Port and Paprika Chicken Bites

This tipsy tapa of Portuguese descent is intended as just a single bite, though we found it impossible to stop at just one.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 12

Rigatoni with Artichokes, Garlic, and Olives

This weeknight friendly, company worthy, simple but not simpleminded, subtle but not insipid pasta concoction has us swooning.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

The Derby Cocktail

Bourbon. Curaçao. Sweet vermouth. Lime. We’re sad we didn’t concoct this comforting little ditty. But we’re glad somebody did.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0

Salt-Roasted Potatoes

This recipe turns out obscenely aromatic, ridiculously moist spuds the likes of which you ain’t ever seen before. And you thought potatoes were boring.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 4

Lemon and Thyme Risotto

A lilt of lemon and hints of thyme dance throughout this simple risotto, which our testers tout as the best they’ve ever tasted.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 11

Smashed Potatoes

Before you roll your eyes and mutter, “Do I need another mashed potato recipe?” we suggest you try these simple, sinful, pleasingly chunky smashed spuds. The answer, you’ll find, is yes.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

Spring Asparagus and Asiago Gratin

An easy and elegant way to coax tough spears of asparagus to goodness (andby that we mean concealing any out-of-season sins with cheese and bread crumbs).

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Ginger and Carrot Stir-Fry

There’s nothing wallflowerish about this stir-fry, not with its gingery zing of tongue-tingling, sinus-clearing, tummy-settling ginger. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Moroccan Meatballs | Kefta Tagine

So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 28

Classic Pad Thai

Unspeakably more nuanced than takeout Thai, these stir-fried noodles boast a sigh-inducing balance of salty, sour, and sweet.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Baked Chicken with Cinnamon Butter

This understated hen owes its curious lure to a simple, subtle blend of butter and unexpected spice. Appallingly easy and enthrallingly enticing.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 12

Gung Bao Chicken

Er, what’s the deal between Gung Bao and Kung Pao chicken? One is a centuries old tradition. The other is an Americanized riff. Guess which one this is.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 16

Fennel Baked in Cream

Fennel turns meltingly tender and oh so sweet when slowly, slowly, slowly braised in cream, cheese, and butter. One more reason to be enamored with the holidays.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 8

Apple Spiced Bourbon Toddies

Infinitely more complex than the toddy of yore, this little number owes its lure to apple-y cider spiked with a hint of star anise and quite an indecent glug of bourbon.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 4
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