If ever a drink symbolized an era, the bright pink, citric Cosmopolitan SCREAMS the 1990s and then into the present.
Salmon Banh Mi2/35
Why make banh mi at home? Uh, why not? Besides, you'll never find this swanky salmon rendition anywhere else.
Bangers and Mash3/35
You could call this sausages with mashed potatoes. But we sorta feel obliged to say bangers and mash. Faux British accent optional.
Chimichurri-induced happiness can be yours with this foolproof, fuss-free, Argentine-approved answer to what's for dinner.
These simple yet superlative little cakes are quite mind-blowing in their poundcake-like loveliness. Go on. See for yourself.
The only real trick to this stiff summery sensation is resisting the temptation to snitch a swig before it's time.
After grilling up these lovely little lamb lollies, we finally understand why so many folks use "lamb chop" as a term of endearment.
An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre that's made with duck breast rubbed with garlic and peppercorns and cooked to a magnificently rosy medium-rare.
A ridiculously rich, unthinkably creamy kin to mozzarella, burrata brings understated bling to every little thing. Prepare to swoon.
Like a chorus line of Rockettes, tender slices of brisket lean on each other in perfect symmetry and perfect doneness. Here's how to replicate this performance at home.
This is not the insipid, gloppy, cloying sauce you're using to getting takeout. This is, quite simply, sweet and sour and lovely.
Fruity Beer Sorbet12/35
What's that? Fruity beers are for the girls? Hmmm. Does the same go for fruity beer sorbets?
Homemade Pop Tarts13/35
Though we dearly loved Pop Tarts as kids, even then we thought the packaged pastries ought to be better. Flakier. Fruitier. Fresher. Just like these. And they're quite simple to pull off.
Imagine, if you can, a technique that imbues salmon with a touch of smoke and ensures your pricey catch doesn't stick to the grate. You're welcome.
Easy Rhubarb Jam15/35
Making preserves was never so easy or gratifying as with this foolproof old-fashioned recipe. Just four ingredients and an occasional stir. No prior canning experience required. Swear.
Pastrami. We consider it the other corned beef. We also consider it darn easy to make it yourself.
Cranberries and sugar. Two things you probably have in abundance at the moment. May as well put them to extra sparkly use.
These pretty pink refrigerator pickles are almost instant in terms of gratification, undeniably complex in terms of satisfaction.
Not every stack of meat slapped between some slices of bread qualifies as a proper supper. This one does.
You can't prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this easy and unerringly helpful recipe.
Grilled Pork Loin21/35
No more helplessly watching as the chops you toss on the grill toughen into leathery dryness. This flawless technique cooks the pork loin whole and slices it AFTER grilling.
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.
These quick pickles--quickles!--aren't at all like the ones your grandma put up each year. They're better.
You may be stunned at just how easy this sorta elegance can be to pull off in your own kitchen.
Homemade Sno Balls25/35
Fashioned from chocolate cake, filled and frosted with meringue, and festooned in a feathery pink coconut boa, these sno balls are the real deal.
Easy Rhubarb Crisp26/35
An obscenely easy, sweetly tart rhubarb crisp that you simply must experience at least once. (Although we doubt you'll be able to stop at just once.)
No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a little time in the deep freeze. Vodka optional. Then all you do is scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.
An autumnal take on the classic British summer pudding, melding booze and berries and apples and plums to really quite a lovely effect.
Wowsers! (We can't really think of anything else to say about these stunning cookies, except they're far easier to make than you'd expect.)
Striped Juice Pops30/35
Magnificently sweet, outrageously vibrant, unconscionably healthful, and altogether lovely. That's what we think of these juice pops. Dare you to guess the ingredients.
Warning: This tart is best when consumed within a few hours of emerging from the oven. We don't see this as being a problem. We suspect you won't either.
Hibiscus Beet Sorbet32/35
Behind that tempting shade of red lurks an oh-so-swell-for-you ingredient whose virtues are masked by hibiscus' floral lilt.
Some days are, without a doubt, cloudy with a chance of sprinkles. Just perhaps not the sorta sprinkles you were expecting.