Self-Saucing Chocolate Pudding

Hot Chocolate Puddings

These just-the-right-size cakes have a crisp, brownie-like surface, a moist, pudding-like center, and, lurking beneath, a blissful pool of fudge sauce.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 17
Cherry Chocolate Brulee

Cherry-Chocolate Crème Brûlée

A cackled crust of caramelized sugar covers a sensually sinful, silky custard flavored with dark chocolate that complements the sour cherries inside.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2
Double Chocolate Souffles Recipe

Double Chocolate Soufflé

Made from the best bittersweet chocolate you can find, these mini souffles from David Lebovitz are an elegant end to dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 3
Ina Garten's Caramelized Shallots Recipe

Ina Garten’s Caramelized Shallots

Shallots take on a dulcet, docile personality when slowly coaxed to a caramelized brown. Not only easy to make, they’re easygoing in terms of playing nicely with main courses.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 5
Skirt Steak with Caramelized Shallots Recipe

Skirt Steak with Caramelized Shallots

Some nights we dream of being lost amid giant steaks piled high with mounds and mounds of sweet caramelized shallots. Hate to wake up.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 1
Escargot Recipe

Escargot | 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.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
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
Pomegranate-Glazed Cornish Game Hens Recipe

Pomegranate-Glazed Cornish Game Hens

Game hens are brushed with a peppery pomegranate glaze and stuffed with a savory pine-nut-currant bread stuffing. The game hens are a great holiday meal.

  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6
Chocolate Fondue

Chocolate Fondue

A steadfast classic, chocolate fondue just doesn’t let you down when you crave a silken, simple dessert to share. And with dippers galore, it could never be boring. Never.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Profiteroles Recipe

Profiteroles

Profiteroles make a rich, elegant dessert. Light puff pastry is filled with vanilla bean ice cream and melted chocolate sauce is drizzled over top.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

These bite-size homemade candy bars made with coconut, dipped in bittersweet chocolate, and rolled in nuts will have you singing for almond joy.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Chocolate Cloud Cake

Chocolate Cloud Cake

This lofty cake is so crammed full of chocolate and butter, there’s no room for flour–though we made sure to leave space for ample swoops of softly whipped cream.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6
A white bowl filled with wide pasta, shrimp, chopped leeks, and cheese

Tagliatelle with Leeks and Shrimp

So long, pasta that’s buried beneath heavy cream sauces. This pasta is made with a barely there broth and the sweetness of leeks.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0