Six square caramels topped with sea salt sitting on a sheet of parchment.

Spiced Caramels

OGM. No, we don’t mean OMG. We mean OGM. As in, “Oh, garam masala.” That’s how incredible this sweet and earthy loveliness is.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 6
A maple parsnip cake with mascarpone frosting between the layers on a grey plate.

Maple Parsnip Cake

Though not quite as sweet as everyone’s beloved carrot cake, this unpretentious parsnip version never fails to wow.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6
Tin cup lined with brown paper and filled with peanut brittle studded with bacon on blue wood

Bacon Peanut Brittle

An unexpected yet inspired concoction of sweet, salt, and smoke that’ll put your childhood recollections of brittle to shame.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 12
A parchment-line rimmed baking sheet with fifteen whole duck fat roasted carrots.

Duck Fat Roasted Carrots

Surely you’ve heard of potatoes roasted in duck fat? Same basic principle—and unspeakable loveliness—applies here.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 6
A stemless wine glass filled with spiced cider with a cinnamon stick and orange zest floating inside.

Spiced Cider

It’d be far more apt to call this “Spiked Cider” or “Boozy Cider” given the benevolent amount of bourbon in this toddy.

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  • 20 M
  • 4
Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate Fudge

Easily the easiest no-fail chocolate fudge recipe ever. But that’s not the only reason why we make batch after batch. Oh no.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14
Several sugared cranberries scattered across a sheet of parchment.

Sugared Cranberries

Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.

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  • 20 M
  • 11 H
  • 16
A smoked turkey on a platter with orange slices and fresh herbs.

Smoked Turkey

It’s not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It’s also about how lovely an empty oven on Thanksgiving would be.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 8
Pieces of classic caramels on a sheet of parchment.

Classic Caramels

Quite possibly the easiest caramel recipe we’ve ever encountered. But that’s not why we make it. One taste and you’ll understand.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 11
An illustration of seven Champagne flutes filled with Christmas cocktail and an orange twist.

Christmas Cocktail

Seven lords a leaping? Perhaps after partaking of this Christmas cheer it’ll be seven lords a leaning.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8