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Two bowls of Instant Pot chicken gumbo in a metal tray with spoons, some cubes of bread, and chopped parsley sprinkled on top.

Instant Pot Chicken Gumbo

Comforting. Satiating. Easy. Authentic. One-pot. And adaptable for the slow cooker, pressure cooker, or stovetop. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 8
A bottle half-filled with vanilla syrup and a couple vanilla beans inside. A cork rests beside the bottle.

Vanilla Syrup

You’re going to want to drizzle, douse, and dribble this fragrant homemade vanilla syrup over and into and onto just about everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Several bunches of roasted grapes on the vine in a white bowl.

Roasted Grapes on the Vine

A little sweet, a little savory, and altogether enticing as a fashionable and flavorful accompaniment to a simple cheese plate or even roast meat, including that traditional roast turkey.

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
A pan of Toblerone Rice Krispies treats cut into bars.

Toblerone Rice Krispies Treats

A kid classic that’s been gussied up with that candy classic that’s essentially chocolate, almond, and nougat with hints of caramel. Guaranteed intrigue.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 0
A cast-iron skillet filled with chocolate brownie

Skillet Brownies

Intensely gooey, fudgy, crunchy-edged, gluten-free, flourless brownie loveliness. Easy to make. Even easier to make disappear.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
A slab of pumpkin seven layer bars cut into ten pieces on a wooden board.

Pumpkin Spice Seven Layer Bars

We’d be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or Fourth of July, makes no difference to us. Or anyone we know who’s experienced them.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
A white plate with spears of roasted broccoli with pickled golden raisins scattered overtop and two spoons in the broccoli.

Roasted Broccoli with Pickled Golden Raisins

“A flavor bomb.” “If you’re looking for boring broccoli, keep on looking.” So say our recipe testers, who also deemed it “complex” and “fantastic” and “definitely going into the monthly rotation.”

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  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
A ceramic bowl filled with hot and sour soup.

Hot and Sour Soup

This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we’ve ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it’s on the table in just 20 minutes.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 48
Chunks of roasted sweet potatoes with Sriracha and lime wedges and sprigs of cilantro scattered over the top.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sriracha and Lime

“Sweet potatoes with firecracker flavor” is what we’re hearing about these lovely, albeit unexpected, sweet potatoes. And just 10 minutes of barely any effort. Who loves you?!

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
A cast iron skillet filled with baked macaroni and cheese

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

This toss-it-together-and-shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—easy, cheesy, crumb-topped, and knee-wobblingly indulgent.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 58