Nothing slakes thirst, quells worries, and comes together with ease quite like Southern sweet tea.
Fava Bean Puree2/24
Few things say spring like the brilliant green of a fava bean. Here, a little help on how to harness these harbingers of warm weather.
A sprightly summer cocktail, this vibrant variant on a Pimm's Cup is a wham bam grand slam of booze, orange, lemon, cucumber, mint, and lemon-lime soda.
The intensity of the classic buffalo wing is tempered here, usurped by a deliciously, defiantly untraditional blend of beguiling spices.
These can't-stop-eating-them crackers boast actual aged Cheddar cheesiness. Stain-your-fingers faux Cheez-It-ness just can't compete.
Fancy schmancy mac and cheese canapés? Why not? Plop these lovelies on a silver platter alongside flutes of Champagne or tuck them into a lunch box.
This crowd-pleasing spiced shrimp is served hot, hot, hot alongside a dip that's sigh-inducingly cold.
A little sugar, a splash of bitters, and a lotta booze—your grandma's go-to drink. (Oh wait, was that just our family?!)
Scandalously simple. Ethereally airy. Magical. That's but a sampling of what folks are saying about these two-ingredient, Southern-style cream biscuits.
You can't prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this unerringly precise recipe.
A tumult of sensations, this cool, creamy, simple salad juxtaposes tastes and textures to fancy schmancy effect.
Don't let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They're a cinch to toss in the oven--and even easier to toss in the mouth.
When you want just a taste of seduction and intrigue, rather than the full hangover, try this little number.
Game Day Chili14/24
With apologies to the politically correct, the froufrou, girlie-girl semblance of this recipe is just a guise. Trust us. It's an unadulterated, manly man's chili.
If spring had a taste, we dare say it'd be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.
Pigs in a Blanket16/24
Without further ado or feigned guilt, allow us to reacquaint you with a long-lost childhood friend.
A drinkable dessert composed of, quite simply, bitter grapefruit segments soused with sweet sparkling wine. Cin cin!
We can think of no more compelling reason to indulge in toast for breakfast than this sweetly tart marmalade.
Blueberry Tea Cake19/24
An irresistible tea cake that's essentially dessert masquerading as breakfast, lunch, or pretty much any nosh time when you crave something sweet.
Dubbed Company's Comin' Coconut Cake, this beauty of a pound cake will have you dreaming up excuses to invite guests for dinner—and dessert.
Not a lot has changed since you last had this after-school classic. It's still easy. It's still quick. And it's still gosh darned comforting as heck.
And, on the seventh day, God created gianduia (zhahn-doo-yah). And the world has been a more glorious place ever since.
Know what really satisfies? Making your own gooey, peanutty, caramel-y, milk chocolate-y Snickers candy bars at home without any of those nasty preservatives or artificial anything.