Easter

A tray of twelve mini muffin financiers, each with two raspberries on top.

Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

A slice of chocolate cream pie, topped with chocolate curls on a white plate with a fork beside it.

Chocolate Cream Pie

First you make an Oreo cookie crust. Then you smother it with a bittersweet and semisweet chocolate custard. The final flourish is whipped cream infused with vanilla. Sigh.

A plate and a bowl of asparagus risotto with a fork resting beside the bowl.

Asparagus Risotto

An easy and surprisingly light riff on traditional risotto that manages to maintain all the rich, indulgent, creamy goodness of the Italian classic.

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A chiffon cake with lemon icing on a white decorative plate with a few slices cut from it.

Chiffon Cake

Light, airy, lofty, tender, and lovely, this classic chiffon cake from the venerable Joy of Cooking deserves a comeback.

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Oval casserole dish with spring asparagus and Asiago gratin, topped with coarse bread crumbs

Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Our easy and elegant solution when you buy not-quite-spring spears of asparagus from the grocery store? Just add cheese and butter and bread crumbs.

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A crate filled with an assortment of dyed easter eggs.

Dyed Easter Eggs

Ditch the fizzy artificially dyed tablets for something more natural. And inexpensive. And made from kitchen scraps you’d otherwise toss in the trash.

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A plate with a trio of deviled eggs - horseradish deviled egg, truffled deviled egg, and smoked salmon deviled egg.

A Trio of Deviled Eggs

Irresistible. That’s what we think of this array of deviled eggs, which come in classic, smoked salmon, and lightly truffled. Better than mom’s.

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A cutting board with lamb chops, some in racks, some sliced, along jus and lemon halves

Grilled Lamb Chops

After grilling up these lovely little lamb lollies, we finally understand why so many folks use “lamb chop” as a term of endearment.

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Cake stand with 7 frosted coconut cupcakes, four unfrosted cupcakes on the table, a bowl of frosting

Coconut Cupcakes

Kids can’t resist these sweet little somethings. That includes the kid in all of us.

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