Cheese Plates
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Translated from Spanish to mean “in the style of the shepherd,” al pastor pork is traditionally spit-grilled. This easy-to-make version has the same great flavor and tender meat without the mess of a rotisserie. For added zing, plan ahead and marinate pork overnight. Makes 12 tacos.

This grown-up gourmet treat with a twist takes little effort and makes an excellent dessert. Creamy pumpkin and mascarpone, punctuated with a touch of cinnamon and vanilla, are balanced by the crunch of almond praline and delicate ladyfingers.

Serves: 4
Difficulty: moderate
Active time: 30 min
Non-active time: 4 hr or overnight
Special tools: silicone mat, heat-resistant rubber spatula, electric mixture, four 10-oz glass jars/bowls/ramekins
Note: can make one day ahead

These savory pork chops are pounded thin, dusted with flour, quickly browned and topped with a creamy mustard sauce, then finished with sautéed apples and leeks. Cauliflower-Potato Mash and Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon make excellent sides.


Difficulty: intermediate
Time: 45 min
Serves: 4
Special tools: meat mallet or heavy pan

With a little effort and a few simple ingredients, create elegant and delicious appetizers that will impress your guests.

Just right for get-togethers, these meaty, cheesy sliders can be served with your favorite Market Kitchen sides, salads, chips, fresh fruit and more.

With a little effort and a few simple ingredients, create elegant and delicious appetizers that will impress your guests.

Mushrooms, cream and bourbon add a burst of mouthwatering flavor to this twist on meat and potatoes, featuring tender beef, roasted potatoes with garlic, thyme and wilted kale with bacon. Serves 2.

Flavorful autumn ale adds character and tenderness to this hearty beef roast, served with feel-good fall vegetables that are roasted to bring out their deep, soul-satisfying flavor. Serves 6-8.

Blueberry season is finally here! Celebrate with this delightfully buttery bundt cake, speckled with juicy ripe blues. The flavor is taken to the next level by a sophisticated basil-blueberry sauce and a dollop of whipped cream.


Serves: 8-12
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 75 min
Special tools: electric mixer, 10" Bundt pan

A unique twist on an Italian classic, tender, juicy chicken breasts are stuffed with red-ripe heirloom tomatoes, pesto and fresh buffalo mozzarella, then grilled for an amazing entrée that promises to transport you to the land of love.

With a little effort and a few simple ingredients, create elegant and delicious appetizers that will impress your guests.

The oohs and aahs at the table will quickly change to mmm as everyone gets a mouthful of the spicy shrimp, sweet mango, creamy avocado and crisp vegetables atop these Cozumel-inspired tostadas. Great anytime, especially in warm-weather, they’ll love the eye-catching colors and vibrant Caribbean flavors.


Serves: 4
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5 min
Special tools: none

 

Perfect for a light dinner when served with a green salad and white wine, this colorful squash and cheese tart features a flakey crust topped with fantastic fall vegetables and a drizzle of sweet-tangy white balsamic dressing.


Serves: 4
Difficulty: moderate
Cook time: 50 min
Special tools: rolling pin and parchment paper

The batter for this simple Easter cake is made entirely in a processor bowl. It features crunchy pecans, the zing of ginger and healthy Greek yogurt to add texture and tangy-ness. Layered with a lemon, ricotta, cream cheese frosting, this beautiful dessert is sure to delight.

Serves: 8
Difficulty: moderate
Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Special tools: 9" round cake pan(s), food processor

Simple and satisfying, this creamy potato and cauliflower dish is excellent alongside your favorite pork or beef entrées.


Difficulty: easy
Time: 30 min
Serves: 4
Special tools: potato masher or hand-held mixer

Flakey on the outside and tender inside, these sweet and savory stuffed pears make stunning presentation at the end of a meal. Serves 4-6.

This slow-roasted Chinese-Hawaiian pulled pork is marinated in a sweet, garlicky sauce that turns into a sticky, flavorful glaze. Seasoned with Chinese five spice, ginger, pineapple juice and Sriracha, Char Siu (or "fork roast") makes fantastic sliders and is easy to prepare ahead and reheat.


Serves: 8-12
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 3-4 hr

One of our tasters paused, mid-bite, and said, “That’s one of the best things I’ve ever eaten.” Here’s why: Maple Bacon Butter melted over savory and lightly sweetened quick bread with extra kick from tart cherries and crunchy pecans. Wonderful served for brunch. Leftovers make an excellent addition to stuffing.


Serves: 6-8
Difficulty: easy
Active prep time: 30 min
Non-active time: 80 min
Special tools: 9”x5” loaf pan, wire rack
Advanced prep: can be made one day ahead

Saltimbocca means “jump in your mouth”, which is exactly what the flavors do in this dish!

This delicious, citrusy chicken is reminiscent of pollo a la parilla, served at grill shacks on the beaches of the Yucatán. Our version has a medium spiciness, so add more or less chilis to your liking. Serve with fresh Avocado and Black Bean Salsa, chips and your favorite brew.

Serves: 6
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
Special tools: metal skewers

Bursting with flavors, like cardamom and orange, our bread pudding will fill your home with heady aromas as it bakes to a fluffy finish in the morning. Easy to assemble the night before, your family and friends will love this treat.


Serves: 8
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 45 min
Make ahead: can assemble 1-2 days in advance, refrigerate

Nothing says “I love you” like scratch-made cookies. Choose one or bake all three, then package and give them as a heartfelt gift.

Easy and elegant, this flan recipe is infused with dark French roast coffee and real Tahitian vanilla bean. Make this delicious, romantic dessert a day ahead for a beautiful Valentine's Day finale that you're sure to love.

Serves: 6
Difficulty: moderate
Special tools: medium soufflé cups or 8"-9" pie pan, strainer
Make ahead: prepare at least 1 day and up to 3 days ahead, chilled

As winter settles in throughout the Pacific Northwest, nothing tastes as good as homemade corn chowder. It’s a comfort food that just seems to take the chill off, and it makes a perfect meal o share with family and friends. Just add your favorite salad and a loaf of fresh bread.

Substantial, earthy and comforting in so many ways, this sandwich and root vegetable salad get a touch of tang from the sauerkraut and mustard that make this Irish-inspired meal complete. Serves 4.

Traditionally made with apricots and plums, these tarts have a place in Polish tradition. This version includes sweet-tart cranberries that complement a brown sugar-shortbread crust; a nut topping adds a pleasant crunch. Easy to prepare and oh-so good, they make an excellent snack or end to any meal. (Yields 12 tarts)

 

 

Bursting with citrus flavor punctuated with spice, this refreshing fusion of Spanish and Caribbean flavors will light up your taste buds.

Always a favorite, deviled eggs get a tasty twist with this recipe trio. Choose one or make them all: Lox with Capers and Dill, Avocado Jalapeño or Bacon and Sweet Relish.


Yields: 36 (all three variations)
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 10 min

Impress someone sweet with this beautiful dessert: a warm, gooey caramel center surrounded by luscious chocolate cake. Oh, my! And it's easy to make with only seven ingredients.

Serves: 4
Difficulty: easy
Active time: 20 min
Bake time: 18 min
Total time: 2 hr 50 min
Special tools: pastry brush and either 4, 4 oz ceramic ramekins or a muffin pan
Advance prep: can bake and freeze for up to 2 weeks

Bright, fresh and delicious, this crab cocktail makes a stunning appetizer or special course that will dazzle guests as you ring in the New Year. Enjoy with wine or champagne, toasted baguette slices, noisemakers and fireworks.


Serves: 4
Difficulty: easy
Prep time: 30 min
Special equipment: cocktail glasses

This playful dessert combines creamy peanut butter with a moist chocolate brownie and a crunchy center. Perfect for graduation get-togethers!

Makes: 12 servings
Difficulty: moderate
Active prep time: 45 min
Special tools: standard muffin pan, stand mixer
Make ahead: brownie cups and crunch balls can be frozen up to 2 weeks in advance; assemble finished cups up to 2 days ahead and chill

When grilled cheese and PB&J just won’t do, try this flavorful sandwich with tasty, tart apples, pungent onions and a sweet fig spread.

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