A square of fresh-ginger gingerbread dolloped with soft cream on a small white cake stand.

Fresh-Ginger Gingerbread with Soft Cream

There’s nothing like fresh spicy gingerbread. This gingerbread cake is made with grated and ground ginger, cloves, and cinnamon for a rounded taste.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
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Two cup filled with pear-cranberry crumble, two pears, on a metal plate

Pear-Cranberry Crumble

Dead-ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.

  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 4
Fresh Cod Brandade

Fresh Cod Brandade

Fresh cod is poached in an herby milk-cream mixture and gently folded into mashed potatoes. It makes a perfect spread for garlic toasts.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
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Savory Bangkok Waffles

Bangkok Waffles with Dipping Sauce

These lacy Asian waffles are more like pancakes made with tiny shrimp, coconut milk, lime juice, and cilantro. The sauce adds a touch of saltiness and heat.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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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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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
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A blue glass bowl fill with creamy, white Armagnac ice cream, a snifter of Armagnac behind

Armagnac Ice Cream

A clean-flavored ice cream laced with Armagnac is a perfect companion to fall fruits like plums, prunes, pears, and figs but adds a nice finish to summer meals.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
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Honey Walnut Cake

Honey Walnut Cake

Easy enough for everyday yet sufficiently elegant for anytime you need a little oomph, this honey-inflected walnut cake never disappoints. Ever.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6
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.

  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 5
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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  • 10 M
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