Essentially Irish stew with some lovely store-bought puff pastry plopped on top. Easy peasy. And almost elegant.
Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic is a classic for one reason—it's damn good. Using chicken thighs ensures the meat remains juicy. Using our trick for quickly peeling garlic makes it hassle free.
Though traditionally a first course, bone marrow is sufficiently rich to be both first course and last course. And maybe each course in between.
So magnificently and outrageously incredible that folks have literally applauded it at the dinner table. Swear. Easy enough for weeknights. Elegant enough for impressing guests.
Riz au lait is another way of saying French rice pudding. So gosh darn easy and impossible to stop eating, it's quite possibly the thing we love most about the French.
Essentially creamy easy cheesy side dish awesomeness., these are as welcome on weeknights as they are on holidays.
Slow Roast Lamb7/27
This slow roasted lamb shoulder coaxes the meat to fall-apart tenderness in the oven while infusing it with the pervasive aroma and flavor of orange, chile, and honey.
When you've got leftover bread, sure, you could make bread crumbs. Or you could make this Southern melding of pie and pudding that's obscenely indulgent. Tough decision, eh?
All the complexity of classic beef curry that you slowly tended all day...but in just an hour. You're welcome.
No, this isn't quite the classic cooked-for-days cassoulet you'll find in Gascony. This is cassoulet casserole. You'll find no complaints here.
Yet another failproof recipe from Deborah Madison that's hearty and healthy and satisfying beyond words.
This New England clam chowder recipe, put simply, is a classic. No other way to say it, no other way to make it.
Short Rib Chili13/27
This splurge of a chili recipe is made with ultra tender braised beef and is easy to make on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.
Glogg is Scandinavian mulled wine served at Christmas. This version combines port wine, brandy, whiskey, raisins, almonds, orange zest, cinnamon, and cardamon.
With all due respect, your go-to recipe for beef stew falls short of this magnificent melding of beef, wine, and pasta. No contest.
We seriously cannot get enough of this easy roast chicken and pan gravy that's got our heads spinning...and everyone clamoring for more.
Bûche de Noël17/27
We've no clue why the French felt compelled to roll chocolate cake with ganache in the likeness of a log. But with a taste like this, who the heck cares?
Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is essentially a gussied up hot dog and sauerkraut. To which we say, oui!
Cacio e Pepe Kugel19/27
Cacio e pepe kugel. It's what happens when Rome's famous pasta dish collides with everyone's favorite Jewish comfort food.
This incredibly indulgent yet not too sweet dessert is crazy rich despite being made with just pantry staples and very little work. Don't skip the game-changing dollop of bourbon-spiked whipped cream.
Wine Poached Pears21/27
How to explain these wine poached pears? "Divine elegance" comes to mind. Also, easy, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, and lovely.
This boasts all the magnificence of traditional bolognese with four kinds of meat and three types of cheese. But also lurking beneath the layers of deliciousness is gently cooked eggplant. Call it stealthy healthy.
Molasses Spice Cake23/27
This molasses spice cake recipe is made with cinnamon, ginger, mustard, candied orange peel, and a sweet syrup glaze.
A British classic, this pot pie bubbles away into meltingly tender, luxuriant, aromatic awesomeness beneath its crackling pastry crust.
So tantalizingly crisp at the edges, incredibly tender yet not mushy at the center, and lovely through and through. They'll haunt you forever. In a good way.
A riff on English sticky toffee pudding, this southern rendition relies on a little down home rejiggering with cornmeal, apple butter, and sorghum syrup. Bet some bourbon on the side wouldn't be a terrible thing.
It'd be far more apt to call this "Spiked Cider" or "Boozy Cider" given the benevolent amount of bourbon in this toddy.