French onion brisket in an oval enamel casserole dish on a white background.

French Onion Brisket

Not all briskets need a tomato braise, as this gorgeous sherry-infused recipe shows. Caramelized onions add an ultra rich flavor, too.

A plate and casserole dish of French onion potato gratin

French Onion Potato Gratin

Upgrade your potato gratin with a little French onion flair. Layers of mushrooms and onions are slipped between potatoes and it all gets covered in cheese.

Pumpkin cider soup in a blue and white teacup, garnished with crème frâiche and chives.

Pumpkin-Cider Soup

This pumpkin soup gets a boost from apples and a bite from a cupful of Irish cider. The soup, with its intense pumpkin flavor, makes for great fall fare.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving turkey on a platter garnished with figs, oranges, grapes, and sage, beside a carving set.

Instant Pot Thanksgiving Turkey

For a more intimate holiday dinner, a smaller turkey cooked in under two hours might be just the thing. Juicy with crispy skin, it’s superb.

Pine nut brittle broken into irregular pieces on a large brown tray.

Pine Nut Brittle

Crunchy, sweet, salty, buttery, and nutty. It comes together in 30 minutes, making it practical to toss together batch after batch for gifts if you get carried away with sampling.

Tex-Mex migas topped with avocado in a white and blue bowl with a fork, beside a second bowl sitting on a tea towel.

Tex-Mex Migas

We absolutely love breakfast for dinner. It’s a weeknight savior when you feel lazy, hangry, or just plain rushed off your feet.