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 requirments, 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.

Roast Pork Butt Recipe

Roast Pork Butt

Excuse us, but we’re too preoccupied stuffing our pieholes with roast pork butt to say anything. Hey, anyone seen the napkins?!

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  • 20 M
  • 10 H
  • 4
Cornmeal-Crusted Fried Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Cornmeal-Crusted Fried Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

“This fried chicken recipe is SPECTACULAR.” That’s what folks are saying about this fried hen with a creamy, peppery white bbq sauce.

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  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 4
Hostess Cupcakes Recipe

Homemade Hostess Cupcakes

Unequivocally and unspeakably better than those preservative-laden, shrink-wrapped cake imposters you grew up on. Swear.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Beer Can Chicken

A whole hen plunked unceremoniously on a can and cooked on the grill or in the oven. Simple and perfect.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2
Grilled Whole Chicken Recipe

Whole Grilled Chicken

Just thought we ought to issue the disclaimer that this whole grilled chicken recipe will ruin roast chicken for you. We warned you.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
Kouign Amann Recipe

Kouign Amann

Don’t worry, we can’t pronounce the name either. As if it matters, seeing as we’re too busy cramming the pastry into our pieholes to say anything.

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  • 1 H
  • 6 H
  • 12
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Warm Any Fruit Crumble

This simple crumble works its considerable magic on whatever fruit you fancy.

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  • 20 M
  • 55 M
  • 10
French Toast with Earl Grey Syrup Recipe

French Toast with Earl Grey Syrup

We know what you’re thinking. “I better not try the Earl Grey syrup because my kids may turn up their nose at it.” Make it anyways.

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  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happiness is 25 minutes away with this recipe that ended our search for the perfect small-batch chocolate chip cookie.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Potato Salad with Green Beans Recipe

French Potato Salad

This is not your mom’s potato salad recipe. It’s better. And we couldn’t be more okay with that.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Best St Louis Ribs Recipe

Best St. Louis Ribs

“These ribs are among the best I’ve had.” That’s what our recipe testers uttered after tasting these messy little lovelies. Can’t disagree.

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  • 25 M
  • 10 H
  • 4
Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

Red Velvet Cupcakes

WHY DID NO ONE THINK OF PUTTING RED WINE IN RED VELVET CUPCAKES UNTIL NOW?! Okay. Got that out of our system. Whew.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0
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