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

Minted Fresh Peas

Clap of hands. Is there anything that screams spring more than these lightly buttered peas with a wee bit of cooling mint on top? We think not.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Rabbit Confit

Fear not. This Bugs Bunny rabbit confit is so delicious, so falling-off-the-bone tender, you’ll not think once of the cartoon. Promise.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 6

Asparagus Tart

If spring had a taste, we dare say it’d be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Spring Lamb with Rosemary

The perfect dish to usher in warm weather. Nothing but rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and a tour of duty in the oven.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 4

Easter Recipes

Easter recipes for 2011 include ham, lamb, and rabbit, as well as table buckling starters, sides, and desserts. What’s your favorite?

Brioche

Sure, you could traipse to a bakery and buy brioche rather than make them yourself. But where’s the satisfaction in that?

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 11

Roasted Asparagus with Bay Leaves and Crispy Capers

For this radically simple recipe, stalks of spring-green asparagus, bay leaves, and capers are tossed in olive oil and blasted in the oven. Gotta love it.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Steamed Veggies in Parchment Parcels

A savvy, sophisticated, eat-your-veggies strategy that works its stealthy charms on kids and adults alike. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 14

Hard-Boiled Eggs

As simple as making hard-boiled eggs may seem, it can be tricky to pull off perfectly…but not when you rely on this foolproof method from Heidi Swanson.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 6

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

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

Fork-Mashed Potatoes

These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Cumin-Scented Carrots

This goes-with-anything veggie side relies on pantry staples, comes together in 10 minutes, makes minimal cleanup, and lowers your husband’s cholesterol. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
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