Grasshopper pie, the minty ice cream pie, is reworked. This version of the pie is made with homemade ice cream, less creme de menthe, and chocolate crust. You have to love it.
Writer and cocktail expert Kara Newman is a fan of Mad Men but not its bone-dry martinis. Instead, her cocktail for watching Mad Men is the Fiery Almond.
Luxuriously broad noodles known as pappardelle become all tangled up in this hearty bolognese sauce. Whereas the pasta is fresh, the sauce can be made ahead.
This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.
Delicate with hints of butter, almond, and anise, these almond cookies go splendidly with a glass of dessert wine.
This citrus sun tea is made from black tea, mint, fresh citrus juice, orange segments, and lots of bright sun. A simple recipe the kids will love to make.
This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.
This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.
Part tart, part sweet, and part party-riffic, this summer quencher is ideal for backyard or front porch sipping. Bottoms up.
Swoops and swirls of ethereally airy whipped cream lend these cupcakes a more adult air. Sort of. You know, in a playing-grown-ups way.
For your little princess, these pink, pink, pink cheesecakes meld a buttery graham-cracker crusts cradle plenty of creamy cheesecake and swirls of raspberry puree. A definite kid-friendly treat.
Sea scallops are threaded onto rosemary branches, brushed with olive oil, and grilled until plump and opaque. On the side is a zingy tomato-ginger chutney.
Coolness personified. A creamy vanilla-honeydew shake is topped with an icy cucumber-lime granita. A must-make recipe for summer entertaining.
Who woulda thunk it? Cubes of sake-ginger-flavored gelatin sit on thin slices of cool cucumber with candied ginger lending a bracing heat.
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