Mulled Wine Sorbet

Winter’s answer to sangria. Zinfandel, Cabernet, Beaujolais, or Bordeaux, it matters not.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4

Pistachio Lover’s Pound Cake

Not too sweet and not too dense, this honeyed pistachio pound cake is just right—and just large enough to share.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 45

Hummingbird Cake

Sweet as nectar. That’s what we think of this Southern classic, a charming stack of pineapple, coconut, bananas, and pecans aplenty.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 20

Eggs and Other Easter Oddities

Sometimes it’s not bad to take a hard look at those things we never stop to consider. Like dyed Easter eggs, for example.

Coconut Angel Food Cake

Not just the stuff of sweet memories, angel food cake is still in fashion–and still fashionably simple to whip up. Truly heaven-sent.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 17

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

An easy and elegant way to coax tough spears of asparagus to goodness (andby that we mean concealing any out-of-season sins with cheese and bread crumbs).

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Angel White Icing

Never before has a cake been smothered in such cloudlike perfection, er, confection as this billowy white icing and its graceful swoop and swirls.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

Candied Carrots

Sometimes carrots aren’t quite as sweet as we’d like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 8

Basic White Cake Recipe

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 63

Chocolate Tart with Pine Nuts | Torta al Cioccolato con Pignoli

We don’t know Italian, but we’re pretty certain this tart, with its molten filling and brownie crust, translates to “Damn good!”

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 9

Pickled Spring Vegetables With Mustard-Seed Vinaigrette

This quick refrigerator pickle melds old-fashioned crunch with new-fangled ease.

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  • 20 M
  • 8 H
  • 0

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23

A Trio of Deviled Eggs

Lovely. That’s all we can think to say of this array of deviled eggs, which come in classic, smoked salmon, and lightly truffled.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 1

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
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