• Ingredients: 31
  • Serves: 2

Turkey sausage and peppers with italian-style turkey sausage, water plus additional if necessary, thinly sliced red onion, thinly sliced fennel bulb, thinly sliced red bell pepper, thinly sliced yellow bell pepper, scallions, minced.


  • 1/2 lb. Italian-style turkey sausage
  • 1/2 cup water plus additional if necessary
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 2 scallions, minced

For the cake

  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 2/3 cups sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. rosewater if desired
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla

For the glaze

  • fresh raspberries for garnish
  • mint sprigs for garnish

For crispy corn biscuits:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsps. vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn, well drained
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

For salad greens:

To assembl

  • Special equipment: two 12-inch squares cheesecloth

To smoke duck

  • 1 tsp. Darjeeling tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped

To glaze pears

To finish sauce and duck

  • Special equipment: wok with lid, heavy-duty foil, 12-inch round wire rack, 3-quart baking dish; instant-read thermometer


  1. Step 1 In a skillet cook the sausage in 1/2 cup of the water, covered, over moderate heat for 20 minutes and add the onion, the fennel, and the bell peppers.

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  2. Step 2 Increase the heat to moderately high, sauté the mixture, uncovered, stirring frequently and adding more water if necessary to keep the mixture from sticking, for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender, and sprinkle it with the scallions.

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