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Desserts

Nectarine and Berry Parfaits

There are breakfast parfaits with layered fruit and yogurt, and then there are dessert parfaits like this with crumbled cookies, slightly sweetened whipped cream and seasonal fruit. Here, the whipped cream gets a boost from mascarpone and lemon zest. If you don’t wish to use orange-flavored liqueur, substitute 1 or 2 tablespoons of orange blossom …

Dinner & Lunch

Chicken Balsamic

The delicious sauce for this simple and hearty chicken recipe calls for demi-glace, which is a rich, concentrated brown sauce made by combining veal stock and espagnole sauce (one of the five mother sauces of classic French cooking). Although demi-glace is made by chefs in professional kitchens regularly, it’s lengthy process discourages most home cooks. But never fear, …

Pasta

Pesto alla Trapanese

There are numerous variations on pesto today, such as garlic scape and cilantro-packed pesto, but there’s also a lesser-known ancient take on pesto: pesto alla Trapanese. The sauce is made with garlic, salt, cheese, herbs, olive oil, vinegar and almonds.  Notes Note: If tomatoes are in season, replace the canned and sun-dried tomatoes with 1 1/2 cup garden-fresh tomatoes. Ingredients …

Soups & Salads

Cream of Crab Soup

Cream of crab soup is a popular menu item at restaurants all around the Chesapeake Bay region and is as ubiquitous in Maryland as clam chowder is along the coast of New England. Recipes for the soup are plentiful, but the best versions are the simple, straightforward ones that allow the sweet and succulent meat from …

Appetizers

Classic Baltimore Rainbow Cake

Rainbow cake is an iconic Baltimore dessert. While somewhat similar to the tri-colored Italian almond cake, the Baltimore version often consists of four or six layers of thin, moist cake—each a different bright color—with a thin layer of jam or fudge in between and glaze on top. This cake and glaze recipe is by Reva Arnoff …

Dinner & Lunch

Sriracha Aioli

Try this mouthwatering sauce with French fries, slathered on your favorite sandwich, or even drizzled over avocado toast. Adjust the spice level by increasing or decreasing the amount of sriracha. This recipe was originally published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Ingredients 3/4 cups mayonnaise 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons Thai sweet chili sauce 1 tablespoon sriracha Juice of 1/2 a …

Soups & Salads

Potato Salad Niçoise

Elevate your traditional potato salad recipe with this French twist. Enjoy a lighter side of this mayo heavy dish. Add olives, tuna, green beans and more to this savory salad to create a Niçoise-inspired salad.  This recipe is by Marissa Conrad and was originally published in the cookbook, “Summer Cooking: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for Picnics, Patios, Grilling and More,” …

Breakfast

Black Russian Rye Bread

Simplicity is part of the reason home-baked dark rye breads are so good. Traditionally, black breads and pumpernickels were baked overnight, using the residual heat of the oven, and get their distinctive color from a long, slow caramelization of the bread itself in the oven. Short-cut commercial ryes get their hue from caramel colorings and are …

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