Slices of a chocolate mousse cake on a glass cake stand with fruit compote on the side

Ultimate Chocolate Marquise

It doesn’t get much chocolate-y than this chilled dessert. Bittersweet chocolate, eggs, butter, and Cognac are beaten than lightened with whipped egg whites.

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  • 25 M
  • 6 H, 25 M
  • 0
Affogato

Homemade Affogato

Rich, homemade coffee ice cream is drizzled with amaretto and espresso and topped with a luscious chocolate ganache, or fudge sauce, and softly whipped cream.

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  • 1 H
  • 5 H, 30 M
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A spoon of a red chicken curry held above copper pot filled with the Indian stew

Lahori Chicken Curry with Potatoes

A can’t-resist curry brimming with fragrant spices–ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, peppercorns, coriander, cumin…yup, they’re all here.

  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 7
4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
Plate of grilled beef, rosemary, capers, salad greens and lemon wedges

Grilled Beef with Rosemary and Capers

New York Strip steak is rubbed with a garlic-rosemary infused olive oil and grilled then placed on top of a bed of salad greens. Grilling at its best.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
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Butter lettuce leaves cradling ground dark chicken in bowl

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions are dressed in a ginger-soy sauce then wrapped with butter lettuce leaves in this Chinese specialty.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
Baked Alaska--a dome of coconut sorbet and chocolate ice cream covered in meringue that has been browned

Baked Alaska

Strata of coconut sorbet and chocolate ice cream are slathered in a spiky meringue then the Alaska is slid into the oven to toast the outside.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 0
Four mini apple tarts made from apple slices in puff pastry shells on a plate

Cheater’s Apple Tarts

You’re going to feel like a cheat when you serve these obscenely simple tarts to guests. But shhhh. Your secret’s safe with us.

  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Yogurt cheese balls tossed with garlic dill oil and aleppo pepper in a bowl

Armenian Yogurt Cheese Balls

For this Armenian dish, homemade yogurt cheese is made into balls and marinated in oil infused with garlic, dill, and Aleppo pepper.

  • 30 M
  • 8 H, 30 M
  • 1
Tray of 8 deep-fried stuffed zucchini flowers, filled with ricotta cheese and herbs

Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

This appetizer is a favorites all over Italy. Zucchini blossoms are stuffed with ricotta cheese, seasoned with basil and lemon, batter-dipped, and then fried.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Barefoot Contessa Baba au Rhum

Barefoot Contessa Baba au Rhum

This classic French dessert is an eggy cake that’s studded with currant, soaked with a vanilla-rum sauce and brushed with an apricot glaze.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
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