Two chicken enchiladas with green sauce in a black shallow bowl with cubed avocado, sour cream, cilantro, and a lime half.

Chicken Enchilada with Green Sauce

“I may never use store-bought sauce again.” That’s what folks are saying about this super simple Tex-Mex standby with a simple salsa verde that’s made from scratch. And so worth it.

Strozzapreti

Strozzapreti

Dumplings that were named for a pasta-loving priest who got a little gluttonous and strangled himself by swallowing them whole. Gotta be good, eh?

Person with a spoon digging into a glass jar of coddle eggs with potato puree underneath, slice of bread nearby

Coddled Eggs with Potato Puree

Buttery pureed potatoes are spooned into a Mason jar, topped with an egg, and then the entire thing is covered and gently coddled. A creamier, more buttery, luscious-er breakfast cannot be had.

Basket of homemade bagels topped with sesame seeds and poppy seeds

Homemade Bagels

Bagels–true, chewy, malty bagels–aren’t just a New York thing. They’re easy to make at home and better than bagels you can buy from the freezer section.

Five small tarts filled with orange curd and topped with candied orange slices on a cooling rack

Orange Curd Tartlets

A riff on the classic lemon tart that’s ubiquitous in pâtisseries all across Frances, these orange tartlets are comfort food extraordinaire.

Salted caramel ice cream in a loaf pan on a pattern baking sheet with a scoop and scooper on top

Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Lusciously dark, almost bitter caramel collides with sweet cream and sea salt. Definitely ice cream for adults. Finally, something you don’t have to share with the kids.

A white bowl filled with slow cooker split pea soup on a napkin.

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.