Three goat cheese potato cakes in a cast iron pan.

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

Hey, ‘member those mushy mashed potato cakes mom used to make from leftovers? Yeah, well, these are nothing like them.

Wooden bowl of pasta with Roasted Vegetables

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

This jumble of sweetly caramelized vegetables creates a lovely, though unconventional, sauce of sorts for pasta. We’re such rebels.

Lemon meltaway cookies, covered in icing sugar, piled on a deep blue patterned plate.

Lemon Meltaway Cookies

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

A bowl of pico de gallo with a spoon resting inside set on a piece of parchment in a rimmed baking tray.

Pico de Gallo

A Mexican staple, this sauce of sorts is essentially fresh salsa that’s named, curiously, for a rooster’s beak.

A chocolate pot de crème topped with chocolate shavings in a white cup with two spoons resting beside.

Chocolate Pots de Crème

A choose-your-own-ending recipe, with varying outcomes depending on whether you use bittersweet or semisweet chocolate. Suspenseful!