A Dainty Distinctive Treat for Your Next Brunch or Bash

Forget cronuts, cake pops and cupcakes. Whether you’re planning an elegant afternoon tea or seeking an unexpected addition to your next brunch or cocktail party, there’s another chic pastry that deserves its day — the madeleine! These classic seashell-shaped cakes were named after their creator, Madeline Paulmier, by King Louis XV in the 18th century,…

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Red Pepper Scallops in a New Light

-Ingredients- • 3 large red bell peppers (select longest ones) • 1 1/2 pounds large sea scallops (about 16 per pound) • 1 bunch large scallions, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths (including white and green parts) • 2 teaspoons olive oil • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon…

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