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Grapes are just about the perfect snack already, so I almost felt guilty for dipping them in bittersweet chocolate and chopped walnuts ... almost.
One step beyond — Alton Brown's chocolate truffles with mission figs. Labor-intensive, but perfect for the holidays.
Orange and pomegranate pancakes: A new spin on an old favorite recipe.
Swoon-worthy: Ina Garten's parmesan and thyme crackers.
Mmmmmmadelines ... pristine, snowy, pillowy, brown buttery madelines.
Cinnamon-apple chips are a welcome and healthy change from the sea of butter we all swim in this time of year.
Delicious and homey, these jam tarts would be an excellent homemade treat to give for the holidays.
A Christmas favorite, the pomegranate has a long and luscious history...pear and pomegranate guacamole at Day 7 of the M.I. Advent Calendar.
More rosemary than you can handle and you say you're tired of lamb? Why not make this simple and delicious rosemary syrup?
Don't relegate cranberries to the Thanksgiving table; they're too delicious and healthful to ignore for a year. Get a cranberry chutney recipe that goes with more than turkey!
Candied orange slices: Not just a garnish anymore! Learn how easy they are to make at day 3 of the MI Advent Calendar.
Day 2 of the MI Advent Calendar features caramelized apple bread pudding. It's not often dessert doubles as breakfast, so go ahead and enjoy.
Day 1 of the Advent Calendar features chocolate crinkles. Are they really the best cookie of the season? I'll let you be the judge.
Eating well during tough economic times isn't so difficult. This pork neck ragu was easy, inexpensive and thoroughly delicious.
Think you can't improve upon apple crisp? How about adding homemade dulce de leche to the filling?
Sheep's milk ricotta gnudi with sage browned butter and walnuts. It'll cure what ails ya'.
Marinating feta. How long must I wait?!
Beef tongue, destined for tacos.
Cornmeal-blueberry pancakes. Need I say more?
Make the best of your farmers' market haul with grilled salmon and blueberry salsa.
Parmesan flan with heirloom tomatoes - a delicious summertime lunch.
There's no real need for a smoker when you can produce deliciously stickyspicysweet ribs with only an oven and a grill.
I took advantage of my day off to have a more indulgent breakfast than usual -- blueberry multigrain waffles topped with blueberries and maple syrup.