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This Oct. 11, 2017 photo shows roasted Cornish hens in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Roasted Cornish hens

Start to finish: 2 hours, 15 minutes (40 active) Servings: 8 For the stuffing: 1/2 pound firm white, homemade-style sandwich bread 3/4 cup finely chopped…







This Oct. 12, 2017 photo shows homemade ginger tea in New York. This drink is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Ginger tea

Start to finish: 25 minutes (10 hands-on) Servings: 4 4 ounces fresh gingerroot 1 1/2 tablespoons honey, divided, or to taste 4 lemon wedges Rinse…




This Oct. 4, 2017 photo shows a bowl of ten-minute tortilla soup in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Ten-minute tortilla soup

Servings: 4 Start to finish: 10 minutes. 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 4 corn tortillas (about 5-inch diameter), cut into quarters 1/2 cup prepared mild…




This 2017 photo provided by The Culinary Institute of America shows a mole Poblano in Hyde Park, N.Y. This dish is from a recipe by the CIA. (Phil Mansfield/The Culinary Institute of America via AP)

Mole Poblano

Servings: 8 Start to finish: 2 hours, 45 minutes (Active time: 2 hours) 1/4 cup lard or unsalted butter (1/2 stick) 4 mulato chiles, wiped…




This 2017 photo shows Mongolian beef over rice in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Katie Workman via AP)

Mongolian beef over rice

Serves 6 Start to finish: 25 minutes ¼ cup (approximately) plus 2 teaspoons vegetable or canola oil, divided 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic 1 tablespoon…


This Sept. 17, 2017 photo shows bratwurst sausages simmered in beer in a bun with fennel sauerkraut in Houston. This dish is from a recipe by Elizabeth Karmel. (Elizabeth Karmel via AP)

Bratwurst sausages

Servings: 8-10 Start to finish: 30 minutes 8-10 pork bratwursts, uncooked 1/2 stick unsalted butter 1 large white or yellow onion, divided 2-3 bottles or…


This Sept. 25, 2017 photo shows pumpkin coconut squares in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Pumpkin coconut squares

Start to finish: 11 hours, 20 minutes (30 active) Servings: Makes 36 squares One 15-ounce can pumpkin puree (not pie filling) 6 tablespoons unsalted butter,…