A glass jar of single quart sauerkraut with a spoon inside and a two-pronged fork lying beside it.

Single-Quart Sauerkraut

Know how some bourbon houses offer small batches of prize vintages? We suspect the same sorta thing could transpire with this lovely homemade kraut.

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A white plate of fried potatoes with eggs, covered in cheese with a skillet in the background and a fork and knife on the plate.

Fried Potatoes and Eggs

There’s a lot to be said for a diner-style dish like this one, though we prefer it made at home, minus the wobbly seats, the sticky laminated menu, and sometimes surly service.

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A white mug of chicken stock

Microwave Chicken Stock

That’s right. Chicken stock or broth in the microwave. Easy. Inexpensive. And done in 10 minutes. Wowsa, right?!

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A jar of homemade dish soap in a bowl with a spoon resting inside it.

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to overpriced, chemical-laden liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

A white plate topped with classic madeleines.

French Madeleines

Who knew these buttery, airy, delicate little cakes were so simple to make…and so irresistibly delicious?! (Well, Proust, for one…)

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A woman holding a small batch of Rice Krispies treats for two on a piece of wax paper.

Rice Krispies Treats for Two

The perfect solution when you need a last-moment sweet something or crave a little something sweet but don’t want an entire pan sitting around to tempt you.

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Balls of frozen chocolate chip cookie dough on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Frozen Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Sometimes what you need isn’t so much a recipe as a strategy. Like this frozen cookie dough balls magic that’s ready at a moment’s craving.

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A baked pain d'epi on a piece of parchment paper.

Pain d’Épi

David finally learns to make pain d’epi, the loaf of bread that he’s been lusting after for decades, and finds it to be easy peasy.

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A single basic crepe, folded into quarters on a sheet of parchment with two lemon wedges beside it.

Basic Crêpes

A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can easily be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Including you.

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