A rimmed baking sheet filled with assorted oven-roasted tomatoes.

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

This shamelessly simple trick transforms disappointingly ho-hum tomatoes into insatiably sticky, squidgy little lovelies.

  • (2)
  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 20
Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

Port-Paprika Chicken Bites

This tipsy tapa of Portuguese descent is intended as just a single bite, though we found it impossible to stop at just one.

  • (4)
  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 16
A chocolate pot de crème topped with chocolate shavings in a white cup with two spoons resting beside.

Chocolate Pots de Crème

A choose-your-own-ending recipe, with varying outcomes depending on whether you use bittersweet or semisweet chocolate. Suspenseful!

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 7 H
  • 15
Three spiced roast chicken thighs, with warm spice, cajun, and spiced curry coatings

Spiced Roast Chicken

A weeknight godsend, these spice-rubbed, oven-blasted chicken parts do dinner on the double. Er, triple.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 5

Sweet Potato Wedges

These subtly spiced, lightly crisped sweet potato wedges will have everyone clamoring for more–and, we dare say, no one guessing they’re healthful.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 16
The classic Italian dish: roast pork cooked in milk sliced on a cutting board.

Roast Pork in Milk

There’s a reason this stroke of Italian brilliance, which infuses a relatively cheap cut of pork with a subtle milky sweetness, is a classic. One taste and you’ll be thanking us.

  • (3)
  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 21
Monster Chocolate M&M Cookies

Monster Chocolate M&M Cookies

These chocolatey sensations–with their crisp edges and chewy centers–are monstrous in size as well as their lineup of kooky ingredients.

  • (2)
  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
A basket of broiled buffalo wings with celery sticks and blue cheese dressing.

Broiled Buffalo Wings

These lip-tingling wings boast far, far fewer calories than what you’d get at the neighborhood bar. Not that anyone will notice….

  • (2)
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Slices of duck prosciutto, halved grilled figs, arugula, and a few crostini on a wooden serving board.

Duck Prosciutto

Pig-free, gluten-free, and dairy-free, this home-cured prosciutto tastes beguilingly, deceptively complex–and who’d have thunk it’s as easy as heck to make?!

  • (4)
  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 14

Sauteed Chicken Liver on Toast

Tuscan through and through, this classic first course snazzes up chicken livers with capers, butter, onion, anchovies, and a splash of that other Tuscan tradition.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 4
A white bowl of braised saffron carrots on a piece of burlap on a wooden table.

Braised Saffron Carrots

A sweet-tart side dish sensation. These carrots of any–or many–hues take a turn for the better when braised in olive oil with a pinch of saffron and a splash of vinegar.

  • (1)
  • 20 M
  • 35 M
  • 2