Apple Cake

What’s easy peasy to make, lovely to look at, even lovelier to taste, and certain to impress? This cake.

A white peach crostata--slices of white peaches in a circle of dough folded over on the edges sitting a sheet of parchment

White Peach Crostata

Not familiar with the term “crostata”? We have a hunch you’re going to like what it means, which is essentially “less fussy than pie.”

Cardamom Yogurt Mousse

Cardamom Yogurt Mousse

Uh, it’s got yogurt in it, so clearly this is health food and can be eaten in excess, yes? Well, that’s what we’re telling ourselves.

Refrigerator Jam

Refrigerator Jam

This won’t bring you the satisfaction of a proper preserving project that’ll last the year. But it will bring you instant gratification.

A small pot filled with North Carolina barbecue sauce with a brush resting inside.

North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

This isn’t your typical sweetly gloppy barbecue sauce to squirt onto burgers or dogs. This is thinner and tangier than most and it’s something sorta special.

A person assembling a slow cooker barbacoa taco with a pot of shredded barbacoa meat, a small dish of onions, a bottle of hot sauce, and some cilantro around the taco plate.

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos

With barely any effort, you can turn out terrific taco-ready barbacoa—that’s uber tender shredded meat infused with a hint of heat.

Five uncooked floured pierogi on a wooden board.

Pierogi

This family Christmas tradition will land 120 pretty little pierogi in your lap…and on your countertop…and on your tabletop….

A slice of sweet potato pie on a metal platter with a knife resting beside it.

Sweet Potato Pie

Sugar and spice and everything nice—that’s what you’ll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie from baker extraordinaire, Cheryl Day.