A slather of chocolate topped with chopped roasted peanuts on parchment

English Toffee

Almonds and dark chocolate or peanuts and milk chocolate? Eh. Can’t go wrong either way with this classic Christmas candy.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
White plate with a maple pork chops, carrots, and beets with feta cheese

Maple Pork Chops

Expect a simple, subtle sweetness from this simple supper that you can toss together from pantry standbys.

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs

And you thought you didn’t have time for breakfast. We’re changing that with this handy dandy technique.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 12
Tom Collins

Tom Collins

This gin-spiked sparkling lemonade is perfect for sweltering summer afternoons. And, fittingly, it couldn’t be easier to toss together.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6
Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade

Pucker up, cuz you’re going to want to smooch the bejeebers out of this ridiculously easy, sweetly tart sipper. Wowsa.

  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 13
Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Cosmopolitan

If ever a drink symbolized an era, the bright pink, citric Cosmopolitan screams the 1990s. Ah, the good old days.

  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 22
Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.

  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10
Bucatini all’Amatriciana

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 2
Cake Pops

Cake Pops

Given how sweet and cakey and simple these little confections are, they’re the perfect party dessert—even if you’re a party of one.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 13
Spaghetti with Bread Crumb

Spaghetti with Bread Crumbs

Bet you’ve already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12
North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

North Carolina Barbecue Sauce

This isn’t your typical sweetly gloppy barbecue sauce to squirt onto burgers or dogs. This is thinner and tangier than most and it’s something sorta special.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 9
Chocolate Chip Crisps

Chocolate Chip Crisps

We’re not certain what exactly to call these diminutive, dunkable desserts that are crunchy as a cracker, less sweet than a cookie.

  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 24