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Easter Recipes: Ham, Lamb, Sides, and Sweets

Will it be ham or lamb this year? It's always a battle between the two for the big Easter meal. While lamb is full of religious symbolism, the ham arguably makes for better leftover sandwiches. Whatever you decide, we have recipes for both, in addition to many springtime sides involving peas and asparagus, refreshing drinks, desserts, and homemade Easter basket treats. More

More Thanksgiving Menus!

[Photo: Robyn Lee] We posted our initial Thanksgiving restarurant roundup to give you a jump on the season a few weeks back, but as the menus have rolled in, we've kept it updated. New highlights? Thanksgiving dinners at Marea... More

Unclogged: Mario Batali's Valentine's Day Menu

This year for Valentine's Day, I'm taking my kids and wife, Susi, out for our traditional fondue fest at Artisanal. We all send Susi a dozen wacky flowers (never roses—way too common), and then it's out for the first seating at 5:30 p.m. for some cheese and chocolate, and then home early! My ideal menu celebrates the most mysterious and romantic town of Italia—Venezia—and is based on Carnevale, which always falls near, and sometimes overlaps, with Valentine's Day. The celebration is simple and based on seafood and birds from the Venetian lagoon—or the closest lagoon to you.... More

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