This recipe is all about good-quality ingredients and showing them off. Find some nice, juicy, ripe tomatoes at the farmers market and show them some love. This simple salad is a testament to the bounty of summer produce.
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Here’s a great, seasonal starter for two that’s quick and easy to make. (You could even use a toaster oven to make this.) Goat cheese is browned on top of slices of kabocha squash, and paired with a simple salad of frisée.
Created by chef Michel Richard at his Las Vegas restaurant Central at Caesars Palace, these deviled eggs have a little bit of Dijon mustard in them for a spicy touch, sour cream for a rich taste, and anchovies for a salty finish.
Pomelo, a large citrus fruit similar to grapefruit, is paired with perfectly seared scallops in this refreshing seafood appetizer dish that's perfect for an elegant backyard grill party. Look for fresh diver scallops, if possible, which have superior texture and flavor to frozen scallops.
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One of the greatest tricks to a dinner party is finding menu items that look impressive without actually taking much work. This simple appetizer fits the bill — it only requires a few minutes of prep, but by showcasing it in the avocado shell you get a unique presentation that will wow any guests.
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