Pear Bread

Quick bread. Tea cake. Spice bread. Whatever you call it, this recipe has pedigree--and you don't need to know its geneology to know this. One taste tells all.

1 hr 30 mins

Homemade Ribbon Fries

These shatteringly crisp, undeniably sophisticated potato ruffles—chips, if you will—have no ridges. Nor do they need them. They're intoxicatingly lovely just as they are.

40 mins

Pear-Cranberry Crumble

Ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.

55 mins

Hazelnut and Fresh Herb Popovers

Fresh popovers, flavored with ground hazelnuts and zesty herbs, are a Thanksgiving must. These popovers are easy because the batter is made ahead then baked right before dinner.

1 hr 25 mins

Cauliflower-Bacon Gratin

This cauliflower gratin recipe from Dorie Greenspan is French comfort food, yet it wouldn't be out of place on a distinctly American Thanksgiving table.

1 hr 15 mins

Butternut Squash Soup

A most gratifying use for a gangly gourd, this silken butternut squash soup all but defines autumn.

3 hrs

Bacon and Goat Cheese Tart

Forget the pan when you make this tart. The edges of the tart crust are folded around sweet caramelized onions, smoky bacon, and rich goat cheese.

2 hrs

Fried Goat Cheese with Onion Confit

This tapa of fried goat cheese with onion confit combines two iconic Spanish ingredients into a tantalizing small bite that's all sweetness and tang.

1 hr 10 mins

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.

1 hr 15 mins

Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin

Chickpeas as you've never experienced them. Just stir together a citrus and yogurt dressing and toss with chickpeas and spinach. Quick, easy, hearty, and ideal for summer.

10 mins

Classic Hollandaise Sauce

Some things are so simple as to seem almost plain—until you taste them. Hollandaise is one such perfectly simple staple.

20 mins

Yellow Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

With its layers of textures and colors, this soupy stewy concoction is far more enticing than the name would have you believe.

1 hr 45 mins

Chicken-Pea Shoot Salad

An ardent pea shoot aficionado divulges her favorite bling come spring--a simple, sprightly salad that flaunts the sweeter side of these cute, curly shoots.

1 hr 30 mins

Mahogany Chicken Wings

Hold the mouth-searing heat, but keep the flavor with these marinated chicken wings. Plum, hoisin, and soy sauce provide sweet and spicy Asian flavors.

3 hrs

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on about this surprising (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they've ever had.

50 mins

Cassoulet of White Beans, Sausage, and Duck

A French tradition born of necessity that, over the years, has been transformed into something that seems far, far more indulgent than putting to use leftovers.

3 hrs 30 mins

Bacon, Egg, and Cheddar Scones

"Where have you been all my life?" That's a common refrain we're hearing from those who've tasted these breakfast all-in-ones.

55 mins

Fish in Parchment

Drama. Intrigue. Aroma. Ease. These, too, can be part of your weeknight routine with this simple, surprising tactic to cooking fish.

30 mins