When prepared simply yet perfectly as here, this classic side dish will leave a lingering memory of just how lovely something healthy can be.
Basic Pan Gravy
Great pan gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. Here’s how it does happen. And with no fuss. No mess. No lumps. Just easy, foolproof, soul-satisfying gravy.
Carnitas ~ Mexican Braised Pork
This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.
Perhaps the quickest pickles ever, these tongue-tinglingly tangy specimens stack flavor on flavor all in the span of a few minutes of work and a few hours of waiting.
French Potato Salad
This is not your mom’s potato salad recipe. It relies on tangy Dijon vinaigrette and soft-boiled eggs for dressing with runny yolks that spill into the salad to form an unparalleled richness.
Easy Gingerbread Pancakes
This easy gingerbread pancakes recipe is easy to make with sugar, spice, lemon zest, and maple syrup with flavors that are welcome waaaaaaay beyond Christmas.
Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken
Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did! Folks are calling it fried chicken perfection. And you won’t want to skip the Sriracha honey dipping sauce.
Easy and exquisitely spiced skewers that take minutes to assemble and toss on the grill. Because you have better things to do than swelter in a hot kitchen slaving over supper.
Victoria Sponge Cake
This cake, a nod not just to Queen Victoria but British sensibility, defines the very notion of simple yet sophisticated.
Alabama Muffin Biscuits
These curiously named, easy peasy, shamelessly simple meldings of biscuit and muffins may make you swear off roll-out biscuits for good.
Zanzibar Sesame Bread ~ Mkate Wa Ufuta
We know what you’re thinking. Mkate what?! Yet once you try this unique and chewy, toasty, nutty, densely magnificent sesame flatbread from Zanzibar, you’ll be crooning about it to everyone who’ll listen.
Homemade KIND Bars
Nuts. Seeds. Dried fruits. The only thing missing is the fancy cellphone wrapping and the steep price tag. (Did we mention they’re gluten-free?)
Pork Belly Porchetta
The infatuation with all things pork belly continues. Here it’s infused with herbs and left to cook low and slow until mind-bendingly tender and flavorful.
Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.
Spiced Roast Chicken
A weeknight godsend, these spice-rubbed, oven-blasted chicken parts do dinner on the double. Er, triple.
English Muffin Bread
Incomparably easier than traditional English muffins yet with all the requisite nooks and crannies that God—and the British—intended.
Vietnamese Iced Coffee ~ Ca Phe Sua Da
A simple, satiating, summery Vietnamese tradition known as ca phe sua da, this seductive classic is simply coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk. Here’s how to succumb at home.
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Low-carb, paleo-friendly, and darn near indistinguishable from the real thing. Swear.
British Beef Raj Curry
All the complexity of classic beef curry that you slowly tended all day…but in just an hour. You’re welcome.
How to Make Homemade Dish Soap
This natural alternative to overpriced, chemical-laden liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.