Several cranberry pistachio biscotti cookies tied together with raffia

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

Cranberries add a chewy, sweet-tartness and pistachios bring a buttery tasting richness to these biscotti, making them a must-make for Christmas.

A cooked cranberry apple crostata on a piece of parchment.

Cranberry Apple Crostata

Know what we can’t stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices and rustic charm, you’ll tumble head over heels.

A glass jar filled with apple cider vinaigrette with a spoon resting in it.

Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This slightly sweet, subtly tangy, entirely apple-y vinaigrette recipe is going to come in far more handy than you can ever imagine.

A raspberry crostata--a rustic tart with the crust folded over a filling of raspberries--on a sheet of parchment.

Raspberry Crostata

Sometimes a pie craving is just too strong to wait for a plate and fork and fussily crimping a top crust. Enter this easy peasy yet elegant crostata.

Cacio e pepe potato chips--chips topped with cheese, black pepper, and parsley

Cacio e Pepe Potato Chips

Store-bought potato chips, cheese, and black pepper. Our only question is: Why didn’t we think of this sooner? Genius.

Glass of spinach almond pesto with a spoon inside on a metal sheet strewn with almonds

Spinach Almond Pesto

A milder alternative to the classic basil pine nut pesto, this requires just toss spinach, roasted almonds, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor and buzz until smooth. Ten minutes and you’re done.

A bowl filled with baby greens on a white linen napkin. Part of a goat cheese crostini is on the edge of the bowl and the other part on the napkin

Warm Goat Cheese Salad

Baguette slathered with goat cheese and baked to toasty perfection with a can’t-mess-it-up vinaigrette and salad. Easy peasy.

a roll of butter flecked with minced parsley

Parsley Butter

Perhaps the simplest way ever to gussy up a piece of plain fish, a bland chicken breast, even out-of-season veggies.

A casserole dish with four halves of roasted winter squash filled with cheese-topped stuffing

Stuffed Winter Squash

Easy. Healthy. Tasty. Insanely versatile. It can even be vegetarian if you please. Trust us when we say you’re going to wonder how you ever made it through winter without this recipe.

A pile of brown butter financiers baked in mini muffin molds.

Brown Butter Financiers

Although the name “financiers” may conjure images of fancy French pastries, these delicate beauties with a velvety crumb couldn’t be easier to make.

Microwave Mug Cake

Microwave Mug Cake

Three minutes. That’s how long it takes to bake this upside down cake that makes just enough dessert to satisfy your craving. No more.

A whole cooked maple buttermilk pie in a glass pie dish.

Maple Buttermilk Pie

“Silky.” “Creamy.” “Tangy.” “Sweet.” That’s what folks are saying about this pie that tastes like poor man’s cheesecake.

12 graham cracker squares topped with various candy bar pieces.

Candy Bar S’mores

S’mores purists may scoff, but that’s cool. More for us. Leftover Halloween candy never looked so good.

Four baked eggs sprinkled with chopped bacon.

Baked Eggs

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

Two jars of lemon vinaigrette, two lemon halves, and a wire whisk.

Lemon Vinaigrette

Stylish on any salad, this versatile little number is a staple in every discerning cook’s recipe wardrobe.

The goat cheese potato cakes in a cast iron skillet.

Goat Cheese Potato Cakes

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

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.

Several glasses partially filled with limoncello on a silver platter, with a bottle of limoncello in the background.

Limoncello ~ Lemon Liqueur

An Italian classic. And it’s ridiculously easy to make at home with just lemons, sugar, vodka, and a little patience.

One French sable cookies on a white background

French Sablé Cookies

This sneaky sable, a French shortbread of sorts that’s crisp on the outside, tender on the inside, is going to rock your world.