A cast-iron skillet filled with baked fontina cheese, nearby is a hunk of bread

Baked Fontina with Garlic and Thyme

A fondue without the pot, Fontina cheese is broiled with garlic, olive oil, and thyme until it’s melted and bubbles. Scoop it up with hunks of bread.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
Escargot

Escargots | Snails with Herb Butter

Escargot with garlic butter and herbs is a classic French preparation. The snails can be served in their shells or in snail dishes, topped with puff pastry.

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Endive leaves stuffed with cream cheese spread with smoked salmon with chopped chives on top

Cream Cheese Spread with Smoked Salmon

A simple recipe for a delicious cream cheese spread filled with dried figs, smoked salmon, and walnuts. It’s spooned into endive boats for a killer nibble.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Baked Clams

Baked Clams

Straight from Umberto’s Clam House in NYC, this recipe for clams topped with bread crumbs seasoned with parsley and cheese then baked is the real deal.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
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
A decorative tray with avocado-sardine toasts--crispy slices of bread topped with avocado, marinated sardines, and scallion and chives

Avocado-Sardine Toasts

Silky slices of ripe avocado and marinated fat strips of salty sardine fillets topped with crisp strings of scallions and chives sit atop of toast slices.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
A loaf of tomato-goat cheese terrine--garlicky goat cheese layered with red and yellow tomatoes and arugula on a cutting board

Tomato-Goat Cheese Terrine

Heirloom tomatoes–both red and yellow–and salad greens add layers of color and flavor to this terrine filled with silky, garlicky goat cheese.

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  • 1 H
  • 9 H, 30 M
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