A bunch of perfect french fries in a orange cup with a piece of parchment

Perfect French Fries

For perfect golden french fries that are golden and crunchy and fluffy white on the inside, soak them to get rid of the excess starch.

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  • 30 M
  • 3
Spicy Snowflake Cookies

Spicy Snowflake Cookies

From everyone’s favorite baking scientist comes these Christmas cookies, redolent of cinnamon and cloves and ginger, oh my!

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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White Almond Gazpacho

White Almond Gazpacho

Perfect for a hot summer day, white Spanish gazpacho has the mellow flavor of almonds. Garnish with grapes or try gooseberries for a sweet, tart flavor.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
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Rosemary Mini Breads

Rosemary Mini Breads

These wee rosemary and olive loaves make a swell conversation starter on a holiday table or a covetable—and edible—gift.

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  • 3 H
  • 6
Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad

Roasted Pear and Arugula Salad

There’s so much going on in this salad in terms of tastes and textures, we don’t know where to begin in terms of explaining them.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
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Pumpkin Seed Crunch

Spicy Pepita Brittle

When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. We couldn’t be more wrong.

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  • 25 M
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Chocolate-Dipped Candied Citrus Peel

Chocolate-Dipped Candied Citrus Peel

A bittersweet little something to set out after even the swankiest of dinner parties, these candied citrus strips smothered in chocolate boast a velvety zing.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 5 H
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Star Anise-Lemon Sorbet

Star Anise-Lemon Sorbet

This lemony, aromatic sorbet with Asian overtones never fails to impress. The star anise pairs nicely with the lemon and tempers the sweetness of the sorbet.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
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Cherry Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

Tomatoes with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

Sweet-tart cherry tomatoes are tossed in a tequila-lime salad dressing and then left to marinate for several hours. This salad is a festive holiday dish. The color is spectacular.

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  • 10 M
  • 2 H
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Nectarine Sorbet

Nectarine Sorbet

This rosy nectarine sorbet can be made even more special by the addition of a tipple of red wine and scoops of fresh berries and just sliced nectarines.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
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