Pie Crimping

How to Crimp A Pie Crust

David reveals his pie-crimping obsession and admits he’s been outcrimped by baker Libbie Summers and her 20 cool and classy pie crust tactics.

Wooden bowl of pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

This jumble of sweetly caramelized vegetables creates a lovely, though unconventional, sauce of sorts for pasta. We’re such rebels.

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A smoked turkey on a platter with orange slices and fresh herbs.

Smoked Turkey

It’s not just about how lovely a turkey imbued with smoke would be. It’s also about how lovely an empty oven on Thanksgiving would be.

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Homemade Vegetable Chips

Homemade Vegetable Chips

Terra who? This DIY rendition tastes exponentially better than what you can buy in a bag yet costs colossally less.

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Three classic beef meatballs piled on pasta in a white and green bowl an finished with Parmesan.

Classic Beef Meatballs

Know that little ditty about how some poor hungry soul’s meatballs were lost when somebody sneezed? It always makes us sad.

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An oval skillet filled with mushroom macaroni and cheese with a spoon resting on top.

Mushroom Macaroni and Cheese

A simple, sophisticated riff on traditional mac and cheese that’s more alfredo-y than casserole-y. No complaints here.

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A smoked turkey on a platter with orange slices and fresh herbs.

Turkey Brine

Perhaps the simplest, most versatile brine ever. Seriously. Just salt and water. Surely you can handle that.

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Pieces of classic caramels on a sheet of parchment.

Classic Caramels

Quite possibly the easiest caramel recipe we’ve ever encountered. But that’s not why we make it. One taste and you’ll understand.

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A white enamel pot with pieces of beef short ribs with chile rub and a wooden spoon.

Beef Short Ribs With Chile Rub

We swoon to short ribs prepared almost any way. But especially when braised with coffee and chiles. That is to say, this way.

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Sweet Potato Apple Latkes

Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

These lovely latkes are crisp without, creamy within, and sweet throughout thanks to the dulcet tones of sweet potatoes and apples.

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