Think you've got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little pasta recipe that comes together in minutes. Then think again.
"Spectacular." "Sinful." "Easy." "Airy." "Buttery." "Lofty." "Perfect." That's what folks are saying about these little lovelies.
Maple Syrup Snow4/38
Embrace your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this quaint, toffee-like candy made by drizzling maple syrup onto fresh snow. Its provenance may be outdated, but its appeal transcends time.
Looks like upside-down cake. Tastes like upside-down cake. Yet this sticky citrusy dessert couldn't be more right-side up.
This easy shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.
A cheater's version of homemade barbecue potato chips that will have you hooked for life. Taste 'em and get back to us.
Got leftover spaghetti and some eggs? Then you've got supper. This recipe, from a chef at Chez Panisse, shows you how.
This easy, cheap, weird, and truly magical one-ingredient ice cream calls for nothing but bananas and your food processor. Oh, and a spoon.
This peanut butter and jelly sandwich with potato chips lends a little crunch to the classic PBJ. (Typed whilst licking our fingers.)
This recipe is easy, elegant, dairy-free, gluten-free, paleo-friendly, kid-approved, and vegan. You're welcome.
Egg in a Hole12/38
A childhood classic perfected, thanks to brioche, egg, butter, and even a sprinkle of sugar or Parmesan cheese, if you please.
Clobbered by a guilty conscience each time you let vegetables languish in the fridge? Yeah, us, too. Until this recipe.
Pillowy little poufs of potato-y perfection from the ultimate authority in Italian cooking. (No, not your nonna. The Silver Spoon.)
Dust off that waffle iron. You're going to want to give these crisped dimples and the ooey, gooey cheese they contain a whirl.
Bet you've already got everything you need for this frugal pantry pasta. All you need now is 15 minutes to pull it together.
Cuddureddi. It means "a cause for celebration" if you're from Italy. Well, actually, it means "a sort of doughnut." Same thing.
An impressive use for those pesky odds and ends that remain after slicing and dicing roots and tubers. Grandma'd be proud.
Strange how such a sweetly stunning sensation can be just sugar, cream, flour, and vanilla. Couldn't be easier—or more addictive.
Eggs, potatoes, and not much else. That's our weeknight salvation come suppertime on a super crazy day.
Eggs in Hell21/38
Eggs in hell? It's an edible incarnation of Dante's inferno. Don't worry, it's far more fetching than he'd have you believe.
Boozy bananas are lavished with brown sugar, butter, brandy, and coconut cream in this outrageous riff on a Southern classic.
This good old-fashioned soup has a frugal heartiness once needed by day laborers, a satiating subtleness now appreciated by foodies.
Mulled Wine Sorbet24/38
Winter's answer to sangria. Zinfandel, Cabernet, Beaujolais, or Bordeaux, it matters not.
Warm Fruit Crumble25/38
This simple crumble works its considerable magic on whatever fruit you fancy, whether stone fruits, figs, berries, apples, pears, or what have you.
An easy, foolproof, ever so slightly sweet corn bread that comes together as quickly as it disappears. Just watch it.
Sometimes carrots aren't quite as sweet as we'd like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.
That's right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from--believe it--thick-sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in Santa, too, doesn't it?
We could stare at this staggeringly stunning tempura all day—and eat it all night. Talk about a nifty tactic to get us to eat our veggies.
Virtuous for its simplicity as well as its versatility, the roasted sweet potato is a thing to behold--and to bejewel, whether with sugar or spice or...
Essentially eggs scrambled with chips and salsa, chilaquiles is equally enticing in the a.m. as the p.m., with a cup of hot joe or a bottle of cold cerveza.
This sophisticated chocolate fix draws on just two ingredients, comes together in minutes, and is satiating beyond belief.
Brown Butter Pasta33/38
This tempting tangle of fettuccine, brown butter, and eggs makes paltry pantry items somehow seem perfectly lovely for brunch, lunch, or a late, late, late supper.
Ethereally light and slightly sweet, these pancakes are just plain good. And they're good plain, too.
So long, store-bought applesauce. Tuck into your own fuss-free, artisanal applesauce that's a little sweet, a little spicy, and as smooth or as chunky as you please.
No funnily named fillers. No mystery meat. Just chicken and cornflakes and little tykes clamoring for more.
A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child's enthusiastic approval.