Pantry Basics

Casey’s Pie Crust (step-by-step tutorial)
Chopping Garlic (step-by-step tutorial)
Compound Butter
Hard-Boiled Eggs
Homemade Butter
Kosher Salt: The What, Why, and How
Large vs. Extra Large Eggs
Maple-Cured Smoked Bacon
No-Roll Tart Dough (Pâte Sucrée)
Pasta Dough (step-by-step tutorial)
Pizza Dough
Pizza on the Grill (video tutorial)
Red Chile Enchilada Sauce
Roasted Garlic
Salted vs. Unsalted Butter
Steaks: Skirt, Flank, Hanger, and Flatiron
Storebought Chicken Broth
Togarashi Salt
Trussing a Chicken (step-by-step tutorial)
Vegetable Stock


Braided Swiss Bread
Dinner Rolls
Haitian Sweet Potato Bread
Italian Easter Bread
Make-Ahead Pumpkin-Nut Dinner Rolls
Pretzel Bread
Spiced Pumpkin Beer Bread
Quick Whole Wheat Bread


Blueberries and Sour Cream
Buddy the Elf’s Spaghetti Pie
Burnt Caramel and Sea Salt Sticky Buns
Cocoa Waffles
Cold-Brewed Coffee
Eggs in Purgatory
Flour Bakery Pop-Tarts
Homemade Almond Milk
Homemade Energy Bars
Homemade Instant Coffee Mix
Old-Fashioned Pancakes
Peanut Butter, Bacon, and Honey Sandwich
Sarabeth’s Corn Muffins
Sour Milk (Buttermilk) Muffins
Warm Groats with Black Currants
Winter Oatmeal with Berries
World’s Fair Belgian Waffles

Appetizers and Snacks

Bloody Mary Tomatoes
Broiler Nachos
Crabmeat au Gratin
Deviled Eggs
Duck Jerky
Eggplant Fritta
Feta and Parsley Meatballs
French Onion Dip with Ramps
Holiday Chex Mix
Homemade Cheez-Its
Homemade Cheez Whiz
Homemade Goldfish Crackers
Hot Corn Dip
Lupini Beans
Pecorino Flatbread Crackers
Pumpkin Hummus
Roasted Squash Seeds
Savory Parmesan Shortbread Rounds
Seven Layer Dip
Smoky-Sweet Almonds
Smoky Tomato Salsa
Spicy Thai Cashews
Spinach Dip
Stovetop Popcorn
Thai Curry Meatballs
Tofu-Veggie Dumplings
Tomato Bruschetta
Velveeta, Ketchup, and Ritz Crackers
Whole Wheat Pretzel Crackers

Pickles, Jams, and Spreads

Apple Cider Jelly
Beet-Pickled Deviled Eggs
Chicago Dog Relish
Concord Grape Jam
Cranberry Spread
Fig, Date, and Mint Tapenade
Lacto-Fermented Salsa
Miso Nut Butter
Pickled Butternut Squash
Pickled Carrots
Spiced Cranberries
Tart Rhubarb Compote


Briny Caper Tuna Salad
Caesar Dressing
Carrot-Miso Dressing
Fall Waldorf Salad
Fava Bean, Beet, Avocado, Radish, and Arugula Salad
Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Radicchio and Apple Salad with Roasted Cipollini and Garlic Dressing
Roasted Sunchoke Salad
Roman Gladiator Salad
So-Simple Tomato Salad
Sun-Dried Tomato Panzanella
Warm Autumn Squash and Goat Cheese Salad
Warm Lentil Salad with Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes
Wilted Escarole Salad with Anchovy Dressing


Chicken or Ham with Dumplings
Clam Chowder
Cold Borscht
Fresh Corn Chowder
French Leek and Onion Soup
Lobster Stew
Miso Soup with Pork and Udon
Quick Pasta Fagiole
Spanish Garlic Soup

Meat Mains

Amish Chicken and Waffles
Baked Miso Salmon
Boeuf en Daube
Braised Quail with Mushrooms
Brined, Rubbed, and Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Brined, Roasted Turkey
Johnny and Ponyboy’s Chicken BBQ Sandwiches from The Outsiders
Chicken Cutlets
Chicken Paprikash
Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken Pot Pie
Cilantro, Black Bean and Lime Chili
Cotenne, or Pork Skin Braciole
Espressso-Encrusted Pork Roulade
Feta and Parsley Meatballs
Franks and Beans Inspired by On the Road
Fig and Dijon Chicken
Ham Salad
Harry Potter’s Cornish Pasties
Herbed Burgers
Jalapeño-Garlic Hamburgers
Irish Stew
Kale, Leek and Bacon Bread Pudding
Lamb Stew with Dried Plums from The Hunger Games
Lemongrass Pork
Mrs. Murray’s Liverwurst Sandwich from A Wrinkle In Time
Marinated & Grilled Hot Dogs
Nikujaga (Japanese meat and potatoes)
Pear, Bacon and Fontal Tartines
Pork and Sauerkraut
Practical Magic‘s Meatloaf and Green Beans
Pulled Pork with Honey Barbecue Sauce
Scallops with Celery Root and Bacon Hash
Spaghetti Pie
Spanish Mussels
Spicy Garlic Ginger Shrimp
Steak with Caper Sauce
Thanksgiving Lover’s Pizza
Tiella with Calamari and Gaeta Olives

Veggie Mains

Albanian Pizza (tomato and onion pie)
Beet and Blue Cheese Slaw Sandwiches
Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Gruyere Tart with a Cornmeal-Millet Crust
Cheater’s Chili
Crispy Baked Tofu
Eggs in Purgatory (mostly meatless)
Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Grilled Ratatouille
Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Oscar Wilde’s Cucumber Sandwiches
Pittsburgh Pierogies
Pumpkin Risotto
Rice and Beans
Risotto for Beginners
Smoky Corn and Shiitake Fritters
Spicy Peanut Noodles with Green Beans
Zucchini and Eggs

Pasta and Noodles

Baked Mac and Cheat: A Shortcut To Macaroni and Cheese Bliss
Bolognese Sauce
Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Ginger and Scallions
Cavatelli with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage
Cilantro Pesto
Fennel Pesto
Garlic Scape Pesto
Homemade Fusilli
Homemade Ravioli
Italian Red Sauce
One-Pot Kale and Fennel Pasta
Pasta al’ Olio
Pasta alla Norma
Pasta e Ceci
Pasta with Feta, Black Olives, and Tomatoes
Penne Vodka
Puttanesca Sauce
Raw Tomato Sauce with Chile Peppers
Sicilian Comfort Gravy
Spaghetti alla Vongole
Spaghetti Carbonara
Spaghetti with Bottarga
Tuna Noodle Casserole


Anchovies and Greens
Baked Beans
Bourbon-Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes with Green Beans
Broiled Spinach with Parmesan and Cayenne
Caramelized Fennel with Goat Cheese
Cardoons with Preserved Lemon and Onions
Celery Root and Spinach Gratin
Coconut Cilantro Toasted Israeli Couscous
Coconut Creamed Spinach
Coconut-Roasted Broccoli
Deep-Fried Beets
Eggplant Fritta
Fennel-Potato Hash
Guacamole Tostadas
Hanukah Latkes
Kohlrabi Slaw
Mashed Potatoes
Pickled Peaches
Primanti’s Coleslaw
Sleeping Bean Salad
Spicy Apple Chutney
Stewed Chickpeas
Sweet and Salty Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Sweet and Sour Kale with Beans
Thanksgiving Stuffing
Turkish Zucchini Fritters
Winter Greens and Mushrooms


Apple Pie with Brie and Honey
Blue Cheese Apple Crumble
Buckeye Pudding Pops
Candy Cane-Coated Caramelized White Chocolate Pretzels
Caramel Sauce
Cherry Pie
Cherry-Cranberry-Pear Pie
Chinese Five Spice-Cayenne Caramel Corn
Chocolate-Buttermilk Milkshakes
Chocolate Cornflake Cookies
Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints
Chocolate Salami
Citrus-White Chocolate-Cranberry Cheesecake in a Jar
Daffodil Cake
Dairy-Free Lemon and Olive Oil Tart
Deep-Dish Sour Cherry and Peach Pie
Five-Ingredient Butter Caramels
Fried Dough
Groundnut Cakes
Homemade Butterscotch Krimpets
Homemade Candy Corn Oreos
Homemade Fig Newtons
Homemade Pinkberry
Homemade Pudding Pops
Icebox Cupcakes
King Cake Doughnuts
Linzer Cookies
Lemon Champagne Cake
Lemon Curd
Lemon Ginger Shortbread S’mores
Maple Buttermilk Peanut Pie
Maple-Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches
Marshmallow Fluff
Malted Chocolate Rye Cake
Minni di Virgini, or St. Agatha’s Breasts
Mountain Pies
Ossi dei Morti
Peanut Butter Caramel Drumstick Cones
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cakes
Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pickled Peaches
Pumpkin Seed Toffee
Saffron Buns
Salty-Sweet Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Pie
“Say No More, Mon Amour” Petit Fours
Sicilian Lemon Granita
Sno Cone Syrups: Cherry and Lemon-Lime
Spoon Sweets
Sweet Potato Praline Pie
Vanilla Ice Cream
Veronica Marshmallows
Whoopie Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Yogurt Creme Brulee


Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
Amaretto Sour
Apple-Sage Cooler
Baltimore Egg Nogg
Beer Ice Cubes
The Bitter Gimlet
Bloody Beer
The Bocce
Born to Rum
The Boulevardier
Bourbon Peach Lemonade
Brinley Gold Shipwreck Spiced Rum
Buffy Punch!
The Campbell Creamsicle
Cold-Brewed Coffee
Colonial Ale Flip
The Dirty Shirley
Dragon’s Breath Shot
Dry Cider
Egg Cream
Glasgow Ginger
The Good Cheer
Hot Mulled Cider
Maine Root Pumpkin Pie Soda
Mint Lemonade Slushy
The New Fashioned
Orange Juice Shandy
The Pickled Surfer
The Pimm’s Palmer
Pineapple-Chile Hefeweizen Beer Cocktail
Red Wine Granita
Root Beer Float
The Ruddy Mary
Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa
Say, What’s in This Drink?
Sea Salt-Lime Soda Syrup
Smoky Mint Ginger-Ade
Spiced Cranberry and Bourbon Cocktail
Spruce Beer
Strawberry-Hibiscus Shandy
The Tina Tai (a Napoleon Dynamite-inspired cocktail)
Vinho Verde Sangria
Wintergarden West Side