Pad Thai noodles, crunchy noodles. cucumber, bean sprouts, and lime wedges in a bowl, a bottle of chile-vinegar

Classic Pad Thai

Unspeakably more nuanced than takeout Thai, these stir-fried noodles boast a sigh-inducing balance of salty, sour, and sweet.

  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Classic Roast Chicken

Classic Roast Chicken

Succulent. Crisp-skinned. Simple. If that’s what you seek in a roast hen, your search stops with this ooh- and aah-inducing technique.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 11
Spiced Cider Doughnuts

Spiced Cider Doughnuts

These glazed cider doughnuts are certain to conjure memories–real or imagined–of crisp autumn mornings, roadside farmstands, and grease-stained paper bags full of similar piping hot beauties.

  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 10
Vegetable tempura of zucchini, beets, carrots, squash on a paper towel on a plate

Seasonal Vegetable Tempura

We could stare at this staggeringly stunning tempura all day—and eat it all night. Talk about a nifty tactic to get us to eat our veggies.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
Brown Sugar Cookies

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.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 23
Whole Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Virtuous for its simplicity as well as its versatility, the roasted sweet potato is a thing to behold–and to bejewel, whether with sugar or spice or…

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Apple Chips

Apple Chips

Why pay an absurd amount of money for a teensy bag containing a couple shriveled slices when you can instead DIY a slew of slightly sweet and eminently easy snacks?

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 4
Buttermilk Sandwich Loaf

Buttermilk Sandwich Loaf Bread

A fast-rising home-baked white sandwich loaf that tastes–dare we say it?–better than mom’s. Way better. And just wait ’til you toast it.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22
Beef Teriyaki

Beef Teriyaki

“Wow, wow, wow. We wanted a lot more…and still more…and still some.” That’s what folks are saying about this simple skewered supper. Tempted? We thought so.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

Essentially eggs scrambled with chips and salsa, chilaquiles is equally enticing in the a.m. as the p.m., with a cup of hot joe or a bottle of cold cerveza.

  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 21
Spicy Mango and Hibiscus Ice Pops

Hibiscus Ice Pops

Think the color of these crazy crimson-colored, Caribbean-inspired ice pops is flamboyant? Wait until you experience the taste.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

Frozen Chocolate-Covered Bananas

We’re not sure what The King would say about this frozen riff on his fave sandwich. But with all due respect—as well as banana, chocolate, peanuts, and bacon—does it really matter?

  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 4