Mac and Cheese with Carrots

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
Beignets

Beignets

Crisp, airy, and addictive, these iconic, anytime-of-day New Orleans pastries come buried beneath mounds of sweet, sweet confectioners’ sugar, never naked.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Witches Brew Hot Chocolate

Witch’s Brew Hot Chocolate

There’s gonna be some meeeeelting the morning after Halloween, though it ain’t what you’re expecting.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 8
Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples

Forget bobbing for apples. Try this equally apple-y endeavor instead that requires far less effort yet yields way more caramel-cloaked gratification.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Brown Sugar Cookies

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
Pastelli, Sesame and Pistachio Candy

Sesame, Pistachio, and Honey Candy | Pastelli

A sweet something that evokes the memory of travels to Greece or the bulk bins of ’70-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
Apple Chips

Apple Chips

Why pay an absurd amount of money for a teensy bag containing a couple shriveled slices when you can make a slew of slightly sweet, somewhat tart, eminently easy dried apples yourself?

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Crisp Peanut Butter Cookies

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
  • 17
Crunchy Oven-Fried Drumsticks

Crunchy Oven-Fried Drumsticks

Some things never go out of style. They just take on a somewhat newish look now and again. Witness these kid-friendly drumsticks rolled in crumbs of any sort.

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  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 10
Sausage and Chutney Puffs

Sausage and Chutney Picnic Puffs

This easy-to-make, easy-to-transport picnic fare appeases the robust appetites of gents as well as the dainty sensibilities of ladies. Don’t mind if we do.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a whole lotta cold. Vodka optional. Then just scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 11
Dripping Ice Pop

From Mom to Son, Ice Pops Still Rule

Ice pops have a way of making everything better. Always have. And even though today’s creations bear little resemblance to those of yore, it’s all good.

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