"It's sunshine on a plate," says pastry chef and cookbook author Gesine Bullock-Prado, of her Mango Key Lime Pie. Tina Rupp/Stewart, Tabori and Chang hide caption

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A Pie For A Pie ... Day, That Is

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson first fell in love with a version of this burger at a tiny fish shack in Barbados. Paul Brissman /Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

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Jennifer Steinhauer's version of the Sno Ball moves the marshmallow inside and skips the pink food coloring. James Ransom/Courtesy of Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House LLC hide caption

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Hostess Isn't The Mostest: Make Your Own Sno Balls At Home

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Grilled lemon pound cake topped with slow-roasted nectarines, basil gelato and olive oil drizzle. Yum. Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. Inc. hide caption

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Pastry With Soul. It's That Simple

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Susan Tannewitz-Karnes grew up eating Mrs. Lawrence every Christmas. The tea cake was so beloved that Tannewitz-Karnes and her siblings would argue over who received more than their fair share. Courtesy of Susan Tannewitz-Karnes hide caption

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After The Presents, A Buttery Tea Cake Tradition

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Chef Jay Bentley makes his pork schnitzel with panko instead of the more traditional bread crumbs. He gets his pork from growers who raise heritage-style pigs that are allowed to forage outside. Courtesy of Jay Bentley hide caption

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Pork Schnitzel: One Chef's Secret To Marital Bliss

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A Boozy Parisian Pineapple That Tastes Like The Holidays

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Baked Squash Kibbeh: Middle-Eastern kibbeh is a finely ground combination of beef or lamb, bulgur and onions either formed into balls and deep-fried or pressed into a pan and baked. For a vegetarian version of this flavorful dish, why not pair butternut squash with the warm spices? Steve Klise/Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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Gluten-Free? Vegan? Thanksgiving Recipes For Alternative Diets

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Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans has perfected the art of tweeting a recipe in 140 characters or less. fot. Wojciech Zalewski/iStockphoto hide caption

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Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

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True cheddar cheese can take months — even years — to age. So Claudia Lucero created a faux-cheddar that can be made in very little time. fotolia hide caption

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How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

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Slovak language instructor Julia Vrablova sought out women who could teach her to make the dough for tahana strudla, which can be made with ground poppy seeds, apple or sour cherries. Courtesy of Sasa Woodruff hide caption

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A Traditional Strudel Recipe 'Pulled' From The Past

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According to big data, this bacon and avocado sandwich should be a party for your tastebuds. iStockphoto hide caption

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Washington Post Food and Travel Editor Joe Yonan whips up some macaroni and cheese in an NPR mug. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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The Microwave Miracle Of Cooking In Mugs

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Presilla's Ecuadorian Spicy Onion and Tamarillo Salsa, made right in David Greene's kitchen. Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR hide caption

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Cross-Culture Cilantro Sauce And Other Secrets Of 'Gran Cocina Latina'

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Does bell pepper and black tea sound appetizing? A computer may think so. Ryan Smith/NPR hide caption

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Computers May Someday Beat Chefs At Creating Flavors We Crave

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All out of nutmeg? The same algorithms that predicts your friends on Facebook can also figure out ingredient substitutions for your pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving. Courtesy of Lada Adamic. hide caption

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Classic tuna noodle casserole is an often maligned yet much beloved hot dish. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Tuna Noodle Casserole, A Hot Dish In Need Of An Update, Gets One

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