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alfajores

Alfajores (Caramel Sandwich Cookies)

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A Christmas favorite from Argentina.

Almond Torte

From the book Chez Panisse Desserts by

Deborah Madison’s favorite birthday cake.

Amazing Overnight Waffles

From the book The 150 Best American Recipes by and

Whip the batter up the night before for a delicious breakfast the next day.

Apple Galette

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A fresh take on apple pie.

Apple Pie

From the Culinate Kitchen collection by

This classic American dessert is perfect now, while apples are storing well.

apricot dumplings

Apricot Dumplings

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Make this dessert when summer’s apricots are at their ripest, and serve with a glass of Riesling.

baked eggs

Baked Eggs with Cream and Herbs

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

An easy breakfast that’s fancy enough for company.

banana pancakes

Banana Sour Cream Pancakes

From the book Barefoot Contessa Family Style by

This Ina Garten recipe makes an excellent choice for a New Year’s Day breakfast.

banh mi

Banh Mi

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Make this popular fusion sandwich at home.

barbecued chicken

Barbecue-Style Chicken

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A simple lemon-molasses marinade for grilled chicken thighs.

Barley, Beef, and Mushroom Soup

From the book Whole Grains Every Day, Every Way by

Lorna Sass’s recipe for this much-loved classic is the best we’ve tried.

grilled pizza

Basic Pizza Dough

From the collection
black bottom cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

From the book The All-New, All-Purpose Joy of Cooking by , , and

Frosting-free cupcakes, like this beloved favorite from ‘The Joy of Cooking,’ are still crowd-pleasers.

crepes

Blender Crêpes

From the Culinate Kitchen collection by

A foolproof, no-hassle batter for easy-to-make crêpes.

blueberry pancakes

Blueberry Pancakes

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Make this summertime favorite with fresh local berries.

boeuf bourguignon

Boeuf à la Bourguignonne

From the book Tender at the Bone by

Ruth Reichl’s beefy recipe requires extra effort — but absolutely is worth it.

bread pudding with raisins and creme anglaise

Bread Pudding with Lemon and Raisins

From the collection

A classic moist cake-like dessert.

Broccoli Slaw

From the book The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by

From the Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman comes this crunchy, addictive salad.

buttermilk banana bread

Buttermilk Banana Bread

From the book Get Cooking by

Kudos to Mollie Katzen for this especially moist and flavorful bread.

buttermilk pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes

From the collection

The fluffiest, moistest pancakes you can make.

Caramel Sauce

From the collection

Carrot-Ginger Soup

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

This sweet-and-spicy soup comes from a quick and accommodating recipe.

chicken under a brick

Chicken Cooked Under a Brick

From the book The Commonsense Kitchen by

From ‘The Commonsense Kitchen,’ an elegant treatment for good old chicken legs.

chicken pot pie

Chicken Pot Pie

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A diner classic, made at home.

chicken-salad sandwich

Chicken Salad with Fennel, Almonds, and Lemon Mayo

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

When life gives you chicken, make yummy chicken salad.

Chicken with Forty Cloves of Garlic

From the book The Food of France by and

Easy, delicious braised chicken with a garlic garnish.

chili con carne

Chili Con Carne

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

The classic mix of beans and beef.

pork and rice

Chipotle Adobado Pork with Cilantro Rice

From the collection

A delicious marinade flavors pork that goes well with rice and tortillas.

Chocolate Beet Cake With Crème Fraîche and Poppy Seeds

From the book Tender by

A luscious confection from Nigel Slater’s book ‘Tender.’

chocolate crackle cookies

Chocolate Crackle Cookies

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Dusted with powdered sugar, these cookies are both crunchy and chewy.

chocolate sour cream cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze

From the book Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food by and

From Bi-Rite Market’s ‘Eat Good Food’ comes this beauty of a cake.

chocolate syrup

Chocolate Syrup

From the collection

An easy classic. Perfect for pouring over ice cream.

cilantro pesto

Cilantro-Pecan Pesto

From the collection

Celebrate fresh pesto season with this aromatic combination.

Clean Out the Fridge Pasta

From the collection

This pasta dish has everything: chicken, beans, vegetables. Make it tonight.

Coconut-Peanut Sauce

From the collection

Corn and Flaxseed Waffles

From the book Bob’s Red Mill Baking Book by

Lovely waffles packed with heart-healthy omega-3 oils from Bob’s Red Mill.

Cornbread

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Serve this whole-grain bread with beans, chili, or soup.

greek potato salad

Country Potato Salad

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A variation on Greek salad with red potatoes and basil.

cowgirl cookies

Cowgirl Cookies with Dried Cherries and Dark Chocolate

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

This variation on the classic Cowboy Cookie is perfect for the lunchbox.

intense chocolate pudding

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

An intensely chocolatey pudding, good warm or cold.

curried couscous salad

Curried Couscous

From the book The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by

This quick and easy recipe makes a great picnic side dish.

Dad’s Montreal Chocolate Cake

By , from the Sharon Hunt collection

Underbake slightly for a gooey, rich cake.

chocolate fudge

Dark Chocolate Fudge

From the book The All-New, All-Purpose Joy of Cooking by , , and

A classic fudge recipe that’s easier that it looks.

Easy Polenta

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Escarole and Hazelnut Salad

By , from the Margarett Waterbury collection

We are big fans of the nutty dressing on this salad by Margarett Waterbury.

Far Breton

From the book Baking by

Fig Chutney

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Make this jam with fall’s abundance of figs.

Five-Spice Chicken Satay

From the collection

This recipe has more flavor than you typically get when ordering this popular appetizer in a restaurant.

berry tart

Fresh Raspberry Blueberry Tart with a Shortbread Crust

From the book The Cape Cod Table by

This free-form shortbread crust is a perfect start if you are new to pastry-making.

vietnamese spring rolls

Fresh Spring Rolls

From the book Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites by

If you can roll a burrito, you can wrap a roll. This favorite from the Moosewood Restaurant makes a tasty snack or light dinner.

Fried Tofu with Peanut Sauce

From the Culinate Kitchen collection by

A simple meal to pull together when nothing’s been planned or prepped.

fruit salad

Fruit Salad

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A quick, refreshing side dish.

Garlicky Bean and Corn Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

By , from the Adam Ried collection

A good recipe for cleaning out the fridge.

lemon bars

Ginger Pecan Lemon Bars

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Tangy lemon bars with a nutty crust.

frying pork

Ginger Pork

From the book Everyday Harumi by

Use bok choy from the farmers market in this classic recipe from Harumi Karihara.

Gingerbread Men

From the collection

Grand Central Bakery Pumpkin Bread

From the book The Grand Central Baking Book by and

A favorite recipe from the new Grand Central Baking Book.

granola

Granola Your Way

From the book D.I.Y. Delicious by

A mix ‘n’ match guide from the book ‘D.I.Y. Delicious’ by Vanessa Barrington.

spatchcocked chickens

Grill-Smoked Spatchcocked Chickens

From the collection

This method of grilling results in moist, flavorful chicken.

guacamole

Guacamole

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Guatemalan-Style Sopes

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

If you’ve got cooked beans handy, this is a quick weeknight meal.

ranch dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

You don’t ever have to buy the bottled stuff again.

Hominy and Kidney Bean Chili

From the book Whole Grains for Busy People by

This savory chili comes together in about 15 minutes.

hummus

Hummus

From the book Bi-Rite Market’s Eat Good Food by and

Got a can of chickpeas? Try this solid, basic, and foolproof recipe from the owners of Bi-Rite Market.

mini frittatas

Individual Zucchini and Cheddar Frittatas

From the book The Family Kitchen by

From the book ‘The Family Kitchen’ by Debra Ponzek comes this muffin-cup favorite.

italian wedding soup

Italian Wedding Soup

By , from the Zanne Miller collection

Once the meatballs are made, this soup goes together quickly.

Kristen Hortenbach’s Famous Blood Orange Yogurt Cake

From the book One Big Table by

Molly O’Neill features this tasty cake from the Picky Cook in her ‘One Big Table.’

lamb osso buco

Lamb Osso Buco

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A twist on the classic, using lamb instead of veal shanks.

Last Word in Nutmeg Muffins

From the book The Breakfast Book by

Irresistible muffins from Marion Cunningham.

Leila Abu-Saba’s Egyptian Red Lentil Soup

From the book One Big Table by

From ‘One Big Table,’ a humble and satisfying soup that’s easy to make.

Lemon Chicken Breasts

From the book Barefoot Contessa How Easy is That? by

From the Barefoot Contessa’s ‘How Easy is That?’ comes this dinner-saving recipe.

Lemon Cornmeal Muffins with Berries

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Lemon zest adds zing to these easy-to-make breakfast muffins.

lemon cupcakes

Lemon Cupcakes

From the book Cupcakes from the Primrose Bakery by and

Tangy treats from London’s Primrose Bakery.

lemon tart

Lemon Tart (Tarte au Citron)

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

An elegantly simple French classic.

Lox Sandwich on Rye Bread

From the book The Jungle Effect by

From physician Daphne Miller, who has written about longevity and the Icelandic diet.

beet salad

Luscious Beet Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

From the book Feeding the Whole Family by

This hearty salad from Cynthia Lair is a crowd-pleaser.

madeleines

Madeleines

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Simple, delicate French tea cakes.

miso udon

Miso-Sautéed Udon with Shiitake Mushrooms

By , from the Matthew Amster-Burton collection

A fast, satisfying weeknight meal.

Mom’s Lasagne

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Feel the love with a pan of homemade lasagne like Mom used to make.

raspberry-topped muffins

Muffins

From the book The Best-Loved and Brand-New Joy of Cooking by , , and

Top these versatile snacks with fresh or frozen berries.

multi-grain No-Knead Bread

Multigrain No-Knead Bread

From the collection
multigrain waffles

Multigrain Waffles

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Crisp, chewy, and complex Belgian waffles.

Olive-Oil Cake with Honey-Roasted Rhubarb

By , from the Jim Dixon collection

Jim Dixon embellishes a classic olive-oil cake with chunks of sweetened rhubarb.

Oven Fries

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection
overnight bread

Overnight Bread

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A lush version of No-Knead Bread.

perfect brownies

Perfect Brownies

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Exactly halfway between cake and fudge.

lamb kebabs with sabzi

Persian Kebabs

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Grilled lamb or beef with yogurt sauce, fresh herbs, radishes, and flatbread.

Polenta

By , from the Kelly Myers collection
potato frittata

Potato, Green Onion, and Parmesan Frittata

From the collection

Frittatas make for a delicious — and uncomplicated — supper.

Potato-Kale Soup

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Chicken broth and chile flakes flavor this nourishing soup.

pumpkin bread

Pumpkin Bread

From the collection

This easy recipe yields two moist loaves of rich, sweet, cake-like quick bread.

pumpkin gingersnap pie

Pumpkin Gingersnap Pie

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Two twists on classic pumpkin pie: a lighter filling and a crunchy, gingery crust.

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Moist, cakelike treats.

pumpkin waffles

Pumpkin Waffles with Muscovado Syrup

From the book Sweet! by

Muscovado is the perfect match for the slightly savory notes in these waffles from Mani Niall.

spinach and bacon quiche

Quiche with Variations

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A basic quiche recipe, with flavor variations.

quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad with Lemon Dressing

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

This salad makes a great make-ahead meal or sack lunch.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

From the Culinate Kitchen collection by

Inspired by the recipe in Diane Morgan’s book “Roots,” these cupcakes can’t be beet.

chocolate-chip cookies

Refrigerator Chocolate Chip Cookies

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

The ultimate delayed-gratification treat.

Rhubarb Buttermilk Tart

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Here’s a simple, pretty, and delicious spring dessert to bake and enjoy.

Rhubarb Crumble

From the collection
buttermilk waffles

Rich Buttermilk Waffles

From the book How to Cook Everything (Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition) by

Put this handy Mark Bittman recipe in your rotation for weekend breakfast.

lamb dinner

Roast Lamb

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection
rosemary white bean soup

Rosemary White Bean Soup

From the book The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by

This meaty-tasting soup from Ina Garten sticks to your ribs.

Spaghetti Carbonara

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Bacon and eggs over pasta — what’s not to like about that?

Spaghetti Puttanesca

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Throw this easy main dish together in half an hour.

spiced cranberry sauce

Spiced Cranberry Sauce

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Cardamom adds zing to this simple sauce.

split-pea soup

Split Pea Soup with Ham

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

An easy soup to make for a satisfying (and cheap) meal-in-a-bowl.

sticky toffee pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

From the book Sweet! by

A moist cake full of dates and crowned with toffee sauce.

stir-fried pork and green beans

Stir-Fried Pork and Green Beans with Garlic and Black Pepper

By , from the Adam Ried collection

Grab your widest skillet for Adam Ried’s delicious, quick-cook recipe.

broccoli beef

Stir-Fry Beef with Broccoli and Red Peppers

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Serve this quick stir-fry with brown rice and a bowl of tangerines.

stuffed summer vegetables

Stuffed Summer Vegetables

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A Provençal-inspired filling that enhances many summer vegetables.

Sullivan Street Bakery Artisanal Loaf with Variations

From the collection

Try one of our variations on the famous No-Knead Bread.

cornbread

Sweet (or Savory) Cornbread

From the collection

Make this reliably fluffy quick bread as sweet (or not) as you like.

sweet potato pie

Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A delicious alternative to pumpkin pie.

grain salad

Tabouli

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Lemon, mint, and plenty of parsley add zing to this classic grain salad.

Tabula Kisir

From the book River Cottage Every Day by

A lovely herby, spicy bulgur-wheat dish from Turkey, via the ‘River Cottage Every Day’ cookbook.

Tapioca Pudding

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

This simple classic is good for everyday — but it dresses up well for special occasions, too.

Texas Sheet Cake

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

This foolproof recipe makes excellent cupcakes as well as cake; top with a frosting of your choice.

toffee brittle

Toffee Brittle with Chocolate and Sea Salt

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

A perennial favorite here on Culinate.

tomato soup

Tomato Soup

From the collection

The contribution of wine is subtle, but the resulting soup has real depth of flavor.

Tomato-Orange Soup

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Grilled cheese with tomato soup is a classic — and tasty — combo.

tortilla soup

Tortilla Soup

From the book A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen by

A classic, soothing tomato soup with crunch.

Turkish-Style Leeks with Carrots and Rice

By , from the Adam Ried collection

Turkish-Style Spinach with Tomatoes and Rice

By , from the Adam Ried collection

Walnut Biscotti

From the book Chez Panisse Cooking by and

Our recipe editor has long loved these crunchy, nutty, Italian-style biscuits.

strawberry pancakes

Whole Grain Buttermilk Pancakes

By , from the Culinate Kitchen collection

Ditch the boxed pancake mix! Serve these beauties with fresh strawberries.

yeasted waffles

Yeasted Waffles

From the collection

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