A white gratin dish filled with creamy Brussels sprouts and covered in cheese

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

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  • 6
Halved soft-boiled eggs and toast on a plate with egg shells.

Soft-Boiled Eggs and Toast

Ideal for lazy weekends as well as harried weekdays, these soft-boiled eggs are cooked to perfection in less than five minutes. You’re welcome.

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Okra Cornmeal Cakes

Okra Cornmeal Cakes

These quick, easy, gritty-in-a-good-way little corn cakes come from a doyenne of Southern cooking. Put simply, they don’t disappoint.

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Six ears of grilled Indian corn drizzled with curry yogurt and lime wedges on the side.

Indian Corn with Curried Yogurt

Butter is nice, but we have a hunch you may find this tangy, spicy, cooling drizzle of yogurt, honey, and curry to be just as swell.

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  • 14
Mixed Cereal

Cereal Milk

We know about your clandestine cravings for Fruity Pebbles and Cap’n Crunch. Thankfully, so do the geniuses at Momofuku Milk Bar.

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  • 30 M
  • 6
A veggie burger topped with mushrooms and thyme on an oval plate.

Veggie Burgers

We don’t even like veggie burgers. We swear. Well, except for this deliciously irresistible, soulfully satiating riff on mushroom and barley soup.

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  • 45 M
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A whole salmon with roasted dill sauce and lemon halves on a metal baking tray.

Roasted Salmon with Dill Sauce

Stunning in its simplicity, this whole roast salmon makes for a pretty–and pretty impressive–presentation, to say nothing of its super suppleness.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 6
A casserole dish of baked mac and cheese with carrots.

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 10
Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Smoked Whitefish Brandade

Turns out an old brandade can learn new tricks. Here smoked sable stands in for salt cod, bringing a smoky richness to the garlicky potato purée–to great effect.

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  • 35 M
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