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.

Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Baked pizza crust with all the makings of a proper breakfast on top. Seems like a pretty darn good reason to get out of bed to us.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 11

Rum Cake Recipe

Every bit as boozy and as brilliant as it sounds. Inspired by the old-fashioned rum cake made in the Caribbean with dark rum in all its magnificently spiced glory.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6

Braised Chicken with Olives and Orange Recipe

This simple one-dish braised chicken recipe is making lots of folks really quite happy. Perhaps you should see what all the fuss is about.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0

Rhubarb Pie Recipe

Just like grandma used to make.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Mint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream Recipe

All natural. No artificial colors or flavors. Family friendly. Adult approved. And as delicious as any mint chip ice cream we’ve ever tasted.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H
  • 0

Maple Bourbon Braised Short Ribs Recipe

As sweet as candy yet with an undertone of savory, these maple bourbon braised short ribs are like dinner and dessert all at once.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2

Kentucky Bourbon Cake Recipe

This Southern classic is much like a pound cake given its decadent amount of butter and moist, tender, perfect crumb. But oh, baby, wait’ll you taste the bourbon glaze.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 12

Beef Fajitas Recipe

Steak marinated in beer and spices, grilled to juicy magnificence, and piled atop lightly charred tortillas. Beats plain old ground beef tacos, eh?

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H
  • 0

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.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 22 H
  • 4

Brown Betty Bakery Coconut Cake Recipe

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
  • 29

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.

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  • 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
  • 24

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
  • 76

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
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