A metal baking dish filled with lasagna bolognese on a wooden surface.

Lasagna Bolognese with Eggplant

This boasts all the magnificence of traditional bolognese with four kinds of meat and three types of cheese. But also lurking beneath the layers of deliciousness is gently cooked eggplant. Call it stealthy healthy.

A glass jar filled with Korean barbecue sauce, with some greens beside it.

Korean BBQ Sauce

This Korean BBQ sauce is as easy and as authentic as can be. It’s also sticky, sweet, spicy, gingery, garlicky, and exponentially more spectacular than anything store-bought.

A stack of Neiman Marcus cookies on wooden board with a bottle of milk and a jar of chocolate chips.

Neiman Marcus Cookies

The story of the Neiman Marcus $250 cookie may be an urban legend but the recipe behind the story is quite real. And real good.

Cajeta

Cajeta

Cajeta. It’s how you say “obscenely indulgent, ridiculously easy, and gosh darn good caramel” when you’re south of the border.

Four glazed doughnuts stacked on top of each other, two with chocolate glaze, 2 with vanilla glaze

Glazed Doughnuts

Mmmmm…doughnuts. Ethereally fluffy, wonderfully drippy, homemade glazed doughnuts. What are you waiting for? Go make some.

Julia Child's coq au vin in a white bowl with onions, carrots, bacon, and gravy.

Coq au Vin

Coq au vin, aka chicken soused in wine, is a French classic that exists in countless incarnations. This rich, soulful riff is from Julia Child.

Maple syrup being poured over a monte cristo sandwich that is on a piece of parchment paper.

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Calling this crazy indulgent Monte Cristo a leftover ham sandwich is like saying Julia Child could cook pretty decent.

Three plates, each with a creme caramel on them with spoons resting on the side.

Creme Caramel

Similar to flan in its delicate texture, this classic creme caramel is as simple as it is sophisticated. You’d expect nothing less from the French, yes?