Sometimes you don’t need a big bird. This elegant riff on turkey dinner is a superb example of how a smaller celebration can still be over-the-top delish.
Sea Salt-Rosemary Sweet Potato Chips
Unlike humdrum store-bought chips, these have some semblance of sophistication, not to mention healthfulness. And yes, it’s still hard to stop at just one.
Barefoot Contessa Fresh Lemon Mousse
Lots of fresh lemon juice and lemon zest are added to the ethereally light and super smooth dessert mousse to give it a zip of flavor.
Stuffed Mushrooms with Chives and Black Pepper
You’re going to love the combination of flavors in these snacky little mushrooms. Umami packed with Asian flair, you might want to make extra.
Caramelized Honey Pumpkin Pie
A Thanksgiving pie for those looking for something different from last year. Brown butter and caramelized honey give pumpkin pie a whole new twist.
Dark Chocolate and Tahini Ice Cream
Deeply flavored with dark chocolate and the nuttiness of tahini, this is a perfect adult ice cream. You won’t believe how creamy it is, either.
Fig Jam Thumbprint Cookies
A more exotic take on the traditional thumbprint, the addition of fig jam takes these beauties to an even better place. Sweet, warm, and gorgeous.
Here’s another recipe for those of you that desire a higher crust to filling ratio. Tassies are really just tiny pecan pies, y’all.
Sheet Pan Chicken with Rosemary and Grapes
Antoni Porowski’s chicken with grapes is a revelation. Sweet and jammy, with woodsy herbs and roasted onions–this chicken has it all.
Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
Vegan chocolate cupcakes. So scrumptious and deep dark chocolatey that no one’s even going to notice they’re vegan. Swear.
Five-Spice Chocolate Chiffon Cake
Five-spice powder adds sass to this chocolate chiffon cake. Oh, and the lappable drizzle of chocolate certainly doesn’t hurt.
Crispy Cheese Sticks
With a container full of this cheesy dough, you can roll out crisp bread sticks at a moments notice–but don’t say we didn’t warn you!
Brown Sugar Cookies
These beauties aren’t unlike classic sugar cookies in terms of ease and appeal. They’re just a little richer and a lot less expected.
Caramelized Onion and Gruyère Galette
A spectacular crust filled with sweet onions and nutty cheese. Sounds amazing, right? A riff on French onion soup in tart form.
Chocolate Buttermilk Pie
A creamy, custardy pie that everyone who tested it, also ate it for breakfast. Pie is breakfast, people. Chocolate pie is better than dry toast, for sure.
Blueberry Coffee Cake
Breakfast, snack, dessert–blueberry coffee cake does all that and more. Full of berries and topped with sweet glaze, you’re going to love it.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Froufrou but not fussy, this fancy pants take on a childhood treat satisfies cravings by the children in all of us.
Gluten-Free Apple Pie Muffins
Tasty and tender gluten-free muffins can be hard to master but these little beauties are simple and bake up with a light crumb and a topping that will knock your socks off.
Classic Vanilla Cupcakes
A classic treat for adults and kids, vanilla cupcakes are loved by everyone. Tender cake and cream cheese frosting covered with sprinkles are everybody’s favorite.
“Much more sophisticated than the turnovers from my childhood.” “Very subtly sweet.” That’s what folks are saying.