Trust us when we tell you this cake is about as unfussy as it gets. An hour from start to finish, no tricky ingredients and a taste reminiscent of an old-school boxed cake mix.
Call some friends, set a pot of water to boil, and chill some beer. There’s mudbugs to be had.
Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Maple Chipotle Glaze
A brilliantly flavored pork tenderloin that’s smoked and yet, on the table, in just over an hour. Maple and chipotle glaze take this from easy to sigh-inducingly scrumptious.
Ina Garten’s Waffle Iron Hash Browns
Drag out your waffle iron and reacquaint yourself with it—then devour some of the most delectable hash browns you’ve ever had. Get ready for a diner-worthy dinner at home.
Jim Lahey’s Tomato Pizza ~ Pizza Marinara
One of the best red-sauced pizzas we’ve ever slung as well as one of the easiest. It just may ruin takeout pizza for you.
Grilled lobster tails are the summertime treat that you didn’t know you needed. Quick and easy, you’ll be surprised you didn’t think to do this before.
Mayo Roast Chicken
A spatchcocked, roasted chicken is a thing of beauty. And if it’s then slathered with lemon and mustard-infused mayonnaise, we just can’t get enough. Winner, winner indeed.
Chocolate-Peanut Butter Mousse Tart
Bet you’ll never go back to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup after experiencing this lighter-than-air peanut-butter mousse and knee-weakening chocolate ganache topping.
Basic Chocolate Cake
One of the best darned chocolate cakes we’ve ever experienced. Seriously. (Would we tease about a topic as life-altering as this?!)
Grilled Beef Tenderloin
“The most tender, buttery steak we’ve ever had.” “Utterly and perfectly indulgent!” “Amazing.” Just some of the accolades folks are heaping on this elegant grilled tenderloin.
Rodney Scott’s Whole BBQ Chicken
For those in the know, Rodney Scott is a barbecue sensation. For those of you who don’t know, allow us to introduce you to his sublime smoked chicken—and tell you how to make it at home.
Guinness Ice Cream Float
A marvie blend of bitter stout and sweet ice cream, this inspired adults-only rendition of an old-fashioned float just may take you by surprise.
Spice-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs
Dry-rubbed and slathered in sauce, these ribs are deeply flavored, lip-smackingly messy, and easier than you’d think to pull off at home.
Korean-Style BBQ Ribs
Sweet, tangy, and deliciously messy. Marinate ’em, grill ’em up, stack ’em on a platter, and prepare for everyone to be astounded.
Strawberry Buttermilk Ice Cream
A dreamy, creamy, pretty-in-pink dessert that casts everyone’s favorite berry in a starring role.
Smoked Whole Chicken
Juicy, tender, and subtly spiced, this Texas-style smoked chicken is as good as barbecue gets with its intriguing four-ingredient spice rub that beautifully melds heat with sweet.
Mustard Potato Salad with Celery
Not all potato salad has to be drowning in mayo. Sometimes, all you need is a tangy mustard and garlic dressing with more flavor than fat. And a few cornichons never hurt, either.
Memphis Style Ribs
Memphis style ribs are slathered with a spice rub made of paprika, chile, and black pepper and sloooooowly cooked until imbued with flavor. No barbecue sauce necessary.
Gluten-Free Brownies with Soy Sauce or Tamari
If you’ve been dreaming of something a little different, take these for a spin. Hints of soy bring umami to the party, making these gluten-free beauties exceptional.
We’re thinking about petitioning for the word “julep” to officially function as a verb as well as a noun. Julep us!