Creamy Onion Tart

This tart wooed and wowed us with its sophistication, simplicity, and sturdiness. And unlike that other round eggy thing in a crust, this certainly won’t call into question anyone’s manhood.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Incomparably better than what comes out of a box, this mac n cheese is so darn good, it may even be better than what Mom used to make. Velveeta optional.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 6

Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Cookbook author Lisa Fain divulges a culinary legacy, one which she inherited from her father, who acquired it from his mother, who in turn learned it from her mother.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Roast Pork in Milk

There’s a reason this stroke of Italian brilliance, which infuses a relatively cheap cut of pork with a subtle milky sweetness, is a classic. One taste and you’ll be thanking us.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 15

Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

There’s nothing wallflowerish about this stir-fry, not with its gingery zing of tongue-tingling, sinus-clearing, tummy-settling ginger. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Moroccan Meatballs | Kefta Tagine

So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 28

Leg of Lamb with Moroccan Spices Recipe

This festive Moroccan-style feast from Lynn Rossetto Kasper requires nothing more than a little patience and a lot of wet naps.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 22

Simple Spaghetti

Think you’ve got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little crowd-please of a recipe. Then think again.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 18

Pasta Puttanesca

Just like the women for whom it’s named, this pasta puttanesca recipe is edgy, spicy, and more than a little sassy. Gets the job done in a hurry, too.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

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

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

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

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Game Day Chili

With apologies to the politically correct, the froufrou, girlie-girl semblance of this recipe is just a guise. Trust us. It’s an unadulterated, manly man’s chili.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 23
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