One whole and one torn whole grain sourdough pita stacked on top of each other.

Whole Grain Sourdough Pita

The familiar pita bread but made with whole grain flour and sourdough starter. Still puffs. Still amazes. In looks as well as taste.

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A pile of homemade graham crackers on a marble table with a glass of milk nearby

Homemade Graham Crackers

This graham cracker recipe has it all over store-bought crackers. No contest. And a glass of milk on the side doesn’t do any harm.

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Nine homemade pita bread rounds stacked on a wire rack.

Homemade Pita Bread

Perhaps the best homeschooling you can bring about in the kitchen is homemade pita dough puffing in minutes. Here’s how to make that magic happen.

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Two martini glasses filled with spruce needle vodka with a spruce sprig floating in each glass.

Spruce Needle Vodka

Last-minute gift, anyone? Repurpose your Christmas tree by infusing vodka with a sprig or three. A celebratory and cinch of a project that extends the Christmas spirit–and spirits.

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A whole sour cream coffee cake with a wedge cut from it.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Stunning enough for special occasions. Easy enough for weekday breakfasts. Marvelous enough to make you want it every damn day.

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Squiggles of melted chocolate on a piece of parchment with a piping bag lying beside.

How To Decorate With Melted Chocolate

Whether you want a distraction for the kids or a decorative element for dessert, you’ll find your solution in these how-tos for drizzling and decorating with chocolate.

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Homemade maple-espresso bacon on a cutting board on a stone slab

Homemade Maple-Espresso Bacon

A richly porky, nicely salted, slightly peppery, pleasantly sweet taste with a lingering maple syrup flavor. That’s what you can expect from this crazy easy homemade bacon.

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A white bowl filled with brodo di pollo on a wooden surface with a fork and spoon beside the bowl.

Brodo di Pollo ~ Italian Chicken Soup

Brodo di pollo is, in essence, Italian chicken soup. And it’s a strong contender for the most soothing chicken noodle soup anywhere. Made by nonnas everywhere.

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A standing rib roast on a cutting board with caramelized onions

Standing Rib Roast

Pricey but not pretentious, a standing rib roast is essentially a slab of bone-in rib eye steaks standing on end. You could do worse, eh?

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