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Shucking oysters and enjoying the aftermath.
Make your own LARABAR at home. It's so easy! My favorite is their cherry pie flavor: dried cherries, dates, and almonds.
Spicy, luxurious Chinese XO sauce from Momofuku.
Parmesan-gremolata smasher potatoes.
A prize-winning recipe for Taiwanese beef noodle soup.
Blood orange curd.
Chocolate cloud cake - a flourless chocolate cake with orange accents and a fluffy cloud of whipped cream.
Mirin honey sweet potatoes. Caramelized on the outside, soft and silky on the inside.
Kabocha squash nimono - Japanese pumpkin simmered in a dashi-based broth.
Thick and creamy rice pudding.
Each item in this bowl of soup represents something good in the coming lunar new year. My family makes egg dumplings to represent prosperity.
Chinese sweet soup (tian tang) for the Lunar New Year.
Matcha green tea shortbread cookies.
Spanish olives stuffed with herbed goat cheese, breaded and fried.
Chicken congee, my favorite kind of Chinese rice porridge!
Pink grapefruit-Champagne sorbet. Oh yes you will!
A crunchy, bright tostada piled high with salad makes for a quick and satisfying meal.
Chinese sweet red bean (azuki) steamed buns. A lovely sweet snack.
Fall fruit and yogurt salad.
Pumpkin tea cake from Tartine. You know it's going to be good.
Steamed Chinese barbecue pork buns (char siu bao). I can now make them at home... from scratch... EVERY DAY!
Chocolate crackles - one of many homemade gifts for the holidays.
Making your own preserved lemons is ridiculously simple and easy!
Moroccan butternut squash and chickpea stew.
Chinese barbecue (char siu) pork, served here on ramen noodles.
Albóndigas (Mexican meatball) soup: beef and pork meatballs, vegetables, rice, chiles, and spices.
Use up that leftover cranberry sauce and make these cranberry bar cookies from CakeSpy's new book!
Chinese honey walnut shrimp. Now you can make it at home.
A nice twist on a classic after-Thanksgiving sandwich: turkey cranberry green chile sandwiches.
Basic cranberry sauce. Far easier than you'd think.
Blackberry French macarons with blackberry curd or blackberry buttercream filling.
The Paseo Cuban roast pork sandwich is now mine to make at home. WOOOO!!!
Pear ginger beer cocktail, because it's fall!
Comfort and warmth from simple lentils: Indian dal.