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Bruschetta con Pomodorini
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Bruschetta con Pomodorini

A slow roast at a low temperature caramelizes the cherry tomatoes on this hearty bruschetta, intensifying their sweet flavor and giving them a tender texture. This makes a great appetizer for a simple Italian meal, or a light supper when paired with a salad.   Bruschetta con Pomodorini (Toasted Bread with Caramelized Tomatoes and Ricotta)   1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. fennel seeds, coarsely...

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Mushroom, Goat Cheese and Herb Frittata
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Mushroom, Goat Cheese and Herb Frittata

This hearty, rustic dish is a welcome addition to nearly any morning get-together. We also like the fact that it can be made in advance and served at room temperature, which allows hosts to be more relaxed around guests. For the best flavor, pick up the eggs at your local farmers’ market.   Mushroom, Goat Cheese and Herb Frittata   4 Tbs. (2 fl. oz./60 ml.) extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 cup (3 oz./90...

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Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel
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Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel

This coffee cake delivers all the rich flavors of pumpkin and spices with a thick layer of crunchy streusel, but the result is still lighter than you would expect. It’s the perfect treat to serve for a fall brunch — or to keep around for unexpected guests during the holiday season. Serve with big steaming cups of joe.   Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel   Tip To toast pecans, preheat an oven to 325°F....

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Individual Grilled Pizzas
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Individual Grilled Pizzas

When cooked on an outdoor grill, pizza emerges with a wonderfully smoky flavor, reminiscent of pizza baked in a wood-burning oven.   Individual Grilled Pizzas   For the pizza dough: 2 3/4 cups bread flour, plus more for dusting 1/4 cup semolina flour 2 tsp. rapid-rise yeast 1 1/2 tsp. fine sea salt 1 cup warm water (100° to 110°F) 3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing   Vegetable oil for greasing...

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Sweet Cheese-Stuffed Blintzes with Honeyed Blueberries
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Sweet Cheese-Stuffed Blintzes with Honeyed Blueberries

A gorgeous breakfast treat featuring a combination of sweetened farmer’s and cream cheese, topped with a honey-scented fresh blueberry compote and sour cream. Sweet Cheese-Stuffed Blintzes 1 1/2 cups whole milk 6 large eggs plus 1 large egg yok 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp. plus 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar 1/8 tsp. fine sea salt Clarified butter or canola oil for cooking 3/4 lb. farmer’s cheese, at room temperature 1/2 lb. cream...

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Poached Eggs with Summer Vegetable Pancake
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Prosciutto-Wrapped Poached Eggs with Summer Vegetable Pancake

The secret to perfectly poaching these eggs is to cook them until the whites are just set and then to quickly shock the eggs in an ice bath—so don’t skip this step. When you brown the prosciutto-wrapped eggs just before serving, they will emerge with firmly set whites and runny yolks. If you have some fresh pesto on hand, it makes a wonderful accompaniment to the dish.   Prosciutto-Wrapped Poached Eggs with Summer Vegetable...

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