Crab Spread

Devlin Crab Spread

This rich spread is perfect for any occasion & when paired with crackers or pita chips, is a wonderful appetizer for entertaining guests.

Crab Boats

Crab Boats

This side dish consisting of crab atop fresh endive, walnuts, & dried cranberries tossed in a rich dressing, is a must-try for any crab lover.

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Jícama Salad with Brown Sugar, Nuts, & Raisins

The jícama is such an interesting little vegetable. It’s sweet, like an apple, and can be used as a stand-in for apples in many dishes.

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Spicy Indian Chicken Skewers with Tikka Masala Dipping Sauce

Liven up your winter gathering with these exotic skewers served with a bold dipping sauce.

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Fried Wontons

These fried wontons use a thin, pre-bought wrapper stuffed with a filling of ground pork, scallion, and a bit of diced shrimp.

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Maine Lobster Dip

This dish is a great way to serve decadent lobster to a crowd without breaking the bank.

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Crème Wafers

These cookies are surprising in their flaky, delicate feel and their balanced flavor.

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Ellie’s Cookies

I wanted a down-home, comfy cookie. No bells and whistles, no nuts, no chocolate chips, no oatmeal. No spicy ginger, nutty peanut butter, or cloying molasses.

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Brussels Sprouts with Lemon-caper Dressing

A light and tangy dressing paired with Brussels sprouts seems out of the ordinary at first, but the flavors work together quite well. The chestnuts add a nice crunch to the dish.

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Beef Wellington with Porcini Red Wine Reduction Sauce

With just four ingredients, this dish speaks for itself; it is a dish that does not shy away from being rich and luxurious tasting.

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Carrot Salad with Cucumber, Peppadews, & Pom Vinaigrette

I love peppadews. These little peppers can be found in the Zupan’s olive bar and are the perfect combination of sweet and hot. This whole salad is a bright and zingy little dish that can chase away any gray day.

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Hot German Potato Salad

In this dish, I used stone-ground mustard and a little less vinegar to keep the dressing balanced between acidic and tangy.

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Grapefruit Carpaccio with Spicy Ponzu Vinaigrette

A slight variation of sunomono, a Japanese-style vinegared salad which has a refreshing taste. Here, the grapefruit juice is used to create ponzu vinaigrette and the degree of spiciness can be made mild or hot, depending on your taste.

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Chiffonade of Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Hazelnuts

If you’re looking for a new way to prepare Brussels sprouts, may we suggest this delicious recipe? It includes bacon …

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Apple Fritters with Quick Caramel Sauce

Homemade fritters with cinnamon-y apple filling drizzled with an easy caramel sauce.

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Apple & Fennel Salad

Fresh, tangy, and crunchy salad with a light vinaigrette made with maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and fresh tarragon.

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Lime Coconut Bars

Bake these sweet and tangy bars for special people this holiday season.

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Fresh Lemon Curd

I always keep a jar of lemon curd in my fridge for an “emergency” treat. Slather this bright and refreshing curd on scones, pancakes, crepes, cakes…pretty much anything will go well with it!

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Spicy Sweet Potato Hash

Add a punch to ordinary sweet potato hash with a combination of chili powder, paprika, and ground red pepper.