Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

Here’s an easy, elegant way to coax stalky asparagus to goodness, with cheese and bread crumbs concealing all manner of out-of-season vegetal sins.

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
Coca-Cola Brisket

Coca Cola Brisket

A Southern classic, this heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.

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  • 15 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 32
Pan Boxty

Pan Boxty

A precursor to hash browns, pan boxty is shamelessly simple and flagrantly frugal. Can’t say as we’ve improved any on this Irish classic.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dip

Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won’t disappoint.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Braised Carrots with Saffron

Braised Saffron Carrots

A sweet-tart side dish sensation. These carrots of any–or many–hues take a turn for the better when braised in olive oil with a pinch of saffron and a splash of vinegar.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
Hot Toddies

Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies

Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 13
Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

One way to down your sweet potatoes? Drown them in butter, sugar, bourbon, and maple syrup. It’s The Southern Way. And we can’t say we have a problem with this.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 17
Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough

This all-butter, no-fuss pastry crust comes together with ease and flakiness thanks to a little well-worded hand-holding that caters to pastry-making virgins.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 3
Raw Cranberry Relish Recipe

Raw Cranberry Relish

This sassy and simple sauce draws on just cranberries, orange, sugar, booze, and a blender. And no, it’s not a cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 23
Pepper Sherry

Pepper Sherry

What could be easier than plopping some hot peppers in a bottle of booze, setting it aside for as long as you can resist, and then dribbling it over everything? Exactly.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 7
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Meme’s Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Shirttail cousins to corn bread, these savory cakes wooed and wowed us with their crisped edges, ethereally airy interior, and pantry-friendly frugality.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 17
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