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Dense and moist, these addictive biscuits combine intense sweet potato flavour with a hint of maple and cardamom.
Sherried Chicken Liver Pate: All it takes to make this smooth rich pate is careful timing, a deft hand with seasoning and a goodly dose of sherry.
Chocolate Brownie Biscotti - Deeply chocolatey brownie-inspired biscotti, dotted with chunks of chopped walnuts and bittersweet chocolate.
Winter Squash and Fennel Soup: What happens when squash and fennel meet on clean-out-the-crisper night.
Spicy Sausage and Rapini Pasta: A classic Italian combination comes together in this quick, healthy and delicious weeknight pasta toss.
Banana Pancakes: Light and fluffy pancakes filled with loads of fresh banana flavour and a hint of cinnamon. You'll go bananas for these!
Smoked Duck Pizzas: Pizza gets a fall makeover with smoked duck, pumpkin, roasted garlic and chopped fresh sage.
Technicolor Ravioli: A tutorial on making homemade ravioli in (almost) every color of the rainbow.
Sweet Tomato Jam: This traditional Portuguese recipe delivers pure, sweet tomato goodness with just a hint of cinnamon and clove.
Moroccan-ish Carrot Salad: Show off your gorgeous multi-coloured heirloom carrots with Moroccan-inspired flavours.
Fresh local blueberries, just waiting to be turned into golden, moist and tender Blueberry-Cornmeal Upside-Down Cakelets.
Tomatoes, potatoes and green beans are all their peak - show them off in a classic Salade Nicoise topped with seared tuna.
Lemony Zucchini Tart: Zucchini, feta, lemon, basil and pesto come together for a fresh, summery tart that's as pretty as it is delicious.
Blueberry-Hyssop Ice Cream: Try this unusual twist on blueberry ice cream, using anise-scented hyssop. It's not just pretty, it's tasty too!
Grilled Pork Tenderloin w/ Fresh Peach Salsa is a perfect way to celebrate the season's bounty.
Inspired by an Italian classic, this playful dessert combines a pepper-infused panna cotta with bright strawberries and a balsamic syrup.
Yellow Plum Clafoutis: This classic French dessert makes the most of ripe summer fruits, like these adorable little yellow plums.
Apple-Beer Bundt Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze: Cake made with beer? This buttery poundcake proves it's not nearly as odd a combination as you'd expect...
Try a Greek-inspired twist on green beans by tossing them in a garlicky lemon-dill vinaigrette.
Got cherries? Bake them into a delicious Double-Cherry Crumble with a buttery almond shortbread topping.
Cool down with a homemade soda flavoured with sweet blackberries and fresh lemon verbena.
Spicy Grilled Calamari: IItty-bitty baby squid get marinated in North African flavours, then grilled to tender perfection.
Cream of Asparagus: This simple yet versatile soup is comforting when served warm, and elegant and refreshing when served chilled.
Early Summer Pizza - This delicious pizza is topped with two of the season's most interesting ingredients - garlic scapes and morel mushrooms.
My mother's famous (and totally retro) Marshmallow Cake. It is to my childhood what madeleines were to Proust's.
Mediterranean Turkey Burgers: Give your basic burgers a Mediterranean makeover.
Strawberry Lemon-Thyme Preserves: Stretch out strawberry season with a delicious strawberry jam infused with lemon thyme.
Red Fife, Rye and Fig Bread: A tender, nutty yeast bread studded with sweet dried figs. Perfect for toast!
Seafood Paella: saffron-infused rice simmered with a combination of shrimp, scallops and squid. A special dish for a milestone anniversary.
Fresh Fava Bean Dip: This fresh and lively dip made with favas, yogurt and dill is the ideal starter for spring parties.
Risotto with Fiddleheads, Favas and Snow Peas: A perfect trifecta of spring vegetables come together in this light and lemony vegetarian dish.
Grilling season is here! Celebrate with this simple salad of grilled red peppers and portobellos with peppery arugula and tangy crumbled chevre.
Celebrate Cinquo de Mayo with a bowl of Pozole, a hearty pork and hominy soup you can top with whatever fixin's your heart desires.
This party-friendly Spinach and Artichoke Dip is sure to please, thanks to the extra-special secret ingredient... BACON!