Za'atar Chicken

Za’atar Chicken

The earthy, nutty, warming spice blend known as za’atar disproves the notion that simple can’t also be stylish.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 0
Four wine-poached pears in a white baking dish.

Wine Poached Pears

How to explain these wine poached pears? “Lovely” and “simple” and “quick” and “easy” and “impressive” come to mind.

  • (1)
  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 4
Several strips of maple bacon on a sheet of parchment, with a pastry brush and drizzles of maple syrup beside the bacon.

Maple Bacon

Forget the mixed nuts and pulled pork nachos. This maple bacon is what we now nosh while sipping a beer and watching the game.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 2
A patterned plate topped with a Moroccan salad made with sliced oranges and tomatoes, black olives, and sliced red onion.

Moroccan Salad

Acidity. Saltiness. Sharpness. Herbaciousness. This North African salad is where all these elements collide to quite lovely effect.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Potato Salad with Green Beans

French Potato Salad

This is not your mom’s potato salad recipe. It’s better. And we couldn’t be more okay with that.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 4
A perfect roast chicken in a metal roasting pan that is resting on a kitchen towel, with a bunch of herbs beside it.

Brined Chicken

Brined, salted, chilled, roasted, and pampered, this hen makes weeknight dinner as well as weekend entertaining a feat of ease.

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 13
A tarte tatin on a piece of parchment paper resting on a black plate.

Tarte Tatin

A tarte Tatin is nothing more than a tart turned upside down, nothing less than pastry perfection. Its name is French for “caramely apple goodness atop a buttery crust.”

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 8
Cinnamon Gelato

Cinnamon Gelato

Cinnamon is the solo act in this sophisticated but simple gelato. Creamy, indulgent, and complex tasting, this gelato is sure to become a new favorite.

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  • 40 M
  • 7 H
  • 3
Brooklyn Blackout Cake

Blackout Cake from Ebinger’s

Just like the much-ballyhooed chocolate blackout cake from Ebinger’s in Brooklyn, this one has the same pudding-like filling, the same tender chocolate crumb, and the same rich, rich, rich frosting.

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  • 2 H
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 43
A slice of butternut squash and Parmesan tart on a white plate with a fork and knife, garnished with microgreens.

Butternut Squash and Parmesan Tart

Butternut squash, red onion, and Parmesan cheese make this tart sing–okay, not literally, but it may make you hum a happy little ditty. Ideal for entertaining.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Two English crumpets, one with butter and jam, one with butter and marmalade, on a plate, with a cup of tea nearby

English Crumpets

Crumpets with butter and jam. How every British. We’ve never felt more English than the moment we made these.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 2
A large glazed apple dumpling on a white plate against a yellow background

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings are a bit homier than the typical apple pie or tart and very easy to make. These apple dumplings are glazed and burst with apple flavor.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 35 M
  • 5
A potato piroshki cut in half, revealing the filling, on a plate with a pickle wedge

Potato Piroshki

Potato piroshki are the classic hand pies of Russia. Filled with potato, onion, and dill, the piroshki can be fried or baked. One of our must-make piroshki.

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  • 55 M
  • 2 H, 10 M
  • 4