A baking tray with three slices of fromage fort.

Fromage Fort by Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pepin’s family recipe for cheese is a frugal approach to using scraps of cheese that’s a very traditional French thing. A delicious, boozy, cheesy, French thing.

IKEA Swedish Meatballs

Real-deal IKEA meatballs without having to leave the house. Consider it comfort food with no Allen key required.

A bowl of pasta with avocado sauce, toasted flaked almonds and a handful of arugula on top.

Pasta With Avocado Sauce

Seriously delicious. And guess what else? This pasta with avocado sauce is also pretty darn healthy. Good-for-you comfort food that we actually want to eat? Definitely one of our favorite things.

A yellow and white pot filled with smoked salmon pasta and garnished with fresh chives.

Smoked Salmon Pasta

This one-pot pasta supper may sound even more enticing when you find out just how quick and easy this one-pan pasta is to prepare and to clean up after.

A white oval serving platter topped with green olives and chouriço stuffing with two serving spoons nestled in it.

Green Olives and Chouriço Stuffing

A defiantly untraditional stuffing (or dressing, if you prefer) that tastes so intuitive you’ll wonder why no one ever came up with this melding of flavors until now.

An apple tea cake on a wire rack with three slices cut from it and one on a blue and white plate.

Apple Tea Cake

Not as dense or as sweet as a pound cake, this lovely tea cake is rich and buttery and subtly infused with layers of apple and cinnamon with a tart lemon drizzle as a finishing flourish.

A spiced sweet potato bundt cake on a piece of parchment, being drizzled with chocolate glaze.

Spiced Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

This cake from Tanya Holland has all the warming spices and subtle sweetness you crave come fall. In a delivery system that’s either dress-down or glam-it-up, depending on your occasion.

Pieces of sliced chicken with teriyaki sauce in a pewter bowl.

Chicken with Teriyaki Sauce

Real-deal teriyaki sauce that’s not from a bottle, relies on just four ingredients, can easily be committed to memory, and takes just minutes to make. You’re welcome.