Pickled Carrots

Perhaps the quickest pickles ever, these tongue-tinglingly tangy specimens come together in minutes. Bet you can’t eat just one.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Salt-Baked Carrots and Beets

Ever swoon while eating your vegetables? That’s what we thought. Next time you desire a side that’s simple yet stunning, try this.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

This shamelessly simple trick transforms disappointingly ho-hum tomatoes into insatiably sticky, squidgy little lovelies.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 18

Asparagus with Brioche Crumbs

Perhaps the quickest, richest, savviest strategy for gussying up spring stalks that you’ve ever encountered.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 10

Pureed Pea Soup with Mint

With all due respect to Kermit, being green has never been so easy–nor so darn enticing–as this simple, savvy, spring-y sweet pea soup.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Salt-Roasted Potatoes

This recipe turns out obscenely aromatic, ridiculously moist spuds the likes of which you ain’t ever seen before. And you thought potatoes were boring.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Roasted Asparagus

Think a recipe for roast asparagus isn’t necessary? We thought so, too…until we tried this. Perfect spears, time after time.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 6

Lemon and Thyme Risotto

A lilt of lemon and hints of thyme dance throughout this simple risotto, which our testers tout as the best they’ve ever tasted. But don’t just take our word for it.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Smashed Potatoes

Before you roll your eyes and mutter, “Do I need another mashed potato recipe?” we suggest you try these simple, sinful, pleasingly chunky smashed spuds. The answer, you’ll find, is yes.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

An easy and elegant way to coax tough spears of asparagus to goodness (andby that we mean concealing any out-of-season sins with cheese and bread crumbs).

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Sweet Potato Wedges

These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 14

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

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

Twice-Baked Potatoes with Irish Cheddar

You may have had twice-baked potatoes before, but we bet they weren’t anything like this lovely little Irish-inflected spud.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
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