Candied Carrots

Candied Carrots

Sometimes carrots aren’t quite as sweet as we’d like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 6
Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Therapeutic Drink to Ward Off Colds

Forget Robitussin. This fragrant infusion not only makes a run to the store unnecessary, but it goes down with far, far more ease than that syrupy stuff.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
Potato Chips

Potato Ruffles

These shatteringly crisp, undeniably sophisticated potato ruffles–chips, if you will–have no ridges. Nor do they need them. They’re intoxicatingly, satiatingly lovely just as they are.

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  • 40 M
  • 40 M
  • 8
Pepper Cookies

Black Pepper Cookies

It’s no surprise that a traditional Scandinavian cookie would be warming. Chalk it up to an inspired melding of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, and cocoa.

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  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 10
Parmesan Potato Gratin

Parmesan Potato Gratin

We used to get our gratins and scalloped potatoes confused. But then we tried this gratin. Guess which one we prefer?

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Concord Grape Jam

Concord Grape Jam

Words escape us as to just how incomparable this made-from-scratch grape jam is compared to store-bought. But that smile certainly says it all.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 7
Applesauce Bread

Applesauce Bread

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. And thank goodness for that–or rather, thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y quick bread.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Meme’s Cornmeal Griddle Cakes

Shirttail cousins to corn bread, these savory cakes wooed and wowed us with their crisped edges, ethereally airy interior, and pantry-friendly frugality.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 19
Doughnut Bread Pudding

Doughnut Pudding

When life hands you too many doughnuts—yes, it’s possible—make pudding. You heard us. Doughnut pudding.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 7
Pomegranate Walnut Relish

Pomegranate Walnut Relish

This stunning little sauce comes together with ease, imparting a vibrant sweet-tart-crunchiness to practically anything you can think to bestow it upon.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 1
Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

These uncannily crisp, seemingly shortbreadish cookies from San Francisco’s Miette are–and we mean this–unlike any you’ve ever encountered.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 19
Jam, Jelly & Relish

Apple-Onion Chutney

Perhaps the easiest chutney ever, this calls for simply simmering apples, onion, curry powder, tomatoes, and sugar, and then ladling it into jars. See? Easy.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 2
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