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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  • 7 D, 4 H
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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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  • 1 H, 15 M
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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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  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 23
A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

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A glass jar filled with beef bone broth.

Beef Bone Broth

Remember the good old days when “bone broth” was simply called “beef stock”? Sigh. Whatever you call it, it’s still simple to make. And still spectacular to taste.

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A scoop of za'atar spice blend on a white background.

Za’atar Spice Blend

The best way to know you’re getting the freshest—and best-est— blend of zaatar is to make it yourself. Here’s how.

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An espresso cake drizzled with glaze on a wire rack that is set on a pice of parchment to catch any glaze drips.

Espresso Cake

This simple yet spectacular riff on coffee cake—there’s actually coffee in the cake—is rich and robust and rousing in that way only espresso can be.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
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A glass baking dish filled with scalloped potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.

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  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 10
A partially shredded roast pork butt in a roasting pan with a cup of barbecue sauce and two forks.

Roast Pork Butt

Excuse us, but we’re too preoccupied stuffing our pieholes with roast pork butt to say anything. Hey, anyone seen the napkins?!

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  • 10 H
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