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NYT Cooking: The salted caramel brownie is an ingenious combination of blond, bittersweet caramel and dark, bittersweet chocolate. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito of New York's Baked bakeries are not the first to note the affinity of caramel and chocolate, but by emphasizing the bitter, sweet and salty notes in both, they’ve made that rare thing — a perfectly balanced bite. The bitterswe...

NYT Cooking: The salted caramel brownie is an ingenious combination of blond, bittersweet caramel and dark, bittersweet chocolate. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito of New York's Baked bakeries are not the first to note the affinity of caramel and chocolate, but by emphasizing the bitter, sweet and salty notes in both, they’ve made that rare thing — a perfectly balanced bite. The bitterswe...

Step 1: Prep this simple soffritto and nutty pesto. Step 2: Make beautiful, clean soups on a whim.

Spring Minestrone Verde with Pistachio Pesto

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Step 1: Prep this simple soffritto and nutty pesto. Step 2: Make beautiful, clean soups on a whim.

Fava beans most likely require a trip to a farmers’ market and take a while to peel. Sugar snap peas cut into bite-size pieces are a fine alternative.

Flatbread with Fava Beans, Cucumbers, and Burrata

Fava beans most likely require a trip to a farmers’ market and take a while to peel. Sugar snap peas cut into bite-size pieces are a fine alternative.

You can make the dough, you can buy the dough, or you can simply assemble these same toppings on slices of toasted country-style bread.

Flatbread with Smoked Trout, Radishes, and Herbs

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You can make the dough, you can buy the dough, or you can simply assemble these same toppings on slices of toasted country-style bread.

Smoky and Chunky Guacamole | Food & Wine

Smoky and Chunky Guacamole Recipe

This grilled guacamole from chef Victor Albisu of Falls Church, Virginia's Taco Bamba will appeal to even the most stringent guacamole purist. Charring the ingredients on the grill first adds a subtle, smoky sweetness. Slideshow: More Guacamole Recipes

These snaggable, snackable wedges have more in common with a bowl of party mix than any perfunctory salad.

Hand Salad with Buttermilk, Grapefruit, and Mixed Seeds

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Meet your new party appetizer.

These dim sum–style shrimp toasts make a surprisingly simple—and utterly addictive—at-home snack. With this method, you don’t even need a deep fryer to pull them off.

Shrimp Toasts with Sesame Seeds and Scallions

These dim sum–style shrimp toasts make a surprisingly simple—and utterly addictive—at-home snack. With this method, you don’t even need a deep fryer to pull them off.

Grilled Doughnuts with Blueberry Sauce | Food & Wine

Grilled Doughnuts with Blueberry Sauce Recipe

Something extraordinary happens to a day-old doughnut when you cook it on the grill: It becomes incredibly tender on the inside and nicely crisp on the outside. This technique works for other leftover breads and pastries, too, such as challah, pound cake or cinnamon buns. Slideshow: More Grilled Desserts

Italian-food purists might balk at the combination of clams and Parm, but we swear it’s delicious.

Grilled Clam Toasts with Lemon and Green Olives

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Italian-food purists might balk at the combination of clams and Parm, but we swear it’s delicious.

Meyer Lemon Cream Salad Dressing | MyRecipes.com

Meyer Lemon Cream Salad Dressing | MyRecipes.com

Grilled Fava Bean Pods with Chile and Lemon | Food & Wine

Grilled Fava Bean Pods with Chile and Lemon Recipe

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"Trust me," says A16's chef Nate Appleman about this unorthodox recipe. He quickly grills whole fava beans, tosses them with a crushed red pepper dressing and serves them hot. They can be eaten whole—the tender pods develop a lovely charred flavor on the grill—but it's also easy to eat them in the traditional way by popping the beans out of their pods and outer skins. More Grilled Vegetable Recipes