A salad of butter lettuce with maytag blue cheese on a brown plate.

Butter Lettuce with Maytag Blue Cheese

Forget that wedge of iceberg beneath a glob of bottled blue cheese dressing. This lovely little salad is creamy yet sharp, rich yet acidic, classic yet blissfully unconventional.

Eight pan-fried chicken tenders piled on paper towels on a plate.

Pan-Fried Chicken Tenders

Nearly everybody, no matter their age, loves chicken tenders. Crisp, golden, and gently spiced, your whole family will devour them.

Three chewy chocolate brownies stacked on top of each other with another leaning on the stack on a piece of parchment.

Chewy Chocolate Brownies

Craving chewy chocolate brownies? America’s Test Kitchen has a splendid version that’s got some seriously amped-up flavor.

Three assembled slow cooker tacos al pastor with shredded pork, pineapple-avocado salsa, and chipotle mayo, with lime wedges on the side.

Slow Cooker Tacos al Pastor

Slow cooked pork shoulder, topped with a pineapple and avocado salsa and then smothered in chipotle mayo. All your tacos dreams come true.

Pieces of spicy bacon caramel corn on a baking sheet.

Spicy Bacon Caramel Corn

Addictive. That’s what we’re hearing about this smoky, salty, spicy, sweetly little enticing number that goes alarmingly well with beer.

A cutting board with lamb chops, some in racks, some sliced, along jus and lemon halves

Grilled Lamb Chops

After grilling up these lovely little lamb lollies, we finally understand why so many folks use “lamb chop” as a term of endearment.

Three slow cooker French dip sandwiches on a cutting board

Slow Cooker French Dip

Slow cooker roast beef au jus. Perhaps the first slow cooker recipe yet that’ll keep everyone at the table uber satisfied—including the person making and cleaning up after the meal.

A Staub casserole dish filled with overnight French toast with caramel sauce and bananas and spoon resting in the dish.

Overnight French Toast with Caramel Sauce

French toast any day of the week becomes reality with this overnight rendition that’s heavy on the indulgence. Finally, a way to get everyone to clamber out of bed without complaint!

Two slices of French toast, fried until golden and drizzled with maple syrup.

French Toast ~ Pain Perdu

This recipe gets it right with just the right amount of (indulgent) richness. Our go-to weekend breakfast for a leisurely, luxurious meal.

Four plates of rum pecan pie in a flaky crust, topped with whole pecans and vanilla ice cream.

Rum Pecan Pie

This rum pecan pie is all grown up thanks to a little splash of rum in the sweet and crunchy pecan filling. Just like traditional pecan pie. Only better.

A slice of sour cherry pie on a white plate.

Sour Cherry Pie

Sweet cherries are for eating out of hand but sour cherries are for pies. Like this pie. Best darn sour cherry pie we’ve ever encountered.

A rocks glass with two ounces of pink gin

Pink Gin

An old-fashioned cocktail that takes its namesake tinge of pink—albeit a manly man’s shade of pink—from a splash of bitters. A cure-all of sorts. Elizabeth Stewart explains.

Grilled Porterhouse Steak

Smoked Porterhouse Steak

A porterhouse of Flintstone-ian proportions can be awesome to behold, tricky to cook. Your Fred or Barney may never admit he needs a little advice, but here it is anyways.