Category Traditional recipes

Pickled Fig, Robiola & Pistachio Oil Crostini
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Pickled Fig, Robiola & Pistachio Oil Crostini

Pickled Fig, Robiola & Pistachio Oil Crostini Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons pistachios, toasted and shelled1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oilRecipe PreparationCombine red wine vinegar, sugar, and dried figs with 1/4 cup water in a saucepan; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and let sit until figs soften, about 30 minutes.

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Chive-Corn Muffins

Chive-Corn Muffins Recipe Makes about 10 standard muffins or 30 mini-muffins ServingsIngredientsNonstick vegetable oil spray2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 cup chopped fresh chives3 tablespoons unsalted butter, meltedRecipe PreparationPosition rack in center of oven and preheat to 425°F.
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Lamb Kebabs with Mint Pesto

Lamb Kebabs with Mint Pesto Recipe IngredientsPESTO1 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves1/2 cup (packed) fresh cilantro leaves2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice1 medium garlic clove, peeled1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt1/2 cup (or more) extra-virgin olive oilKEBABS1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil plus additional for brushing4 large garlic cloves, minced2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds, ground in spice mill or in mortar with pestle2 pounds trimmed boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes2 large red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch squares1 large red onion, cut into 1-inch squaresRecipe PreparationPESTOBlend first 7 ingredients in processor to coarse puree.
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Seared Tuna with Olive-Tapenade Vinaigrette and Arugula

Seared Tuna with Olive-Tapenade Vinaigrette and Arugula Recipe In this seared tuna recipe, the olive tapenade adds salty depth of flavor, and once you& 39;ve made that, you& 39;re only 5 minutes away from dinner.Ingredients1/2 cup chopped mixed-olive tapenade1/2 cup chopped red onion1/2 cup chopped fresh basil5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus additional for brushing1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel8 1/2-inch-thick diagonal baguette slices4 6-ounce ahi tuna steaks (each about 3/4 to 1 inch thick)4 cups (packed) baby arugulaRecipe PreparationMix tapenade, onion, basil, 5 tablespoons oil, vinegar, and lemon peel in medium bowl; season with salt and pepper.
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Swordfish with Spinach, Golden Raisins, and Pine Nuts

Swordfish with Spinach, Golden Raisins, and Pine Nuts Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons golden raisins3 ounces leftover swordfish from Seared Swordfish with Fennel and Endive (click here for recipe)Recipe PreparationToss spinach, raisins, and pine nuts with olive oil and lemon juice. Break swordfish into pieces and serve on top of greens.
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Citrus-Peel Powder

Citrus-Peel Powder Recipe Add this to baked goods like biscuits or use it to rim a cocktail glass.Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 150° or as low as it will go. Using a vegetable peeler, remove peel from fruit. Place peels in a large saucepan and pour in cold water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook 1 minute.
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Mom's Blender Chocolate Mousse with Lemon Cream

Mom& 39;s Blender Chocolate Mousse with Lemon Cream Recipe Ingredients1 cup bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips3 tablespoons sugar, divided1/4 teaspoon instant espresso powder or instant coffee1/3 cup chilled whipping cream1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peelRecipe PreparationPlace chocolate in blender.
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Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

Moroccan-Style Vegetable Stew with Harissa Yogurt Sauce Recipe Ingredientsyogurt sauce1 cup (8 ounces) Greek-style yogurt*1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil1 teaspoon harissa sauce**vegetable stew1 pound carrots, peeled, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces1 3/4-pound turnip, peeled, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces1/2 pound spring onions or green onions, coarsely chopped (about 1 3/4 cups)2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint1/2 teaspoon ground coriander2 teaspoons all purpose flour1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained, rinsed1 5-ounce bag baby spinach1 to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juiceRecipe Preparationyogurt sauceWhisk first 4 ingredients in medium bowl.
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Cheeseburgers with Charred Green Chiles and Onions

Cheeseburgers with Charred Green Chiles and Onions Recipe Ingredients1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce2 1/4 pounds freshly ground beef chuck1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper3 1/2-inch-thick onion slices12 thin slices cheddar cheese, room temperature6 onion rolls or sesame-seed hamburger buns, splitRecipe PreparationWhisk mayonnaise and barbecue sauce in small bowl to blend.
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Pumpkin Custard Profiteroles with Maple Caramel

Pumpkin Custard Profiteroles with Maple Caramel Recipe IngredientsMaple Caramel1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter3/4 cup heavy whipping cream1/4 teaspoon vanilla extractPumpkin Custard2 1/4 cups canned pure pumpkin1 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground clovesProfiteroles1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butterLightly sweetened whipped cream1 cup pecans, toasted, choppedRecipe PreparationMaple CaramelStir sugar and butter in heavy small saucepan over medium heat until blended and smooth.
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Caramelized Apples

Caramelized Apples Recipe Ingredients6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter2 pounds Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubesRecipe PreparationMelt butter in large skillet over medium heat; sprinkle sugar over. Stir until sugar begins to melt, about 1 minute. Add apples.
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Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Chile

Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Chile Recipe Ingredients4 cups halved brussels sprouts2 tablespoons thinly sliced garlic4 teaspoons Thai fish sauce (nam pla)2 teaspoons soy sauce, preferably Thai thin soy sauce (such as Healthy Boy)1/2 teaspoon (or more) 1/8& 39;-thick slices of red Thai chilesPinch of ground white pepper1/2 cup low-salt chicken brothRecipe PreparationBlanch brussels sprouts in a large pot of boiling salted water until bright green, about 15 seconds.
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Rainbow Slaw

Rainbow Slaw Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon pure maple syrup1 small green cabbage, thinly sliced (about 8 cups)1 small red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 8 cups)2 medium carrots, peeled, grated1 small yam (red-skinned sweet potato), peeled, grated1 large unpeeled Fuji apple, cored, grated1 large unpeeled Golden Delicious apple, cored, grated1 medium-size green pepper, cored, seeded, thinly sliced3 green onions, finely choppedRecipe PreparationWhisk mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, and maple syrup in small bowl.
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Pork Chops and Sugar Snap Peas with Mint Julep Glaze

Pork Chops and Sugar Snap Peas with Mint Julep Glaze Recipe Ingredients6 tablespoons bourbon, divided1 tablespoon (packed) dark brown sugar1/4 teaspoon white wine vinegar2 3/4-inch-thick pork rib chops1/4 cup chopped fresh mintRecipe PreparationStir broth, 3 tablespoons bourbon, sugar, and vinegar in small bowl until sugar dissolves.
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Chickpeas and Dumplings

Chickpeas and Dumplings Recipe This recipe gives off major chicken-soup vibes but is entirely vegetarian—and you don’t have to simmer vegetables or cheese rinds for hours to get there. If you aren’t sure what to do with the rest of the bag of chickpea flour, try making socca (chickpea pancakes).
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Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss Recipe

Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss Recipe Ingredients2 cups cranberry juice cocktail3 tablespoons fresh orange juiceClementines, peeled, separated into segmentsRecipe PreparationMix cranberry juice, vodka, amaretto, and orange juice in pitcher. Cover and chill until ready to serve. DO AHEAD:Can be prepared 1 day ahead.
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White Bean and Tomato Gratin

White Bean and Tomato Gratin Recipe Ingredients1 1/2 pounds (about 3 1/2 cups) dried Great Northern beans, rinsed4 fresh large thyme sprigs2 14 1/2-ounce cans diced tomatoes in juice1/2 cup thinly sliced drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper1 cup fresh breadcrumbs made from day-old French bread2 tablespoons grated lemon peelRecipe PreparationCombine 12 cups water, beans, thyme sprigs, bay leaves, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in large pot.
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Grilled Salmon Tacos

Grilled Salmon Tacos Recipe IngredientsPICKLED ONIONS1 red onion, halved, thinly sliced3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar3 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)*CHIPOTLE MAYONNAISE4 teaspoons adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles in adobo**JICAMA SALAD2 cups coarsely grated peeled jicama2 cups thinly sliced green cabbage1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro1 tablespoon fresh lime juicefish1-pound skinless salmon fillet1 tablespoon achiote paste***SALSA1 pound plum tomatoes, diced1 cup chopped white onion1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro3 tablespoons fresh lime juice1 serrano chile with seeds, minced8 flour or corn tortillasRecipe Preparationpickled onionsMix all ingredients in medium bowl.
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Cast-Iron Roast Chicken with Caramelized Leeks

Cast-Iron Roast Chicken with Caramelized Leeks Recipe Nothing compares to cast iron. Whether you& 39;re using a standard skillet or an enameled baking dish, the material& 39;s heat-retention qualities can& 39;t be matched by any tempered glass or even stainless-steel vessels. Heating the pan first for a whole chicken also means no flipping required and no unappealingly pale, flabby underside.
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Sizzling Halloumi Cheese with Fava Beans and Mint

Sizzling Halloumi Cheese with Fava Beans and Mint Recipe Ingredients1 1/4 pounds fresh fava beans, shelled, or 10 ounces double-peeled frozen fava beans, thawed1 1/4 cups shelled fresh peas or thawed frozen petite peas (about 7 ounces)3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves plus 6 sprigs for garnish1 tablespoon grated lemon peel3 (8 1/2-ounce) packages Halloumi cheese, each cut lengthwise into 6 slices, rinsed, patted dry2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1 lemon, cut into 6 wedgesRecipe PreparationIf using fresh fava beans, blanch beans in medium saucepan of boiling salted water 2 minutes; transfer to bowl of ice water.
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Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks Recipe Ingredients1 sprig thyme plus 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, divided2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided3 leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, very thinly sliced crosswise (1/8& 39; thick)1 pound celery root, peeled, very thinly sliced crosswise (1/8& 39; thick)Freshly ground black pepperRecipe PreparationPreheat to 350°.
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