Golf-ball size cheese balls with pretzel stems sitting on a wooden cheese board

Blue Cheese Balls

Birthday bashes. Cocktail parties. Thanksgiving dinner. Tuesday nights. These are but some occasions we’ve watched these disappear.

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A canning jar mostly filled with creamy dressing. A spoon is held above the jar with dressing dripping off.

Miso Ginger Dressing

Miso ginger dressing is a creamy, easy, rich, healthy, lovely dressing for vegetables, salads, fish, chicken, or just about anything else you can think to smother with it.

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A chocolate glazed chocolate bundt cake sitting atop a white cake stand with a dish of glaze on the side

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Does the true beauty of this cake lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy-day ease? You tell us.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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A pile of brown butter financiers baked in mini muffin molds

Brown Butter Financiers

Although the name “financiers” may conjure images of fancy French pastries, these delicate beauties with a velvety crumb couldn’t be easier to make.

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A white gratin dish filled with creamy Brussels sprouts and covered in cheese

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

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  • 40 M
  • 6
A round tart filled with cooked sliced apples in a concentric pattern

Apple Tart

If you took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “I can’t possibly do that!” think again. We suspect you can.

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  • 2 H, 10 M
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A skillet filled with chicken drumsticks braised in wine with a wooden spoon and wine cork lying beside the skillet.

Chicken Drumsticks Braised In Wine

Sorta like a cheater’s chicken cacciatore, these tipsy chicken drumsticks make a simple weeknight dinner that’s sufficiently spectacular to serve to guests.

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  • 1 H
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A basket of black bean taquitos with lime halves and hot sauce on the side.

Black Bean Taquitos

So lovely you’re not even going to notice that they’re vegetarian. But your guests will appreciate that fact. And you’ll appreciate the taste.

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  • 40 M
  • 7
A white bowl filled with tomato and peach panzanella on a blue wooden surface.

Tomato and Peach Panzanella

Tomato and peach panzanella may sound unlikely but it’s gonna knock your socks off. Or, if you’re not wearing socks this time of year, then it’ll knock your flip-flops off. Guaranteed.

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  • 1 H
  • 6