Roasted Carrots with Allspice

Sweet. Spicy. Earthy. Puckery. Since when did anything–or anyone–at your table ever boast such character? Certain to compensate for lulls in the conversation among your duller dinner invitees.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Chocolate-Dipped Molasses Cookies

Though the name doesn’t give it away, these subtly spiced cookies are vegan-friendly, though we sure as heck couldn’t tell it from their I’ll-have-just-one-more appeal. Shhhh.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Seasonal Vegetable Tempura

We could stare at this staggeringly stunning tempura all day—and eat it all night. Talk about a nifty tactic to get us to eat our veggies.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 0

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
  • 22

Grilled Porcini Mushrooms with Mint and Garlic

Boletus edulis—that’s the fancy-pants name for porcini—is hardly a come-hither sort of name, but with a taste like this, who cares?

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

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
  • 8

Concord Grape Jam

Words escape us as to just how incomparable this made-from-scratch grape jam is compared to store-bought. But that smile certainly says it all.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 7

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Virtuous for its simplicity as well as its versatility, the roasted sweet potato is a thing to behold–and to bejewel, whether with sugar or spice or…

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 11

Apple Chips

Why pay an absurd amount of money for a teensy bag containing a couple shriveled slices when you can instead DIY a slew of slightly sweet and eminently easy snacks?

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4

Cajun Spice Mix

Cayenne. Paprika. Pepper. Chili powder. Remarkable how something so simple can taste so complex.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 11

Pomegranate Walnut Relish

This stunning little sauce comes together with ease, imparting a vibrant sweet-tart-crunchiness to practically anything you can think to bestow it upon.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1

Freezer Tomato Sauce Recipe

Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. When you’re inundated with ’em, there’s just one thing to do with ’em—make sauce and freeze it.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

Apple-Onion Chutney

Perhaps the easiest chutney ever, this calls for simply simmering apples, onion, curry powder, tomatoes, and sugar, and then ladling it into jars. See? Easy.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 4

Balsamic Vinaigrette

Not your everyday vinaigrette, this one pushes the amount of balsamic to epic proportions—to great effect. Drizzle with impunity to lend anything oomph.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
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