Weekend Projects®

Weekend Projects®

This is where things get fun. These are recipes that take a day or two to make, whether because of resting or marinating requirements, a few more steps, or just plain ole extra time because, well, they just taste better that way. These are great recipes to make with the family and to introduce kids into the kitchen.

Smoked Pork Shoulder Recipe

Smoked pork shoulder isn’t so much a food as it is a glimpse of nirvana. This soulful version has a simple yet memorable rub and no fussy brine.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 22 H
  • 2

Brown Betty Bakery Coconut Cake

Dubbed Company’s Comin’ Coconut Cake, this beauty of a pound cake will have you dreaming up excuses to invite guests for dinner—and dessert.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 27

Cuban Beans and Rice Recipe

Beans and rice is a staple dish in many cultures. But it’s something sorta special in Cuba. Words can’t quite do it justice, actually.

  • Quick Glance
  • 1 H
  • 14 H
  • 2

Glazed Ham Recipe

Plonk this brown sugar glazed ham on your holiday table and then simply step back, listen to the gasped oohs and aahs, accept all manner of accolades, and then watch it disappear.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 22

Coca Cola Brisket Recipe

This heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.

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  • 15 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 74

Espresso Cheesecake Recipe

“Luscious.” “Creamy.” “Incredibly delicious!” “Just the right amount of sweet.” That’s what folks are saying about this cheesecake.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

Zucchini Risotto Recipe

Delicate, creamy, comforting, and surprisingly easy to make. In other words, risotto perfection.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Recipe

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

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  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 0

Beef Chili Tacos Recipe

Better than any packaged taco kit you’ll ever find in any store anywhere. Try them and see for yourself.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Milano Cookies Recipe

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation? Right here with these homemade Milanos.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 12

Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe With Corned Beef

When you have leftover corned beef, there’s only one thing to do with it.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Colcannon Recipe

There are countless versions of this classic. We’re partial to this recipe which gilds the potatoes and cabbage with kale and bacon and beer.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 2

Kimchi Tacos Recipe

Kimchi tacos. They’re essentially bulgogi tacos smothered with kimchi and Korean taco sauce and they taste just like something you’d get from the best taco truck ever.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 D
  • 0

Homemade Corned Beef Recipe

Corned beef is essentially pickled beef. And pickled things are healthful. Therefore corned beef is health food.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 5 D, 3 H
  • 196
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