Bowl of chicken pieces, peanuts, chiles in an Authentic Chinese sauce of soy, sesame oil, black vinegar

Kung Pao Chicken With Peanuts

The origins of Chinese Kung Pao (aka Gong Bao) chicken are murky, but this recipe for chicken, peanuts, and red chiles is resoundingly clear.

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Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies

Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies

Certainly you’ve heard the story behind this reputedly $250 recipe. But have you tasted the cookies? That’s what we thought. Let’s remedy that.

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Florentines

Classic Florentines

These Florentines have a thin nut crust topped with chewy caramel covered with sliced almonds. Drizzled on top of the Florentines is a zigzag of chocolate.

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The Tante Marie's Cooking School Cookbook by Mary Risley

Classic Caesar Salad

Everything about this Caesar salad is classic: the dressing with egg, garlic, anchovy, mustard, and lemon; Parmesan cheese; croutons. A family favorite.

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Platter with sliced pork loin topped with fall fruits including raisins, figs, apricots

Pot-Roasted Pork Loin with Fall Fruits

Pork loin is first brined then pot-roasted for maximum flavor. Fall fruits, including raisins, figs, apricots, and prunes, are stewed and added to the pot.

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Baked French Onion Soup

Baked French Onion Soup

A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves slicing, sautéing, and, the laying on of cheese, yes, but not as you’ve experienced before.

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  • 2 H
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Three snowflakes cookies frosted with royal icing on a striped cloth background

Snowflakes Cookies

Sugar cookies flavored with vanilla and orange zest are covered with icing and decorated with sanding sugar and silvery dragees for a Christmas-y look.

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  • 17 H
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Glazed Lemon Ginger Shortbread Wedges

Glazed Lemon Ginger Shortbread

Shortbread wedge cookies rife with ginger and lemon zest are baked to a lightly golden then topped with a creamy lemon glaze. A perfect tea treat of dessert.

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Apple-Cherry Cardamom Strudel

Apple-Cherry Cardamom Strudel

Sour cherries and apples get a kick from orange juice, cardamon, and cherry liqueur then are rolled up in phyllo dough, sometimes called filo, and baked.

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Espresso Granita with Whipped Cream

Espresso Granita with Whipped Cream

This eye-popping granita, or ice, is make from strong-brewed espresso. Layered between and dolloped on top is softly whipped cream.

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  • 8 H
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Two metal cups and lids with soft polenta and forest mushrooms inside, on a white plate

Soft Polenta with Forest Mushrooms

Creamy, cheesy, irresistible polenta, similar to American grits, is cooked slowly until impossible soft and then is topped with all types of sauteed mushrooms

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