Sliced loaf of Jim Lahey's no-knead olive bread on a kitchen towel

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Olive Bread

Kalamata olives lend this no-knead bread ample flavor while a long, slow rise brings it a bakery-quality crumb. Don’t expect the warm-from-the-oven loaf to last long.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 27
Custard Gelato

Custard Gelato

This plain Jane custard gelato is made with just cream, milk, eggs, and sugar. In Italy, it’s known as crema. In our realm, it’s known as “Oh God.”

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Hot Beef Borscht

Hot Beef Borscht

Food writer and cookbook author Diane Morgan extolls the virtues of cool-weather cooking and offers up her recipe for a soul-heartening beef borscht.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1
Rustic Lentil Soup

Rustic Lentil Soup

Rustic lentil soup is a hearty, warm remedy for cold winter nights. Make this soup with or without the pancetta, sausage, and bacon for an evening dinner.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 4
Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Brown Sugar Pound Cake

A dense, sweet, rich, buttery pound cake becomes even more indulgent, if you dare, with a heavy-handed drizzle of caramel glaze.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 8
Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Cheese and broccoli soup gets revved up with the addition of Stilton cheese. Feel free to use frozen broccoli when it is out of season.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Chicken and Leek Pie

The Best Chicken and Leek Pot Pie

Tender chicken and sweet leeks sidle up alongside sweet leeks and a tipsy white wine cream sauce and then the whole shebang is topped with indecently rich and flaky puff pastry in this recipe from (90s flashback alert) Jamie Oliver.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 2
White bowl of spinach and arugula risotto on a green background

Spinach and Arugula Risotto

This risotto, straight from Rome, gets its flavor and color from spinach, arugula, and parsley. Its smoothness is a product of butter, cream, and cheese.

  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2
A bowl of trinchado, or chunks of spicy South African braised beef, served with french fries and Portuguese rolls--papos secos

Trinchado ~ Spicy South African Beef

If you’ve been to South Africa, chances are you’ve been craving this dish. Rest assured, it is possible to recapture the loveliness you experienced abroad back home in your own kitchen. Here’s how. (And if you have yet to experience it, here’s your chance without having to renew your passport.)

  • 45 M
  • 3 H, 20 M
  • 9
Bowl of Portuguese fisherman's stew, which includes, clams, mussels, cod, tomatoes, and herbs--a slice of bread

Portuguese Fisherman’s Stew

Legal Sea Foods brings together all the ingredients of Portugal — onion, garlic, shellfish, cod, sausage, and tomatoes — in this delicious mariner stew.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 2