embellishes the usual suspects with figs and walnuts, a heck of a lot earlier.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Mom’s Soft-Boiled Eggs ‘n’ Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 31

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3

Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

The quintessential summer sandwich, this stack is stuffed with grilled eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, and zucchini. Open wide.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Tomato and Green Bean Salad | Tomatosalata me Fasolakia

You don’t have to be Greek for this amalgam of tomatoes, green beans, red onion, and feta to taste like home.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 7

Striped Juice Pops

Magnificently sweet, outrageously vibrant, unconscionably healthful, and altogether lovely. That’s what we think of these juice pops. Dare you to guess the ingredients.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6

Sunflower Squash Fritters

Part hush puppy, part fritter, and lovely through and through, these little blobs of cornmeal batter and summer squash blossom like sunflowers as they fry.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Chilled Tomato Soup with Aged Feta and Olives

This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms? Wowsa.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it’s just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 24
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