Ingredient

A wok filled with kung pao chicken with two chopsticks on the edge

Kung Pao Chicken With Peanuts

The origins of Kung Pao (aka Gong Bao) chicken are murky, but the raves we’re hearing about this stir-fry of chicken, peanuts, and red chiles are unequivocally and resoundingly clear.

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A square piece of homemade snickers bar on a piece of parchment.

Homemade Snickers Bars

Know what really satisfies? Making your own gooey, peanutty, caramel-y, milk chocolate-y Snickers candy bars at home.

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 33
Korean chicken wings piled around a white container of dipping sauce.

Korean Chicken Wings

Know that elusive balance of ridiculously crisp skin yet tender meat and a dipping sauce that’s sorta sweet but with some heat? Most wings fail miserably to achieve that. These nail it.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
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A white oval plate filled with pot stickers, a pair of chopsticks, and dipping sauce.

Pot Stickers ~ Guotie

What’s that you ask? When’s an appropriate time to serve pot stickers? We honestly can’t think of a time that’s not appropriate.

  • (3)
  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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A pot of chicken soup with pasta and rice on a burner with a wooden spoon in it.

Chicken Soup with Pasta and Rice

This exceptionally rich chicken soup comes together faster than you think. Nutritious and comforting and satisfying, it brings more sustenance than most soups.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
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Four pork belly tacos garnished with cilantro and a jar of salsa in the background.

Pork Belly Tacos

Tacos-meet-pork belly. An explosion of sweet, spicy, salty flavors from pork that’s slowly roasted and then fried. Chef Robyn Almodovar likes to call these tacos “a party in your mouth.” What she said.

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  • 30 M
  • 18 H
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A copper pot filled with mashed potatoes with crème fraîche and a masher resting inside.

Mashed Potatoes with Crème Fraîche

These delicately flavored, lush and silky mashed potatoes with tangy crème fraîche have already become a dinner table favorite. And they’re on the table in under 45 minutes.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
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A baking dish with chicken thighs topped with garlic cloves, red potatoes, and thyme. A silver spoon is nestled in the dish.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it’s damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
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Two hands holding a paper container of tater tots sprinkled with Parmesan cheese

Parmesan Tater Tots

Frozen tater tots and Parmesan cheese. Seems so intuitive, doesn’t it? And yet it’s so wonderfully unexpected. Easy, kid-friendly, adult-appeasing.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Three white bowls of pork and pinto beans chili on a metal tray with cornbread in a skillet

Pressure Cooker Pork and Pinto Bean Chili

This is why we have pressure cookers. Because they render an inexpensive cut of pork and plain pinto beans into a smoky, soulful, put-your-spoon-down-and-sigh chili in a fraction of the usual time.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 2