Holidays & Special Occasions

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 roast chicken on top of a bed of bread croutons and lemon wedges

Ina Garten’s Lemon Chicken

If we had to choose just one roast chicken to spend the rest of our lives with, this would be the one. No contest.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 74
Nine brown butter rice krispies treats next to a glass of milk.

Brown Butter Rice Krispies Treats

The kid classic goes glam here with brown butter and sea salt. Sorta like your four-year-old trying on your heels and pearls…but with a heck of a lot more grace.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 50 M
  • 2
A decorative plate topped with a slice of drunken apple cake that is drizzled with cream.

Drunken Apple Cake ~ Kuchen Borracho

A boozy keeper of a cake, this recipe takes its title from a shot of rum, its compelling taste from ample butter, eggs, and cream, and its inimitable texture from layer after layer of apples.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 102
Four individual mushroom wellingtons with spinach and walnuts on a squares of parchment paper.

Mushroom Wellingtons with Spinach

Yep. Vegan wellingtons. For Thanksgiving. But also for a random Thursday night. Because once a year is certainly not enough. And you can even make ’em ahead of time.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
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A pot roast with potatoes and vegetables on a decorative platter with a serving fork on the platter and a napkin on the side.

Easy Pot Roast, Potatoes, and Vegetables

This classic, hearty, homey dish—just like something your grandma used to make but better—is an ideal one-pot meat-and-potatoes meal. Includes oven as well as slow cooker instructions.

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  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 23
A baked pear galette on a white surface.

Pear Galette

Less fussy than a pie. With a charmingly and endearingly imperfect appearance that’s an ease to toss together. And a spare sweetness that’s easy on the hips. You’re welcome.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
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