A simple roast turkey on a rack set over a roasting pan in the oven.

Simple Roast Turkey

The operative word in this simple turkey recipe is simple. And crisp-skinned. Also monstrously moist. Oh, and sigh-inducingly tender, too. (You catch our drift. Yes?)

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  • 2 H, 30 M
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Layers of pasta with mushrooms, spinach, and bechamel sauce between each layer

Three-Cheese Vegetarian Lasagna

We suspect you’ve been looking for a lovely, elegant, knock-their-socks-off vegetarian dish that just happens to be fancy schmancy enough for Thanksgiving, yes? Look no further.

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  • 3 H
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A coconut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and toasted coconut on the sides on a glass cake platter with a glass domed lid.

Coconut Carrot Cake

Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more sophisticated, and we dare say better than any other carrot cake you’ve ever had. No pineapple. No raisins. No complaints.

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  • 3 H
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A brandy-brined turkey breast on a wooden cutting board with a couple slices cut off, a basket of mandarins in the background, and some grilled red onion wedges scattered around.

Brandy-Brined Turkey Breast

The surest way we know to guarantee moist turkey? Brine it. Preferably with this boozy brandy-infused brine. (Hiccup.)

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  • 18 H, 20 M
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A white porcelain bowl filled with cassoulet and a fork rests on the side

Slow Cooker Cassoulet

No, this isn’t quite the classic cooked-for-days cassoulet you’ll find in Gascony. This is cassoulet casserole. You’ll find no complaints here.

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  • 10 H, 45 M
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A serving platter with a piece of toast spread with marmalade. A jar of marmalade and knife rest in the background

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

We can think of no more compelling reason to indulge in toast for breakfast than this sweetly tart marmalade.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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An assortment of day of the dead cookies

Day of the Dead Cookies

This skull sugar cookie is swell for any celebration of the dead—Halloween, Day of the Dead, heck, even The Walking Dead.

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  • 30 M
  • 12
A Dutch oven filled with a cherry tomato confit of Sun Gold cherry tomatoes, oil, and fresh basil leaves.

Cherry Tomato Confit

This cherry tomato confit is sweet and easy and a lovely way of preserving summer. Here’s how to make it.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
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Apricot Tart

Apricot Tart

Sweet but not too sweet, this simple summer dessert is essentially the French take on fruit crumble. God, we love the French.

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  • 2 H, 30 M
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