Sablés Breton with crosshatched tops, in two rows, on a crinkled sheet of parchment paper.

Sablés Breton

This seemingly simple little biscuit from France will wow you with its flaky, buttery perfection. Fantastique!

Hot artichoke dip in a white pottery bowl with a serving spoon, beside a bowl of toasted bread.

Hot Artichoke Dip

This is one of those ubiquitous party dips that tastes so much better when you make it yourself. And who knew it was so easy? You’ll never buy artichoke dip again!

Lemon and herb roast chicken with fingerling potatoes and cloves of garlic, in a roasting pan, beside a plate of Swiss chard salad.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

A lemony chicken roasted on a bed of potatoes, garlic, carrots, and leeks. A good rub with lemon butter herb paste gives it incredible taste and moistness.

French onion brisket in an oval enamel casserole dish on a white background.

French Onion Brisket

Not all briskets need a tomato braise, as this gorgeous sherry-infused recipe shows. Caramelized onions add an ultra rich flavor, too.

All butter pie dough in 2 rounds, with a pie plate and dough in the background, as well as a rolling pin.

All-Butter Pie Dough

Knowing how to make a pie crust is definitely a skill that will make your life better. And one that’s all butter will make you a hero, whether you use a sweet or savory filing.