Four halves of butternut brown butter winter squash on a rimmed baking sheet.

Brown Butter Winter Squash

One taste and you’ll forget all about that butter and brown sugar trick your mom taught you long ago. Promise.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
A slice of drunken pumpkin bourbon tart on a white plate with a fork beside it and a mini pumpkin and leaves in the background.

Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart

Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more personality than your typical pumpkin pie.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 6
A deep roasting pan filled with roast chicken and vegetables

Moroccan-Spiced Roast Chicken

What we adore most about roast chicken? The fix-it-and-forget-about-it-ness of it. That and the countless ways to fancy it up. Here, one of our fuss-free favorites.

  • (4)
  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 55 M
  • 19
Three servings of hot dog on a baguette with mustard on a paper napkin.

Hot Dog on a Baguette

Made with crusty French bread in place of squishy hot dog buns, this dog is reminiscent of what you’ll find on the streets of Paris.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 14
Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

A perfectly cooked and gently spiced specimen of cruciferous loveliness. You’re seriously not going to be able to stop noshing this.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A scattering of chili cheese fries topped with cheddar and snipped fresh chives.

Chili Cheese Fries

Honest grub with demolish-the-entire-panful-while-standing-at-the-counter allure. Grab some napkins.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
A Dutch oven and a porcelain bowl filled with choucroute garnie, made with pork, sausage, and sauerkraut, with two glasses of wine on the side.

Choucroute Garnie

Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is essentially a gussied up hot dog and sauerkraut. To which we say, oui!

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 6
Two martini glasses filled with spruce needle vodka with a spruce sprig floating in each glass.

Spruce Needle Vodka

Essentially vodka infused with a sprig from your Christmas tree, this celebratory cocktail both starts and stops conversations at parties. The perfect gift for the person who has everything.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 20
An uncooked butternut squash quiche.

Butternut Squash Quiche

Butternut squash, sage, and brown butter haunt this velvety rich quiche that flamboyantly flaunts its jewel-toned hues.

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 6
A bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin with a few slices cut from the end and a knife resting beside.

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. And essentially pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and juicily tender inside. Any objections?

  • (1)
  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 10