Found Recipes In All Things Considered's series, Found Recipes, cooks, bakers and food writers share dishes that have surprised or delighted them.
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Found Recipes

In Found Recipes, cooks, bakers and food writers share dishes that have surprised or delighted them

At Mardi Gras, cup dispensers wear a little extra flair. Pictured in the top left corner is your future milk punch container — temporarily airborne. Chris Graythen/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Land Of Floats And Beads, You'd Better Bring Deviled Eggs

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Julia della Croce often couples purple and gold gnocchi (made with two varieties of sweet potato) for a striking sight — and a delicious meal. Celina della Croce and Nathan Hoyt/Courtesy of Julia della Croce hide caption

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Festive In Purple, This Pasta's Got A Sweet Side

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One of the lovely things about the mousse, according to Dorie Greenspan, is its versatility: It goes as well with maple syrup as with peanut brittle — or nothing at all. Mary Dodd/Courtesy of Dorie Greenspan hide caption

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Paris Confidential: The Mystery Mousse Behind The Chocolate Bar

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Just like the Super Bowl, the Beefy Butternut Squash Chili takes a couple of fall favorites and pairs them in a winter classic. John Lee/Courtesy of Rebel One hide caption

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This paprikash recipe may be well-traveled — from Hungary to Australia — but its belly-warming comforts haven't changed a bit. Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Don't be fooled by the name: Neither Sandy nor Crystal is quite sure where the King Ranch Casserole has its origins. Courtesy of Clarkson Potter hide caption

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Stephanie O'Dea came up with a healthy slow-cooker recipe to mimic Colonel Sanders secret-recipe. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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Aunt Ida and Uncle Julie in Winthrop Beach, Mass., in the 1940s. Courtesy of the Brass Sisters hide caption

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J.R. Ewing And A Found Recipe For Poppy Seed Cookies

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Don't Knock The Nog Until You've Tried This One

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The Brass Sisters, Marilynn and Sheila, say the recipe for this shortbread is a treasure from their childhood they nearly lost forever. Courtesy of Andy Ryan Photography hide caption

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The secret to the sweet potato pies Matthew Raiford's Nana makes is their size. "When you eat sweet potato pie, you're supposed to have just enough," Raiford recalls his Nana saying. Christopher Connelly/NPR hide caption

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The key to Dr. Klaw's lobster roll is to keep it simple. Gabriella Herman hide caption

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Found Recipes: Dr. Klaw's Authentic New England Lobster Roll

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If someone asked for onions and green peppers fried into his hash browns, the crunchy grated spuds became "glorified." Amy Thielen shared a recipe for All Things Considered's Found Recipe series. Amy Thielen for NPR hide caption

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