Three sweetie cupcakes, topped with assorted candies and chocolate frosting on a blue chair.

Sweetie Cupcakes

Halloween candy still tempting, teasing, tormenting you? We divulge how to keep it outta your house—and off your hips.

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  • 2
A slice of sweet potato pie on a metal platter with a knife resting beside it.

Sweet Potato Pie

Sugar and spice and everything nice—that’s what you’ll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.

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  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 16
A potato masher pressing down in a pot of olive oil mashed potatoes.

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that give us the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in fruity olive oil. Thank you, Lidia Bastianich.

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  • 45 M
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A maple pecan pie in a metal pie plate with one slice missing and forks, plates, and a bottle of rye whiskey beside the pie.

Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.

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  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 2
Three square slices of meatball pizza on strips of parchment paper, with fresh Parmesan sprinkled overtop.

Meatball Pizza

The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties. Okay. A lot of liberties.

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  • 3 H, 30 M
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A chocolate pecan pie in a ceramic pie plate with one slice missing on a linen napkin.

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?

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  • 55 M
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A cut root beer cake on a pewter platter with a slice on a decorative plate in front.

Root Beer Cake

This fetching cake contains sugar and spice and everything nice, yes, but it also has its share of sass. As in, sassafras.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 9
Muffin Biscuits

Alabama Muffin Biscuits

These curiously named, easy peasy, shamelessly simple hybrid hussies may make you swear off roll-out biscuits for good.

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  • 45 M
  • 19
Shortcut Pie Crust

Shortcut Pie Crust

Perhaps the easiest pie crust ever. Actually, we take that back. Definitely the easiest peasiest pie crust ever. No kneading. No rolling out. Really.

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  • 8