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

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it’s just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 24

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 7

Cherry Spritzer

This simple elixir, er, spritzer draws on sweet cherries, tart lime, and sugar syrup. Splash into sparkling wine or seltzer as needed throughout the dog days of summer.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

Almond and Coconut Granola

An inspired take on a classic, this simple, sassy granola recipe is yours to follow to the letter or tweak to your (or your most picky family member’s) content.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 13

Cherry Clafouti

A simple, old-style French dessert that’s as easy to toss together as it is to tie a scarf.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6

Seven Greens Salad

Fresh from the farmers market, spring greens boast a flavor the likes of which you just can’t find shrink-wrapped in plastic.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Cinnamon Toast with Butter and Honey

Everything you remember from childhood–slathered with butter, sprinkled with cinnamon, and, if you were lucky, drizzled with honey.

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  • 3 M
  • 3 M
  • 2

Sautéed Broccoli Rabe with Potatoes

Rabe. Raab. Rapini. Call it what you will, but it’s never better than when jumbled with sautéed garlic and crisped potatoes.

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  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 10

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4

Steamed Veggies in Parchment Parcels

A savvy, sophisticated, eat-your-veggies strategy that works its stealthy charms on kids and adults alike. You’re welcome.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 14
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