Congee | Jok Plaw

A simple, silken rice porridge that’s certain to soothe and salve the soul–especially those souls afflicted with a sore throat or a queasy tummy.

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  • 5 M
  • 2 H
  • 8

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10

Chocolate-Dipped Molasses Cookies

Though the name doesn’t give it away, these subtly spiced cookies are vegan-friendly, though we sure as heck couldn’t tell it from their I’ll-have-just-one-more appeal. Shhhh.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 4

Smoked Whitefish Brandade Recipe

Turns out an old brandade can learn new tricks. Here smoked sable stands in for salt cod, bringing a smoky richness to the garlicky potato purée–to great effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2

Sesame, Pistachio, and Honey Candy | Pastelli

A sweet something that evokes the memory of travels to Greece or the bulk bins of ’70s-era health-food stores. Either way, these are so good they’ll put the past to shame.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 10

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Still, when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12

Mom’s Soft-Boiled Eggs ‘n’ Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 31

Strawberry Ice Pops | Paletas de Fresa

These popsicles are just as satisfying as you’d expect from that strawberry-smudged face and its expression of unabashed happiness.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 19

Green Gazpacho

Though this cool, creamy, don’t-turn-on-the-stove soup is hardly penance, it certainly makes amends for all those burgers and brats. Summer detox, anyone?

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 7

Rachel’s Very Beginner’s Cream Biscuits

Scandalously simple. Ethereally airy. Magical. That’s but a sampling of what folks are saying about these two-ingredient, Southern-style cream biscuits.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 26

Roasted Strawberries

Whether you have unripe berries, overripe berries, or an abundance of the season’s most fragrant berries, say hello to your sweetly sticky solution.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 13

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

Pumpkin Seed Mole | Mole Verde

This mole recipe is know as mole verde, and is bright with cumin, oregano, onion, tomatillos, garlic, jalapenos, cilantro, and epazote. If there’s mole, there’s a party.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 7
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