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Winter

cacio e pepe spaghetti squash with stewy chickpeas

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Garlicky Chickpeas

Curried lentils with kale and coconut

Curried Lentils with Kale and Coconut Milk

Carrot-ginger soup with curry and coconut milk.

Carrot-Ginger Soup with Curry and Coconut Milk

dessert repertoire

Dessert Repertoire: Essential Recipes

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake on a cake plate.

One-Bowl Buttermilk Birthday Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe (Tons of Tips 🎉)

whole roasted chicken, carved

How to Roast a Chicken (And Make the Most of It)

A bowl of simple, homemade chicken soup with fregola.

A Simple Recipe for Chicken Noodle Soup

roast chicken arugula salad

What to do with Leftover Roast Chicken? Make a Salad.

quick and easy Sichuan noodles with cabbage

Lightning Fast Sichuan Noodles with Chilies and Scallions

Orange, Arugula & Fennel Salad

Teri’s Sliced Orange Salad with Arugula, Fennel & Shaved Parmesan

A plate of Dorie Greenspan's oven-roasted spatchcocked chicken with za'atar and lemon.

Spatchcock Chicken Recipe with Za’atar & Lemon

19 Festive Appetizers to Ring in the New Year

19 Festive Appetizers to Ring in the New Year

Maydan's mouth-watering beet dip lives up to the hype.

Maydan’s Beet-Labneh Dip

A brioche cinnamon bun, frosted.

The BEST Overnight Brioche Cinnamon Buns

9 Favorite Cakes made with oil (as opposed to butter).

9 Favorite Oil-Based Cakes | The Case for Making Cakes with Oil (As Opposed to Butter)

just-baked orange-ricotta pound cake — this is a one-bowl cake, flavored with orange zest and orange liqueur, made with butter (as opposed to oil). It stays moist for days and makes a wonderful gift.

One-Bowl, Orange-Ricotta Pound Cake

15 festive cookies to make and take this holiday season.

15 Festive Cookies to Make and Take This Holiday Season

Stamped spiced brown butter muscovado cookies with maple glaze on a cooling rack.

Stamped Christmas Cookies: Brown Butter Muscovado

Saffron and Carrot Soup with Olive Oil Toasted Bread and Toasted Almond Dukkah —Yum.

Saffron-Carrot Soup with Toasted Almond Dukkah

The 12 Days of Cookbooks — the second annual discussion with Master Gardener Margaret Roach and author and blogger Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra's Kitchen

12 Days of Cookbooks (!!!) — Chatting About The Season’s New Books with Margaret Roach

Apple orchard muffins with turbinado sugar crust.

Apple Orchard Muffins

A bowl of roasted Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Manchego, and balsamic.

Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese

Favorite all-purpose pie dough plus all of the pies and pastries I use it with.

Foolproof All-Purpose Pie Dough Recipe {Video} + 5 Pie & Tarts To Use It In