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Imagine a dinner party at your home cooked by Ferrán Adrià. A Times writer went shopping with the chef in Chinatown and then took him to his home to cook a meal. The menu sounds a little all over the map, but fairly normal (by El Bulli standards, anyway): red snapper and scallops with passion fruit and saffron; dragon fruit squares topped with tomato seeds and balsamic olive oil; cheese curd wrapped in basil leaves; shrimp with black pepper; upside-down portobellos with bay scallops; scrambled eggs with burrata cheese. [via the NYT]
If you're looking for Halloween treats beyond fun-sized Kit Kats, here's a recipe for chocolate-dipped apricots. [via the Kitchn]
Looking forward to (gasp) Thanksgiving, Gourmet has a round-up of vegetarian main dishes if you're forgoing the turkey. Some could easily double as side dishes or everyday veggie meals. [via Gourmet]
Fab-looking acorn squash quesadillas with tomatillo salsa from Smitten Kitchen. [via Smitten Kitchen]
Over at Delish, ideas for a BYOH'D party (bring your own hors d'oeuvres) by yours truly. [via Delish.com]