Kimchi Toast

If we had to give this toast recipe a bunch of random personality traits, we’d describe it as a rule-breaking hothead with a softer side. Spicy, pungent kimchi plus smooth cream cheese, topped with a scallion salad—on toast. Weirdly, it works.

Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts

You’ll be crowned a true hero once your crowd gets a taste of the sweetest, tender-crisp brussels sprouts they’ve ever had. All it takes is coring the tiny cabbages, separating out their leaves, and give them a quick turn on the stove.

Potato Nuggets

Behold, your new standard for roasted potatoes: puck-size oven fries with creamy insides and unimaginably crunchy exteriors. Seat yourself close to the …

Puff Pastry

To get an incredibly flakey, multi-layered puff pastry that’s better than the store-bought stuff, but not as labor- or time-intensive as the …

Glazed Apple Tart

If you’re the type who prefers fruit desserts that are heavy on the fruit, this apple tart’s for you. Halved apples (that’s …