Croque Madame Muffins

Croque Madame Muffins

A nifty little ooh- and aah-inducing riff on the classic croque madame that’s perfect to assemble ahead of time for big batch brunches.

  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 8
Espresso Cake

Espresso Cake

This simple yet spectacular riff on coffee cake—there’s actually coffee in the cake—is rich and robust and rousing in that way only espresso can be.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 43
Muffin tin filled with 12 mini-muffin financiers studded with raspberries

Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15
Rhubarb Sour

Rhubarb Sour

A rhubarb sour made with gin is probably not how your grandma chose to use those sweetly tart spring stalks. Her loss.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Baking dish of sausage egg breakfast casserole of bread, eggs, sausage, tomato, kale, and Cheddar cheese, a plate and tea nearby

Sausage Egg Casserole

Not your mom’s egg casserole. And you’re going to be pretty pleased to break with tradition.

  • 25 M
  • 9 H, 10 M
  • 2
Julia Child's Eggs Benedict

Julia Child’s Eggs Benedict

Julia Child didn’t mess around when it came to breakfast. Here her velvety hollandaise sauce is spooned over poached eggs, ham, and brioche, to marvelous effect.

  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
A white coconut layer cake, with 7-minute frosting topped with shredded coconut on a green cake stand

Coconut Layer Cake

Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 27
Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Yup. Vegan chocolate cake. If you tasted it without knowing, all you’d experience is chocolate through and through. No one will ever know it’s vegan…unless you tell them.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22
Herbed ricotta dip with a cutting board covered with carrots, radishes, fava beans

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Spring Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Two cordials glasses each filled with Moscato and a grapefruit section, on top are spoons

Grapefruit in Moscato

A drinkable dessert composed of, quite simply, bitter grapefruit segments soused with sweet sparkling wine. Cin cin!

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 4
Pavlova with Fresh Berries

Pavlova with Fresh Berries

This classic Pavlova knows no religious affiliations, creating a stunning last course that’s as spectacularly well suited for Easter as Passover.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 3
Ina Garten's lemon cake, a pound cake, on a rack, drizzled with a lemon glaze, a spoon nearby

Ina Garten’s Lemon Cake

Know how sometimes you taste something and can’t help but sigh with content? This cake does that to us each and every darn time.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 28
Eggs in Carton

How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

As simple as making hard-boiled eggs may seem, it can be tricky to pull off perfectly…but not when you rely on this foolproof method from Heidi Swanson.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 10
A 3-layer coconut angel food cake covered in white frosting on a white cake stand

Coconut Angel Food Cake

Not just the stuff of sweet memories, angel food cake is still in fashion—and still fashionably simple to whip up. Truly heaven sent.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 19