Recipes


All recipes have been tested by the KimSunée.com test kitchens unless otherwise noted.



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11/12/22

Thanksgiving Plates

Roast turkey and gravy are usually the star for the big Thanksgiving meal but a little love on the side can come from the equally stellar supporting players. On this plate...

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10/23/22

Cereal Toffee Crunch Cookies

These cookies—crunchy and both sweet and savory, with lots of texture and depth—balance “healthful” morning cereal with toffee-laden candy. In my early twenties, living and teaching in Sweden, I fell...

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10/14/22

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Squash with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Brussels sprouts on thick burgeoning branches have been popping up at local farmers markets, accompanied by oohs and ahhs as well as puzzled looks as to what to do with...

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01/04/22

Hot and Sour Soup with Greens and Ginger

This version of the classic take-out soup is loosely based on a Chinese Hot and Sour Soup recipe from Epicurious.com, which calls for pork; I’ve replaced the meat with a bunch...

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11/22/21

Pumpkin Maple Cheesecake Swirls

A make-ahead dessert with some wow factor is always welcome, especially during a busy holiday cooking season. Cheesecake and pumpkin get a sweet hit from maple syrup but note that...

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11/15/21

Spiced Earl Grey Cranberry Sauce

NOTE: I’m reposting this from last holiday–it’s a favorite for the holiday table and a great gift for guests. As much as I have a place in my heart (and...

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08/29/21

Almond Grape Cake with Lemon Cream

Sweet, plump grapes shine in this almond-laced snacking cake that packs up well for school lunches, hiking, and camping. Slice grapes in half for the batter and keep some for...

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02/09/21

Chile con carne

No beans, no tomatoes, no fillers. Not quite a stew or a soup. Simply, this is an addictive “bowl of red” inspired by the kitchens of New Mexico and Texas, with deep...

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