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Victoria Blashford-Snell

Victoria Blashford-Snell
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Victoria's great passion is cooking for parties large and small. This is apparent from the titles of some of her books and the joyful spirit of her recipes.

 

Victoria Blashford-Snell
Victoria's Featured Recipe
Duck with Shallot Confit

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Victoria Blashford-Snell is the coauthor of several cookbooks, including Hors d'Oeuvres with Eric Treuille; The Illustrated Kitchen Bible with Brigitte Hafner; Favourite Recipes from Books 1, 2 and 3 with Selina Snow; Diva Cooking with Jennifer Joyce and Georgia Glyn; Canapes with Eric Treuille; and One Year at Books for Cooks with Ursula Ferrigno and Selina Snow.

 

Victoria trained at Le Cordon Bleu and runs a catering company in London. She is also a regular cooking teacher and demonstrator in Italy, Somerset, UK, and at London's Books for Cooks.

 

Victoria lives in Great Britain.

 

Latest Recipes

Chickpeas with Spinach

This Chickpeas with Spinach recipe is a great dish for vegetarian meals. Chickpeas are a great source of protein and this lightly spiced vegetarian recipe is sure to become a fast favorite at family gatherings. The bread crumbles help to make it filling enough to enjoy as a main dish, but it would also work well as a side dish or appetizer. While some Spanish recipes contain heavy flavors that might be too intense for a picky eater, this chickpea recipe is light and savory - it would make for a meal that pleases kids and adults alike.

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Fried Mozzarella Panini

Served hot, this is a truly indulgent snack.

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Duck with Shallot Confit

The spices and melted honey lend comforting winter flavors to the duck. Good with a sweet potato pure, sauted bok choy, or green beans ...

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Braised Pheasant

Game birds are lean, so braising keeps pheasant nice and moist. Good with mashed carrots, rutabagas, and green beans.

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Spicy Orange Duck

The traditional flavor combination of rich duck and tangy orange is given a modern twist in this recipe. Good with mashed sweet potatoes ...

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Duck Breasts with Mushroom Sauce

Special enough to serve to dinner guests, this recipe is surprisingly quick and easy.

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Fettuccine Alfredo

An unsurpassable dish made with good-quality ingredients.

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Irish Stew

There are many versions of this dish, all of which are based on lamb and potatoes. This one is a hearty casserole. Good with a fresh gree...

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German Bread Dumplings

This recipe is traditionally served with soups and stews.

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Classic Chinese Wontons

Wontons are healthy and great to have ready in the freezer.

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Butternut Squash Penne

This cheesy Butternut Squash Penne is a filling, comforting pasta dish that the whole family would love. It's an easy way to sneak a butternut squash recipe into your weeknight dinner plan - it's so delicious, the kids will never know they're eating vegetables! When squash is in season it's great to find any excuse to use it, and butternut squash pasta is the perfect way to incorporate this creamy seasonal vegetable into your recipes. It's the perfect cozy dinner to end a cool autumn day.

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Vanilla Cupcakes

Colored buttercream icing and simple decorations transform these humble cupcakes into treats fit for a celebration.

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Hot Chocolate Cakes

A treat for all chocoholics! As if like magic, these very rich, very easy desserts bake until a light cake surrounds a rich, creamy choco...

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Cinnamon Pancakes with Apricots

These small, light-as-air pancakes make a delicious brunch.

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Waffles

Perfect for breakfast or a dessert, these waffles are easy to make. Good with fresh maple syrup and butter for breakfast, or topped with ...

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Herb and Goat Cheese Frittata

Thinner than a Spanish tortilla, this popular Italian dish is ideal for lunch or a light supper. Good with plenty of Italian bread and a ...

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Souffle Omelet

Beaten egg whites give this omelet a light and fluffy texture. Good with toast and grilled tomatoes.

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Poached Eggs with Frisee

This is a favorite appetizer or light lunch dish in rural France.

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Parsi Eggs

This Indian dish has its origins in ancient Persia. Good with salad leaves, light toasted naan bread, or chapatis.

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Baked Eggs in Cream

A simple and satisfying dish

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Onion and Herb Bread

This loaf is made savory with herbs and lots of caramelized onions.

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Banana Bread

A moist cake that keeps well.

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Sourdough Bread with Fennel Seeds

To make this bread, the starter must be prepared a couple of days in advance. Despite the need for forward planning, it is easy to make ...

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Roast Turkey with Spiked Gravy

Everyone needs a solid recipe for the holiday turkey, and this one fits the bill. Good with the traditional accompaniments of sweet pota...

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Turkey Cutlets with Artichokes

A delicious take on the classic veal dish, this features coated cutlets topped with a tomato and artichoke sauce. Good with buttered fett...

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Turkey Kebabs

A great dish to barbecue.

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Blueberry Jam

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Pizza Florentina

An eye-catching pizza with spinach and a whole egg

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Chocolate Chiffon Pie

Rich and indulgent, this pie offers a satisfying contrast between a light, smooth mousse-like filling and a crunchy crumb crust.

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Carrot and Orange Soup

A light, refreshing soup with a hint of spice, this is the perfect start to a summer meal. Good with a spoonful of low-fat plain yogurt o...

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Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Currant Jus

A sweet-tart sauce adds character to tender but mildly flavored beef.

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Sausage and Mustard Casserole

This is pure winter bliss. Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes and it will remain a favorite.

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Autumn Game Casserole

Mixed game makes a wonderfully rich-flavored dish. Use chunks of boneless and skinless turkey or pork loin as a substitute.

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cheesecake with Berry Puree

Light and fluffy, this Lemon Poppy Seed Cheesecake with Berry Puree is unlike any cheesecake recipes you've tried before. The bright lemon flavor is perfect for warmer weather, and since this cheesecake isn't as dense as the ones you're probably used to, you can enjoy it at any time. Use seasonal berries for the puree to really take advantage of the season and provide a pleasing pop of color! This easy cheesecake recipe is bound to be a hit with your family and friends.

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Baked Zucchini with Parmesan

Baked Zucchini with Parmesan is a cheesy and flavorful side dish recipe that anyone will enjoy making. This is one of the easiest vegetable side dish recipes you will ever make because it can be made in only 20 minutes with five ingredients. Halved zucchini are seasoned with olive oil, salt, and pepper before getting topped with a scrumptious combination of Parmesan cheese and minced garlic. The zucchini are then baked until golden brown and tender. Serve this Baked Zucchini with Parmesan alongside chicken, beef, or fish for an amazing meal.

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Chocolate Dessert Sauce

Serve this sauce warm or cold over a variety of desserts. For best results, use a 70 percent dark chocolate. Good with ice cream, profite...

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Spanish Vegetable Tortilla

This Spanish Vegetable Tortilla is a frittata recipe like no other. Loaded with potatoes, broccoli, and peas, it makes for a filling and nutrient-packed breakfast or brunch that's ideal for family gatherings. Spanish food is known for its color and taste, and their tortilla recipes are no exception - the fluffy texture of the egg makes this dish an easy favorite, while the broccoli and peas give it some visual style. If you're looking for easy Spanish recipes to put a little flair in your flavor, this one's for you.

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Raspberry Charlotte

This gorgeous Raspberry Charlotte isn't like your typical dessert recipes. Featuring a decadent raspberry mousse and lightly sweetened ladyfingers, this raspberry dessert tastes as good as it looks. Fresh raspberries on top dress it up and add a tart, tangy element. Unlike cakes or other baked desserts, this one is light and fresh, making it perfect for the warmer months! If you're looking for dessert ideas that are well outside the box, you've got to make this pretty mousse recipe - you'll wow them all with its flavor as well as its looks.

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Ravioli with Ricotta and Spinach

This Ravioli with Ricotta and Spinach features a homemade ravioli recipe that's packed with cheese - it's sure to become a family favorite. Making homemade pasta for a weeknight dinner might seem like a daunting task, but once you learn how to make ravioli from scratch, you'll never go back to buying it from the store! The flavors of ricotta cheese and spinach combine to create a savory taste that's impossible to resist, and this whole ravioli recipe takes less than two hours to put together. You can even get the kids to help you make it and turn dinner into a fun family activity!

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White Chocolate and Mascarpone Tarts

These pretty little tarts are ideal to serve, topped with fresh summer berries, at dinner parties.

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Vegetarian Enchiladas

Serve these right out of the pan with sour cream and salsa.

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Profiteroles

These little cream puffs, drizzled with chocolate sauce, are a deliciously decadent dessert.

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Chicken in a Pot

A one-pot meal wonderfully flavored with hard apple cider and root vegetables. Good with creamy mashed potatoes and green beans or a gree...

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Savory Onion Tart

Anchovies give a salty kick to this mild onion tart.

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Cantucci

From Tuscany, these crisp, twice-baked almond cookies are ideal for dipping in glasses of coffee or vin santo after a meal.

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Chicken Schnitzels

A quick dish that is suitable for a family supper or dinner party. Good with sauteed potatoes and green beans. Leftovers are good eaten c...

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Goat Cheese Croustades

Versatile, crisp croustade baskets can host a wide range of different fillings, such as this delicious combination of goat cheese, mint, ...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are soft, chewy, and cakey, and perfect to fill up the cookie jar.

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Tandoori Chicken

As tender and flavorful as the classic restaurant dish, this at-home recipe has a more natural color.

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Soybean Croustades

You'll find shelled frozen soybeans at natural food stores.

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Shortbread

This popular Scottish classic has become an essential for afternoon tea. Good with a freshly brewed pot of tea.

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Arroz con Pollo

This one-dish chicken and rice meal is served wherever there are Spanish-speaking cooks.

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Chicken Croustades

Tarragon and chicken is a popular combination.

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Almond Spritz Cookies

These delicate, buttery, piped cookies are usually made at Christmas time.

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Chicken Kiev

Make sure the chicken is thoroughly coated in egg and bread crumbs to prevent the butter from leaking out.

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Roast Beef Croustades

Roast beef with a creamy mustard mayo combine in this party dish.

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Raspberry Sables

Originating from Normandy, the name of these rich cookies comes from the French for "sand," as they have a light, crumbly texture. Good w...

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Southern Fried Chicken

This is succulent comfort food from the Deep South, with the traditional accompaniment of a smooth cream gravy

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Crab Croustades

Lightly spiced crabmeat in a crispy case.

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Oatmeal Cookies

If you're watching your saturated fats, try these cookies, made with oil instead of butter. Good with a glass of milk as an after-school ...

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Chicken Chow Mein

This popular one-pot Chinese dish is a colorful, tasty medley of noodles, chicken, mushrooms, and vegetables.

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Fava Beans with Ham

Spanish habas con jamòn is a popular snack dish of soft beans and chewy, salty cured ham

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Florentines

These crisp Italian cookies are loaded with fruits and nuts and coated with thin layers of luxurious dark chocolate.

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Chicken with Pancetta

Olives and capers give this dish a Mediterranean flavor.

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Salted Roasted Almonds

Almendras tostadas are served with drinks in Spain.

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Macaroons

These cookies are crisp outside and slightly chewy inside. When storing, they tend to dry out—so just give in to temptation.

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Chinese-style Lemon Chicken

This is one of those dishes that was probably invented to appeal to Western diners, as lemons are rarely used in Chinese cooking.

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Chicken Livers in Sherry

In higaditos al Jerèz, the sweet sherry perfectly offsets the intense richness of the livers.

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Spitzbuben

Buttery rings sandwiched together with preserves, these are also called Ischl tartlets.

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Chicken Korma

A mild curry popular in Indian restaurants, this is a fragrant and aromatic dish with a creamy sauce.

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Peas with Ham

Guisantes con jamòn is a classic tapas dish with delicious sweet and savory flavors.

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Tuile Cookies

These light, crisp cookies curl up gently as they cool.

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Indian Garlic Chicken

Based on a classic Indian dish called Murg Massalam, this recipe can be roasted, broiled, or grilled.

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Baked BBQ Wings with Blue Cheese Dip

A variation on Buffalo wings, these sticky chicken wings are served with a tangy dip.

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Oatmeal Bars

These chewy bars, known as flapjacks in Britain, use only a few pantry ingredients.

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Chicken Cacciatore

This Italian dish translates as "hunter-style chicken," and is traditionally served with polenta to soak up the delicious juices. Good wi...

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Chicken Satay

The authentic version is made with Indonesian soy sauce, kecap manis, but Chinese or Japanese soy sauce can also be used.

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Chocolate Brownies

These chewy, but cakey brownies make a tempting snack.

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Chicken Croquettes

These savory nuggets, crunchy outside and meltingly soft inside, are a fine way to use leftover chicken. Here is a Spanish version.

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Falafel

These chickpea fritters can be enjoyed tucked into pita bread.

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Gingerbread Cookies

Without the egg white glaze and nuts, you can use this dough to roll out and cut into shapes for holiday cookies.

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Chicken in Balsamic Vinegar

This cold chicken dish has a lovely hint of sweetness from the balsamic vinegar and raisins.

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Dulce de Leche

This caramelized dessert sauce originated in Argentina but is now beloved all over the world.

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Chicken Pasties

A complete and filling lunch in a pastry packet.

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Devils on Horseback

Everyone enjoys these popular cocktail party treats.

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Rich Vanilla Buttercream Icing

This simple recipe can be used to ice cupcakes and to sandwich cake layers together.

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Roast Goose

Goose meat is rich in flavor, making it a perfect choice for a festive dinner party or special holiday meal.

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Smoked Salmon Rolls

These easy party appetizers can be served with drinks or as a first course alongside a salad.

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Crème Anglaise

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Figs with Prosciutto

The sweet figs contrast with salty prosciutto and the peppery tang of arugula in these one-bite party snacks.

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Butterscotch Dessert Sauce

Rich and buttery, this sauce is a hit with young and old. Good with ice cream or for a treat, with pancakes stacked with whipped cream, s...

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Chicken Gumbo

This hearty soup-stew from Cajun country will have the richest flavor if you use chicken thigh meat.

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Kibbeh

Serve these crisp-fried dumplings with a yogurt dip.

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Raspberry Coulis

This quick and easy fruit sauce is an excellent way to add a fresh flavor to many desserts. Good with poached pears, chocolate cake, mixe...

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Chicken Stew with Herb Dumplings

This hearty winter casserole is a main meal in itself, but is especially good when served with freshly steamed vegetables.

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Asian Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

The sweet peanut sauce is a perfect accompaniment to these savory bites

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Ginger Cream Sauce

This spiced custard sauce is great for dipping fruits, cookies, or even cubes of cake.

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Chicken Pinwheels with Pasta

Simply prepared, these light rolls of chicken breast have zesty Italian flavor.

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Braised Partridge with Red Cabbage

Delicate-tasting partridge are good pot-roasted as the flavors become concentrated in the pot

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Crème Pâtissière

This sweet pastry cream is a rich and creamy filling for fruit tarts and cream puffs.

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

This classic dish is one of the most popular of all Chinese-American culinary creations.

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Crème Anglaise

This classic vanilla sauce is wonderful warm as a dessert sauce or chilled and poured over berries.

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Chicken with Herb Sauce

A punchy sauce for chicken.

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Roast Quail with Apple and Calvados

Wrap the quail in pancetta to keep the flesh moist. The apples and Calvados add a rich, sweet flavor to the dish.Good with roast potatoes...

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Chocolate Custard

This is a rich sauce, that can be served hot or cold. Good with fresh fruit or poured over sponge cake.

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Rich Custard

Served warm or cold, this custard sauce is a great embellishment for many desserts. Good with hot pudding and fresh pies.

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Turkey à la King

This dish is a time-honored way of using turkey leftovers after a holiday meal. Good with steamed rice, mashed potatoes, or egg noodles.

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Roast Partridge with Grapes in Sauternes

The fruity Sauternes complements the rich flavor of the game.

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Apple Pie

When you are short on time, use pre-made pie crusts. Including some Granny Smith apples will make a tangier pie. Good with a scoop of van...

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Chicken Jalousie

Although it looks impressive, this dish is quick to make with store-bought puff pastry and leftover chicken. Good with roasted vegetables...

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Squab Breasts on Croutes

Cut the breasts from squab for the recipe, or use small duck breasts, cooking them for about 10 minutes total

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Portuguese Apple Fritters

These light, batter-coated rings enclose tender apple, with the aromatic flavors of anise and cinnamon. Good with vanilla ice cream, or p...

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Chicken Biryani

For special occasions, this subtly spiced, aromatic dish from India is often decorated with small pieces of edible silver leaf.

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Grouse with Garlic Cream Sauce

Young grouse are the best for roasting. Serve one per person. Good with roasted cherry tomatoes and mashed potatoes.

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Peach Gratin with Muscat Sabayon

Sabayon is really the French version of zabaglione'a warm dessert sauce that is as versatile as it is delicious.

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Chicken Wrapped in Pancetta and Sage

This is a light but elegant main course to which you can add grilled peppers and olives.

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Spanish Meatballs

These little veal and pork meatballs--albondigas in Spanish--are popular served as tapas. Good with crusty bread or as a main course dish...

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Pineapple Fritters

Crisp and juicy, these must be served immediately.

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French Roast Chicken

The method of herb butter slipped under the chicken's skin makes for a very tasty chicken.

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Steak au Poivre

This restaurant classic can easily be made at home.

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Viennese Apple Strudel

It doesn't matter if served warm or cold, apple strudel is always appreciated by lovers of fine desserts. Good with whipped cream.

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Chicken Fricassée

There are many variations of this one-pot French chicken stew.

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Veal Scaloppine

This popular Italian dish uses a classic method to prepare veal. Good with sautèed spinach or a green salad.

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Baked Peaches with Marzipan and Almonds

You cannot beat the fresh fragrant flavor of ripe baked peaches oozing sweet juices. Good with crème fraîche.

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Chicken Breasts in Garlic Sauce

Don't be put off by the large quantity of garlic, as the flavor mellows in the cooking. Good with boiled new potatoes and green beans.

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Swedish Meatballs

Although these are regarded as a Swedish national dish, they are popular in all the Scandinavian countries. Good with new potatoes and st...

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Plum Crumble

This late-summer dessert is suitable for both family suppers and dinner parties for friends. Good with ice cream or warm custard.

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Devilled Turkey

Serve these spicy stir-fried turkey strips as a healthy lunch or supper. Good with stir-fried spinach and rice or noodles.

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Meat Loaf

This recipe is great served hot for a weekday family meal, or cold in a packed lunch or sandwich. Good with a salad of arugula and halved...

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Pears Poached in Wine

Wine gives a great depth of flavor to cooked fruit. Good with low-fat yogurt for a low-fat dessert, or with whipped cream or ice cream if...

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Guinea Hen with Spiced Lentils

Guinea hen has a somewhat more assertive flavor than chicken, and it makes a good partner for spicy, earthy lentils.

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Hamburgers

These burgers are enriched with onions and egg yolk. Good with your favorite condiments (ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise) and toppings ...

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French Apple Tart

Use two different apple varieties; one to cook into a puree, and the other to create a sliced apple topping that holds its shape. Good wi...

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Lemon Honey Chicken Breasts with Mustard Mayonnaise

This simple but tasty dish can be broiled or grilled.

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Chinese Chile Beef Stir-fry

This hot stir-fry is a good choice for lovers of Chinese food who like their dishes spicy rather than sweet and sour.

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Pear Gratin

A sophisticated, simple, and foolproof dessert.

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Chicken with Thyme and Lemon

The combination of lemon, thyme, and a light, buttery glaze makes this chicken a special dinner dish. Good with a mixed salad and oven-b...

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Beef Strogonoff

This classic Russian dish was named after the Strogonov family. Good with rice or egg noodles.

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Bananas Flambèed with Calvados

Alcohol can boost and blend flavors, as shown in this simple dessert of bananas, citrus, and apple brandy. Good with vanilla or coconut i...

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Chicken Jalfrezi

A spicy chicken curry made with chiles and mustard seeds. Good with basmati rice.

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Balsamic Beef Salad

Colorful and filling, this makes a substantial summer salad.

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Spiced Plum Compote

During their late summer to early autumn season, cook with plums often to make simple desserts like this one.

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Thai Red Beef Curry

Thai curry paste is sold at Asian markets and some supermarkets.

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Tarte Tatin

This French classic is an upside-down apple tart.

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Duck Breasts with Cherries

Many supermarkets now carry Pekin duck breasts, which are smaller than the Moulard variety.

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Beef Wellington

Always impressive for a dinner-party main course.

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Warm Fruit Compote

A good winter dessert when fresh fruit supplies are limited.

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Blanquette de Veau

A simple, delicately flavored French veal stew in white sauce.

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Poached Apples with Ginger

This delightfully simple dessert can be served hot or cold. Good with a drizzle of fresh cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Hungarian Goulash

This warming winter stew makes a great main course for entertaining, since it can be made well in advance. Good with buttered tagliatelle.

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Spiced Baked Apple with Walnuts

This great winter warmer is easy to prepare. Good with large spoonfuls of crème fraîche or vanilla ice cream, or with créme anglaise.

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Grilled Poussins

Poussin (baby chicken) weigh barely one pound each.

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Boeuf Bourguignon

Long, slow braising allows the beef to absorb the rich flavors of the wine and herbs and tenderizes it in the process. Good with mashed p...

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Baked Pears in Marsala

Serve this easy Italian dessert comfortingly warm from the oven or bracingly chilled. Good with ladyfingers or Amaretti cookies.

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Garlicky Turkey Burgers

A popular snack dish.

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Beef Daube with Wild Mushrooms

This stew is redolent with red wine and earthy mushrooms. Good with buttered egg noodles or parslied boiled potatoes.

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Blueberry Cobbler

An old-fashioned summer dessert. Good with whipped cream or ice cream.

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Crispy Roast Duck

This Asian method of cooking duck makes the most of its sweet, succulent flesh.

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Osso Bucco

Veal shanks have a richness unlike any other cut of meat and turn this stew into an extraordinary meal. Good with a saffron-flavored riso...

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Caramelized Autumn Fruits

This is a great way to turn autumn fruits into a delicious dessert. Good with crème fraîche or ice cream; poured over individual baked me...

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Apple Charlotte

This British hot fruit dessert was created for Queen Charlotte.

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Chicken Piri-Piri

Portugal's favorite chicken is really hot and spicy.

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Apple Yogurt Compote

Served hot, warm, or cold, this is the simplest of desserts. Good with ice cream, cream, or evaporated milk instead of the whipped cream.

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Chicken Tikka Masala

This creamy Indian dish gets extra flavor from its marinade. Good with pilau rice or warm naan bread.

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Anchovy Butter

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Mediterranean Lasagna

A simple baked vegetarian pasta dish full of Italian flavors.

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Guinea Hen Breasts with Mustard Sauce

Guinea hen is less gamey in flavor than grouse.

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Red Wine Sauce

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Chicken and Noodle Stir-fry

A colorful Chinese favorite, packed with contrasting flavors and textures.

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Chicken with Chorizo

Inspired by Spanish cuisine, this is sure to become a favorite chicken dish.

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Steak and Ale Pie

Beer helps to tenderize the beef and imparts a delicious flavor.

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Spaghetti with Clams

This light pasta dish has the classic sauce of white wine and garlic with toasted bread crumbs.

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Coq au Vin

A French classic that is perfect for entertaining.

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Chile con Carne

A Tex-Mex classic

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Chicken and Chickpea Pilaf

This one-pot rice dish is full of flavor and is easy to make.

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Grilled Quail with Ginger Glaze

These quail have a sweet and sour southeast Asian style. Cook them on a barbecue, under a grill, or on a hot griddle pan.

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Roast Rib of Beef

Be sure to let this magnificent roast stand at least 15 minutes. Good with Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, and vegetables of your cho...

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Lentil Salad with Lemon and Almonds

Preserved lemons are available at Mediterranean grocers. Good with grilled lamb chops, or with firm oily fish, such as swordfish or macke...

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Strawberry and Orange Crêpes

Light, melt-in-the-mouth pancakes with a creamy filling make an irresistible dessert.

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Beef Salad with Caramelized Walnuts

This works well for a crowd and can be served warm or cold.

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Seafood Paella

This Spanish rice dish has many regional variations. This version contains a delicious mix of seafood.

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Baked Persimmons with Biscotti Crumbs

If using Hachiya persimmons, be sure they are quite soft. Fuyu persimmons can be firm.

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Filet Mignons with Walnut Pesto

A great dish for autumn, when walnuts are at their peak.

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Hoppin' John

This is a traditional dish from the South.

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Apple Brown Betty

This fruit dessert with a crumb topping dates back to Colonial times.

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Sauerbraten

This pot roast, with its richly spiced sauce, is especially tender thanks to a combination of long marinating and slow cooking. Good with...

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Couscous Royale

This richly spiced dish makes a colorful Moroccan feast.

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Citrus Zabaglione

This hot dessert is a refreshing way to end a meal.

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Beef Kebabs with Lime, Ginger, and Honey

Sweet, tart, and spicy meet in this delicious marinade.

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Mushroom Risotto

For the best results, choose a dark, richly flavored mushroom, such as cremini or portobello, to make this risotto.

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Baked Figs with Cinnamon and Honey

A simple-to-prepare, but stylish end to a meal. Good with mascarpone, vanilla ice cream, or creme fraiche.

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Whole grain quinoa makes a tasty and healthy summer salad. Be sure to rinse it well in a fine sieve before cooking.

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German Apple Cake

This moist apple cake is made special with a delicious crumbly streusel topping.

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Pork and Bean Stew

Otherwise known as feijoada, this is the national dish of Brazil and is made with a variety of porks. Good with cooked white rice, steame...

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Kasha with Vegetables

Kasha, also called buckwheat groats, is a healthy and delicious whole grain cereal that can be prepared in a manner similar to risotto to...

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Apple-Ginger Crisp

Few desserts say "autumn baking" more than an apple crisp. Good with creme anglaise or ice cream.

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Danish Meatballs

Use any meat variety.

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Puy Lentils with Goat Cheese, Olives, and Fresh Thyme

French Puy lentils hold their shape during cooking, and lend an attractive look to rustic lentil recipes. Good with grilled spicy sausage...

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Pineapple Flambé

Fresh pineapple is flamed with rum to produce a delicious, show-stopping dessert. Good with ice cream or whipped cream.

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Pork Chops with Green Peppercorn Sauce

These soft, mild peppercorns add a gentle spice to the creamy sauce. Good with hashed brown potatoes and freshly steamed green vegetables.

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Kedgeree

This Anglo-Indian brunch dish is traditionally made with smoked haddock, but you can use all fresh salmon if you wish. Good with triangle...

(1 Votes)

Honey-baked Apricots with Mascarpone

This Italian dessert, with just a hint of spice, makes the most of the short apricot season. Good with vanilla ice cream or thick whipped...

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Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Stuffing

This filling is both savory and sweet and the pecans add a delightful crunchy texture.

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Jambalaya

This one-pot meal captures the spicy flavors of Louisiana.

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Strawberry Jam

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Cassoulet

A hearty bean and meat dish from southwest France.

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Apricot Jam

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Barbecued Spare Ribs

Marinate the ribs overnight before baking, if you wish.

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Spiced Pilaf

Subtly spiced, this versatile rice dish can be served hot or cold.

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Spanish Stew

A filling one-pot meal known as Cocido in Spain.

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Kasha Pilaf

A refreshing change from rice, this makes a tasty side dish.

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Passion Fruit Puddings

This sweet, fruit-flavored milk pudding is perfect for family lunches or dinner parties with friends.

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Honey-glazed Ham

Boiling the ham first makes it nice and moist.

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Egg Fried Rice

This popular Chinese-style rice dish is an excellent way to use up leftover rice. Good with all stir-fried dishes, such as beef with pepp...

(1 Votes)

Berry Medley

Your favorite fresh berries in a light lemon syrup makes a refreshing summer dessert.

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 Lamb Tagine with Couscous

Dried apricots and orange juice, along with cumin, coriander, ginger, and thyme, give this the distinct flavor and aroma of Moroccan cui...

(1 Votes)

Egg Noodles with Lemongrass and Herbs

Serve these fragrant noodles with simply roasted chicken or pork.

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Mango and Orange Mousse

A light and refreshing dessert.

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Lamb with Blueberries

Tender lamb noisettes (filet mignons) are a special treat.

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Lemon Rice

This is a wonderful side dish from south India.

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Cold Raspberry Souffle

This light, fragrant dessert just melts in the mouth.

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Lamb Koftas

Middle Eastern spices flavor these tender, ground lamb kebabs. A raita of cucumber and yogurt is the ideal accompaniment.

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Porcini Polenta

Using dried mushrooms guarantees a rich, earthy flavor, which is ideal for serving alongside the subtle-tasting polenta. Good with a mixe...

(1 Votes)

Chocolate-dipped Fruits

This decadent treat is perfect with after-dinner drinks.

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Braised Lamb

This dish packs plenty of flavor with its tomato, olive, and herb sauce. Good with couscous cooked in vegetable stock.

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Spanish Lentils

This Spanish lentil dish gets its deep flavor from chorizo, bacon, and paprika. Good with rustic bread.

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Sparkling Wine Jellies with Passion Fruit

For a special occasion, you may want to use champagne, but any good sparkling wine will do.

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Polenta

Smooth and unctuous, soft polenta is the perfect foil for northern Italian dishes with meaty sauces.

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Red Fruit Medley

When summer berries are in season, make this German-style compote, Rote Grutze.

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Navarin of Lamb

Lighter than many stews, navarin contains lamb with young spring vegetables. Good with lots of crusty French bread for soaking up the stew.

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Chinese Rice Porridge

Known in Asia as Rice Congee or Jook, it is eaten for breakfast in China when the weather is cold.

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Layered Fruit Platter with Rose Cream

Fresh summer fruits served with a rose-petal cream make this easy-to-prepare summer dessert rather special.

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Roast Lamb with White Beans

French cooks prefer delicate flageolet beans for this rustic dish, but any small white bean will do.

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Thai Coconut Rice

Traditional flavorings of coconut and kaffir lime leaves enliven plain rice to create this popular Asian accompaniment.

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Eton Mess

A favorite British dessert, named for the famous school, Eton.

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Lamb Kebabs

Middle Eastern spices flavor these tender, minced-lamb kebabs. A raita of cucumber and yogurt is the ideal accompaniment.

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Rice and Peas

This dish is a staple throughout the Caribbean. Pigeon peas can be found in the Latino section of the market. Good with grilled or roaste...

(1 Votes)

Toffee Apples

You know fall has arrived when you have a craving for these chewy treats.

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Shepherd's Pie

Traditionally a recipe to use meat and potatoes from a roast lamb, this version is topped with a potato and leek mash.Good with a simple ...

(1 Votes)

Risotto Balls

Crispy on the outside, and soft and creamy on the inside, these tasty rice balls make an unusual side dish, or can be served as a party n...

(1 Votes)

Caramel Oranges

This sweet caramel sauce is a perfect match for the sliced fruit.

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Lamb Steaks with Herbs and Mustard

A quick summer supper dish.

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German Potato Dumplings

These light but sustaining dumplings are great for soaking up the delicious gravy from hearty casseroles and spicy goulashes. Good with s...

(1 Votes)

Summer Berry Terrine

All the flavors of summer wrapped up in this stunning terrine.

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Marinated Lamb Roast with Carrot Salsa

You can also use this marinade for grilled boneless leg of lamb.

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Couscous with Pine Nuts and Almonds

A tasty alternative to rice; serve hot as a side dish or cold as a salad. Good with grilled meats, chicken, or fish.

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Strawberry Yogurt Mousse

This speedy dessert is bound to be a favorite with the kids.

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Quick Lamb Curry

Use leftover lamb for this dish and adjust the spiciness of the sauce with the amount of curry powder.

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Potato Gnocchi

These light-as-air potato dumplings, served with a simple sage and butter sauce, make a good supper dish.

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Berry Mascarpone Fool

This pretty dessert can be made with any berries of your choice.

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Moussaka

Greece's most famous dish, moussaka is usually baked in a large dish. This version makes individual servings, which are easier to freeze.

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Rice Timbales

Lightly spiced rice can be pressed into ramekins to make an eye-catching side dish.

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Lychees in Scented Syrup

Look for fresh lychees in Asian markets during their spring season, although you may find imported lychees in late winter.

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Semolina Dumplings

These little dumplings are added to many a Bavarian soup, and you may want to follow suit.

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Summer Pudding

This classic summer fruit dessert is traditionally made with currants, but blackberries and raspberries work well, too.

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Curried Quail Eggs

This quick recipe uses dainty quail eggs, and the mild curry sauce tops the whole dish off perfectly.

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Spiced Orzo with Spinach

Orzo is a tiny soup pasta which looks similar to rice. It makes an ideal side dish for Mediterranean-style dishes.

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Peach Melba

Auguste Escoffier created this dish for opera singer Dame Nellie Melba when he was head chef of the Savoy Hotel, London.

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Eggs Benedict

The smooth buttery sauce makes a truly indulgent breakfast or brunch.

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Cabbage Rolls

These vegetarian cabbage rolls are lighter than the traditional version. Good with crusty bread, sautéed potatoes, or brown rice.

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Pear and Grape Salad

You don't often think of adding cucumber to sweet dishes, but it works perfectly in this exotic fruit salad.

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Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Salmon

This is the ultimate feel-good Sunday brunch recipe.

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Celery Root Timbales

An elegant way of serving an often neglected root vegetable.

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Pears Hèléne

This classic dessert combines poached pears with a decadent chocolate sauce.

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Scotch Eggs

Great for picnics and packed lunches, serve these with a spoonful of your favorite chutney.

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Chile Tofu Stir-Fry

This quick and easy dish takes advantage of tofu's ability to take on other flavors.

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Berries with Citrus Syrup

Juicy seasonal berries are made even more luscious with a sweet lemon-orange syrup.

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Apricot and Vanilla Soufflé Omelet

Beaten egg whites give this omelet a light and fluffy texture.

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Roasted Beet and Feta Salad

Deep magenta with accents of white and green, serve this salad as a side dish or a first course. Good with grilled lamb or steak, or on i...

(1 Votes)

Pineapple with Mint

This fruit platter makes a refreshing end to any meal.

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Spinach Timbales 

These vegetable molds can be served as a light main course or appetizer with the salad, or serve them on their own to accompany roast lamb.

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Chiles en Nogada

Heart-shaped green poblano chiles are traditionally used for this recipe, but substitute ordinary green peppers if you cannot find them.

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Orange and Rosemary Tart

Similar to the classic lemon tart, the rosemary adds a delicate scented flavor to the orange.

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French Toast

This makes a hot, satisfying breakfast or brunch. Good with a few summer berries or a spoonful of yogurt.

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Baked Stuffed Tomatoes

Large and meaty beefsteak tomatoes are perfect for filling.

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Grape and Elderflower Gelatins

Look out for delicate and fragrant elderflower liqueur or syrup.

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Buckwheat Galettes

Popular in Brittany, in northwest France, where the local cuisine is defined by rich, rustic flavors.

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Vegetable Kebabs

Cook these under the broiler or on a barbecue. Good with a leafy salad for a light vegetarian lunch, or alongside grilled meat or fish.

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Melon Cocktail

This colorful dish can be made with any melon, cut with a melon baller for a formal event or into cubes for a casual snack.

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Parmesan Cheese and Walnut Tart

This nutty pastry works brilliantly with the creamy cheese and potato filling and makes a delicate starter or main course. Good with mixe...

(1 Votes)

Apple-berry Tart

Apples are always the beginning of a good tart.

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Quiche Lorraine

A French classic, this egg and bacon tart is the original and the best.

(1 Votes)

Vegetable Curry

In Indian cooking, cardamom, cloves, coriander, and cumin seeds are all considered "warming spices" that heat the body from within, makin...

(1 Votes)

Mango and Papaya Salad

Tropical fruit flavors combine in this refreshing dessert.

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Stuffed Red Peppers

Use rice and herbs as the stuffing in place of meat.

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Apricot and Yogurt Parfait

Enjoy this dish for breakfast or a light dessert.

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Eggs Florentine

This classic brunch dish of poached eggs on a bed of spinach is also good for lunch or dinner.

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Potato and Fennel Pancakes with Mushrooms

Combine oyster mushrooms with the creminis, if you wish. Good with a green salad.

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Pear, Mascarpone, and Hazelnut Tart

This fruity, rich tart with its deliciously nutty topping is a sensation for dinner parties.

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Spinach and Mushroom Crepes

Savory crepes are great for lunch, supper, or brunch.

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Tofu and Mushroom Stroganoff

This recipe gives the traditional stroganoff a tasty vegetarian twist by substituting tofu chunks for the meat.

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Raspberry-Banana Smoothie

The delicious drink contains no added sugar, so it is ideal for anyone who is looking for a healthy choice.

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Olive, Thyme, and Onion Tart

As the pastry shell is not prebaked, this savory tart is easier to prepare than most.

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Fresh Orange Gelatins

This jelly is wonderful served after a rich main course, as it is light, refreshing, and not too sweet.

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Spinach Soufflès

These souffles are deliciously golden and puffy once cooked, and taste every bit as good as they look.

(1 Votes)

Stuffed Eggplants

Turkish legend says these eggplants once made a holy man faint, so they are called imanbayildi ("the holy man swooned"). Good with an her...

(1 Votes)

Sour Cream, Apple, and Almond Tartlets

Almonds and apples are the perfect combination for this sweet pastry dessert.

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Egg Fu Yung

Light and tasty, these are made with shrimp and stir-fried vegetables

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Vegetable Biryani

A satisfying dish that both vegetarians and meat-eaters will enjoy.

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Rhubarb and Ginger Meringue Cake

Tart rhubarb and spicy ginger combine to make a tasty filling for this delicious meringue cake.

(1 Votes)

Cheese Souffle

Souffles are not challenging at all, and actually quite easy. There are many options beyond the basic cheese version. Good with a green s...

(1 Votes)

Vegetable Moussaka

Lentils replace the lamb, and yogurt is a light alternative to béchamel sauce, in this vegetarian version of a Greek favorite. Good with ...

(1 Votes)

Citrus Fruit Salad

Refreshing, colorful and full of vitamins, this is sunshine in a bowl.

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Piperade

This savory scrambled egg dish is from the Basque region of southwest France.

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Vegetable Tempura

Making the batter with all-purpose flour and iced water helps to guarantee a delicate, light finish.

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Pear and Star Anise Tart with Ginger Crust

Firm-ripe Bosc pears are best; they won't thin the creamy filling.

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Eggplant Parmigiana

This is one of Italy's most popular dishes and a great choice for vegetarians. Good with a simple salad as a main meal.

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Mango and Lime Smoothie

This drink makes a refreshing start to the day, and the lime gives a little hidden "kick".

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Omelet Arnold Bennett

This famous dish was specially created for the Victorian novelist by the chefs at the Savoy Grill, London.

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Leek and Cheese Tart

Also known in France as flamiche, this savory puff pastry tart can be served for brunch, lunch, or supper. Good with mixed greens or a to...

(1 Votes)

Pineapple Milk Shake

A fun drink for children, with no need for added sugar.

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Ranch-Style Eggs with Refried Beans

Serve this filling dish for breakfast, and you won't have to be concerned about what to make for lunch.

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Squash and Gorgonzola Tart

This works well with either creamy Gorgonzola dolce, or the firmer, sharper piccante variety.

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Roast Lamb with Root Vegetables

A flavorsome dish that is quick and easy to prepare.

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Yorkshire Puddings

Similar to popovers, these are the traditional accompaniment to roast prime rib of beef.

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Carrot and Parsnip Puree with Fresh Tarragon

This rich, creamy puree can be made lighter with reduced calories by using vegetable stock instead of milk or cream. Good with all roast ...

(1 Votes)

Lamb Chops with Chermoula

Chermoula is a Moroccan herb and spice sauce that works well as a marinade.

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Cheese Puffs

These small cream puffs are filled with a blend of cheese, herbs, and spices.

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Braised Red Cabbage with Apple

Most cabbage varieties are best cooked quickly, but red cabbage is an exception, benefiting from long, slow cooking. Good with roast meat...

(1 Votes)

Warm Lamb Salad with Pomegranate and Walnuts

Pomegrante molasses (evaporated pomegranate juice) is available at Mediterranean grocers.

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Twice-baked Cheese Soufflés

This foolproof recipe can be prepared several hours in advance, so is ideal for serving at a dinner party.

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Deep-fried Zucchini

Crisp and delicious, you could make a double batch of these fritters for a party platter.Good with a little dish of your favorite dipping...

(1 Votes)

Lamb Braised with Green Peas and Preserved Lemons

This Moroccan dish reaches its peak flavor when refrigerated a day or so before serving and reheated.

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Cheese and Pepper Jalousie

Quick to make, this "peek-a-boo" vegetarian pastry makes the most of store-bought ingredients. Good with a green salad.

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Grilled Vegetables

Perfect for summer, these vegetables are easy to prepare and go well with any main dish.Good with barbecued or grilled steaks or chops.

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Lamb Kebabs

Skewered pieces of lamb served with a tomato vinaigrette.

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Stilton Rarebit with Pear and Walnuts

This is a more sophisticated recipe of the supper dish, Welsh rarebit, which is a comforting meal of cheese sauce over toast.

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Corn on the Cob

An herb and garlic butter makes a flavorful coating for this popular vegetable.

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Slow-roasted Greek Lamb

This lamb will be well-done, but spoon-tender.

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Fresh Cheese

It's fun and easy to make this fresh yogurt cheese, called labna. Good with herbs sprinkled on top along with toasted pita bread.

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Ratatouille

This popular Mediterranean dish is delicious hot or cold. Good with a bowl of grated cheese for sprinkling, over hot ratatouille, or a b...

(1 Votes)

Harissa Lamb with Eggplant

Harissa, the fiery Moroccan spice paste, is available at specialty food shops. Use lamb chops, if you prefer.

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Cheese Nuggets

These crispy and spicy snacks would be great with a cold glass of beer. Good with pre-dinner drinks or as part of a buffet.

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Roasted Acorn Squash

This winter squash has a sweet, slightly dry flavor. Good with roast meat, especially roast loin of pork or baked ham.

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Butterflied Leg of Lamb

For even cooking, make large cuts in the thickest part of the lamb and open them up so the lamb lies as flat as possible.

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Cheese and Corn Pudding

This savory baked dish is a wonderful way of celebrating fresh corn when it is in season. Good with roast chicken, turkey, or ham.

(1 Votes)

Steak and Kidney Pudding

A classic old English recipe that is just the dish for hearty appetites

(1 Votes)

Paneer and Peas

This Indian restaurant favorite is easy to make at home. If you can't find paneer, farmer's cheese is a good substitute.

(1 Votes)

Brussels Sprouts with Orange

Fresh orange zest, along with orange and lime juices add a burst of sunshine to this winter vegetable. Good with roasted turkey, ham, or ...

(1 Votes)

Kidneys with Mustard Sauce

This makes a tasty lunch, first course, or supper dish.

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Welsh Rarebit

Often pronounced as Welsh "rabbit," this simple recipe makes a meal out of Cheddar or Lancashire cheese. Good with salad. If desired, put...

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Cauliflower Gratin

A great comfort food side dish that works equally well as a vegetarian main course. Good with any roast meat or grilled sausages.

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Sautè of Liver, Bacon, and Shallots

Quick to cook, tender calves' liver is the perfect partner to salty bacon and is served here in a rich sauce.

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Gorgonzola with Figs and Honey

Grilling figs enhances their natural sweetness and the addition of blue cheese makes a great flavor contrast. Good with pre-dinner drinks...

(1 Votes)

Belgian Endive with Thyme

Slow cooking reduces endive's natural bitterness. Good with grilled lamb chops.

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Braised Oxtail with Wine and Herbs

Oxtail is high in gelatin, and it gives extraordinary texture to the sauce in this robust dish.

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Feta Filo Pie

Crisp pastry encases a delicious blend of spinach, feta, and pine nuts in this classic Middle Eastern dish. Good with a crisp salad or a ...

(1 Votes)

Sausages with Lima Beans

A fresher version of pork and beans, this satisfying supper dish is especially good on a cold winter evening.

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Herbed Goat Cheese Spread

Delicious on toast, this spread is also a great sandwich filling.

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Bok Choy with Oyster Sauce

Baby bok choy look more attractive but regular bok choy can be used if cut crosswise into thick slices first. Good with a variety of Chi...

(1 Votes)

Boudin Noir and Sautèed Apples

Boudin noir (literally "black sausage") and apples is a classic combination. In Latino markets, it is called morcilla or morcela.

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Spicy Feta Squares

These crunchy little snacks are packed with the rich and salty flavors of Greek feta cheese.

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Brown Sugar Meringues

Brown sugar adds a lovely caramel flavor to the meringues. Good with whipped cream, as a filling sandwiched between the meringues, and dr...

(1 Votes)

Spanish Bean and Pork Stew

Known in Spain as fabada, this rib-sticking stew is quickly made with canned beans. Use your favorite sausages as you prefer.

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Baked Ricotta with Roasted Tomatoes

This dish is all about balance. Match the mild ricotta with full-flavored olive oil, ripe tomatoes, and sharp black pepper.

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Quindim

This sweet, creamy and very rich dessert is a popular party dish in Brazil.

(1 Votes)

Sausage, Bacon, and Egg Pie

This pie transports well (so it's good for picnics) and can be eaten from your hand just as well as off a plate.

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Goat Cheese Mousse with Grilled Peppers

A delicious cold dish for a summer's lunch or brunch. Good with warm crusty bread or Melba toast.

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Lemon Meringue Roulade

This traditional filling is given a new twist in this impressive dessert.

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Fonduta

Soft polenta topped with cheese sauce is a dish that hails from northern Italy, where polenta is often favored over pasta. Good with stea...

(1 Votes)

Quarkspeise

Easy to make, this simple dessert has a soft texture and can be served with your favorite seasonal fruits.

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Choucroute Garni

This is a simpler, quicker version of a classic dish from Alsace.

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Ricotta and Arugula Roulade

This makes a sumptuous first course or light lunch, served warm or at room temperature. Good with a mesclun salad.

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Floating Islands

In this delicious French dessert, Iles Flottantes, meringues poached in milk float on top of vanilla-flavored custard.

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Toad in the Hole

Sausages baked in popover batter make a quick brunch.

(1 Votes)

Feta and Pumpkin Pastries

Popular Middle Eastern snacks, these tasty filo pastries are filled with a sweet-savory mixture. Good with other Greek or Middle Eastern ...

(1 Votes)

Chocolate Bavarian Creams

These rich chocolate puddings get their light texture from whipped cream. Good with whipped cream or crème anglaise flavored with grated ...

(1 Votes)

Rabbit Provençale

Rabbit is quite lean, and benefits from braising in an herbed tomato sauce to keep it moist.

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Warm Halloumi with Herbs

Halloumi is made from sheep and goat's milk. Good with pita bread, and a spinach and red onion salad.

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Sweet Lassi

There is no better way of cooling down a fiery curry than with a tall glass of chilled lassi.

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Roast Venison with Marmalade Gravy

The robust citrus flavors of the sauce complement the rich, gamey flavor of the meat.

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Ricotta and Bacon Tart

A simple, stylish tart with a light cheese filling.

(1 Votes)

Classic Crème Brûlée

A classic dessert; its name is French for "burnt cream."

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Rabbit with Honey and Thyme

One of the leanest meats available, rabbit is delicious when braised in a flavorful liquid.

(1 Votes)

Authentic Swiss Fondue

"Fondue" means melted in French, and there never was a more luscious way to serve melted cheese.

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Paskha

This Easter dish from Russia is traditionally made in a tall wooden container, but a new flowerpot is used here.

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Ragout of Venison with Wild Mushrooms

This slowly simmered stew concentrates all the rich flavors of the venison and mushrooms.

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Goat Cheese Tartlets

Oats give the tartlet pastry an interesting texture and flavor that complements the light goat cheese and yogurt filling.Good with salad ...

(1 Votes)

Lemon and Praline Meringues

These individual cakes should be assembled at the last minute.

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Goat Cheese in Herbed Oil

Use individual cheeses or a whole cheese for this recipe. Good with bread or crackers, or chopped and placed on pieces of toast as a can...

(1 Votes)

Chocolate Marquise

This very rich chocolate mousse has a velvety texture and is delicious served with tart summer berries. Good with a big bowl of mixed ber...

(1 Votes)

Tandoori Paneer Kebabs

You will find paneer (a firm Indian cheese) and tandoori paste at Indian markets.

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Crème Caramel

Be sure to make this a few hours before serving to chill the custards and make them easier to remove from the ramekins.

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Bearnaise Sauce

Fragrant and tangy, this French sauce is great with steak.

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Gruyere Tart

This vegetarian tart, with crisp, thyme-flavored pastry, is equally delicious warm or cold. Good with an arugula or watercress salad with...

(1 Votes)

Tiramisu

One of Italy's favorite desserts, this luscious dessert gets its name, which means "pick-me-up," from the espresso.

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Applesauce

Sweet-tart applesauce contrasts well with rich meats. This classic sauce is traditionally served with roast pork.

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Fresh Mango Relish

Be sure the mangoes are fully ripened, they should yield slightly when squeezed. Good with hot and cold meats, and cheeses.

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Vanilla Cheesecake

This rich yet light cheesecake is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.Good with sliced strawberries or other seasonal berries, sprinkled wi...

(1 Votes)

Cranberry Sauce

A tangy sauce traditionally served with turkey.

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Pickled Vegetables

This recipe is an exciting combination of crunchy seasonal vegetables, pickled in an herb and spice vinegar. Good with hot and cold meats...

(1 Votes)

Panna Cotta with Strawberry Purée

Seasonal fruits complement this creamy Italian dessert. Good with fresh fruit salad instead of the berry puée, or purée mango pulp in pla...

(1 Votes)

Sausage and Apple Dressing

Fragrant with sage, this is a tasty side dish for any poultry.

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Peas with Lettuce

While this dish may be best with tender fresh peas, it is a fine way to dress up frozen baby peas

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Apple and Pear Chutney

Make this fruity, spicy chutney at harvest time and you will have a good supply to last for months.

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Horseradish Sauce

Serve this bracing horseradish sauce with roast beef or smoked fish.

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Glazed Shallots with Red Wine

These sweet-and-sour tender shallots will perk up simply grilled meats.

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Lime Pickle

These pungently spiced preserved limes will enhance curries or pilafs, are wonderful with fish or chicken, and are easy to make.

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Chocolate Rice Pudding

Based on the Portuguese rice pudding known as arroz doce, this version gets extra flair from chocolate.

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Chestnut and Pancetta Stuffing

Chestnuts give this traditional poultry stuffing a sweet, nutty flavor.

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Mixed Root Vegetable Gratin

A creamy, warming cheese-topped dish

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Green Tomato Chutney

Apple, ginger, and mild onion make this chutney especially sweet, rather than spicy.

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Buttermilk Panna Cotta

This custardy dessert from Piedmonte in Italy translates as "cooked cream" although the cream is barely heated.

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Corn Bread Stuffing

Corn bread gives this easy-to-make recipe its colorful appearance.

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Sweet Potato and Sage Gratin

Look no further for an out-of-the-ordinary sweet potato dish for holiday entertaining

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Corn Relish

A refreshing cross between a salsa and a true cooked relish.

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Strawberry Cheesecake

This no-bake cheesecake takes very little time to make.

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Lemon and Sugar Crêpes

In Paris, these wafer-thin crêpes with the simplest of flavorings are sold by street vendors.

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Potato-Herb Galette

A good accompaniment for roasted and grilled meats

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Piccalilli

This is a modern version of a traditional Indian pickle called peccalillo. Good with crusty bread and a robust sharp cheese, and with col...

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Chocolate Milk Shake "Float"

For the best flavor, use your favorite chocolate to make your milk shake.

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Sticky Rice

Also known as "glutinous rice," this gets its name from its high proportion of starch. It is used to make a popular Thai dessert.

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Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Mash with a twist.

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Plum Chutney

A mild-tasting but very enjoyable fruit relish that is particularly good with cold meats and cheeses.

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Fruit Mousse

Make this delicious and versatile dessert with your favorite summer berries. Good with a garnish of fresh berries and perhaps a dollop of...

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Cherry Clafoutis

This French favorite can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature.

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Potato Gratin

This baked potato dish is rich with cream and fragrant with garlic and nutmeg

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Linguine with Tomato Clam Sauce

Versions of this popular classic shellfish dish of thin linguine and clams are cooked all along the Italian Mediterranean and Adriatic co...

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Strawberry Semifreddo

This is Italian ice cream with a twist; texture and sweetness are added with crushed meringues.

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Plum Pudding

Fragrant and rich with a variety of dried fruits, this is the ultimate British Christmas dessert.

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Roast Artichokes with Tomato and Garlic

This is such a simple accompaniment but very colorful and tasty

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Tomato Sauce

Easy to make, this sauce is wonderfully versatile.

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Zesty Lemon Granita

Refreshing and not too sweet, this is a delicious dessert after a rich main course, or a cooling treat on a hot day. Good with a small sw...

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Rice Pudding

Starchy Italian rice gives this dish extra creaminess.

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Roast Sweet Potato with Sesame Glaze

Roasting these vegetables brings out their natural sweetness

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Baked Ziti with Sausage and Tomatoes

Baked ziti in a hearty meat sauce is a great way to feed a hungry family; use either pork or turkey sausages.

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Espresso Granita

The texture of granitas should be finely granular, like snow.

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Semolina

This milk pudding is warm and comforting.

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Pan-grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Salad

Serve at room temperature to allow the flavors to merge.

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Linguine with Scallops

Succulent scallops with a hint of chile and lime make this a perfect pasta dish for lunch, dinner, or entertaining. Good with crusty brea...

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Vanilla Ice Cream

Nothing beats creamy homemade vanilla ice cream; you'll keep coming back for more. Good with fresh berries, or biscotti crumbled into the...

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Steamed Ginger Pudding

Easy to make and very satisfying to eat, this is a traditional British dessert.

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Glazed Carrots with Thyme

These carrots are a good accompaniment to roast beef, pork, lamb, or poultry.

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Tuna and Pasta Bake

Every cook should have a recipe for this quick one-dish meal, which is ideal at the end of a busy day. Good with hot garlic bread and a g...

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White Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

With white chocolate chips in a rich, dark chocolate ice cream, this is double-chocolate heaven.

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Potato and Parmesan Cakes

These little cakes make a nice change from mashed potatoes.

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Spaghetti, Roman-style

Quick to prepare and cook, this is a great meal when time is short.

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Orange Sorbet

Brightly colored and vibrantly flavored, a citrus sorbet is a satisfying summer dessert.

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Zabaglione

This warm Italian dessert was invented by mistake in the 1600s when fortified wine was poured into egg custard.

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Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Fresh pomegranate seeds enliven this warm salad.

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Singapore Noodles

This popular dish combines the delicacy of Chinese cooking, the heat of Indian spices, and the fragrance of Malaysian herbs.

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Orange SorbetBrightly color...

Brightly colored and vibrantly flavored, a citrus sorbet is a satisfying summer dessert.

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Steamed Currant Pudding

Top this warm dessert with créme Anglaise.

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Potato Pancakes

What could be simpler than latkes, traditionally served with sour cream, apple sauce, or both.

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Macaroni and Three Cheeses

This simple dish makes a nourishing family meal. Good with a green salad or garlic bread.

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Saffron Kulfi

Kulfi is a kind of ice cream that is eaten all over India. This recipe uses condensed milk for convenience.

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Tapioca and Fruit Pudding

Fruit segments and orange juice turn this subtle-flavored dish into something far more lively.

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Corn and Peppers

Colorful and popular with children, this is a good side dish for everyday meals.

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Macaroni Bake with Ham and Peppers

Quick to make and full of rich flavors, this pasta casserole makes a satisfying midweek meal or an informal dinner-party dish. Good with ...

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Tropical Strawberry Ice Cream

Creamy and delicious, this strawberry ice cream is enhanced with the tropical flavors of coconut, rum, and lime.

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Baked Jam Roll

Think of this as a biscuit with jam baked inside'it is equally wonderful with a custard sauce or whipped cream.

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Sweet Potato Purée with Horseradish

Baking sweet potatoes makes them intensely sweet and full of flavor

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Cassata Gelato

This version of the Sicilian frozen dessert is loaded with fruit and utterly irresistible.

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Bread and Butter Pudding

Slow baking will produce a pudding with a smooth, velvety texture.

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Fennel Remoulade

This fresh-tasting Italian bulb works well with the creaminess of the sauce.

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Pappardelle with Ragu

This meaty, slow-simmered sauce goes well with pasta ribbons, but is also delicious served with tagliatelle or used in a lasagna.

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Coffee and Pistachio Semifreddo

You can make this luxuriously smooth Italian ice cream without an ice cream maker.

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Hot Orange Soufflès

Hot soufflès are not difficult to make, but they do need a little care. This is a basic sweet soufflè, flavored with orange zest.

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Creamed Spinach with Pine Nuts

Pine nuts contrast well with the smooth texture of creamed spinach

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Spaetzle

When tossed with cheese and eggs, spaetzle, a homemade noodle from Switzerland, makes a delicious one-pot meal.

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Knickerbocker Glory

A truly glorious sundae with chocolate and strawberry ice cream, peaches, and strawberry topping.

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Quick Sticky Toffee and Banana Pudding

Gooey and delicious, this couldn't be faster to make; use ripe bananas for the best flavor.

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Creamed Rutabaga

This delicious and versatile vegetable purée can be served in place of mashed potatoes.

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Spaghetti Frutti di Mare

The beauty of this pasta is variety. Use whatever fresh seafood you like.

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