Chicken paprikash
Paprikás csirke, chicken paprikash. Todd Coleman

October took us from Argentina to Hungary, the Ozarks to Oahu, Canada’s Prince Edward Island to Switzerland and plenty of places in between—all in the name of great food and drink. Here’s a collection of all the recipes featured in issue 159, from tropical cocktails to pizza-style steaks.


South Shore Sangria

Like an adult version of Hawaiian Punch, this cocktail is a balance of sweet liqueurs, fruit juices, and red wine. Get the recipe for South Shore Sangria »

Blue Hawaii

This neon-hued curaçao punch features vodka, pineapple juice, and sour mix. Get the recipe for Blue Hawaii »

Ho’opono Potion

Happy hour tastes like paradise with this bracing cocktail of cucumber, tequila, fresh lime juice, and a touch of bitter Aperol.

Riki Tiki

This refresher combines pineapple and mango juices with coconut and spiced rums. Get the recipe for Riki Tiki »

Swiss Fondue Fritters (Malakoffs)

A decadent mixture of Gruyère, garlic, wine, and kirsch is scooped onto bread rounds and fried to perfection—golden and crisp outside, gooey inside. Get the recipe for Swiss Fondue Fritters (Malakoffs) »

Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

Croatian Walnut Swirl Bread (Povitica)

Croatian Walnut Swirl Bread (Povitica)
Sour curry with shrimp
See the Recipe Penny de los Santos

Champiñones Rellenos de Chorizo (Chorizo-Stuffed Mushrooms)

Roasted mushrooms are stuffed with a chorizo, onion, and cheese filling in a popular snack enjoyed at asados in Buenos Aires.

Chuletas de Ternera al Sartén con Salsa de Tomate y Hierbas (Pan-Fried Veal Cutlets with Herb Tomato Sauce)

Tender pan-fried veal cutlets with a garlicky, briney pan sauce of pickled peppers and olives make a delicious lunch or dinner entrée. Get the recipe for Chuletas de Ternera al Sartén con Salsa de Tomate y Hierbas (Pan-Fried Veal Cutlets with Herb Tomato Sauce)

Empanadas de Carne (Beef Empanadas)

The classic Argentine empanada is shaped like a half-moon, but the pattern of its seal differs to indicate the unique flavors inside. This recipe, with a braided crimp and a spicy beef filling, is baked rather than fried in Argentine style.

Flan de Caramelo (Caramel Flan)

Luscious, eggy, caramel-coated custard is a favorite in Buenos Aires, and the perfect sweet ending to a languorous meal. See the recipe for Flan de Caramelo (Caramel Flan) »
Flank steak is tenderized in milk and topped with a spicy tomato sauce and melted mozzarella in an Italian-influenced Argentine dish. See the recipe for Matambre a la Pizza (Pizza-Style Flank Steak) »

Natilla de Maracuyá (Passion Fruit Custard)

Storebought passion fruit concentrate adds a pleasingly sour note to creamy custard topped off with fresh, fragrant passion fruit pulp. See the recipe for Natilla de Maracuyá (Passion Fruit Custard) »

Tarta de Jamón, Huevo y Tomate (Ham, Egg, and Tomato Pie)

A semolina crust encases a savory filling of ham, cheese, tomato, and eggs, perfect for a quick filling lunch.

Hungarian Bean and Ham Soup (Csülkös Bableves)

A paprika-laced roux of lard, flour, and sour cream transforms a simple bean and ham soup into something luxurious. Get the recipe for Hungarian Bean and Ham Soup (Csülkös Bableves) »

Hungarian Plum Cake (Szilvás Pite)

Yogurt adds a slight tartness to this cake from home cook Mária Keresztes Kovács. Our recipe calls for plums, but apricots, peaches, or any stone fruit works too.

Rolls with Cracklings and Prune Jam

Rolls with Cracklings and Prune Jam
A thick cornmeal and smoked ham filling is rolled in blanched cabbage leaves and braised in a paprika-spiked tomato sauce in a comforting dish from Hungarian home cook Edit Szabo Gezane.

Braised and Fried Pork Spareribs

Meaty pork spareribs are rendered tender in a confit of lard, then fried until crisp and dusted with a mixture of hot and sweet paprika in this Hungarian dish. Get the recipe for Braised and Fried Pork Spareribs »

Acadian Salt Cod Cakes

Salt cod is mashed with fluffy potatoes to make these bite-size pan-fried cakes from Prince Edward Island. Get the recipe for Acadian Salt Cod Cakes »

Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

A veil of luscious caramel sauce cloaks a gooey, indulgent bread pudding from Canada’s Prince Edward Island. Get the recipe for Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce »

Chicken Fricot

Chicken and vegetable soup dotted with airy dumplings is a beloved Acadian comfort food. Savory—a pungent, peppery herb—adds a piney zest. Get the recipe for Chicken Fricot »

Green Tomato Chow

On Canada’s Prince Edward Island, firm, underripe green tomatoes are transformed into a tangy-sweet condiment that is often served alongside salt cod cakes. See the recipe for Green Tomato Chow »

Lemon Mayonnaise Smashed Potato Salad

Homemade lemon mayonnaise adds zesty flavor to these tender, coarsely mashed potatoes. Get the recipe for Lemon Mayonnaise Smashed Potato Salad »

Marion Buote’s Meat Pie

This flaky double-crust pie, from Prince Edward Island resident Marion Buote, is filled with a sumptuous beef, chicken, and pork stew. Get the recipe for Marion Buote’s Meat Pie »

Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes

Thinly sliced potatoes and onions are baked in a rich cream sauce in this classic crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe for Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes »

Seafood Bubbly Bake

Haddock, lobster, and scallops combine in a creamy baked seafood casserole from North Rustico Harbour’s Blue Mussel Cafe; any combination of seafood—cod, clams, mussels, shrimp—will work just as well. This seafood casserole recipe first appeared in our October 2013 issue with the article Where the Farm Meets the Sea. Get the recipe for Seafood Bubbly Bake »

Water-Prince Corner Shop Chowder

The Water-Prince Corner Shop and Lobster Pound in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island is known for their seafood-laden chowder. Get the recipe for Water-Prince Corner Shop Chowder »

Pineapple “Up-Sides-Down”

Tuaca, a vanilla citrus liqueur, and vanilla vodka transform pineapple juice into a dessert-like cocktail. Get the recipe for Pineapple “Up-Sides-Down” »

French Connection

This creative drink is a citrusy marriage of cognac and Hawaiian vodka sweetened with passion fruit syrup.

Pod Thai

Cardamom-lemongrass syrup lends a bit of Thai spice to a fresh cocktail made with rum and coconut.

Li Hing Mui Margarita (“Side-Mui”)

Homemade sour mix adds fresh tang to a sweet combination of vodka and Kahlua.

Budi de Pan (Neapolitan Bread Pudding)

After flan, bread pudding is perhaps the most popular dessert in Argentina, often enjoyed alongside a cup of coffee. This Italian-inspired version, which first appeared in the iPad edition of our October 2013 issue, is on the lighter side, with fresh hints of citrus.

Empanadas de Carne y Queso (Ham and Cheese Empanadas)

To please her hungry lunch crowds, Margarita Verón, owner of Maxi-Mir Rotisería in Palermo, makes empanadas with many fillings, including cheese, meat and pepper, and the ham and cheese empanada filling that inspired this recipe. See the recipe for Empanadas de Carne y Queso »