Rigatoni with Artichokes, Garlic, and Olives

This weeknight friendly, company worthy, simple but not simpleminded, subtle but not insipid pasta concoction has us swooning.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

The Derby Cocktail

Bourbon. Curaçao. Sweet vermouth. Lime. We’re sad we didn’t concoct this comforting little ditty. But we’re glad somebody did.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Chocolate Pots de Crème

A choose-your-own-ending recipe, with varying outcomes depending on whether you use bittersweet or semisweet chocolate. Suspenseful!

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  • 25 M
  • 7 H
  • 11

Meatball Pizza

The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties. Okay. A lot of liberties.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0

Bite-Size Bacon and Cheese Scones

Cute as a button, and not much bigger, these buttery, bacony scones are the most diminutive and darned good baked thing we’ve had in recent memory.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 21

Dark and Stormy Cocktail

It was a dark and stormy night…oops. We mean, this stiff yet slightly sweet cocktail is certain to thunder through your evening.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 17

Spiced Roast Chicken

A weeknight godsend, these spice-rubbed, oven-blasted chicken parts do dinner on the double. Er, triple.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 5

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

Semolina Pizza Dough

A little semolina goes a looooong way in lending this dough an easy-to-knead workability and a surprisingly tooth-sinking texture. (You heard us. Tooth-sinking.)

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 24

Simple Pizza Sauce

Who woulda thunk that a homemade pizza sauce could be so silken, so simple, so toss-out-every-other-sauce satiating?

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Red Velvet Cake

We’re hearing that this all-natural rendition of red velvet cake surpasses the artificially dyed classic. See for yourself, grown ups.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 20

Roasted Salmon with Dill Sauce

Stunning in its simplicity, this whole roast salmon makes for a pretty–and pretty impressive–presentation, to say nothing of its super suppleness.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6

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.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 11
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