A classic apple pie with one-quarter missing, topped with a scoop of ice cream, and three forks in the empty pie spot.

Classic Apple Pie

The secret to this classic? Could be the two types of apples, one tart and one sweet. Then again, the uber buttery pie crust ain’t bad, either.

An old-fashioned roast turkey on a platter with bunches of grapes and orange slices and a boat of gravy behind it.

Old-Fashioned Roast Turkey and Gravy

This is the real deal: a proper, old-fashioned roast turkey. Simple, straightforward, unfussy, with crisp skin and tender, juicy meat. Talk about a reason to give thanks.

Two white bowls filled with lentil and escarole soup with a jar of olive oil on the side

Lentil and Escarole Soup

Truly the epitome of classic rustic Italian cooking. Here’s to the simple things in life that taste anything but simple.

A rack of slow cooker ribs on a cutting board with four single ribs cut off

Slow Cooker Ribs

All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.

A white tray with slices of perfect baked bacon.

Baked Bacon

A ridiculously easy way to cook bacon for a crowd. No fuss. No standing at the stovetop. No spatters.

A blue bowl filled with the components of mango guacamole, with a bunch of cilantro, halved limes, and a fork on the side.

Mango Guacamole

Mango guacamole. Don’t judge. Not until you’ve tasted just the sweet heat that comes from adding tropical fruit and habanero to classic guacamole.

Two bowls of black and white chicken chili on a yellow placemat with two spoons beside the bowls.

Black and White Chicken Chili

This chicken chili is called black and white because of the of black beans and cannellini beans. The chicken makes the chili lighter but it’s still hearty.

A corn pie, with a sliced remove, the filling of corn, egg, celery, onion, parsley can be seen

Corn Pie

This corn pie is overflowing with a buttery corn filling. Think corn on the cob but all encased in a flaky golden crust. Corn pie is great for Thanksgiving.