Mac and Cheese Canapes

Mac and Cheese Canapés

Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter alongside flutes of Champagne or tuck them into a lunch box.

  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 20
Hummus

Homemade Hummus

Let’s get clear about what hummus is and what it ain’t. Real hummus tastes like nothing but hummus. Not fancy. Just perfect.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 20
Smoked Turkey Legs

Smoked Turkey Legs

Even better than the ones at the Renaissance festival. And all it takes is a simple brine and a little patience.

  • 30 M
  • 1 D, 4 H
  • 4
Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and tender inside. Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. Any objections?

  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 10
Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Pulled pork sandwiches. They’re as American as apple pie—and, if hash tags, can be trusted, far trendier. It’s not hard to understand why. Knee-wobblingly tender and ridiculously rich pulled pork collides with a cool, crisp, tangy coleslaw to terrific effect.

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  • 2 H
  • 13 H, 25 M
  • 0
Barbecued Beef Back Ribs

Barbecued Beef Back Ribs

These barbecued beef back ribs are tender and robustly meaty and sweetly spicy and they’re gonna make you the envy of the neighborhood.

  • 40 M
  • 4 H, 35 M
  • 31
Baja-Style Tempura Fish Tacos

Baja-Style Tempura Fish Tacos

Relax with these crunchy-tender fish tacos filled with a kicky cabbage slaw and sweet-tart mango-banana salsa. Think flip-flops and a beer—all year long.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
BBQ Ribs

BBQ Ribs

On the spicier side. Not too sweet. With a nice tang. That’s what we think of these ribs. Seconds, please?

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 8
Pimento Cheese

Pimento Cheese

Practice proper Southern gentility by whipping up a batch of that classic crowd-pleasing party must, pimento cheese.

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 179
Poor Man's Champagne Cocktail

Poor Man’s Champagne Cocktail

Not that we have anything against bubbly. Gosh, no. But ounce for ounce, this is a far more budget-conscious cocktail.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 0
Seared Tuna with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Seared Tuna with Sweet and Sour Sauce

This is not the insipid, gloppy, cloying sauce you had on last night’s Chinese takeout. This is, quite simply, sweet and sour and lovely.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 0