Classic Pad Thai

Unspeakably more nuanced than takeout Thai, these stir-fried noodles boast a sigh-inducing balance of salty, sour, and sweet.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Thai Chile-Vinegar Sauce | Nam Som

A little tart, a little sweet, and a little hot, this Thai staple is both dipping and drizzling sauce. One taste and you’ll understand why it’s a classic.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Satsuma Orange Cake Recipe

Looks like an upside-down cake. Tastes like an upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn’t be more right-side up.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 33

Flaky Croissants

You’ll be glad you didn’t just run to the corner bakery when there’s an obscenely buttery, flaky, made-from-scratch croissant before you. Trust us.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 60

Baked Chicken with Cinnamon Butter

This understated hen owes its curious lure to a simple, subtle blend of butter and unexpected spice. Appallingly easy and enthrallingly enticing.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 12

Chicken, Navy Bean, and Spinach Stew

After The One goes to a yoga retreat to cleanse body and mind, David tries cooking healthfully…with unexpected results.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 44

Blood Orange Marmalade

Find yourself a little melancholy at the impending end of citrus season? Extend the ephemeral with these puckery–and perfect–preserves.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22

Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Forget Robitussin. This fragrant infusion not only makes a run to the store unnecessary, but it goes down with far, far more ease than that syrupy stuff.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4

Congee | Jok Plaw

A simple, silken rice porridge that’s certain to soothe and salve the soul–especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.

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  • 5 M
  • 2 H
  • 6

Ultra-Thin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

A theatrical departure from the norm, these diaphanous beauties shatter dramatically as they deliver untold caramelized, bittersweet chocolate goodness.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 18

Gung Bao Chicken

Er, what’s the deal between Gung Bao and Kung Pao chicken? One is a centuries old tradition. The other is an Americanized riff. Guess which one this is.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 16

Homemade Nutella

No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 145

Cincinnati Chili

Saucier and sassier than most, the chili you’ll find in Cincinnati comes plopped atop a pile of spaghetti and smothered with all sorts of goodness.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 10

Breakfast Quinoa

A quietly, healthily, nuttily pleasing alternative to your same old oats. Go on. You know you want to try it. So get your quinoa on.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 20
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