Plain Bagels

Homemade Bagels

No more excuses about how there’s a dearth of decent bagels in your neighborhood. Nope. Not when you can make these.

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  • 3 H
  • 3 H, 50 M
  • 33
Lemon Horseradish Butter

Lemon Horseradish Butter

Slather, schmear, and otherwise anoint all manner of things with this nifty flavored butter. Mmmm. Butter.

  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Pan Fried Bananas

Pan-Fried Bananas with Brandy

Boozy bananas are lavished with brown sugar, butter, brandy, and coconut cream in this outrageous riff on a Southern classic.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
After Dinner Shot

Little Hot After-Dinner Shots

An innocuously sweet, innocent little after-dinner libation that’s sorta got a suave sophisticate thing going on. Consider it a liquid lullaby.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
The Skillet Cheeseburger

The Skillet Cheeseburger

There’s no scarcity of seductiveness in this Seattle-style redux of a classic cheeseburger. (The secret’s in the super melty cheese and the slathering of bacon jam.)

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Basic Crepes

Basic Crêpes

A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crêpe that can be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Even you.

  • 25 M
  • 30 M
  • 19
Chicken Meatball Slider

Chicken Meatballs

These subtly flavored, relatively healthful (shhhh!) sliders are the sleeper hit at The Meatball Shop. Not hard to understand why.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
Lemon Meltaway Cookie

Lemon Meltaway Cookies

Lovely and delicate, these shortbread cookies with a lemony lilt have a crunch that gives way to sweet, sweet nothingness.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Toaster Tarts

Toaster Tarts

Though we love Pop-Tarts dearly, even as kids we thought the packaged pastries ought to taste better. Fruiter. Flakier. Fresher. Like these.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 22
Biga

Italian Biga

Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you’ve daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.

  • 20 M
  • 6 H, 20 M
  • 141
a sheet of raw black pepper cookie dough with shapes--men, stars reindeer, hearts--cut into it

Black Pepper Cookies

It’s no surprise that a traditional Scandinavian cookie would be warming. Chalk it up to an inspired melding of cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, and cocoa.

  • 35 M
  • 50 M
  • 18