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Spice-Rubbed Chicken

Turn this wonderful savory dinner into the world’s most flavorful chicken salad for lunch. Remove leftover chicken from the bone (discard the skin) and cut in 1/2-inch pieces. Combine with...
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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

These make an ideal do-ahead Thanksgiving side dish as most of the preparation gets done the day ahead. On Thanksgiving Day, simply pop them in the oven once you take...
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Chipotle Glazed Ham with Maple Sautéed Apples

The glazed ham, surrounded by golden apple slices, makes a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday meal.
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Skillet Cinnamon Rolls

These luscious, sweet, aromatic and irresistible cinnamon rolls are made entirely on the stove—no baking required! Just be sure to keep your heat turned quite low. Serve them right in...
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Loaded Mini Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback potatoes not only look great—those slits in the surface allow more of the skin to crisp, while leaving the inside of the spud soft and creamy. We took our...
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Sephardic Moroccan Cornish Hens with Olives and Apricots

A Cornish hen, or Rock Cornish hen is simply a broiler-fryer chicken that weighs between one and two pounds. When split, it ensures each diner gets both white and dark...
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Pumpkin Pistachio Loaves with Tahini Frosting

These cardamom-scented loaves are studded with pistachios and topped with an ethereal sweet frosting with the nutty, slightly bitter flavor of tahini.
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Arabica Spice Rubbed Flank Steak

We love this rub so much, we can’t see any reason to make a single batch. This recipe makes enough rub for 2-4 more meals: use it on salmon, swordfish,...
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Filet Mignon with Marsala Mushroom Sauce

This elegant meal is disarmingly simple to prepare. Serve it to guests or make it on a busy weeknight: either way, it is wonderful accompanied with tender-crisp asparagus or broccoli,...
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Rigatoni with Meat Sauce

This is the hearty pasta dish that everyone loves to eat. It gets its stick-to-your-bones, deep, rich flavor from the ground beef cooked in red wine and double hit of...
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Blueberry Walnut Streusel Muffins

Who can resist a muffin piled high with streusel topping? But these muffins are far more than just their pretty topping: the muffin itself is a light, sweet cake punctuated...
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Omelet Burrito

This makes a great grab-and-go breakfast or lunch—simply wrap it in foil and you’re off and running, nutritious meal in hand! By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Hard Cider-Braised Pork Chops

Braising the porkchops in hard cider tenderizes them while adding loads of flavor. Best of all, once you get them started, your pan and the heat do most of the...
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Chicken Breasts with Lemon and Feta

Golden chicken breasts topped with a lemon butter pan sauce and sprinkled with feta and fresh oregano are truly a weeknight win: not only is the creamy lemon sauce universally...
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Pomegranate-Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

This dinner is incredibly simple to make, but certainly as well-suited for serving to company or for a special occasion as it is for a wonderful weeknight meal. Top it...
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Baked Risotto with Shiitakes and Asparagus

We erroneously believed that the constant stirring caused the starches to slough off the exterior of the rice and form the lovely creamy foundation. It turns out the starches develop...
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Peruvian Wings with Aji Verde

Lime, soy sauce, honey and spicy heat make an intriguing, well-balanced and sophisticated glaze for chicken wings. Take them over the top with creamy green condiment, aji verde, that is...
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Sweet Chili Chicken Wings

Sweet, spicy and savory—these wings have it all. The Asian-inspired flavors play off one another in the perfectly piquant sauce that glazes crunchy-crisp wings.
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Miso-Soy Braised Chicken with Winter Earth Vegetables

With flavors that are both sophisticated and homey, this could easily become your new favorite winter chicken dinner. The chicken cooks with vegetables and potatoes, making it a complete one-pot...
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Cardamom Pear Tarte Tatin

Just a hint of cardamom gives this beautiful pear tart a little depth and mystery. You will need a platter that is slightly larger than the top of the pan...
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Weekend Grilled Miso Marinated Tuna with Radish Slaw and Pickled Ginger

Crisp radish slaw is the perfect crunchy counterpart to grilled tuna steaks. If you can’t find yuzu for the marinade (it is generally available at Asian foods stores and some...
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Weeknight Grilled Tuna with Simple Citrus Salsa

This simple and healthful dish can be on the table in less than 15 minutes. Adjust the cooking time based on the thickness of your tuna steaks, and on how...
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Weeknight Spatchcocked Chicken with Lemon-Caper Butter

Skillet-roasting spatchcocked chicken does nearly magical things to an ordinary chicken: the result is golden crisp skin and juicy tender meat. In fact, because of the way the bird sits...
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Plum-Chili Sloppy Joes

The salty-sweet flavor of these Asian-inspired Sloppy Joes takes this classic dish to a new level. By all means make the filling ahead and reheat it: simply sprinkle it with...
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Bucatini with Guanciale, Spinach, Toasted Walnut Crumbs and Poached Egg

Guanciale is a rich and flavorful cured meat which lends deep flavor to this special pasta dish, while the walnut crumbs add appealing texture. When the poached egg, which is...
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Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Mango Salsa on Pretzel Roll

How could a dinner you put together this quickly be this good? Credit the grill pan, which lets you cook chicken to moist, juicy perfection! Then pair that perfectly cooked...
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Lobster Tamales with Poblano-Corn Sauce

These elegant and unusual tamales are celebration-worthy! The masa dough may be made up to three days in advance, and the sauce may be made earlier in the day and...
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Cider Bourbon Glazed Roast Turkey

This simple preparation brings out the very best in your turkey. Apples and vegetables lend their sweet goodness to the bird as it roasts, and the glaze, which simmers on...
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Cornbread, Pecan and Bacon Stuffing

In the Northeast, it’s called stuffing and in the South, it’s dressing. Others will insist it changes names depending whether it si cooked inside the bird (stuffing) or outside. We...
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Pulled Turkey and Carolina Mop Sauce Sandwiches

This sweet and sassy sauce keeps even two-day old leftover turkey moist and flavorful. You can make a bigger batch, depending on how much turkey you have left, and freeze...
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Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

The caramelized sugars in the cola make an irresistible sweet glaze for your holiday ham. Be sure to get a ham big enough for leftovers—it is nearly as good sliced...
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Rosemary-Thyme Spatchcock Roasted Turkey

Removing the backbone and opening the turkey up more than just a beautiful presentation: it also helps the turkey cook faster and more evenly.
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Mashed Potatoes with Cauliflower Crumb Crust

The cauliflower crumb crust adds welcome crunchy texture and lovely buttery-parmesan flavor (with no bread!) to creamy mashed potatoes. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Rioja Pot Roast with Smoked Paprika Butter

Take your pot roast to the next level in flavor—with out sacrificing the ease. All that meaty goodness braises in Rioja wine and vegetables, while infusing the fingerling potatoes steaming...
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Roast Turkey Breast with Smoked Sea Salt and Brown Sugar Rub

Not every holiday table needs an entire bird. For smaller gatherings—or for families that prefer to eat breast meat only, turkey breast is every bit as delicious and festive.
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Sausage, Cheddar, and Sourdough Strata

Ideally suited for an easy-going brunch, stratas benefit from being made up to a day ahead so the egg can thoroughly soak into the bread. We’ve used sausage in the...
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Muffin Pan Frittatas with Bacon, Mushrooms and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Individual frittatas filled with bacon, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes and savory seasoning may be served warm or at room temperature. They are great for brunch for a crowd, buffet gatherings, and...
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Sufganiyot (Chanukah Jelly Donuts)

These fried round jelly doughnuts are one of many fried foods often served on Chanukah to commemorate the miracle of the Temple oil.
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Wine and Tomato Braised Brisket with Spicy Red Onion Jam

The brisket can be made well in advance and frozen -- or make it the day you serve it to perfume the house with a heady savory aroma.
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Blue Potato-Two Potato Latkes

The addition of purple potatoes give these classic latkes a beautiful burst of color.
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Apricot Rugelach

The dough for this traditional Jewish cookie or pastry (it fits the bill as both) is rich and soft and must be made a day ahead and refrigerated before rolling...
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Rosemary, Gruyère and Garlic Potato Galette

Making a potato galette is an easy way to impress. With a quick cook on the stovetop to jump start the cooking and a longer bake time in the oven,...
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Stovetop Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who would have thought you could whip up a batch of great chocolate chip cookies right on the stove?! These have a nice, crisp crust and chewy interior, which makes...
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Fall Colors Cocktail

When I think of New York in the fall, I think of changing colors, cool nights, and apples. The greens and tomatoes at the farmers markets in Brooklyn gradually disappear...
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Lemon Dry-Brined Turkey with Sage

Nearly every bit of advice out there for roasting a turkey recommends brining the bird overnight to ensure that it is moist and tender. One of my favorite alternatives to...
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Cheddar Topped Savory Butternut Squash and Apple Crème Brûlée

Autumn flavors take center stage in this squash crème brulee with flavors reminiscent of pumpkin spice. 
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Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Crème Brûlée

This unusual crème brulee presents familiar flavors and ingredients in a new way. Roasted garlic adds sweet depth to the parmesan custard to make a hauntingly delicious dish that may...
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Hot Chocolate

Have the best-ever instant—but made from scratch—hot chocolate when you keep Chocolate Mix on hand.
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Barley Risotto with Mushrooms, Leeks and Kale

Nutty barley makes a great cold weather stand in for Arborio rice in this risotto-like dish. This dish is great for gatherings, and re-heats well.
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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Peach-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

This sauce is not only irresistible on chicken, it pairs up beautifully with grilled salmon and shrimp. Or, use it as a dipping sauce for the shrimp or skewered chicken....
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Lemon and Coriander Roast Chicken

This savory chicken has an incredibly flavorful crust and moist, tender, juicy meat.
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Scallops with Orange-Hazelnut Brown Butter

Sweet and subtle scallops deserve a fresh, nutty sauce with a delicate balance of bright citrus and rich butter.
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Florentine Stuffed Baby Peppers

It looks especially nice to leave the stems on when you halve the baby peppers. Other greens may be used in place of the spinach; just be sure to cook...
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Chili Braised Short Ribs

Spicy, sweet, smoky and meaty: these short ribs are deeply flavorful and outrageously satisfying.
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Homemade Pumpkin Ravioli with White Wine and Herb Butter Sauce

Pre-made dumpling wrappers make short work of these ravioli, which are a luscious savory-sweet treat ideally suited for autumn entertaining. Be sure to use pumpkin puree and not canned pumpkin...
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Apple and Dried Cherry Strudel

Phyllo is wonderfully forgiving and easy to work with—as long as it remains supple. As you work, keep the stack of dough covered with a damp cloth or paper towel...
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Italian Wedding Soup

There are countless variations on this soup, which—contrary to popular belief, is named for the way the flavors of the greens and meat marry so well (and not for the...
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Lemon-Thyme Cakes

Just right for wedding shower treats and edible wedding favors, these miniature cakes can be made with an electric stand or hand-held mixer. To give the glaze a layered look,...
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Black Forest Cookies

The luscious combination of cherries and chocolate that make the Black Forest Cake so beloved translate beautifully into a cookie that is both sophisticated and delectable.
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Coconut Curry Pumpkin and Chicken over Basmati Rice

Curry and pumpkin belong together – the sweet squash balances the earthy robust curry flavor, resulting in a harmonious dish suited to a range of palates. Make it meatless by...
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Bagel Eggs Benedict

The smart set brunches on Eggs Benedict – and the really smart set serves theirs atop a New York bagel. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Penne with Caramelized Pumpkin, Onion, Sage and Brown Butter

At once rustic and sophisticated, this dish can be on the table in less than 45 minutes.
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Bourbon Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Just the right amount of bourbon adds lovely warmth—without harsh alcohol flavor—to this luscious pumpkin pie.
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Honey-Pumpkin Cornbread

Pumpkin not only adds wonderful flavor to this cornbread, it also gives it a moist, tender crumb and beautiful orange hue.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Hearty Ancho, Turkey and Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin is the secret ingredient that gives this smoky chili savory-sweet, creamy richness.
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Soda Fountain Bacon Cheeseburger

This is the classic soda fountain burger gone wild: we “beefed” up the usual thin patty into a fat, juicy burger to make it a carnivore’s fantasy come true.
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Wild Mushroom, Sausage, Apple and Kale Stuffing

Woodsy, earthy flavors combine in sophisticated balance in this flavorful and satisfying stuffing.
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Whole Wheat, Fennel, Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Stuffing

This warm and hearty stuffing pairs whole wheat bread with fennel, sun-dried tomato and basil for a “molto delizioso” holiday side.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash with Apricot Couscous

This beautiful dish can be the centerpiece of a meatless meal or the perfect solution to a table full of “mixed” diners: vegetarians will make it their entrée and everyone...
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Crown Roast of Pork with Apple Cornbread Stuffing and Cider Reduction

This is a meal fit for a king and queen—or a special holiday celebration. The stuffing may be made one day ahead and stored separately from the meat.By Marge Perry...
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Spaghetti Squash with Sage Brown Butter

Nutty browned sage butter gives this favorite winter squash character and depth.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Beef and Mushroom Pot Pie

Make your own pie crust, or use a prepared crust to make a short-cut version of this savory pot pie.
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Bucatini All’Amatriciana

Adjust the heat in this dish to suit your palate, and if you have a mixed crew of spice lovers and spice-avoiders, simply pass the red pepper flakes and let...
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Turkey Reuben Paninis

When the classic post-holiday turkey sandwich meets up with a classic deli favorite, a new tradition is born. Long live the new king of the day after! By Marge Perry...
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Omelet with Chives, Zucchini, Prosciutto and Smoked Mozzarella

To make omelets for a crowd, get all the filling ingredients prepped out in advance, and use two pans at once. (It’s easier than it sounds.) As you complete each...
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Steamed Mussels with White Wine and Garlic

Buy mussels that close when tapped, and store them in your refrigerator covered with a damp cloth—not submerged in water or in an air-tight container. Cook mussels only until the...
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Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Relish

You can never make enough coconut shrimp: the sweet, crunchy crust is the perfect counterpoint to tender, mild shrimp. The accompanying tangy, somewhat spicy pineapple relish completes the tropical harmony...
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Sourdough French Toast with Nectarine-Port Topping

The topping may be doubled or tripled and used on yogurt, ice cream or waffles throughout the week. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Blackberry-Lemon Pecan Crisp

This crisp may just be what Mother Nature had in mind when she created blackberries. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Irish Soda Bread with Maple Butter

Score a cross in the top of the dough before baking to make the traditional cross shape, which is supposed to keep evil away.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Classic Buttermilk Pancakes with Orange Infused Maple Syrup

This is the perfect light and fluffy pancake, made even better with the addition of warm orange-flavored maple syrup. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Chicken and Mushroom Risotto with Tarragon

Creamy risotto may be the quintessential comfort food, and a labor of love for the cook, who must stand at the stove for a half hour in order to get...
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Truffled Mac & Cheese

Warning: this dish should be x-rated—or even illegal. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Roast Rack of Lamb with Fig-Port Wine Sauce

The deeply nuanced fig-port wine sauce enhances the elegant meaty flavor of the lamb in this special-occasion dish. By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Herb Rubbed Roasted Turkey

Placing chopped, fresh herbs under, rather than on top of the skin, helps infuse the meat with flavor. As an added bonus, the turkey will perfume your house with a...
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Maple and Cider Brined Turkey

This is the perfect treatment for heritage birds, which can be tougher but more flavorful than mass produced frozen turkeys. The brine tenderizes the meat while the robust flavors of...
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Sourdough, Cranberry and Chorizo Stuffing

This is bound to be your new favorite stuffing: Smokey and slightly spicy chorizo and tangy cranberries prove that opposites not only attract, they can form a perfect union.By Marge Perry...
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Pear Galette with Balsamic Cider Syrup

The rustic pear galette is lovely on its own, but with the addition of the balsamic syrup, it becomes a sophisticated and stunning looking desert.
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Pasta Salsa Verde with Shrimp

There are two well-known classic salsa verde recipes: This is the Italian version made with p Dinnerarsley, capers lemon and anchovy.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Seared Tuna Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing and Spiced Tortilla Croutons

You can make any or all components of this salad: it’s really four recipes in one. For example, use the tortilla chips on soup, the tuna with a tomato topping,...
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Hoisin Ginger Glazed Chicken

This sweet and salty chicken is a real crowd-pleaser. Make the glaze a day or two ahead and keep refrigerated. The chicken may also be cooked 1-2 days in advance...
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Burgers with Caramelized Onions, Asiago and Basil Mayonnaise

A juicy burger topped with sharp, nutty melted Asiago, meltingly sweet rich caramelized onion and creamy, and cool basil mayonnaise.
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Pork Fajitas with Mango, Peppers, & Onions

Strips of pork marinated in lime, chili and cumin and grilled are served with sliced mango, avocado, and savory sautéed peppers and onions along with warm tortillas to create a...
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Peanut Noodles with Shrimp

A staple of Thai cuisine, peanut sauce is added to everything from dips to meats. Here, it is used to enhance the flavor of a noodle and shrimp dish. By Marge...
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Chilaquiles

Corn chips absorb a savory, somewhat spicy sauce made from well-seasoned, pureed tomatoes and are topped with soft cooked eggs. Perfect for brunch with friends! By Marge Perry & David Bonom...
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Scalloped Potatoes

This is the penultimate special occasion comfort food: thin slices of creamy potatoes baked in silky rich butter, cream and cheese. A mandoline or sharp chef’s knife is key to...
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Potato, Carrot, and Zucchini Latkes

Plan on making the latkes as soon after you prepare the batter as possible—and no more than 30 minutes ahead of frying. Then, serve them practically right out of the...
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Leek and Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

These x-rated mashed potatoes will knock your socks off.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Curried Coconut Tofu and Vegetables

Coconut milk brings out the creamy goodness in this vegetarian curry dish. Serve over rice for a complete, well-balanced and very tasty meatless meal.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Turkey Gravy

We love the body and depth a little sherry adds to the flavor of this gravy. Madeira and port will work equally well.By Marge Perry & David Bonom
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Tuna Puttanesca

Like its Mediterranean cousin pasta alla puttanesca, this aromatic seafood dish is healthy, easy to prepare and delicious.
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Cranberry Orange Relish

Perfect for a Thanksgiving feast, this recipe for piquant and aromatic relish may be doubled or tripled.
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Black Pepper Kettle Corn

Sweet and savory flavors collide to pack loads of luscious character with a spicy kick into each tiny morsel. If you love popcorn, this recipe is an absolute must-make!By Marge Perry...
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Tex-Mex Slaw

Make this slaw as spicy or mild as you like. To make it one day in advance, simply store the vegetables, tossed together and undressed, covered in the refrigerator. The...
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