Weekend Projects®

This is where things get fun. These are recipes that take a day or two to make, whether because of resting or marinating requirements, a few more steps, or just plain ole extra time because, well, they just taste better that way. These are great recipes to make with the family and to introduce kids into the kitchen.

A bluebarb pie with one slice missing and two forks resting beside the pie.

Bluebarb Pie

Tart rhubarb collides with sweet blueberries to create some serious summer pie envy among strawberry rhubarb loyalists.

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A plate topped with a serving of chorizo eggs benedict - chorizo hollandaise, garlicky spinach, and poached egg on toast.

Chorizo Eggs Benedict

Chorizo eggs Benedict. It’s essentially eggs and Hollandaise and chorizo and it tastes like a superlative Spanish homage to a breakfast classic.

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A person assembling a pork taco in a corn tortilla with a bowl of roast pork, a bowl of salsa, and a dish of sliced radishes on the table.

Pork Tacos

Almost as good as cramming tacos from a street cart in your piehole late at night with pork juice dripping from your elbow.

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A newspaper-topped table strewn with crawfish, corn, peppers, and potatoes - a classic crawfish boil.

Crawfish Boil

Call some friends, set a pot of water to boil, and chill some beer. There’s mudbugs to be had.

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A black bowl filled with Macanese Portuguese chicken curry with dishes of naan and lemon wedges beside it.

Macanese Portuguese Chicken Curry

A richly flavored, but not too spicy, curry that packs an umami punch and won rave reviews from our testers. The sauce is perfectly suited to mopping up with piles of naan bread, too.

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Two slabs of bone-in smoked beef ribs.

Smoked Beef Ribs

Indulge your primal human instinct to throw some meat down on fire. [Insert caveman roar of satisfaction here.]

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The makings of beef fajitas on a wooden board - tortillas, steak, guacamole, salsa.

Beef Fajitas

Steak marinated in beer and spices, grilled to juicy magnificence, and piled atop lightly charred tortillas. Beats plain old ground beef tacos, eh?

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Two individual blueberry pies on on a wooden table with forks beside them.

Blueberry Pie

The mere mention of blueberry pie sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn’t it?

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Belgian Liege waffles divided between plates with a pitcher of cream in the background.

Belgian Liege Waffles

American waffles have nothing over Belgium’s best. As gaufre gourmand Kimberley Lovato explains, you only think you know the real deal.