Sweet Potato Pie

Sugar and spice and everything nice—that’s what you’ll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 12

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that give us the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in fruity olive oil. Thank you, Lidia Bastianich.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Cranberry Buckle

We’ll take this sweetly tart mingling of muffin and coffee cake any time someone cares to plunk a slice down in front of us.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 8

New York State Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 0

Puréed Celery Root Soup with Caramelized Apples

Behold, an exquisitely simple, sophisticated soup with a subtle celery root flavor that’s certain to make you swoon.

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  • 25 M
  • 50 M
  • 0

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 0

Root Beer Cake

This fetching cake contains sugar and spice and everything nice, yes, but it also has its share of sass. As in, sassafras.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 5

Amped-Up Portuguese Red Pepper Paste

Every Portuguese family has its own rendition of this classic, a pantry staple known as massa de pimentão. Here’s how the Leite family makes it.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8

Alabama Muffin Biscuits

These curiously named, easy peasy, shamelessly simple hybrid hussies may make you swear off roll-out biscuits for good.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 19

Shortcut Pie Crust

Perhaps the easiest pie crust ever. Actually, we take that back. Definitely the easiest peasiest pie crust ever. No kneading. No rolling out. Really.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 8

Autumn Root Vegetable Purée

This stealthily healthy mash delivers the color of fall foliage right to your table—and just may make you reconsider why you think you don’t like root vegetables.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Autumn Vegetable Ragout

This rustic yet refined side, inspired by an Alain Ducasse dish, simmers cool-weather veggies to create something that tastes marvelously, uh, unhealthier than it is.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 0

Caramel Pear Tarts

Nothing says sassy like swapping pears for apples in the classic French tarte tatin. What can we say? We like to live on the edge.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Chili Honey Butter

Sweet, spicy, and just a little sassy. That’s what we think of this sensational synthesis of everyday ingredients. Slather it at will.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
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