Carrot and Ginger Soup

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Two root vegetables are sauteed and simmered slowly to make this creamy carrot ginger soup. Puree the soup and serve hot or cold depending on the season.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1
Hot Beef Borscht

Hot Beef Borscht

Food writer and cookbook author Diane Morgan extolls the virtues of cool-weather cooking and offers up her recipe for a soul-heartening beef borscht.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1
Clay pot with a split lobster Thermidor with toasted bread crumbs on top, on a set table

Lobster Thermidor

For lobster thermidor, lobster is cooked and then coated in a rich thermidor sauce, seasoned with mustard and tarragon, and scooped back in the shell.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Tibetan Rice Pudding

Tibetan Apple and Honey Rice Pudding

Based on the rice pudding traditionally served in Tibet, this recipe turns out a thick, rich, honeyed dessert that’s enticing any time of year.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
Bittersweet Chocolate-Rum Icebox Cake

Bittersweet Chocolate-Rum Icebox Cake

This chocolate icebox cake is intensely flavored with chocolate and rum and lined with ladyfingers. Make the cake a day a head and keep it in the icebox.

  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 5
Glass dessert cup filled with raspberry fool (nonfat yogurt and whipped cream) fresh raspberries on top

Raspberry Fool

Pureed and strained raspberries give this luxurious whipped dessert a gorgeous pink color and a lovely tanginess to balance the sweet yogurt-cream base.

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  • 15 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 0
Pumpkin Trifles

Pumpkin Trifles

Pumpkin bread—homemade or store-bought—is layered with vanilla pudding, pumpkin butter, and caramel sauce.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Bowl of onion soup with two slices of bread covered with melted cheese and a sage leaf

English Onion Soup with Sage and Cheddar

Slowly sweating the onions releases the sublime flavors of this English onion soup by Jamie Oliver. Use a variety of onions: white, red, and shallots.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
Raclette

Raclette

A Swiss classic, raclette refers to a humble and hearty combination of boiled potatoes, melted raclette cheese, and pickles.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Ceramic bowl of romaine lettuce with hot beef dressing, garlic, and ginger

Lettuce Salad with Hot Beef Dressing

For this lettuce salad, a beef dressing made from warm spices, oil, vinegar, and seared beef is pour over. The hot beef dressing wilts the lettuce leaves.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
A fillet of olive oil poached cod atop tomato and broccoli rave in a white plate

Olive Oil-Poached Cod

The cod, once poached in olive oil, is supple and utterly delicious. It sits on a bed of roasted tomatoes and broccoli rabe, which adds acid to the dish.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
White dish of a sugar-dusted Georgia peach souffle; in the bottom are peach slices

Georgia Peach Soufflés

Light, airy, messy, delicious, these peach souffles are an elegant (but easy-to-make) ending to a meal. Make them when peaches are dead-ripe delicious.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Brown Bag Apple Pie

Brown-Bag Apple Pie

This pie, baked in a paper bag in the grill, is filled with apples and topped with brown sugar streusel. Impress guests by ripping open the bag at the table.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4