Bacon Cornbread

There's cornbread. And then there's cornbread enhanced with bacon, corn, and good ol' bacon drippings. Just as God intended, folks who've made it have been saying.

13 hrs 10 mins

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Sometimes, a creamy, comforting soup is all you need, especially if you can make it vegan. Topped with yogurt and hazelnuts, it's superb.

1 hr

Polenta with Greens

Comfort food at its finest—creamy polenta, packed with leafy greens and Parmesan. Full of nutritious veggies and on the table in 45 minutes. You're welcome.

45 mins

Roasted Broccoli with Soy Sauce

A simple, quick, easy, cheap side that's making kids as well as adults demand seconds. Yes, seconds. Of broccoli. You're welcome.

40 mins

Old-Fashioned Minestrone Soup

An updated Italian classic made with all the usual suspects along with an unexpected drizzle of pesto that turns a frugal veggie-bin catch-all into something truly astounding.

1 hr 30 mins

Easy Roasted Carrots

Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.

55 mins

Pan-Fried Green Beans

Simple yet spectacular green beans thanks to the perfect technique from Alain Ducasse.

20 mins

Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

With their intensified flavor, these candy-like tomatoes make an astonishing addition to all sorts of dishes.

4 hrs

Snickerdoodles

A childhood classic perfected. Includes advice depending on whether you prefer cookies that are thin and flat or thick and puffy.

40 mins

Kale Shakshuka

This is definitely not your classic shakshuka. But with its lilt of lemon, its hearty braised greens, and it sprinkling of za'atar, it's not something we’d kick out of bed.

40 mins

Classic Gruyère Gougères

Essentially fancy-sounding blobs of pastry with grated cheese, these chichi French lovelies impress everyone yet barely take any effort.

1 hr

Lemon Sole Oreganata

Dinner dilemma? Enter this delicate baked fish with crisp seasoned bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese with a white wine pan sauce that's proven to be surprisingly popular with kids and adults alike.

30 mins

Shredded Beef Tacos

Not your typical tacos, these beauties comprise gently spiced braised brisket that's smattered with cabbage, pickled red onion, Cotija cheese, lime, and cilantro. Not your typical tacos. And boy are we thankful for that.

6 hrs

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.

1 hr 45 mins

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Salad

Unexpected, easy, eye-catching, and impressive as heck. That's what we think of this lovely autumnal juxtaposition of tastes and textures that's gonna upend the way you think about salads.

1 hr 10 mins

Sumac Roast Chicken

A subtle tweak to an ordinary roast hen can make all the difference. Here a single Middle Eastern spice elevates an everyday roast hen to something special. Something very special.

7 hrs 45 mins

Peach, Burrata, and Basil Salad

Peachy keen takes on new meaning with this little stunner of a starter or, if you're like us and have a hard time restraining yourself, your entire dinner. Summer personified.

15 mins

Maple Glazed Salmon

Crazy weeknight dinners just got a heck of a lot less stressful thanks to this maple glazed salmon. Five ingredients. 10 minutes of effort. And dinner is done. Swear.

9 hrs 15 mins

Birthday Cake Cookies

All the good stuff from a birthday cake--sprinkles and a creamy buttery frosting--incorporated into soft, tender sugar cookies. That's something to celebrate.

1 hr