Crème Anglaise

An easy Crème Anglaise recipe.

Quince and Almond Tart With Rosé

Poach quince in rosé with a dash of cocktail bitters and a few warm spices, then assemble into a tart with almond paste using an upside-down, Tatin-style method.

Coconut and Almond Candy

The killer combination of coconut, almonds, and milk chocolate makes for a delectable candy bar. One of the most iconic of American candies, the Almond Joy, is famous for its creamy coconut filling topped...

Classic Dry Martini

A classic dry martini cocktail made with gin and vermouth and stirred with ice.

Crisp Roast Duck

A whole roasted duck doesn't have to be fussy. With just a few hours' roasting and hardly any work at all, you can have a juicy bird with crisp skin-the best of both textures. This duck is delicious with...

Danish Pastry Braid

When Beatrice Ojakangas published *The Great Scandinavian Baking Book* in 1988, she won a lot of fans-including Julia Child-who asked Ojakangas to be on her television show. There Ojakangas demonstrated...

Butter Roasted Turkey Breasts

Bone-in turkey breasts are easy to find, and as impressive as a whole bird when you roast them in butter and herbs.

Simple Hot Cocoa for One

As with hot chocolate, use any milky liquid you prefer, whether it's from a cow, nuts (almond milk), beans (soy milk), or grains (rice milk). For sweeteners, feel free to substitute maple syrup, honey,...

Seafood Paella

This is the dramatic seafood paella that looks stunning, with crustaceans and shellfish. You can vary the quantities of seafood and also use crab, crayfish, or lobster (boil them separately).

Chocolate Cream Pie

This beautiful pie is great for entertaining, since the rich, creamy filling will be a surefire hit with anyone who likes chocolate pudding.

Basic Crepes

This makes a lot of crepes. You can halve the recipe if that makes more sense for you, or keep it as is and have crepes two days in a row.

Creamy Potato and Leek Gratin

Cutting leeks into large pieces (they almost dissolve when thinly sliced) gives them a presence equal to disks of potato, while cooking the vegetables separately-the leeks are braised in butter, the spuds...

Butter Pie Crust

Butter Pie Crust

Honey Glazed Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

An easy recipe for Honey-Glazed Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Cranberry Chess Pie

A popular Southern dessert said to originate in England, chess pie consists of staple ingredients: eggs, butter, and sugar, bound with cornmeal, flour, or both. While some recipes rely on tangy buttermilk...

Dan's Baked Stuffed Shrimp

An easy Dan's Baked Stuffed Shrimp recipe

Cranberry Sauce

Easy Cranberry Sauce

Manicotti

It just wouldn't be a holiday without my mom preparing a pasta course, whether it precedes the turkey at Thanksgiving or follows antipasti at Easter. My mom's manicotti recipe (which comes from her Italian...

Simple Candied Orange Peel

It takes a day or two for the peel to dry, so plan ahead perfect Candied Orange Peels

Hot Buttered Rum

Of all the rums we tried for this recipe, we liked Myers's best. But Oronoco, a new white rum from Brazil, also made a beautifully balanced drink.

Old Fashioned Pecan Pie

It's impossible to go wrong with pecan pie. Especially one that is really loaded with nuts, has a little verve from orange zest, and isn't overly sweet-exactly like the one here. Taking the time to track...

Simple Roast Turkey with Rich Turkey Gravy

This is the ultimate turkey lover's turkey-no bells and whistles, just a succulent bird with crispy skin and plenty of delicious gravy. It's also great for first-timers, since there's no fussing with brines...

Cranberry, Apple, and Walnut Conserve

Adding the cranberries in three stages, along with crumbled nuts, results in a wonderful conserve with layers of texture and flavor. The turbinado sugar imparts subtle caramel undertones.

Best Ever Pie Crust

An easy Pie Crust recipe, the best ever.