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Caterpillar Cupcake

Ingredients
  • 15 ounces fondant
  • 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Gel-paste food colors (green, yellow, light blue, and red are pictured)
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • Cornstarch, for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Swiss Meringue Buttercream for Cupcakes
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 mini candy canes (or substitute licorice sticks or pretzel sticks)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
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Piped-Rose Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Cupcakes, Dessert
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Vanilla Ice Cream

Time:50 mins
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Flower Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Vanilla Buttercream
  • Chocolate pastel lentil candies, for flower centers
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Pate Brisee

Time:1 hour 15 mins
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Cannellini and Kale Soup

Time:12 hours
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced, plus 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • Scant 1/4 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
  • 12 ounces cannellini beans (2 cups), picked through and soaked overnight
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 8 ounces Tuscan kale (lacinato kale), stems and center ribs removed, leaves sliced crosswise 1/2 inch thick
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Kale-and-Sausage Hand Pies

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for rolling
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fine salt
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 10 ounces (about 1 1/2 links) sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 medium onion, diced medium
  • 1 tart apple, such as Granny Smith, peeled and diced medium
  • 1 bunch kale (3/4 pound), tough stems and ribs removed, leaves coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • Heavy cream, for brushing
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Sausage-Potato Quiche

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Ingredients
  • All-purpose flour, for rolling
  • 1 homemade or store-bought single-crust pie dough
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cups crumbled cooked spicy Italian sausage
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 pound russet potato, cubed and steamed until tender
  • 1 cup finely grated Parmesan (4 ounces)
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