Twice-Baked Potatoes with Irish Cheddar

You may have had twice-baked potatoes before, but we bet they weren’t anything like this lovely little Irish-inflected spud.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4

Tom Aikens’ Chocolate Crepes

French-y but not at all fuss-y, these superbly chocolate-y crepes satiate a certain je ne sais quoi.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

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
  • 8

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 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

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
  • 12

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

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

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
  • 23

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

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

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
  • 27

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
  • 4

Plum-Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

This purple-stained cake—er, what’s left of it—puts the ease back in pleasin’. Just old-fashioned goodness and the season’s most compelling fruits. Got milk?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 11
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