When fall abruptly rolls in, and summer's fresh produce begins to fade away, apples usually take the spotlight. But let us not forget the apple's darker, more complex cousin, the pear. Pears are lovely raw, baked, caramelized, and stewed—a myriad of options that makes it one of our favorite fall fruits. From cocktails and condiments to muffins and pies galore, we've got 25 recipes to bring pear to your autumn table.
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Whether it's stuffed into a sandwich, wrapped around some meat, scattered on top of a salad, or eaten straight from the pan, bacon transforms any meal from humdrum to pretty-much-the-best-thing-ever. You could say that it's the salty, smoky flavor or the intoxicating smell that keeps us coming back for more, but we prefer to think that it's the infinite variety of ingredients with which bacon pairs so well. And we've got 35 recipes to get you started.
It's hard to think of a more comforting cuisine than Italian-American, in all of its red sauce-smothered, meaty, pasta-packed glory, and all week we've been celebrating Italian-American classics with a series of all-new recipes. But really, it was all leading up to this end goal: a comprehensive recipe guide for pretty much every Italian-American dish you can think of. Don't see it on this list? Let us know, and we'll start working on it!
Tomorrow evening, Jews around the world will gather to celebrate the New Year. But while traditional Rosh Hashanah dinners contain a few standard elements, the menu is far from prescribed. We've collected 25 traditional and contemporary recipes with international influences, from Moroccan-style lamb to Israeli salads, to complete your Rosh Hashanah feast. See them all in the slideshow!
From apple cider doughnuts to a challah bread pudding, we've got 22 Rosh Hashanah desserts to ring in a sweet New Year.
As the weather starts to cool down, schedules start to fill up again and the pace of life starts to quicken, but that shouldn't mean you don't have time to throw together a delicious, healthy meal. We rounded up 16 fast-and-easy stir fry recipes that will keep you from resorting to boxed mac 'n' cheese for dinner this fall.
Nuts are the perfect way to add warm, nuanced flavor to otherwise one-note baked goods. From rosemary-pine nut sables to a fresh fig and hazelnut tart, we've pulled together 20 recipes to bring crunch, sweetness, and complexity to your fall desserts.
All week I've been publishing recipes and stories from Northern Thailand, the country's least exported regional cuisines. With strong funky aromas, heavy spicing, and the kind of bitter and hot flavors that can make you weep simultaneous tears of pain and pleasure, it's definitely not Thai Food 101 material, but you'll be richly rewarded if you delve into it. If you can't make it all the way to the spice markets and roadside restaurants in Chiang Mai, making these dishes at home is the next best thing.
If you have a breakfast sweet tooth, consider it satisfied: we've rounded up 29 sweet recipes from cinnamon rolls to scones to complete your weekend brunch.
Breakfast doesn't have to be a meal of simple, rotating standards. From spiced Indian omelets to the perfected eggs Benedict, we've got 17 recipes to transform your typical morning egg into something fresh and new. See them all after the jump!
Simple handheld versions of our favorite dishes are not really what the art of sandwich-crafting is all about. A perfect sandwich occupies only one culinary niche—its own. We've rounded up a wide variety of sandwich recipes—from casual sliders to meaty bread-bound mains—making it easier to enjoy great sandwiches all the time.
It's not Labor Day without the red and white checkered table overflowing with salad. Here are 31 salad recipes for your long weekend.
Whether you'd gladly trade a day in the office for a day in the kitchen or would rather spend the afternoon at the beach, we've got a mix of indoor- and outdoor-friendly recipes to help you through the long weekend. Click through our slideshow to check out 18 fresh produce-heavy sides for your Labor Day party this September 1st!
If summertime were a meal, Labor Day would be the dessert course. Enjoy a sweet long weekend with these pies, cakes, cookies, and no-bake treats.
With Labor Day coming up, it's time to get your butt off the computer and out onto the deck for some chilling and grilling. We've rounded up dozens of our favorite recipes, from American classics like burgers and dogs to our favorite end-of-summer international dishes, to help you plan the best labor day cook-out (or cook-in) ever.
All too often, kebabs are dry, tough, and lacking in flavor. Here are 17 recipes that are sure to render juicy, flavorful kebabs every time.
Remember freezer-pops? As a kid, these brightly-colored sugary sticks fueled our summer exploits, and inspired many a feud over who would be stuck with pink. Though I've ostensibly "grown up," I still think I could live off of popsicles through the dog days of summer. Check out six of our favorite recipes after the jump!
Melons are more than just a tool for fruit salad bait-and-switch. Check out our slideshow for fourteen delicious melon recipes, including fresh watermelon limeade, cantaloupe gazpacho with crispy prosciutto, and spicy honeydew and coconut water agua fresca.
These are the dog days of summer, but there's one unexpected way to cool down during the hot summer months that doesn't include cold showers or blasting your air conditioning: spicy food. From jalapeño-packed coleslaw to jerk pork skewers, we've got 45 mouth tingling recipes to help you beat the heat.
Turning on the oven during the hot summer months is something no one should have to put themselves through. Click through our slideshow to see twelve of our favorite no-bake desserts, like Grasshopper Parfaits, Strawberry Cheesecake, and Chocolate-Kahlua Pie.