Basic White Cake

Basic White Cake

We beg to differ with the name of this fetching creation, as it’s far too easy to mistake “basic” for “blah.” Far more fitting, we think, is “best white cake.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 65
Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Yup. Vegan chocolate cake. Which means it’s not only vegan, it’s also chocolate through and through. Also, it’s delicious.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22
Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Classic Manhattan Cocktail

Rye whiskey, vermouth, Grand Marnier, and bitters all work the devil’s magic in this all-but-forgotten formula for a cocktail classic.

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  • 3 M
  • 3 M
  • 20
Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3
Sausage and Chutney Puffs

Sausage and Chutney Picnic Puffs

This easy-to-make, easy-to-transport picnic fare appeases the robust appetites of gents as well as the dainty sensibilities of ladies. Don’t mind if we do.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23
Trio of Deviled Eggs

A Trio of Deviled Eggs

Lovely. That’s all we can think to say of this array of deviled eggs, which come in classic, smoked salmon, and lightly truffled.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 1
Herbed Ricotta with Vegetables

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Asparagus Tart

Asparagus Tart

If spring had a taste, we dare say it’d be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Spring Lamb with Rosemary Recipe

Spring Lamb with Rosemary

The perfect dish to usher in warm weather. Nothing but rosemary, garlic, salt, pepper, and a tour of duty in the oven.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 4
Grapefruit in Moscato

Grapefruit in Moscato

A drinkable dessert composed of, quite simply, bitter grapefruit segments soused with sweet sparkling wine. Cin cin!

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
New York-Style Cheesecake

New York–Style Cheesecake

How do you define a true New York-style cheesecake? A sweet graham cracker crust cushioning a smooth, rich, moan-inducing filling with a lemony lilt. In other words, this recipe.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 22
Seven-Minute Frosting Recipe

Seven-Minute Frosting

Named for the time it takes to be beaten into delicious submission, seven minute frosting is delicate yet sturdy, light as air yet luscious as can be.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 39