This eminently reliable, no-fuss recipe doesn’t ambush you with carving trickery. It’s just a simple, supple roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.
This old-timey gratin comforts with everything one could possibly crave in a gratin, namely ample amounts of potatoes, cream, butter, and cheese. Gigondas optional.
Everyday carrots turn shyly sophisticated when infused with flavor and coaxed to tenderness in this no-hassle side dish.
Hello Christmas! Here milk, bourbon, vanilla, and ice cream are whirred in a food processor for a festive drink. A sprinkle of cinnamon is the crowning touch.
This spice cake is soaked with rum syrup, making a lovely, albeit slightly boozy, gift when wrapped in parchment and tied with a bow.
These homemade Oreos aren’t the treats of childhood. These are intensely chocolate-y. Definitely a grown-up indulgence.
Remember those thumbprint cookies your grandma use to make? They were the perfect spot-of-jam delivery system. These little darlings are no different. Well, a little different…
And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). The world has been a more glorious place ever since.
There’s a bit of France in these cookies, which evoke all the familiar flavors of the traditional pain d’epice bread (that’s just fancy for “spice bread”) in a far more festive form.
Dessert and dinner wrapped into one, this clever little recipe from Dorie Greenspan crumbles spice cookies into creme fraiche and cloaks chicken in it. Sugar and spice and everything nice.
A kissing cousin to the latke, this whopping plate-size potato cake ensures you’re not standing at the stove all night long turning out one wee pancake after another.
So long, store-bought applesauce. Tuck into your own fuss-free, artisanal applesauce that’s a little sweet, a little spicy, and as smooth or as chunky as you please.
Serve this candied orange peel on its own, toss it in granulated sugar after it dries for a festive look, or dip it in melted chocolate.
These fork-mashed spuds are indulgence defined with their easy execution, deceptively rich taste, and lack of bowls and beaters to clean.
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