Five pistachio oatmeal cookies on a grey marble surface.

Pistachio Oatmeal Cookies

Not your classic oatmeal raisin cookies, these boast golden raisins, maple syrup, and cardamom in addition to pistachios. Practically paleo. Entirely good.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
A parchment-lined square pan of buttermilk cornbread cut into squares, with one square missing.

Buttermilk Cornbread

“Heavenly.” “The best cornbread we’ve ever had.” “Like eating cake.” “Stop me before I make another!” That’s what folks are saying about this unconventional cornbread.

  • (12)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 51
Two heads of roasted garlic--one in foil, one unwrapped--drizzled with oil on a cutting board

Roasted Garlic

Is there anything better than roasted garlic? We think not. Three ingredients. Almost no effort. And yet what results is both complex and versatile and knee-wobblingly lovely.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H, 5 M
  • 2
Seven grilled chicken skewers with red onion, coconut milk, and cilantro on a wooden board

Grilled Chicken Skewers

Magnificently easy to marinate. Quick to toss on the grill. And distinctly Thai thanks to the lilt of coconut milk, fish sauce, cilantro, and curry.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 10
A small glass jar filled with sandwich pickles, rosemary, and thyme.

Sandwich Pickles

Admit it, you’ve probably been eating the same tired, jarred sandwich pickles for as long as you’ve been eating sandwiches. No more.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 2 D
  • 2
Pickling liquid being poured into a full jar of pickled jalapeno peppers.

Pickled Jalapeno Peppers

These Korean-style jalapenos that take a dunk in soy sauce and soda are perhaps not pickled in the traditional American sense, but pickled nonetheless. Wait’ll you taste ’em.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 84
A sliced grilled flank steak with a bowl of seasoning mix and a knife on the side.

Grilled Flank Steak

If you can master this über basic recipe, you can grill a steak waaaaay better than any of your friends. Promise.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 6
A person mashing avocado into a bowl of easy guacamole on a table with salt, avocado, cilantro, lime, and chiles.

Easy Guacamole

Authentic as heck with its minimalistic approach that keeps ingredients to the essentials.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Three glasses of ultimate margarita with lime wedges.

Ultimate Margarita

A simple, clean break from tradition, this margarita eschews cloying Cointreau in lieu of a splash of sweet agave.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 18
A stack of flour tortillas with bacon fat on a cast-iron skillet.

Flour Tortillas With Bacon Fat

Soft. Supple. And ever so slightly smoky. We think you can understand why we’re swooning to these bacon drippings tortillas.

  • (3)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 14