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These thin and crisp chocolate chip cookies are every bit as delicious as Tate’s famous Bake Shop’s. If you’re a fan of the famous Tate’s Bake Shop Signature Chocolate Chip Cookies, you’ll love these crisp chocolate chip cookies. Made with more butter and sugar than classic chocolate chip cookies, they are thin, delicately crunchy, and

This bubbling baked ziti is perfect for feeding a crowd, and it freezes well too. Photo by Johnny Miller, (Clarkson Potter, 2021) This baked ziti is a MAJOR family-pleaser. Loaded with Italian sausage, which packs a ton of flavor, it’s similar to meat lasagna but without the fuss; it’s easy enough for a weeknight but

A few tweaks to the classic Nestlé® Toll House® recipe make these the best chocolate chip cookies ever. The simplest recipes are typically the hardest to get right, and classic chocolate chip cookies are a perfect example. The most popular recipe is found on the back of the Nestlé® Toll House® chocolate chip bag, but

Photo by Suzana Marinkovic Are you ready to bake and spread some holiday cheer? Christmas cookie season is here! Whether you need inspiration for your cookie platters, homemade gifts for teachers and neighbors, or a festive potluck dessert, these Christmas cookies have you covered all season long. From gingerbread men to biscotti, there is something

Mashed sweet potatoes made better with butter, maple syrup, and thyme. Mashed sweet potatoes don’t need much adornment, but the addition of maple syrup, butter, and thyme enhances their sweet, earthy flavor. I find that baking the sweet potatoes rather than boiling them results in fluffier mashed potatoes – if the potatoes are too wet,

This pork tenderloin with a savory-sweet mustard glaze makes an elegant weeknight dinner or centerpiece roast. Adapted from cookbook author and food columnist Marian Burros’ 5-star Mustard-Glazed Pork Tenderloin, first published in The New York Times in 1989, this marinated and sear-roasted pork tenderloin makes a fancy weeknight dinner or elegant centerpiece roast. With just

A super-generous crumb topping and genius pastry chef trick make this the best crumb cake ever. An extra-generous topping of big, buttery brown sugar clumps and a genius pastry chef trick make this the best crumb cake ever. The recipe comes from pastry chef Lisa Kolb Ruland of the blog Unpeeled. Lisa has worked in

With swirls of semi-sweet and white chocolate sprinkled with crushed candy canes, peppermint bark makes a festive holiday treat. If you’re looking for a homemade Christmas gift that’s super quick and easy, look no further than the marbled peppermint bark from America’s Test Kitchen. With swirls of semi-sweet and white chocolate sprinkled with crushed peppermint

A well-made omelette is the mark of a good cook. If you haven’t mastered this simple dish, it’s time to get cracking. My very first practical exam in culinary school was making an omelette, and it just about gave me a panic attack. We had to line up single file at the stove, and each

Big, plump, perfectly-cooked shrimp with a lemony, horseradish-spiked cocktail sauce Shrimp cocktail might be retro, but when done right, this party staple is never out of style. Adapted from Bon Appetit, this classic version boasts big, plump, perfectly-cooked shrimp with a lemony, horseradish-spiked cocktail sauce. It’s incredibly easy to make and rivals the shrimp cocktail