Weekend Projects®

This is where things get fun. These are recipes that take a day or two to make, whether because of resting or marinating requirements, a few more steps, or just plain ole extra time because, well, they just taste better that way. These are great recipes to make with the family and to introduce kids into the kitchen.

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?

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 0
Broccoli Cheddar Quiche Recipe

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

“A pretty killer combination of broccoli and Cheddar.” “As perfect as perfect can be.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 6
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.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 5
Beer-Braised Chicken with Root Vegetables Recipe

Beer Braised Chicken

Chicken is coaxed to tenderness in beer in this braised chicken with root vegetables. Simple to make, complex in taste, prepare for kudos.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 17
Medium-rare sliced standing rib roast on a cutting board

How To Make Standing Rib Roast

Knowing how to make a simple standing rib roast is literally a life changer. And it couldn’t be easier. Here’s all you need to know.

  • 10 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 12
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Not your everyday mashed potatoes, these are ridiculously rich and comforting thanks to butter, sour cream, Parmesan, roasted garlic, and caramelized onions. Any leftovers freeze and reheat beautifully.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Pavlova Recipe with Fresh Berries

Pavlova with Fresh Berries

This flour-free and fancy-free Pavlova knows no religious affiliations, creating a stunning last course for Easter as well as Passover.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 3
Dr Pepper Glazed Ham Recipe

Dr Pepper Glazed Ham

We, too, were startled by the shocker ingredient in this intriguingly sweet, Easter-rific glazed ham. Tasting is believing.

  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 8
Glazed Ham Recipe

Glazed Ham

Plonk this brown sugar glazed ham on your holiday table and then step back, listen to the gasped oohs and aahs, accept all manner of accolades, and then watch it disappear.

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 26
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.

  • 45 M
  • 12 H
  • 34

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Stunning enough for special occasions. Easy enough for weekday breakfasts. Marvelous enough to make you want it every damn day.

  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 22
Southern Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

“Spectacular.” “Sinful.” “Easy.” “Airy.” “Buttery.” “Lofty.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about these little lovelies.

  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 58
Roast chicken with lemon slices under the skin in a oval metal pan

Roast Chicken with Lemon

Burnished skin. Juicy meat. An insanely come-hither aroma that pervades the house. All this can be yours for supper. And it’s so simple to toss it together.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
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