A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

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A slab of red wine cherry cheesecake bars cut into squares.

Red Wine Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Like a slice of cheesecake smothered with the best, most boozy cherry sauce ever. Your fave diner dessert gone to finishing school.

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Three pieces of roasted bone marrow sprinkled with salt in a metal roasting pan.

Roasted Bone Marrow

Though traditionally a first course, bone marrow is sufficiently rich to be both first course and last course. And maybe each course in between.

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An assortment of chocolate covered pretzels with white and dark chocolate coating and sprinkles

Chocolate Covered Pretzels

An impressive (and blissfully last-minute!) nosh with an incredibly satisfying salty sweet thing happening. And spectacularly simple to make. Decorate as much or as little as you like.

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A perfectly roasted beef tenderloin with Madeira sauce on the side ion a copper pot

Beef Tenderloin with Madeira Sauce

This no-fuss recipe doesn’t ambush you with any trickery. It just delivers you a supple, perfectly cooked roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.

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A stuffed pomegranate-glazed Cornish game hen on a white platter

Pomegranate-Glazed Cornish Game Hens

When it’s Thanksgiving for just a few of you, your response is game hens with a sweetly tart and pleasingly peppery glaze and a lovely little pine nut bread stuffing. Makes just enough.

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A person holding a spoonful of aligot potatoes over a copper pot.

Aligot Potatoes

“By far, the best potatoes I’ve made and eaten in my life.” That’s the kind of thing we’re hearing from those who’ve tried this showstopper of a recipe.

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