Sidecar Cocktail

Created during Prohibition, this collision of Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon isn't for the faint of heart—nor for the slight of tolerance.

10 mins

Spiced Maple Pecan Pie with Star Anise

Here's a nifty little trick. Reduce maple syrup until sticky, infuse it with spice, and rely on it to impart its ridiculously intense essence to pecan pie.

4 hrs 20 mins

Cheddar Biscuits

"Lovely." "Perfectly light, fluffy, and irresistibly good." "Easy peasy!" "Wow. Just wow." That's what folks are saying about these biscuits.

35 mins

Banana Bread Granola

"Not too sweet." "Simple and terrific." "Everything a granola should be." That's what folks are saying about this granola.

1 hr

One-Bowl Mocha Brownies

If you're going to splurge on brownies, you may as well, you know, SPLURGE on brownies. But not in terms of effort or expense. Just taste. These brownies handle it splendidly.

45 mins

Moroccan Meatballs ~ Kefta Tagine

So many meatball recipes, so little time—though we strongly suggest you make the time for these intoxicatingly spiced little lovelies.

1 hr 5 mins

Care Package Brownies

Designed to maintain their just-out-of-the-oven loveliness for days, these are ideal for sharing something sweet with the ones you care, whether via the USPS or porch delivery. Or save 'em all for yourself.

45 mins

Grilled Panzanella Salad

This brashly untraditional panzanella grills the bread so you can dispense with waiting for stale bread. Still frugal. Still stunning. Still more than the sum of its parts.

45 mins

Coffee Crusted Grilled Pork Chops

"Wow!" "Off-the-charts good!" "Divine." "Amazingly juicy and tender." "A definite keeper." That's what we're hearing about these subtly and beguilingly spiced chops.

25 mins

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.

45 mins

Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

Strange how such a sweetly stunning sensation can be just sugar, cream, flour, and vanilla. Couldn't be easier—or more enticing.

5 hrs

Tuna and Tomato Spaghetti

Good and cheap. That pretty much sums up this pantry supper made with stuff we suspect you already have on hand.

30 mins

Red Chicken Posole

In Nahuatl, pozole means "make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat during the week after soccer practice." (Not really.)

2 hrs 30 mins

Homemade Spaetzle

Spaetzle is like homemade pasta but without all that fussy rolling out, which makes it as easy as it is satisfying. Not to mention cheap as can be.

25 mins

Root Vegetable Latkes

An impressive and enticing use for healthy roots and tubers that, thankfully, doesn't taste virtuous at all. In fact, it actually feels quite indulgent.

55 mins

Shaved Root Vegetable Salad

Elegant evidence that salad need not be reserved for warmer months. A stunner of a salad in which humble root vegetables are elevated with peppery greens, fried pancetta, and Parmesan.

25 mins

Butternut Squash Gratin

"One of the best things I’ve EVER made." "Beautiful." "Comforting." "Delicious." "Easy." That's what folks are saying about this simple and satiating casserole.

50 mins

Spicy Tomato Crumble

This spicy tomato crumble isn't your run-of-the-mill crumble with its savory tomato filling and gently spiced crumble topping. And leftovers reheat beautifully.

1 hr