Fresh ricotta gnocchi may be the fastest fresh-pasta recipe I know. With a little practice, I've gotten it down to under ten minutes minutes 53 seconds, to be precise). But the great part about this recipe is that it serves as a suitable base for a hug
Salmon Rillettes - While often made with pork, the French spread called rillettes is even more elegant (and easy) to make with salmon. It requires no special equipment, so you can whip it up in no time for a fancy hors d'oeuvre.