A roasting pan filled with balsamic roasted potatoes and red onions and garlic

Balsamic Roasted Potatoes

Such a brilliantly simple idea: Roast chunks of potatoes, red onions, pancetta, and garlic in oil and balsamic vinegar. Boo-yah!

Three perfect baked potatoes coated in flaked salt and squeezed open with a pat of butter in the center.

Perfect Baked Potatoes

A frugal dinnertime staple that can be dressed up or down. And yes, you do need a recipe to get it just right. What results are fluffy, tender spuds.

Eight unbaked triangle-shaped gluten-free scones on a floured work surface with a person holding one and a bench scraper.

Gluten-Free Scones

Whether you’re gluten-averse or just looking to try something new, brown rice flour scones are a great place to start. A tender crumb and flavorful add-ins will make you a convert.

A finished croque monsieur casserole in a white baking dish with a spoon resting inside.

Croque Monsieur Casserole

One of France’s greatest innovations, the croissant, meets its match in this croque monsieur casserole filled with ham, cheese, and a milky béchamel.

A sticky bun topped with caramel and pecans on a plate, with more sticky buns in the background.

Sticky Buns

King Arthur Baking knows a thing or three about dough. Their recipe for gooey, cinnamon-sugared sticky buns proves it.

A partial slice of red wine chocolate cake on a plate with a fork resting beside the cake.

Red Wine Chocolate Cake

We’re sorta surprised you’re still reading this rather than clicking on the title given how compelling the ingredients in the title are…

A chicken mushroom pot pie in a blue and white rectangular pie dish on a floral plate with fried potato chunks next to it.

Chicken Mushroom Pot Pies

A homey potpie with a creamy, savory sauce that you’ll want to lick off the plate. And did we mention the succulent chicken and mushrooms?

A floral-patterned plate topped with a piece of roast chicken with onion gravy around it and a fork, knife, and napkin on the side.

Roast Chicken with Onion Gravy

Roast chicken is pretty much perfect on its own but when it’s smothered in Julia Turshen’s onion gravy, we just can’t say no. You won’t be able to, either.

A piece of crisp roast chicken in a skillet on a plate with crispy potatoes and charred lemon.

Crisp Roast Chicken in a Skillet

Chef Jonathan Waxman shares the secret to making crisp-skinned roast chicken without waiting for an entire hen to roast. And it’s seriously so easy.

A single oat and pecan brittle cookie on a white background.

Oat and Pecan Brittle Cookies

Crisp edges. Chewy center. Caramelized awesomeness that defies words. And a marginal healthfulness from oats that makes it entirely too easy to justify having another one.

A tray of unbaked bbq meatballs with a set of measuring spoons beside it and a bowl of barbecue sauce in the background.

BBQ Meatballs

Toni Tipton-Martin’s meatballs take a bath in homemade BBQ sauce that boasts an incredible sweet heat and a complexity that you’d never believe happens with so little effort.

A bacon Swiss burger topped with lettuce, tomato, and dill pickle chips.

Bacon Swiss Burger

This smash burger delivers a satisfying sizzle as the burgers meet heat and, even more satisfying, attain that elusive crusty exterior while maintaining an astoundingly juicy interior.

A metal tray filled with chipotle chicken wings, sweet potato wedges, and a Greek yogurt dipping sauce with lime wedges and cilantro leaves.

Chipotle Chicken Wings

Not your ordinary chicken wings, these are tossed in spicy, sticky, ever so slightly sweet chipotle rub and roasted with sweet potato wedges. A no-fuss sheet-pan stunner.

A whole maple cream pie, topped with whipped cream on a round wire rack.

Maple Cream Pie

A buttery, flaky crust filled with sweet maple custard and topped with swirls and clouds of whipped cream. Sigh.

A white plate topped with a piece of brown butter flattened chicken, tomato sauce, arugula and red onion salad, and pine nuts.

Brown Butter Flattened Chicken

Looks and tastes like a restaurant-quality meal that requires a staff of sous chefs and dish washers. Yet in reality it comes together in a single skillet in just 30 minutes.