Blue Cheese Tartine

Blue Cheese Tartine

A blur of sweet, smoky, creamy goodness, this tartine of sourdough, a schmear of blue cheese, and a dribble of honey makes basic bruschetta seem humdrum.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 1
Ina Garten's Tomato Soup Recipe

Easy Tomato Soup

Yup. It’s still winter. Darn good thing this simple made-from-scratch soup requires barely more effort than heating up some Campbell’s.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 17
Chicken Liver Pate

Arlington Chicken Liver Pâté

Larded with bacon, freckled with hints of fresh parsley and cilantro, and left pleasingly, old-fashionedly chunky, this country-style pâté redefines refined.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Espresso Cake

Margaret’s Espresso Cake

Rich, robustly flavored, and rousing in the way only espresso can be, this is the ne plus ultra of coffee cakes.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 35
Christmas Eve Calamari Recipe

Christmas Eve Calamari: Feast of the One Fish

The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Domenica Marchetti’s home stars one fish: calamari. It’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 3
Spruce Needle Vodka

Spruce Needle Vodka

A celebratory Christmas tree-infused cocktail? Give us one good reason not to knock back this pine-y potable.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 18
Pan-Braised Carrots with Orange and Rosemary

Braised Carrots with Orange and Rosemary

Everyday carrots turn shyly sophisticated when infused with flavor and coaxed to tenderness in this no-hassle side dish.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 9
Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte

This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 38
Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Smothered Shrimp, Andouille Sausage, and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Portuguese Duck Risotto Recipe

Portuguese Duck Risotto

A dreamy, creamy riff on the classic arroz de pato, this dish call in flavor favors from duck, cured ham, spicy sausage, and tangy oranges.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 5
Grilled Lamb Chops with Cilantro-Mint Sauce

Lamb Chops with Cilantro-Mint Sauce

Is anything more alluring than watching your loved one gnaw a chop, coveting every last iota of lamb goodness? We think not.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
Sardines

Stuffed Sardines | Sarde a Beccafico

This classic Sicilian sardine dish traditionally calls for carefully rolling the sardines around the filling. We simply sandwiched the filling between fish. Easy peasy.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 1
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