Two jars of lemon vinaigrette, two lemon halves, and a wire whisk.

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker Crust

Crushed graham crackers. Melted butter. Slippery fingertips pressing said ingredients into a pie plate. Brings back memories.

Five bottles of infused olive oils on a white counter.

Infused Oils

We just can’t stop dribbling these easy yet elegant oils—infused with basil, chile, curry, and more—over everything.

A smoked turkey on a platter with orange slices and fresh herbs.

Turkey Brine

Perhaps the simplest, most versatile brine ever. Seriously. Just salt and water. Surely you can handle that.

Cracklins

Pork Cracklins

Yup. You can make your own chunks of porcine indulgence with nothing more than thickly sliced bacon and a sturdy skillet.

Flaky Pie Crust

Flaky Pie Crust

What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and this flaky pie crust is the sun. (That’s how much we love this crust.)

Homemade Cultured Butter

Homemade Cultured Butter

David recalls his first time making homemade butter and how he didn’t notice the beauty right in front of his face. Recipe included.

Roasted chiles piled on a wooden cutting board

Roasted Chiles

This roasted chiles recipe lends a smokey, indefinably authentic flavor to all manner of Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes. Here’s how to do it flawlessly.

A potato masher pressing down in a pot of olive oil mashed potatoes.

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

We swoon to recipes that indulge us in the pretense of being healthful as we douse food in our preferred fruity olive oil. Thank you, Italy.