Our Favorite Recipes of 2018

Working in the test kitchen, we are pretty lucky that we get to taste every recipe that we publish. So take it from us—you should take another look at these. They're our favorite 30 recipes from 2018!


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Leek Tart

Leek Tart
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Bake 30 m

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Mushroom and Poblano Tacos

mushroom and poblano taco with pico de gallo on plate
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 13 m

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Spicy Chicken Tacos

spicy chicken taco in soft shell tortilla with avocado and pickled onion topping
Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 10 m

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Marbled Cake Balls

nine cake balls decorated with sprinkles
Makes 20
Prep 15 m
Refrigerate 15 m
Microwave 2 m
Microwave per batch

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Beef Filet with Blue Cheese Butter

beef filet with blue cheese butter on top and potato wedges and peas on blue plate
Makes 2
Prep 10 m
Grill 6 m
Roast 25 m

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Red Velvet Cake for Two

couple taking bite out of slice of red velvet cake
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Bake 20 m

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Zucchini Noodles with Asparagus, Peas and Bacon

zucchini noodles with asparagus peas and bacon
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 17 m

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Shakshuka

shakshuka skillet breakfast
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 27 m

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Warm Rice Salad

warm rice salad with pistachios on plate
Prep 10 m

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Herb-Crusted Lamb

herb-crusted lamb chops with potatoes

Ryan Liebe

Ryan Liebe

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 15 m
Roast 25 m

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Pink Lemonade Cake

pink lemonade cake ombre dessert

Marcus Nilsson

Marcus Nilsson

Makes 16
Prep 25 m
Bake 22 m

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Señorita Cocktail

grapefruit cocktail with tequila

Photo by Christopher Testani

Photo by Christopher Testani

Makes 2
Prep 2 m

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Instant Pot Indian Butter Chicken

indian butter chicken plate

Photo by Kate Mathis

Photo by Kate Mathis

Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Sauté 5 m
Time to pressure 10 m
Pressure Cook 8 m

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Instant Pot Lime-Gingersnap Cheesecake

Lime-Gingersnap Cheesecake plate

Photo by Kate Mathis

Photo by Kate Mathis

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Time to pressure 10 m
Pressure Cook 25 m
Cool 30 m
Refrigerate 120 m

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Baklava Shortbread

Baklava Shortbread

Photo by Romulo Yanes

Photo by Romulo Yanes

Prep 20 m
Bake 15 m
Chill 2 hours or overnight

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Sorbet Cocktail

Sorbet Cocktail

Photo by Johnny Miller

Photo by Johnny Miller

Makes 4
Prep 5 m

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Grilled Veggie Slab Quiche

grilled vegetable quiche in pan

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Bake at 450 degrees for 8 minutes, then at 375 degrees for 35 minutes

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Cheeseburger Pizza

cheeseburger pizza with arugula

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Bake 22 m

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Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirl

sweet corn ice cream with raspberries

Photo by Kate Mathis

Photo by Kate Mathis

Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Steep 60 m
Process 30 m
Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight
Freeze 6 hours or overnight

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Roasted Tomato Strata

roasted strata with tomatoes

Photo by Kate Mathis

Photo by Kate Mathis

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Stand 10 m
Bake 400 degrees for 1 hour and at 350 degrees for 25 minutes

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Thai-Style Mussels

fresh thai-style mussels in bowl

Photo by Christopher Testani

Photo by Christopher Testani

Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 25 m

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Mango Crab Cake Sliders

crab cake sliders with mango

Photo by Christopher Testani

Photo by Christopher Testani

Makes 5
Prep 15 m
Refrigerate 10 m
Cook 20 m

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Thai-Glazed Salmon

thai-glazed salmon on plate

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Makes 4

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Sourdough Turkey Burgers

turkey burgers on sourdough bread
Makes 6

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Cast Iron Scallops with Asparagus

scallops and grilled asparagus on plate
Makes 4

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Banana-Coconut Quick Bread

banana-coconut quick bread on table

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Photo by Sidney Bensimon

Makes 10
Prep 20 m
Bake 80 m

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Chicken Puttanesca

chicken puttanesca and orzo on plate

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Makes 6

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BEC Pizza

bacon egg and cheese pizza
Makes 4
Prep 5 m
Bake 13 m

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Apple Blossom Pie

apple blossom pie detail

Photo by Johnny Miller

Photo by Johnny Miller

Makes 12
Prep 35 m
Cook 10 m
Bake 40 m

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Loaded M&M Cookies

loaded m and m cookies on sheet pan
Makes 20
Prep 20 m
Bake 20 m