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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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 18
A slice of twinkie bundt cake dusted with confectioners' sugar and turned to show the cross section.

Twinkie Bundt Cake

A ginormous riff on the iconic American snack cake, this Twinkie look-alike boasts a beauteous appearance, an amped-up vanilla smack, and ingredients you can actually pronounce.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 6
A blue oval ovenproof baking dish filled with classic cassoulet de castelnaudary with a fork resting on top.

Classic Cassoulet de Castelnaudary

Sure, this slow-simmered stew made with white beans, duck confit, sausages, and pork requires some planning and plenty of patience. It’s sooo worth the wait.

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  • 1 H
  • 10 H, 30 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with pork belly ramen, two egg halves, and scallions with a Dutch oven in the background and a pair of chopsticks lying beside the bowl.

Pork Belly Ramen

So incredibly rich and satisfying, we dare you to find a more iconic comfort food. Guaranteed soul-soothing.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 0
Cardboard container filled with french fries covered in melted cheese curds

Poutine

Thankfully for those of us wanting (needing?) to satiate our craving for the obscenely indulgent Canadian classic known as poutine, it’s no longer something that mandates a pilgrimage.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
A white bowl of red pozole--a soup made with hominy, pork or chicken, and chiles

Red Posole | Pozole Rojo

In Nahuatl, pozole means “make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat during the week after soccer practice.” (Not really.)

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 26
A bowl of authentic Vietnamese pho with rice noodles, beef, lemon, basil, and scallions in it and a pair of chopsticks resting on top of the bowl.

Authentic Vietnamese Pho

Here’s how to make the exquisitely nuanced and awesomely slurpable Vietnamese beef and rice noodle soup known as pho.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H, 10 M
  • 22
A 16-layer red-eye devil's food cake--alternating layer of chocolate cake and chocolate frosting

Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

A classic chocolate cake on caffeine, this impressive yet easy to assemble stack of chocolatey elegance takes its rounded chocolatey-ness from a cup of joe and its ample fudgy-ness fro ganache.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 36
White bowl of dark beef chili with chocolate on a black slab

Easy Cincinnati Chili

Regardless of whether you’re from Cincinnati or have ever experienced Cincinnati chili, you’ve gotta try this recipe. Trust us.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 19