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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. This cookie-which is made in the soft and chewy style-gives you both the nostalgia of childhood bake sales and the...

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Meatloaf

Good meatloaf is about as comforting as comfort food gets. Thankfully, meatloaf doesn't have to be complex to be good. It just needs to be tender (from breadcrumbs soaked in milk and gentle handling) and...

Author: Martha Stewart

Perfect Roast Chicken

The almost universal appeal of roasted chicken stems from its power to comfort. The ideal roasted chicken recipe will leave your chicken golden brown and gleaming, tender, and juicy. The crackle of chicken...

Author: Martha Stewart

Apple Crisp

One of the definitive desserts of fall, apple crisp is easy and economical. Test kitchen tip: Empire, Gala, or Braeburn apples are especially good in this recipe.

Author: Martha Stewart

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

This classic potato dish is always on everyone's favorites list for a Thanksgiving side.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cream of Asparagus Soup

No need to toss out the tough ends of asparagus-use them to make a quick stock for an extra shot of flavor in this cream of asparaagus soup.

Author: Martha Stewart

Potatoes Dauphinoise

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Waffles

Consider this your new, go-to waffle recipe when you want to start your day off on a sweet note. No fussy steps or unexpected ingredients are required here, which means you can whip these up whenever your...

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Pie Crust

Prep now and enjoy wonderful pies all season. Make the crust and topping in advance and keep them in the freezer for up to three months, then defrost fully before using.

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Creamed Spinach

Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Author: Martha Stewart

Quick BBQ Sauce

For a basic barbecue sauce, all you have to do is whisk together ketchup, light brown sugar, white wine vinegar, worcestershire sauce, and paprika. Use this recipe when making grilled or slow-cooked meat,...

Author: Martha Stewart

The Best Banana Bread

The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture. In order to avoid this quick bread becoming tough and chewy, don't overmix...

Author: Martha Stewart

Flaky Buttery Biscuits

Fresh hot biscuits slathered with butter, topped with a spoonful of jam, and served alongside fluffy scrambled eggs and a salty pork product are the epitome of a cozy breakfast (or dinner).

Author: Martha Stewart

Chicken Divan

Chicken breasts, broccoli, and mushrooms are smothered in a creamy Mornay sauce and topped with a blanket of cheesy breadcrumbs in this classic Chicken Divan.

Author: Martha Stewart

Cream of Broccoli Soup

This soup is super creamy in texture, but it contains very little actual cream. The butter and flour mixture -- what's called a roux -- gives it body and silkiness.

Author: Martha Stewart

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for an array of mix-ins.Baking...

Author: Martha Stewart

Linguine with White Clam Sauce

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Author: Martha Stewart

Simple Crepes

Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

Author: Martha Stewart

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Author: Martha Stewart

Split Pea Soup with Ham

You'll turn to this split pea soup with ham all winter long-especially when you need to warm up! Use leftover ham to make split pea soup prep even easier.

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Meatloaf

Not your average blue-plate special, this meatloaf recipe brings three ground meats together with a sweet-and-sour glaze to form a tender and moist mealtime favorite.

Author: Martha Stewart

Chicken Liver Pate

Reader Maya Parada in Brooklyn, New York, shares her secret for adding sweetness to this pate: grated carrot. Serve as an appetizer, or spread on crackers or sandwiches for rich flavor.

Author: Martha Stewart

Pan Fried Steak

Follow our foolproof recipe for a restaurant-quality pan-fried steak in under 10 minutes. Serve with a simple steak sauce and a classic side like roasted potatoes. From the book Mad Hungry, by Lucinda...

Author: Martha Stewart

Raisin Bran Muffins

Stir up this batch of hearty, low-fat morning treats. Kissed with brown sugar, they're moist and taste more indulgent than they are.

Author: Martha Stewart

Shepherd's Pie

You'll like the convenience of this comforting dish. Unlike other shepherd's pie recipes, this one calls for frozen vegetables instead of fresh and can be made the day before. Shepherd's pie has never...

Author: Martha Stewart

Quick & Easy Caramelized Pears

Seasonal fruit is the perfect starting point for a memorable meal-ender.

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter. Once the cream puffs are shaped and baked, they're filled with a rich homemade pastry...

Author: Martha Stewart

Oatmeal Raisin Bars

These handheld treats are packable, snackable, sure-fire crowd-pleasers -- indoors and out.

Author: Martha Stewart

Simple Homemade Sausage Patties

Assembling pork sausages is a snap and, as always, if you use best-quality ingredients, it's hard to beat homemade.From the book "Mad Hungry," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan Books).

Author: Martha Stewart

Freezer Jam

This is a great way to make jam because it's simple, lower in sugar, and lets the flavor of ripe fruit shine. Our method makes it a cinch to save the last of your favorite summer produce, like nectarines,...

Author: Martha Stewart

Easy Fruit Juice Gelatin

Skip artificially flavored gelatin in favor of this super-simple homemade version using any fruit juice you like.

Author: Martha Stewart

Tuna Casserole

Break out a family favorite: tuna casserole. The traditional comfort food is great for serving large groups. In our tuna casserole recipe, we cut the sauce with chicken broth, but there's enough milk to...

Author: Martha Stewart

Lobster Bisque

A quick and easy homemade lobster stock is the base for this rich, creamy soup. Each bowl is finished with buttery, succulent lobster meat and delicate fennel fronds.

Author: Riley Wofford

Crab Apple Jelly

Make this jelly in the fall, when crab apples are plentiful. It can then be canned and enjoyed throughout the year.

Author: Martha Stewart

Basic Chicken Soup

Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly...

Author: Martha Stewart

Mustard Glazed Salmon

This dish is casual enough for a family dinner and elegant enough to serve to company.

Author: Martha Stewart

Asparagus with Creamy Mustard Sauce

Spring is the season to take full advantage of the subtle, grassy flavors of asparagus and this easy sauce comes together in minutes.

Author: Martha Stewart

Beef Barley Soup

Give homemade beef stock a chance to shine in this classic, comforting soup recipe.

Author: Martha Stewart

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Get a head start on dinner with this fresh take on a slow-simmered, all-in-one meal that makes clean-up a breeze.

Author: Martha Stewart

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Choose firm, smooth eggplants. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Author: Martha Stewart

Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Studding chewy oatmeal cookies with cranberries gives them a bit of bright color and a slight tang. Any dried fruit can be substituted.

Author: Martha Stewart

Popovers

See our step-by-step guide to making popovers, and try all of our popover variations: Gruyere-Thyme Popovers, Dark Chocolate Popovers, Chive Popovers, Cinnamon Sugar Popovers, Bacon and Black Pepper Popovers,...

Author: Martha Stewart

Macaroni and Cheese

When it comes to comfort food, nothing tops mac 'n' cheese, especially Martha's easy-to-make version.

Author: Martha Stewart

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adding more granulated sugar gives this classic thin and crispy cookie its crunch.

Author: Martha Stewart

Sauteed Calf's Liver

Author: Martha Stewart

Chocolate Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Author: Martha Stewart

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Sauteed apples and onion combine with pork chops for a tastiness that never disappoints.

Author: Martha Stewart

Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

A butterflied leg of lamb, which cooks quickly and evenly on the grill, has been split down the center, then unfolded and spread open to resemble a butterfly.

Author: Martha Stewart

Traditional German Potato Salad

While beef broth might seem like an unexpected ingredient, it's a must for authentic German potato salad. Mixed with sauteed onions, it gives the vinegary slices of Yukon Golds an extra savory touch.

Author: Martha Stewart

Classic Sloppy Joes

Soft sandwich buns work best with this classic kid-friendly Sloppy Joe recipe-as do chips and pickles. The beef mixture can also be served over pasta.

Author: Martha Stewart