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Soppressata Pasta with Delicata Squash and Thyme Unusual recipes

Soppressata Pasta with Delicata Squash and Thyme

Soppressata Pasta with Delicata Squash and Thyme Recipe Delicata works in this pasta recipe because it cooks quickly in the pan, but you could sub slices of acorn squash or any roasted vegetables you want.Ingredients1 small delicata squash, halved lengthwise, seeds removed, sliced crosswise ½ inch thick4 ounces soppressata or other spicy salami, casing removed, chopped4 sprigs thyme, plus leaves for servingKosher salt, freshly ground pepper3 ounces Parmesan, finely grated (about 3 cups), plus more for servingRecipe PreparationHeat oil in a large skillet over medium-high.

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Creamsicle-Inspired Orange Pops Unusual recipes

Creamsicle-Inspired Orange Pops

Creamsicle-Inspired Orange Pops Recipe For this updated creamsicle-inspired recipe, we swapped the icy orange layer for a creamy citrus curd and paired it with alternating layers of a sweet-tart frozen yogurt.IngredientsOrange Curd8 large egg yolks, room temperature4 large eggs, room temperature¼ cup finely grated orange zestYogurt Mixture and Assembly2 cups plain whole-milk Greek yogurt½ cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar1 vanilla bean, split lengthwiseSpecial EquipmentTwelve 3-ounce ice-pop moldsRecipe PreparationOrange CurdWhisk egg yolks, eggs, sugar, orange zest and juice, lemon juice, and salt in a medium saucepan until no streaks of egg remain.

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Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar Unusual recipes

Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar

Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar Recipe Warning: A fork and knife (or a bib, at the very least) may be required to tackle this sandwich.Ingredients4 ¾-inch-thick slices sourdough or other country-style breadKosher salt, freshly ground pepper2 tablespoons unsalted butter, dividedSpecial Equipment2-inch-diameter cookie cutterRecipe PreparationCook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat, turning halfway through, until browned and crisp, 8–10 minutes.

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Sweet-and-Sour Dal Bhat Unusual recipes

Sweet-and-Sour Dal Bhat

Sweet-and-Sour Dal Bhat Recipe “In Gujarat, India, the traditional meal is dal bhat with lentils, rice, bread, and chaat,” says chef Vivek Surti of Tailor in Nashville, No. 7 on 2019’s Hot Ten list. “If you walked into my mother’s house, this is the dal bhat you’d eat. The dal is a little sweet with jaggery, a little spicy with green chiles, and a little sour with lime juice.

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Roasted Beets in Mustard Cream Unusual recipes

Roasted Beets in Mustard Cream

Roasted Beets in Mustard Cream Recipe Ingredients25 small (about 1 1/2-inch) beets in assorted colors (such as red, golden, and Chioggia), unpeeled, trimmed2 cups heavy whipping cream1 tablespoon chopped fresh thymeRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 400°F. Group beets by color on sheets of foil; drizzle with oil.

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Spiced Blueberry Grunt Unusual recipes

Spiced Blueberry Grunt

Spiced Blueberry Grunt Recipe IngredientsFILLING4 cups fresh blueberries (from four 1/2-pint containers)1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar1/4 cup mild-flavored (light) molasses3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/4 teaspoon ground clovesDUMPLINGS1 1/2 cups all purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt3 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch cubesWhipped cream, chilled whipping cream, or vanilla ice creamRecipe PreparationFOR FILLING:Mix all ingredients in 12-inch-diameter skillet.

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Steamed Mussels with Lemon-Saffron Sauce Unusual recipes

Steamed Mussels with Lemon-Saffron Sauce

Steamed Mussels with Lemon-Saffron Sauce Recipe Ingredients2 large shallots, finely chopped2 tablespoons Cognac or brandy3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1 generous pinch of saffron threads40 mussels, scrubbed, debeardedRecipe PreparationWhisk crème fraîche and egg yolks in medium bowl to blend.

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Dundee Cake with Hot Marmalade Sauce Unusual recipes

Dundee Cake with Hot Marmalade Sauce

Dundee Cake with Hot Marmalade Sauce Recipe Ingredientscake1 1/4 cups all purpose flour1/8 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel1/3 cup chopped candied orange peel2 tablespoons orange marmaladeRecipe PreparationcakePreheat oven to 300°F.

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Slow-Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes and Couscous Unusual recipes

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes and Couscous

Slow-Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes and Couscous Recipe IngredientsYogurt Sauce3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zestSalmon6 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 3-pound piece center-cut skin-on salmon fillet, preferably wild king, pin bones removed8 ounces small cherry tomatoes on the vine (optional)Tomatoes and Couscous2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved4 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley2 tablespoons za& 39;atar (optional)1 tablespoon unsalted butterRecipe PreparationYogurt SauceMix first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl until well combined.

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Orange- and Lime-Marinated Lamb Kebabs Unusual recipes

Orange- and Lime-Marinated Lamb Kebabs

Orange- and Lime-Marinated Lamb Kebabs Recipe Ingredients1 3 1/2-pound boneless leg of lamb, all fat and sinew trimmed, meat cut into 1 1/4- to 1 1/2-inch cubes1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano1 tablespoon chopped canned chipotle chilies*2 teaspoons grated lime peel2 teaspoons ground black pepper1 red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces3 fresh poblano chilies,** seeded, cut into 1-inch piecesRecipe PreparationPlace lamb cubes in large resealable plastic bag.

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Strawberry and Chocolate Baked Alaska Unusual recipes

Strawberry and Chocolate Baked Alaska

Strawberry and Chocolate Baked Alaska Recipe Ingredients6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter3/4 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped1 1/2 cups sugar, divided1/3 cup all purpose flour2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 pint strawberry ice cream, slightly softenedRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 350°F.

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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Summer Squash Unusual recipes

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Summer Squash

Sweet and Spicy Grilled Summer Squash Recipe The crosshatch pattern isn’t just for show (even though it does look cool)! It allows for the salt to fully penetrate the squash and also draws out some of the excess water so that the sweet, tangy glaze can be fully absorbed.Ingredients4 medium summer squash or zucchini (about 1½ lb.

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Chicken Sausage Omelet with Greens and Cheese Unusual recipes

Chicken Sausage Omelet with Greens and Cheese

Chicken Sausage Omelet with Greens and Cheese Recipe Make sure the leftover greens, especially if you’re using kale, are totally softened—you should be able to cut through them easily.Ingredients2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided4 large eggs, beaten to blend, dividedKosher salt, freshly ground pepper⅓ cup Muenster cheese, shredded, divided4 ounces loose chicken-apple sausage, cooked, divided⅓ cup sautéed greens (such as spinach, kale, or Swiss chard), dividedRecipe PreparationMelt 1 Tbsp.

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Roasted Citrus and Avocado Salad Unusual recipes

Roasted Citrus and Avocado Salad

Roasted Citrus and Avocado Salad Recipe Baking citrus at a high heat caramelizes the sugars and adds depth. It’s just the thing to bring intrigue to salads.Ingredients1 blood or Valencia orange, sliced ⅛” thick, seeds removed1 Meyer or regular lemon, sliced ⅛” thick, seeds removed4 tablespoons olive oil, dividedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper¼ small red onion, thinly sliced2 tablespoons fresh Meyer or regular lemon juice1 bunch watercress or arugula, thick stems trimmed1 avocado, cut into wedgesRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 425°.

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Brownie Thins Unusual recipes

Brownie Thins

Brownie Thins Recipe Ingredients6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon all purpose flour1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon almond extractPinch of coarse kosher saltNonstick vegetable oil spray1/4 cup chopped pistachiosRecipe PreparationPosition rack in lowest third of oven; preheat to 350°F.

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Baked Oysters with Bacon and Leeks Unusual recipes

Baked Oysters with Bacon and Leeks

Baked Oysters with Bacon and Leeks Recipe Ingredients1 tablespoon all purpose flour8 ounces bacon (preferably applewood-smoked), chopped4 cups thinly sliced leeks (white and pale green parts only; from 4 large)1 cup finely chopped celery1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 tablespoons dry white wine2 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese20 medium oysters, shucked, or four 8-ounce jars shucked oysters1 cup fresh breadcrumbs made from crustless French breadRecipe PreparationMelt butter in small skillet over medium heat.

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Baked Three-Cheese Onion Dip with Chive and Peperoncini Unusual recipes

Baked Three-Cheese Onion Dip with Chive and Peperoncini

Baked Three-Cheese Onion Dip with Chive and Peperoncini Recipe When great dips get together, it’s magic. This recipe boasts all the beauty of a creamy onion dip with the irresistible appeal of queso.Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 medium onion, finely chopped8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature4 ounces sharp white cheddar, coarsely grated (about 1 cup), divided2 ounces Monterey Jack, coarsely grated (about ½ cup), dividedFreshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons finely chopped chives2 tablespoons finely chopped peperonciniCrackers and/or tortilla chips (for serving)Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 375°.

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Spicy Chicken Thighs with Rhubarb-Cucumber Salsa Unusual recipes

Spicy Chicken Thighs with Rhubarb-Cucumber Salsa

Spicy Chicken Thighs with Rhubarb-Cucumber Salsa Recipe Score the chicken thighs to deliver more spice and flavor to the meat and encourage quicker cooking.Ingredients1 habanero, Scotch bonnet, or Thai chile, with seeds, stemmed2 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts divided6 large skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs1 1/2 cups 1/4-inch cubes rhubarb1 cup 1/4-inch cubes unpeeled seeded English hothouse cucumber1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 teaspoon fresh lime juiceFreshly ground black pepperRecipe PreparationPreheat oven to 500°.

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Salt Cod Beignets with Herbed Yogurt Unusual recipes

Salt Cod Beignets with Herbed Yogurt

Salt Cod Beignets with Herbed Yogurt Recipe IngredientsBEIGNETS3/4 cup 1/3-inch cubes dried salt cod*2 large garlic cloves, peeled, crushed1/4 cup canned evaporated milk1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast1 large egg, beaten to blend1 tablespoon butter, melted2 tablespoons minced chives1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seed1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepperHERBED YOGURT2 7-ounce containers whole-milk Greek-style yogurt**2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 teaspoons each minced fresh dill, tarragon, parsley, and mint1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peelVegetable oil (for frying)Recipe PreparationBEIGNETSPlace cod in large bowl.

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Chocolate Roll-Out Cookies Unusual recipes

Chocolate Roll-Out Cookies

Chocolate Roll-Out Cookies Recipe Makes about 60 small or 20 large cookies ServingsIngredients2 1/2 cups all purpose flour1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temperature1/2 teaspoon vanilla extractSprinkles or other sugar decorations (optional)Recipe PreparationSift first 5 ingredients and cinnamon, if desired, into medium bowl.

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