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.

Cashew Brittle Recipe

How fortunate that all it takes to bring some sweetness and loveliness into one’s life is sugar, cashews, and a little patience.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4

Red Chile Pork Tamales Recipe

These red chile pork tamales are the real authentic Mexican deal. They taste like they were carefully crafted by the loveliest abuela imaginable. Here’s how to make them.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8 H, 30 M
  • 2

Braised Brisket Recipe with Red Wine and Honey

Sweet and tangy and fall-apart tender. That’s what we think of this crowd-pleasing braised brisket that makes us go weak in the knees.

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  • 25 M
  • 5 H
  • 8

Slow Roasted Lamb Recipe

This slow roasted lamb shoulder coaxes the meat to fall-apart tenderness in the oven while infusing it with the pervasive aroma and flavor of orange, chile, and honey.

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  • 30 M
  • 11 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
  • 12

Mixed Citrus Marmalade Recipe

This mixed citrus marmalade recipe, made with oranges, mandarins, and limes, is a simple fruit jam but tastes complex as heck.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 6

Arancini Recipe

You’ve not experienced the true magic of leftovers ’til you’ve had these fried orbs of leftover risotto. Crisp outside. Molten inside. Delish through and through.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 9

Apple Coffee Cake

Elegant enough for company, simple enough for every day, and versatile enough for breakfast and midnight snack and pretty much every moment in between.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Apple Cider Caramels Recipe

The 8th wonder of the world? These insanely satiating caramels made simply with apple cider, sugar, and spice.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 0

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

Become your own bootlegger. Start with everclear or vodka, add some apple and spice, and then splash it in a punch bowl, pour it in Mason jars and gift it to that special someone, or just keep it all to yourself and indulge in a nip once in a while.

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  • 20 M
  • 10 H, 30 M
  • 0

Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

The pumpkin spice everything craze has left some of us less than enthusiastic about pumpkin spice anything. Until this.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2

Butternut Squash Quiche Recipe

Butternut squash, sage, and brown butter haunt this velvety rich quiche that flamboyantly flaunts its jewel-toned hues.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 4

Coconut Carrot Cake Recipe

This coconut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is unlike any carrot cake you’ve had. It’s lighter, more delicate, some may even say sophisticated. No pineapple. No raisins. And no complaints. Quite the contrary.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0

Apple Tart Recipe

If you just took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “Oh, I can’t do that!”, think again. We suspect you can.

  • Quick Glance
  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 8
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