Crisp cabbage and cool summer herbs are drizzled with a more delicate alternative to the traditional mayo-based dressing. Tastes good and IS good for you.
Blackout Cake From Ebinger’s
Just like the much-ballyhooed chocolate blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, this one has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate crumb, and the same rich, rich frosting.
Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread
And you thought those perfect swirls of cinnamon raisin awesomeness were something you could only get in store-bought loaf. This recipe dispels that myth.
Asian Grilled Flank Steak
A cinch to make, this steak requires just a quick dunk in a marinade made from ingredients you already have on hand. Then it’s slapped on the grill. Dinner, anyone?
A novel take on the classic. Mint leaves, Parmesan, lemon, garlic, and peanuts (yes, peanuts), are blitzed in a food processor. It’s great on lamb, chicken, salmon, and pasta.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie
Perhaps the sneakiest way ever to get kids–of all ages–to slurp something relatively nutritious for breakfast.
Chewy Chocolate Brownies
Craving chewy chocolate brownies? America’s Test Kitchen has a splendid version that’s got some seriously amped-up flavor.
Birthday Cake Cookies
All the good stuff from a birthday cake–sprinkles and a creamy buttery frosting–incorporated into soft, tender sugar cookies. That’s something to celebrate.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine
An irresistible, international slow-cooker meal that will entice you all afternoon with its aroma.
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad
Sufficiently stunning enough to convert even the staunchest sprout haters with its sprightly citrus smack. Swear.
Spring Pea Puree
Alongside roast chicken. With spring lamb. Beneath fish. Smeared on a cracker. Set out with crudités. Twirled with pasta. This spring green knows no limits.
Roasted Carrot Soup with Cilantro and Mint Relish
Layers of complexity that are actually quite simple to create make this different from any other carrot soup you’ve tried. Swear.
Hot Fudge Sauce
Chocolate, cream, sugar, vanilla, and butter. If ever there was a magnificent melding of just a few ingredients, this is it.
Homemade Chicken Pot Pie
No ordinary chicken pot pie, this one seems to have gone to finishing school but without a lot of fuss. Just a couple of simple yet significant aspects done exceptionally well.
Pan-Fried Pork Chops
Pork chops, simple and satisfying, are what you get with this simple, lightly spiced lovelies cook in no time. Burnished on the outside, juicy on the inside, and flavorful through and through.
Gingerbread Bundt Cake
This gingerbread Bundt cake has all the warm spicy goodness of gingerbread cookies. And, as if that wasn’t enough, it’s gilded with a sassy sweet-tart citrus glaze.
Chinese Chicken Salad
Chinese chicken salad is just like those salads you get at the restaurants with the oranges and cashews and the lovely balance of crunchy and tender and sweet and savory.
Roast Chicken with Sweet Potatoes and Brown Butter
A somewhat elevated riff on roast chicken and vegetables, this chef-ified dish with rosemary-infused brown butter means you can dine in style at home.
Apple Crumb Bars
“Better than pie.” We’ve been hearing that from more than one person about these apple crumb bars—and we’re pretty big pie people around here. So that’s saying a heck of a lot.
A handful of ingredients, 15 minutes of your time, and this recipe and you’ll be reminded of just how incomparable properly made homemade garlic bread can actually be.