american

A plate of roasted delicata squash salad with red onion, feta cheese, avocado, and mint

Roasted Delicata Squash Salad

A stunner of a salad that’s essentially a kaleidoscope of ingredients that tastes far more naughty than you’d expect from something so healthy.

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A white bowl of creamy vegan mashed potatoes with a sprig of rosemary and a spoon sticking in

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

We defy you to not swoon to these spectacularly (and surprisingly flavorful and flamboyant vegan mashed potatoes.

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Three white bowls of pork and pinto beans chili on a metal tray with cornbread in a skillet

Pressure Cooker Pork and Pinto Bean Chili

Ladies and gentlemen, this is why we have pressure cookers. Because they render an inexpensive cut of pork and plain old pinto beans into a smoky, soulful, put-your-spoon-down-and-sigh bowl of chili in a fraction of the usual time.

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A crock filled with shiitake barley soup--mushroom, leeks, miso, ginger, scallions, nori seaweed

Shiitake Mushroom Barley Soup

What makes this shiitake barley soup so satisfying? It’s Easy, fast, and eminently slurpable. That and it’s intensely umami-like flavors.

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White and blue plate with sliced roast turkey breast with herbed stuffing and gravy

Roast Turkey Breast

When you have more white meat lovers at Thanksgiving than you have white meat, this recipe is your answer. Guaranteed to be succulent, memorable, and done in 1 1/2 hours.

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A woman whisking a roasting pan of classic turkey gravy

Classic Turkey Gravy

Everyone needs a classic, foolproof, go-to classic turkey gravy recipe. This is it. And all it takes is pan juices or drippings from your turkey, stock, butter, and flour. And a lot less time and effort than you’d imagine.

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An apple pie with Cheddar crust in a red pie pan on a cooking rack

Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust

Surprise family and friends with the savory jolt of a smattering of extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, baked straight into the crust, in contrast to the sweet apple pie filling.

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Plate of pumpkin spice toffee--made with toffee, pumpkin spice, white chocolate, and pecans

Pumpkin Spice Toffee

All that familiar autumnal spice loveliness in perhaps the only pumpkin spice incarnation you’ve yet to try.

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Two whoopee pies--chocolate cookie sandwiches with cream filling on a white table with a glass of milk

Whoopie Pies

This updated version of Devil Dogs is chocolate-y, cake-y cookies sandwiching a creamy, vanilla-y filling.

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Basic Pan Gravy

Basic Pan Gravy

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. Here’s how it does happen.

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A pot of velvet mashed potatoes--made with plenty of butter, cream--with a wooden spoon and pat of butter on top

Velvet Mashed Potatoes

No mere mash, this creamy potato purée owes its uber velvetiness to truly indecent amounts of butter and cream. And we mean that in the best possible way.

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