Thanksgiving

A cast-iron skillet filled with a cooked sweet potato cornbread with two pats of butter on top and a dish of butter pats beside it.

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising and stunning (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they’ve ever had. But you best experience it for yourself.

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A stack of five chocolate chip cookie brownies.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

You shouldn’t have to choose between your two competing cravings. The only disappointing thing about these? That we didn’t discover them sooner.

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A maple pecan pie in a metal pie plate with one slice missing and forks, plates, and a bottle of rye whiskey beside the pie.

Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.

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Sweet potato tamales nestled in a pot with a towel covering them.

Sweet Potato Tamales

Slightly sweet from a corn masa filling, Nopalito’s tamales are a can’t-say-no recipe. And that mole sauce? You’re gonna want to slather it on everything. #tamales

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Whole apple dumplings on a cutting board.

Whole Apple Dumplings

These individual, apple-filled, rough puff pastry dumplings are superb for dessert. And just as good for breakfast.

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A white oval platter topped with roast winter squash and shallots.

Roasted Winter Squash and Shallots

Jaw-droppingly delicious roasted winter squash makes a restaurant-worthy side that comes together with just a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of barely any effort.

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Four wine poached pears in a shallow white baking dish.

Wine Poached Pears

How to explain these wine poached pears? “Divine elegance” comes to mind. Also, easy, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, and lovely.

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A white crock filled with brown vegetable stock with a bay leaf floating on top.

Roasted Vegetable Stock

An umami-rich roasted vegetable stock that’s also vegan from British phenom Nigel Slater. And it’s just begging to be used any way you please.

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A pile of white chocolate curls

How to Make Chocolate Curls

Admit it. You’ve long admired those gorgeous chocolate curl garnishes atop cakes and wondered how to make them at home. It couldn’t be easier. Here’s how.

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Two flutes filled with French 75 cocktail on a wooden table with a notebook and a plate of lemon slices nearby.

French 75 Cocktail

A sophisticated cocktail that’s made drinkers swoon for more than a century thanks to the warm hush of Cognac, the sweetly tart lilt of lemon, and the effusive effervescence of Champagne.

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