Winter vegetables get to pretend it's springtime.
Just for you, Valentine: a forgiving, undemanding, and lovable chocolate mousse.
Your everyday duck confit: all you have to do is skip one big fat pricey ingredient.
The sweet-savory granola that's setting a new bar.
How to save overcooked broccoli? Keep cooking it.
The perfect make-ahead salad for tonight's company (or tomorrow's lunch).
Never again suffer a dry biscuit.
A rib roast that won't let you down, even when you abandon it.
A crisp almond cookie that could not be easier, or exude more fanciness -- perfect for all your holiday gifting, swapping, and impressing.
A little purity between holiday binges.
A Thanksgiving classic in half the time.
The simplest possible technique for a succulent turkey. It will forgive you if you overcook it. You can do it while you're defrosting the bird, if you choose. And best of all, it tastes like turkey.
Zuni Café's Judy Rodgers gets us the applesauce fast, and nobody gets hurt. She even throws in a bonus dessert.
New life for the herbs and greens that linger in the crisper, thanks to Paula Wolfert (and Food52er fiveandspice).
The key to perfectly creamy baked macaroni and cheese, courtesy of Martha Stewart.
Grilled beets for the multi-tasker -- and (optional) redemption for cottage cheese.
A whipped cream with staying power, just in time for apple pie season.
How to coax out the riches of a red pepper -- step away from the burner.
When you just can't look another zucchini in the face, put it on a pedestal.
A blueprint for the smoothest, most scoopable homemade ice cream (no yolks allowed).
For a humble stew of summer produce, ratatouille has been known to stir up a lot of fuss. Not this time.
Ribs that debunk that whole low-and-slow doctrine -- and make you popular anyway.
Shirley Corriher, Harold McGee, and Rose Levy Beranbaum tell us why cornstarch makes the silkiest waffle in town.
The most famous tomato sauce on the internet, from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking.