Chicken roasted red with paprika in a casserole dish and plate of lime wedges on a wooden table

Peruvian Roast Chicken

This anything-but-boring bird borrows its Peruvian accent from a technicolor dreamcoat of paprika, lemon, garlic, and cumin.

A chocolate glazed chocolate bundt cake sitting atop a white cake stand with a dish of glaze on the side

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Does the true beauty of this cake lie in its stunning silhouette? Its intensely chocolatey chocolatiness? Or its lazy-day ease? You tell us.

A highball glass with a sugared rim is filled with sidecar cocktail, ice cubes and a dried cherry garnish.

Sidecar Cocktail

Created during Prohibition, this collision of Cognac, orange liqueur, and lemon isn’t for the faint of heart—nor for the slight of tolerance.

A banana cream pie, topped with pillowy meringue in a glass pie dish with a vase of daffodils beside it.

Banana Cream Pie

Behold, the pie that prompted Beth M. Howard’s parents’ marriage proposal. One taste and we understood why. We think you will, too.

Layers of zucchini, summer squash, and eggplant cooked together and garnished with basil for this summer vegetable gratin.

Summer Vegetable Gratin

What to do with late summer abundance? Chef Alain Ducasse’s fancy-pants interpretation of a Provençal classic.

Sport Pepper Sauce

Sport Pepper Sauce

A staple down South, these pickled peppers and the hot, hot, hot solution that bathes them have a kick that’s as fiesty as it appears.

The Derby

The Derby Cocktail

Bourbon. Curaçao. Sweet vermouth. Lime. We’re sad we didn’t concoct this comforting little ditty. But we’re glad somebody did.

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.

Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake

Flaunting an ever-practical, always-stunning, goes-with-anything white, this coconut cake glams up holidays, dinner parties, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and Tuesday nights.