Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Ginger Crumb Topping

A classic spring coupling, this melding of rhubarb and strawberries takes the form of sweet tart pie filling burbling beneath ginger-inflected goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 15

Easy Rhubarb Jam Recipe

Pink preserves were never so pretty—or so easy—as this foolproof recipe that relies on just four ingredients and an occasional stir.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 53

Satsuma Orange Cake Recipe

Looks like an upside-down cake. Tastes like an upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn’t be more right-side up.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 33

Pear Tart With Blue Cheese and Honey

This lovely melding of cheese course and last course becomes even lovelier with a generous pour of port.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 15

Raw Cranberry Relish

This sassy and simple sauce draws on just cranberries, orange, sugar, booze, and a blender. And no, it’s not a cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 22

Poached Pears with Warm Coffee Sauce

Simply stunning. Stunningly simple. Either way you look at it, these fancy pants pears are pretty much perfect after being poached in a cinnamon-infused syrup and napped with a coffee-infused caramel sauce.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 1

Tarte Tatin

A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. Its name is French for “caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust.”

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8

Caramel Apples

Forget bobbing for apples. Try this equally apple-y endeavor instead that requires far less effort yet yields way more caramel-cloaked gratification.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2

Applesauce Bread Recipe

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. And thank goodness for that–or rather, thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y quick bread.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14

Pomegranate Walnut Relish

This stunning little sauce comes together with ease, imparting a vibrant sweet-tart-crunchiness to practically anything you can think to bestow it upon.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1

Grilled Apricots with Gooey Nougat

If you’re a fool for sweet nougat and can’t get enough lovely nectarines in season, just wait until you try them in tandem, warm and fragrant from the grill.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 5

Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a whole lotta cold. Vodka optional. Then just scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 13

Summer Pudding

This proper summer pudding, made from late-season berries, currants, sugar, and sliced bread, is utterly British. Not to mention stunning. And sublime. And summery.

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  • 20 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Plum-Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

This purple-stained cake—er, what’s left of it—puts the ease back in pleasin’. Just old-fashioned goodness and the season’s most compelling fruits. Got milk?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 11
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