Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.
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Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in the best way, this Jewish challah is a stunner. Perfect for shabbat and Rosh Hashanah.
Chocolate Hazelnut Gelato
We’re food folks, not number crunchers. But perhaps our most favorite equation ever? Chocolate + hazelnuts = gianduia.
We find this lovely, albeit subtly flavored, little number to be one of the simpler pleasures in life. We think you’ll concur.
Grilled Greek Chicken
Fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon lend this chicken its effusive Greek accent. A foolproof grilling technique makes it irresistible in any language.
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.
A simple, step-by-step recipe for the classic French crepe that can easily be mastered by anyone. Yes, anyone. Including you.
Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken
What do we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here’s one of our fuss-free favorites.
Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
“Like the best diner pancakes of your life.” “This is going to replace my standard pancake recipe.” That’s what folks are saying about these ‘cakes.
Apricot-Cherry Coconut Bars
Sweet and sour, chewy and crumbly, these easy and almost elegant bars are altogether appropriate for a little afternoon procrastination.
Yup. We went there. To that homemade Cheez-It place. Go ahead. Admit it. You’re awfully glad that we did.
Tomato and Green Bean Salad
You don’t have to be Greek for this amalgam of tomatoes, green beans, red onion, and feta to taste like home.
A rustic galette can be charmingly misshapen yet loses none of its appeal—and is unspeakably easier to make than pie. And it’s still impressive. Pretty easy math.
Maple Oat Waffles
Nutty, hearty, and ever so slightly sweet waffles that do as much for your happiness as they do for your health.
Roasted Tomato Tart with Cheddar and Basil
Whether you’ve sad-looking plum tomatoes or stunning heirlooms, their tomato-y essence is concentrated in this ingenious, all-sins-forgiven tart with Cheddar and basil.
Easy Rhubarb Jam
Making preserves was never so easy or gratifying as with this foolproof old-fashioned recipe. Just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required. Swear.
Need to bring something to a backyard bash when all you want is mad crazy gratitude and an empty dish to take home? This blueberry crumble with a crumbly oatmeal cookie topping is your answer.
Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich
Here’s how to use that leftover ham to embellish a classic grilled cheese to really quite exceptional effect.
“Everyone loved it, including the kiddos.” “Quick and easy.” “Perfect.” “As good as any restaurant piccata I’ve ever had.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.
Everyone who’s made this easy and show-stopping pancake is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve encountered. Sorta makes you want to experience it, yeah?