The Derby

The Derby Cocktail

Bourbon. Curaçao. Sweet vermouth. Lime. We’re sad we didn’t concoct this comforting little ditty. But we’re glad somebody did.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
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Roasted Salmon with Dill Sauce

Roasted Salmon with Dill Sauce

Stunning in its simplicity, this whole roast salmon makes for a pretty–and pretty impressive–presentation, to say nothing of its super suppleness.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

Frittata with Leeks and Herbs

A slinky little something to slip into, one that comes together easily and elegantly, impresses guests and family, works anytime of day, and sullies but a single skillet.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
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Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
A trussed classic roast chicken on a rack, set inside a skillet.

Classic Roast Chicken

Succulent. Crisp-skinned. Simple. If that’s what you seek in a roast hen, your search stops with this ooh- and aah-inducing technique.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 16
A copper pot with garlic mashed potatoes inside

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Silken, garlicky mashed potatoes manifest in mere minutes thanks to a super simple technique that’s perfect for when you’re entertaining or just plain hungry.

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  • 30 M
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Sauteed Chicken Liver on Toast

Tuscan through and through, this classic first course snazzes up chicken livers with capers, butter, onion, anchovies, and a splash of that other Tuscan tradition.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
A Mason jar filled with apple-onion chutney along white crostini toped with goat cheese and more chutney

Apple-Onion Chutney

Perhaps the easiest chutney ever, this calls for simply simmering apples, onion, curry powder, tomatoes, and sugar, and then ladling it into jars. See? Easy.

  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 6
A ceramic bowl filled with chilled tomato soup with feta and olives and a stack of three white plates topped with feta, olives, and basil.

Chilled Tomato Soup with Feta and Olives

This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms?

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
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