Herb-Marinated Olives

Herb-Marinated Olives

Those requisite olives that you plonk on the coffee table before company comes just got more respectable but no more troublesome.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Seared Foie Gras with Grapefruit Reduction

Seared Foie Gras with a Chardonnay-Grapefruit Reduction

Late-harvest Chardonnay lends balance to this luxe little number. Best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Beef Tenderloin with Madeira Sauce

Beef Tenderloin with Madeira Sauce

This eminently reliable, no-fuss recipe doesn’t ambush you with carving trickery. It’s just a simple, supple roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5
Gianduia Brownies Recipe

Gianduia “Nutella” Brownies

And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). The world has been a more glorious place ever since.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
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
  • 28
Steamed Lobster

Steamed Lobster with Drawn Butter

An herbaceous steaming liquid lends a lovely lilt to lobster, drawn butter brings it loads of lusciousness.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 6
Lemon Chill Recipe

Lemon Chill | Sgroppino

This madcap Italian nightcap swirls together vodka, prosecco, and lemon sorbet to ridiculously satiating, giggle inducing effect.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Red Eye Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 26
Mini-Muffin-Financiers

Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15
Sole à La Meunière

Sole à La Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
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
  • 7
Katharine Hepburn's Brownies

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Who knew Katharine Hepburn was as agile at baking as she was acting? These brownies make us think she missed her true calling.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 17
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