Nach Waxman’s Brisket

Like a chorus line of Rockettes, these slices of brisket lean on one another in perfect symmetry here. Nach Waxman explains how to accomplish the same.

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  • 40 M
  • 4 H, 10 M
  • 17

Braised Saffron Carrots

A sweet-tart side dish sensation. These carrots of any–or many–hues take a turn for the better when braised in olive oil with a pinch of saffron and a splash of vinegar.

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  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2

Onion Thyme Tart

“Delicate.” “Flaky.” “Perfect.” “I could not stop eating it!” That’s what folks are saying about this hors d’oeuvre that’s a cinch to make—and devour.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 3

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to indecent amounts of butter and cream. Oh yeah.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 7

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart

Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more, uh, character than your typical pumpkin pie.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 4

Sweet Pastry Dough

This all-butter, no-fuss pastry crust comes together with ease and flakiness thanks to a little well-worded hand-holding that caters to pastry-making virgins.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Brown Sugar Cookies

These beauties aren’t unlike classic sugar cookies in terms of ease and appeal. They’re just a little richer and a lot less expected.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 23

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

What we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here, one of our fuss-free favorites.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 17

Carrot and Lentil Soup

“Beautiful.” “Filled with flavors.” “A tad spicy.” “Simple.” “Perfect!” That’s just a taste of what our testers are saying about this soup. Sort of makes you want some, doesn’t it?

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5

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

Maple-Brined Pork Chops with Pear Chutney

The trickiest part of this recipe? Not drifting into a reverie at the mere thought of these subtly sweet chops.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 12

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

Smoky Chipotle Vegetarian Chili

A soupy, stewy, smoky chili with stealth veggie goodness galore, including the likes of zucchini, bell peppers, and more. Healthful never tasted so darn good.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 30

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
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