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Red Curry Chicken Meatballs

This Thai-influenced dish delivers big flavor for very little work. Tender oven-baked chicken or turkey meatballs, simmered in a delicious coconut milk-based red curry sauce. Packed with ginger and garlic and showered with fresh herbs, this is a crowd pleaser.

Half-Baked / No-Bake Blackberry-Vanilla Swirl Cheesecake

We call this "half-baked" instead of "no-bake" cheesecake, because the Graham cracker crust gets a few minutes in the oven, but the filling is the real prize: whipped vanilla and blackberry batters swirled into a beautiful pattern. Using freeze-dried berries lends...

Roasted Beet and Whipped Feta Tart

This simple, elegant tart has a layer of creamy whipped feta cheese topped with lightly marinated roasted beets. A puff pastry shell makes it a breeze to prepare, while a scattering of fresh mint and crunchy pistachios adds crunch and freshness. 

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Brussels Sprout Pizza with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

Brussels Sprout Pizza with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

Brussels Sprout Pizza with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

A delicious rustic-style pizza with caramelized balsamic-glazed red onions topped with a layer of crispy, golden brown brussels sprout leaves. Mozzarella and goat cheese add richness and tang. 

If, like me, you get a lot of your culinary inspiration from Pinterest and Instagram (I admit it, I’m completely addicted to both), you might well think that pumpkin and squash were the only vegetables available from September through November. Not true!

Don’t get me wrong, I love squash and that high-pitched squeal you heard was probably me squee-ing with excitement when the first delicatas arrived at the farmer’s market but a girl’s gotta mix it up a little, right?

Thus, our Brussels Sprout Pizza with Balsamic Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese was born.

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Crispy Spiced Duck Legs with Thyme

Crispy Spiced Duck Legs with Thyme

Ultra- crispy duck legs are much easier to make than you might think. Spiced with fennel and thyme, they'll make your dinner party guests very happy.  Last week we threw a little dinner party. Nothing fancy, mind you. Matt's lovely sister Hayli and her delightful...

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Baby Back Ribs With Coffee-Honey Barbecue Sauce

Baby Back Ribs With Coffee-Honey Barbecue Sauce

Cork and Knife Our new cookbook is out very soon — and its focus is one of our favorite ingredients: booze! We show you how to use the cooking properties of beer, wine, bourbon and more to make your dishes pop! You, yes YOU, can make oven-baked...

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Blackberry-Ginger Fizz

Blackberry-Ginger Fizz

A blackberry ginger fizz is a great cocktail for using up your late summer blackberry haul. Add ginger beer and elderflower and enjoy! There are times in every person's life when you have to make the hard decisions. When you find yourself at a crossroad. Do...

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Easy Baked French Toast

Easy Baked French Toast

Hello gang! Ready for some French toast? I do like to think of us as a gang, by the way: we, the writers of this madcap screed, and you, our wonderful readers. Not a particularly effectual gang, I have to admit, not a gang to strike fear in the hearts of our enemies,...

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The French Blonde (or Red Head)

The French Blonde (or Red Head)

Back when Matt and I lived in Brooklyn (a.k.a. before we moved to Beacon, went insane and thought it would be wise for two freelancers to try and buy a house), we occasionally went to a lovely little restaurant called Buttermilk Channel. If the name sounds familiar,...

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Summer Pasta With Burst Cherry Tomatoes

Summer Pasta With Burst Cherry Tomatoes

Is it just me or has this been a weird summer? It has, right? I feel like it took me until late June to even dig through my closet to find a pair of sandals. Then it got really hot for maybe twenty minutes, and now it's chilly again. Matt and I were sitting on the...

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Roasted Figs Stuffed with Blue Cheese and Serrano Ham

Roasted Figs Stuffed with Blue Cheese and Serrano Ham

An easy and elegant appetizer of roasted figs stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in Serrano ham. Finished with fresh thyme, a drizzle of honey, and a few toasted almonds. I know, I know, you're thinking,"Emily, when did you become a member of the Royal Family cos,...

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Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our recipe for chocolate chip cookies comes with a bit of history, a Cookie Monster / Tom Waits mashup, and our usual nerdy tips for the tastiest cookies.

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Orzo Salad with Zucchini, Tomatoes, Olives and Feta

Orzo Salad with Zucchini, Tomatoes, Olives and Feta

A simple orzo salad with tasty colorful summer produce of zucchini and tomatoes, tossed with olives and feta cheese. Delicious and healthy! Happy July 4th! Of course, this blog post is pre-recorded, so you're probably reading this on July 6th, (or August 23rd if...

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Pickled Ramps

Pickled Ramps

If life gives you ramps, make pickled ramps. These garlicky bulbs preserved in a spice vinegar become a tangy crunchy substitute for pickled onions.

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