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Cilantro Yogurt Sauce
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Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Cilantro Yogurt Sauce Recipe This cooling raita, or yogurt sauce, is a popular condiment for Indian feasts. It& 39;s also great with lamb chops.Ingredients1/2 small onion, finely chopped2 cups chopped fresh cilantro2 cups whole-milk yogurt (not Greek)2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint1/4 teaspoon ground coriander2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lemon juiceKosher salt, freshly ground pepperRecipe PreparationCombine onion, cilantro, yogurt, mint, coriander, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a medium bowl.

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Cardamom-Semolina Shortbread Cookies

Cardamom-Semolina Shortbread Cookies Recipe Ingredients1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup semolina flour (pasta flour)1 1/4 teaspoons ground cardamom, divided1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature1/2 teaspoon orange-flower water, orange extract, or orange liqueur (such as Cointreau)Recipe PreparationWhisk all-purpose flour, semolina flour, and 1 teaspoon cardamom in a large bowl; set aside.
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Cumin-and-Coffee Roasted Leg of Lamb

Cumin-and-Coffee Roasted Leg of Lamb Recipe Ingredients3/4 cup plain whole-milk yogurt1 tablespoon ground cumin1 tablespoon (packed) dark brown sugar1 teaspoon instant espresso powder1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1 3 3/4-pound boneless leg of lamb, well-trimmed, butterfliedRecipe PreparationPosition rack in top third of oven and preheat to 475°F.
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Ancho Chile Salsa

Ancho Chile Salsa Recipe Add all, some, or none of the jalapeño’s seeds and ribs in order to control the salsa’s heat.Ingredients2 vine-ripened tomatoes, halved1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 dried ancho chile, seeds removed1 jalapeño, thinly sliced into rounds, seeds removed if desired1 teaspoon distilled white vinegarFreshly ground black pepperRecipe PreparationHeat broiler.
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Pizza Dough Rounds

Pizza Dough Rounds Recipe makes two 9-inch dough rounds ServingsIngredients1 cup (or more) warm water (105°F to 115°F), divided2 1/4-ounce packages active dry yeast2 1/2 cups all purpose flour2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal2 tablespoons olive oil plus additional for brushingRecipe PreparationPlace 1/4 cup warm water in medium bowl.
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Lamb Shanks with Pears and Pistachios

Lamb Shanks with Pears and Pistachios Recipe Ingredients8 medium lamb shanks (8–10 lb. total)1/4 cup kosher salt plus more for seasoning10 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom1 cup natural unsalted pistachios, toasted, divided8 small whole Seckel pears, or 4 large Bosc pears, halved1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley1/4 cup chopped fresh mintRecipe PreparationPlace lamb in a large roasting pan.
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SPONSORED: Risotto with Butternut Squash and Mushrooms

SPONSORED: Risotto with Butternut Squash and Mushrooms Recipe Classic Italian risotto gets a fresh fall twist with the addition of naturally sweet butternut squash and earthy mushrooms.Ingredients2 ½ cups butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into ¾-inch cubes8 ounces crimini mushrooms, quartered5 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 tsp kosher salt, divided½ tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided32 ounces Pacific organic free range chicken broth (1 container)8 ounces arborio rice (about 1 cup)1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for topping1 tbsp roughly chopped parsley leavesRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 400º.
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Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta

Roasted Yellow Pepper Bruschetta Recipe Ingredients1 cup diced seeded plum tomatoes1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar2 large yellow bell peppers4 1/2-inch-thick slices country-style bread (each about 5x2 1/2 inches)1 3-ounce piece Asiago cheese, shaved into strips4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheeseRecipe PreparationBlend first 3 ingredients and 3 tablespoons oil in small bowl.
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Salmon Tartare

Salmon Tartare Recipe Ingredients1 8-oz. boneless salmon fillet, skinless1/4 cup finely diced, seeded cucumber1 1/2 tsp. minced fresh chives1 1/2 tsp. minced fresh cilantro1 1/2 tsp. grapeseed or vegetable oil1 1/2 tsp. minced, seeded jalapeño1 1/2 tsp. minced shallot3/4 tsp. minced peeled fresh ginger1/2 tsp.
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Matcha Doughnuts

Matcha Doughnuts Recipe Not obsessed with the earthy, nutty flavors of matcha tea yet? These doughnuts will do the trick.Ingredients1¾ teaspoons baking powder2 cups cake flour, plus more for surface2 tablespoons unsalted butter, meltedVegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)Matcha Sugar Topping, Sweet Matcha Powder, or Matcha Glaze (for serving)Special EquipmentOne 3¼-inch-diameter cutter, one 1¼-inch-diameter cutter, a deep-fry thermometerRecipe PreparationWhisk granulated sugar, baking powder, salt, and 2 cups flour in a large bowl.
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Striped Bass with Saffron Vegetables and Spiced Broccoli Rabe

Striped Bass with Saffron Vegetables and Spiced Broccoli Rabe Recipe IngredientsSaffron butter1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds1/2 teaspoon whole white peppercorns1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme1/4 teaspoon (scant) saffron threads1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature1 1/2 teaspoons tomato pasteSpiced broccoli rabe3 garlic cloves, unpeeled1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil1/4 cup coarsely chopped pitted picholine olives* or other brine-cured green olives2 tablespoons drained capers4 anchovy fillets, rinsed1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper1 bunch broccoli rabe (rapini; about 1 pound), cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slicesVegetables and fish1 large head of cauliflower, cut into small florets2 medium yellow squash, cut into 1/2-inch cubes1 1/2 cups sliced radishes6 (6-ounce) farmed striped bass fillets with skinAll purpose flour (for dredging)2 tablespoons vegetable oilRecipe PreparationFor saffron butter:Finely grind first 5 ingredients in spice grinder.
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Brandied Cherries with Vanilla Bean

Brandied Cherries with Vanilla Bean Recipe Store infused boozy fruit in a cool, dark place to slow oxidation, kinda like aging your own wine!Ingredients2 pounds sweet cherries, pitted if desired2 wide strips lemon peel (optional)1 vanilla bean, split lengthwiseRecipe PreparationCombine cherries, lemon peel, if using, sugar, and ½ cup water in a medium pot.
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Buttermilk Waffles with Cherry-Almond Sauce

Buttermilk Waffles with Cherry-Almond Sauce Recipe 4 breakfast or 8 dessert ServingsIngredients1 12-ounce bag frozen pitted dark sweet cherries (do not thaw)1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon (scant) salt9 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, dividedtLightly sweetened whipped cream or plain yogurtRecipe PreparationCombine frozen cherries and preserves in medium saucepan.
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Plum Tarts with Honey and Black Pepper

Plum Tarts with Honey and Black Pepper Recipe Consider this a two-ingredient tart. Besides the plums and pastry, we bet you have everything else on hand.Ingredients1 sheet frozen puff pastry (one 14-oz. package or half of 17.3-oz. package), thawed according to package directions1 pound red plums, apricots, or peaches, pitted, cut into ½” wedgesFreshly ground black pepperFlaky sea salt (such as Maldon)Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 425°.
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Gigante Beans

Gigante Beans Recipe Ingredients1 pound dried gigante beans, dried lima beans, or dried Great Northern beans3 cups chopped onions (about 2 medium)8 cups (or more) low-salt chicken broth1 28-ounce can whole plum tomatoes in juice (preferably San Marzano), tomatoes chopped, juice reserved1/4 cup ouzo (Greek anise-flavored liqueur)1 tablespoon dried oregano (preferably Greek)1 teaspoon dried crushed red pepperRecipe PreparationPlace beans in large bowl.
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Wild Mushroom Cakes with Avocado Pesto and Red Pepper Coulis

Wild Mushroom Cakes with Avocado Pesto and Red Pepper Coulis Recipe These vegetarian-friendly cakes are served with an addictive nontraditional pesto that gets its creaminess and lovely light green color from avocados. Complete the meal with a salad.Ingredientsred pepper coulis2 small garlic cloves, unpeeledmushroom cakes2 8-ounce packages sliced button mushrooms2 large portobello mushrooms (about 6 ounces total), gills scraped out, sliced8 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced2 large eggs, beaten to blend2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)* plus additional for coatingavocado pesto1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted1 cup coarsely mashed avocado (from about 2 large avocados)1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley2 teaspoons fresh lime juice1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oilingredient info*Panko is available in the Asian foods section of some supermarkets and at Asian markets.
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Turkey Green Chili

Turkey Green Chili Recipe Ingredients1 1/2 pounds poblano chiles1/2 pound pork, chicken, or turkey chorizo sausages, casings removed6 large garlic cloves, chopped2 tablespoons chili powder5 pounds turkey thighs with bones, skinned, boned, meat cut into 1-inch cubes2 cups low-salt chicken broth12 ounces fresh tomatillos,* husked, rinsed, chopped1 cup drained canned diced tomatoes1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro stems2 tablespoons (or more) fresh lime juice1 tablespoon chopped jalapeño chile with seeds (about 1 small)Recipe PreparationChar poblanos directly over gas flame or in broiler until blackened on all sides.
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Dutch Smash

Dutch Smash Recipe Ingredients4 1/2& 39; lemon wedges, halved crosswise1 1/2 tablespoons simple syrup1/4 cup Genever, such as Bols1–2 dashes dashes Dutch’s Colonial Cocktail BittersRecipe PreparationUsing a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, mash lemon wedges and simple syrup in a 16-oz.
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Onion Bisque

Onion Bisque Recipe Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable oil8 cups sliced yellow onions6 cups low-salt chicken broth15 sprigs thyme, tied into a bundle1 1/2 cups cubed crustless day-old bread3 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2& 39;-wide piecesKosher salt, freshly ground pepper3 ounces soft fresh goat cheese, crumbledRecipe PreparationHeat oil in a large wide pot over medium-low heat; add onions and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 20 minutes.
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Winter Shortcakes

Winter Shortcakes Recipe Ingredients½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into ½” cubes, chilled in freezer for 10 minutes¾ cup thinly sliced stemmed dried figs (about 2 oz.)1 teaspoon finely grated orange zestAll-purpose flour (for surface)1 large egg, beaten to blend¾ cup jam (such as strawberry)¾ cup chilled heavy cream, whippedRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 425°.
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Soba and Maitake Mushrooms in Soy Broth

Soba and Maitake Mushrooms in Soy Broth Recipe This soup is trendy ramen’s healthier sibling: The buckwheat in soba is nutritious and a good source of fiber (in a flavorful maitake mushroom soy broth, too).Ingredients2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed1 1” piece peeled ginger, thinly sliced½ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce¼ cup dried wakame (optional)2 tablespoons vegetable oil½ pound maitake mushrooms, torn into large piecesKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper8 ounces soba (Japanese-style noodles)4 baby turnips or radishes, trimmed, thinly sliced4 scallions, thinly sliced1 tablespoon toasted sesame seedsRecipe PreparationBring garlic, ginger, and 4 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
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