Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8

Israeli Pickles

Quickles. It’s what we call pickles that can be made in mere minutes without the usual canning. (Quick. Pickles. Get it?!)

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 8

Potato Gnocchi

Pillowy little poufs of potato-y perfection from the ultimate authority in Italian cooking. (No, not your nonna. The Silver Spoon.)

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Choucroute Garnie Recipe

Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is the hot dog and sauerkraut dish of Alsace. To which we say, oui!

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  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 2

Seared Duck Breast

An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre, made not with beef but duck breast cooked to a rosy medium-rare.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 4

Scraps Latkes

An impressive use for those pesky odds and ends that remain after slicing and dicing roots and tubers. Grandma’d be proud.

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  • 45 M
  • 55 M
  • 2

Cranberry Sauce

This little make-ahead number is easy as can be, requires no coveted stove-top space before the big meal, and tastes, well, wow.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10

Pizza Dough

We know you’ve always wanted to fling pizza dough like a boss. This recipe from Jim Lahey helps you do just that.

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  • 25 M
  • 18 H
  • 13

White Pizza

A superlative, albeit not standard, pizza with a thin sheen of béchamel, three cheeses, and a starring role as appetizer.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 4

Creamed Spinach

This roux-less—and fuss-less—creamed spinach isn’t quite the classic, though no one’s complaining about that.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2

Green Bean Casserole

Green beans? Check. Creamy mushroomy sauce? Check. Can opener? Uh…no thank you. Not this Thanksgiving.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Roast Duck Stuffed with Farro, Figs, and Hazelnuts

Truly impressive and a heck of a lot less fussy than it looks. Tastes pretty darn phenomenal, too. Sign us up.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 6

Easy Béchamel Sauce

Who knew that baking legend Jim Lahey’s brilliance extended not just to bread and pizza maverick but béchamel whisperer?

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 4

Homemade Ketchup

Why make homemade ketchup? Because you can. And, as David explains, because no one can tell you that you shouldn’t. No one.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 51
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