A baking dish filled with mashed potatoes that are sprinkled with black pepper

Black Pepper Mashed Potatoes

This black pepper mashed potatoes recipe from Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar calls for spuds, salt, pepper, and sugar.

  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
Tomatoes Provencal

Tomatoes Provençal

Is there anything as sweetly satisfying as heirloom tomatoes eaten raw over the sink? Probably not. But when you tire of that, there’s always this deeply satiating tactic.

  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 12
Homemade Dish Soap

Homemade Dish Soap

This natural alternative to fancy liquid dish soap is inexpensive, effective, and gentle on hands. Doesn’t get much more practical than that.

A loaf of ciabatta, sliced, and filled with large air holes

Ciabatta

Every once in a while, along comes a loaf of bread that’s so rustic, so memorable, it ruins every other bread experience. Here’s that loaf.

  • 30 M
  • 4 H, 20 M
  • 281
Arugula, Pear, and Blue Cheese Salad

Arugula Salad With Pear and Blue Cheese

Peppery greens, creamy blue cheese, and crisp pear are jumbled together with a sweetly nutty vinaigrette that’s so delicious you may just catch folks licking the plate.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Mkate Wa Ufuta | Zanzibari Sesame Bread

Mkate Wa Ufuta | Zanzibar Sesame Bread

We know what you’re thinking. Mkate what?! Yet once you try this unique and chewy, toasty, nutty, densely magnificent sesame flatbread from Zanzibar, you’ll be crooning about it to everyone who’ll listen.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2
Fruit Shrub

Shrub Cocktail

You don’t have to be a hipster in Brooklyn to appreciate the latest retro cocktail craze. All you need are vinegar, sugar, fruit, a little patience, and a palate for the finer things in life.

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  • 15 M
  • 18 D
  • 4
Sweet Pea Crostini

Sweet Pea Crostini

Easy and elegant and unlike any crostini you’ve ever experienced thanks to sweet peas playing nicely with salty pecorino.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Salmon Summer Rolls

Salmon Summer Rolls

Swapping out the traditional pork and shrimp for salmon makes a simple, stunning, super impressive upgrade to classic Vietnamese summer rolls.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 2
Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup

Not exactly feeling like spring where you are? This spectacularly simple yet satiating soup is how we give old man winter the middle finger.

  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
Homemade Nut Butter

Homemade Nut Butter

“Really super easy.” “So good, I made it twice.” “Pure joy.” That’s what folks are saying about this homemade nut butter recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Veggie Spaghetti

Veggie Spaghetti

This recipe is actually not so much veggie spaghetti. It’s more like veggie squiggles. So what the heck to do with it? Lotsa things.

  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

You’re not going to believe how ridiculously quick and easy it is to toss together this flashy hot pink pickle.

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  • 15 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
  • 2