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A square of rustic cherry tart, topped with a dollop of whipped cream.

Rustic Cherry Tart

Purplish cherries sink into a rich, fragrant frangipane as they bake into sweet oblivion and contrast spectacularly with the crisp puff pastry crust. Sounds terrible, eh?

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Three Collins glasses filled with Lillet tonic and topped with a grapefruit wedge.

Lillet Tonic

Sorta like a wine spritzer but with all the lovely nuances that the iconic French aperitif brings to the party.

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Cherry Liqueur

Cherry Liqueur | Guignolet

The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it’s time.

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A red plate with a slice of country pate, crostini, cornichons, pickled onions, and a dollop of mustard

Country Pâté

Easy as meatloaf (we swear), this melding of some of the richest things we know—pork shoulder, liver, and duck fat—along with spices, a splash of brandy, and some wine makes a simple, rustic country pâté that’s perfect for entertaining.

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A black skillet containing a cheese omelet, topped with chives and Gruyere

Cheese Omelet

A magnificently indulgent omelet for two that’s exactly what you make when you’re feeling like reveling in something simple yet still sophisticated and is perfect at any time of day.

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A plate and tray of flaky croissant

How To Make Croissants

When you open the oven to these obscenely buttery, flaky croissants, you’ll be relieved you didn’t settle for what’s at the grocery-store freezer case. Trust us.

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A plate with a slice of broccoli Cheddar quiche

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

“As perfect as perfect can be.” And “A pretty killer combination of broccoli and Cheddar.” That’s what folks are saying about this quiche recipe. We think you’ll agree.

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A white ramekin filled with a partially eaten double chocolate souffle and a spoon resting inside

Double Chocolate Soufflés

Individual dark chocolate soufflés that are gluten-free with a little grown-up sass in the form of a whiskey splash in the batter. Recipe courtesy of David Lebovitz.

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A hand holding a stand-mixer whisk covered in vegan meringue

Vegan Meringue

When it comes to creating a pristine white, lofty meringue, it turns out you can be vegan and eat your meringue, too.

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A pot of creamy easy bechamel sauce with a spoon inside

Easy Béchamel Sauce

Who knew that baking legend Jim Lahey’s brilliance extended not just to bread and pizza maverick but béchamel whisperer?

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A white bowl of French onion soup, topped with a crouton and some melted cheese

French Onion Soup

A slightly heretical take on a French classic, this riff involves onion soup, bread, and cheese, but not quite like you’ve experienced it before.

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  • 2 H
  • 8
A baking dish with chicken thighs topped with garlic cloves, red potatoes, and thyme. A silver spoon is nestled in the dish.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

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A round flourless almond cake on a wooden baking paddle with almonds scattered around it

Flourless Almond Cake

A French classic crisp and crunchy on the outside, dense and chewy on the inside, and gluten-free through and through. Perfect for Passover.

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