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Slice loaf 1" thick leaving approximately 1/4" of the base intact. Turn loaf 90° and slice 1" thick (again, leaving the base intact), creating a cross-hatch pattern on the loaf. Place loaf on an...

Easy
Serves 10

Slice loaf 1" thick, leaving approx. 1/4" of the base intact; turn loaf 90° and slice 1" thick (again, leaving the base intact), creating a cross-hatch pattern on the loaf. Place loaf on an extra-...

Easy
Serves 10

Spread sauce on one side of each tortilla, leaving a 1/2" border. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup cheese atop pizza sauce on half of each tortilla; top with pepperoni and a light sprinkle of...

Easy
Serves 6

Arrange chips in an even layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Top evenly with pork; sprinkle evenly with cheese. Bake in a preheated 400° oven until cheese is melted and bubbly (about 4 min...

Easy
Serves 4

Unroll pastry into a 9" deep dish pie plate; flute edges. Prick bottom lightly with a fork. Bake in a preheated 450° oven until light golden-brown and dry (10-12 min.); remove from oven and reduce...

Easy
Serves 6

In a food processor, purée sauce, pepper and sage. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2/3 cup sauce mixture and pork cubes; toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate several hours to...

Easy
Makes 48 pieces. Serves 16 as an appetizer.

Place bones upright in an 8x8" glass baking dish. Roast in a preheated 450° oven until the bones are brown and the marrow is soft (about 20 min.). Scoop warm, softened marrow from bones with a...

Easy
Serves 4

In small bowl, combine cheese and 2 tbsp. olive oil; set aside. Place the remaining oil and olives in a medium baking dish; roast in a preheated 400° oven (12-15 min.). Add tomatoes, thyme and...

Easy
Serves 8-12

Arrange baguette slices on parchment-lined jelly roll pan; top each with pear slice, 1 tsp. Mostarda di Pere and slice of cheese. Bake in a preheated 350° oven until cheese is melted and bubbly (9...

Moderate
Makes about 24

Unfold puff pastry onto 2 parchment-lined cookie sheets; press out fold lines and even out edges. Brush each sheet of pastry with 1 tbsp. reserved roasted tomato oil. Bake in a preheated 400° oven...

Easy
Makes 18 appetizer squares

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