A torn croissant on a plate with more croissants on a rimmed baking sheet in the background.
Quentin Bacon
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Flaky Croissants

How to make croissants gives you a foolproof method so you can confidently mix, fold, roll, and assemble flakey, buttery croissants at home that taste exactly like the best croissants from a French bakery in Paris. Swear.
A glazed lemon pull-apart coffee cake on a wire rack with a spoon and jar of glaze beside it, all resting on a wooden cutting board.
Cenk Sönmezsoy
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Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

This lemon pull-apart coffee cake is made of layers of yeasted dough sandwiched together with a sweet, buttery filling fragrant with citrus zest. Once out of the oven, it’s brushed with a lemon cream cheese icing and fairly falls apart although it’s much funner to gently pull it apart.
A cedar plank with 3 eggs Florentine, one with spinach, one with tomato, one with ham.
Mike Searle
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Eggs Florentine

For this classic Eggs Florentine, creamed spinach is spooned onto rounds of buttered toast and topped with poached eggs and hollandaise sauce. Chopped chives finish the dish.
A white plate with 2 pieces of challah French toast covered with fresh strawberries, icing sugar and being drizzled with strawberry syrup.
Keller + Keller
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Challah French Toast with Strawberry Syrup

Challah is a braided egg bread well suited to this dish, but sourdough, French bread, or brioche is a good substitute, if need be. Strawberry syrup is the crowning touch to an already gorgeous dish.
A cherry tomato, asparagus, and herbed ricotta tart on parchment on a baking sheet
Dora Kazmierak
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Cherry Tomato, Asparagus, and Herbed Ricotta Tart

The whipped ricotta with herbs, Parmesan and garlic is sensational and should be added to all your vegetable tarts. If you have some delicious homemade pesto (or a good shop-bought one), then drizzle it over the tart for an extra layer of flavor.
An oval casserole dish filled with easy breakfast strata on a wooden board with a wedge of Parmesan and a spoon on the side.
Liren Baker
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Easy Breakfast Strata

This easy breakfast strata is filled with eggs, cheese, ham, and plenty of vegetables.
A partially-eaten chocolate souffle in a round white ceramic dish.
America’s Test Kitchen
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Chocolate Soufflé

This chocolate soufflé, made with eggs, sugar, chocolate, and orange-flavored liqueur, is light and airy and far easier than you may imagine. We show you exactly how to make it.

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About David Leite

David Leite has received three James Beard Awards for his writing as well as for Leite’s Culinaria. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Yankee, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and more.

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