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Cauliflower Popcorn

Cauliflower Popcorn

Yields 12 bites 1 head cauliflower 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon salt (or, for a salt-free alternative, Mrs. Dash table blend) Preheat oven to…





This Feb 20, 2018 photo shows toffee bars in Amagansett, N.Y. They are packed full of pecans, toffee bits, chopped white chocolate and dried coconut but the sprinkling of bourbon is what really takes them over the edge. (Elizabeth Karmel via AP)

Toffee bars

Servings: Makes 20-22 bars Start to finish: 60 minutes, plus additional cooling time 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 scant teaspoon fine-grain…




This December 2017 photo shows a shepherd’s pie in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Carrie Crowder/Katie Workman via AP)

Shepherd’s pie

Serves 6 45 minutes start to finish 4 large Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and halved (abut 1 1/2 pounds) Kosher salt to taste 1 1/2…



Jamaican Punch

Jamaican Punch

Serves about 16 to 20 6 limes (3 juiced, 3 sliced) 1/2 bottle ginger wine 1 bottle wine rum or vodka Sugar, to taste 3…


Pork or Lamb Vindaloo

Pork or Lamb Vindaloo

Serves 3 to 4 11/2 tablespoons grainy mustard (Pommery Moutarde de Meaux) 11/2 teaspoons ground cumin 11/2 teaspoons grounder turmeric 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne…



This Jan. 31, 2018 photo shows quinoa-stuffed tomatoes in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

Quinoa-stuffed tomatoes

Servings: 8 Start to finish: 1 hour, including inactive cooking time 8 medium sized tomatoes 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, diced (about…


This Jan. 2018 photo shows Silky Leek Soup in New York.  This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. ( Laura Agra via AP)

Silky Leek Soup

Start to finish: 40 minutes Serves 4 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 6 large leeks, white and light…