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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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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4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate, deep-red devil’s food cupcakes are filled with an irresistible dollop of creamy cheesecake. Just what the kid in each of us craves.

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  • 45 M
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Butter lettuce leaves cradling ground dark chicken in bowl

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken, water chestnuts, and scallions are dressed in a ginger-soy sauce then wrapped with butter lettuce leaves in this Chinese specialty.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

A most gratifying use for a gangly gourd, this silken butternut squash soup all but defines autumn.

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  • 3 H
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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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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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  • 9 H, 30 M
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Mushroom Strudel

Mushroom Strudel

Crackly phyllo crisp as autumn leaves give way to wild mushrooms galore in this simple, sumptuous savory strudel.

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Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill

Pan-Fried Shrimp with Dill

These sassy fried shrimp are doused with plenty of lemon juice and fresh dill. Greek through and through. Opa!

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Raspberry-Honey Cream Tartlets

Raspberry-Honey Cream Tartlets

Ruby red raspberries perch atop a mascarpone whipped cream filling, which is nestled in crumbly, buttery tart shells.

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  • 2 H, 15 M
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Portuguese-Style Pork Roast with Clams

Portuguese-Style Pork Roast with Clams

Pork and clams, a classic Portuguese combination, are paired with tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and a pinch of crushed pepper. For a twist, bone-in pork loin is used.

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  • 2 H, 15 M
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A white bowl of chocolate mousse with spun sugar on top, nearby a spoon

Chocolate Mousse with Spun Sugar

An intensely chocolate mousse is the bed for a cloud of spun caramel sugar. Of course, you can skip the sugar and serve it with a dollop of whipped cream.

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