We asked our editors to share some of their favorite recipes of the year, and they came up with a list of fresh, seasonal dishes (and a few truly amazing desserts) that you'll want to make over and over again.
Sneak a little savory into your sweets with our low-cal rosemary and apricot dessert bars. Pine nuts give the treat it's satisfying crunch, and a drizzle of icing is the perfect finishing touch.
More than one of our editors picked this standout macaroni bake as their favorite recipe of the year. With a hint of sweetness from the squash along with caramelized onions, crispy bacon, and smoky cheese, it's a delicious dish that's worth the effort.
Watch the secret to making this decadent and oh-so-delicious macaroni and cheese recipe.
One of our editors took this flavorful beet salad to a summer potluck and converted everyone at the table into beet-lovers. Our team loves it so much we continue to make it well into the winter months.
We based our bean- and chorizo-topped pizza on Tlayuda, a traditional dish from the Mexican state of Oaxaca. To save time, the bean mixture can be made ahead for easy weeknight prep.
Fresh green and wax beans get transformed into a seriously moutherwating summer salad thanks to a simple lemon-Djion dressing, crunchy hazelnuts, and Parmesan cheese.
Looking for a special holiday dessert? Our stunning tart pairs sweet brown sugar with slighty nutty squash and mozzarella cheese. Top with nutmeg whipped cream for uniquely delicious treat.
The secret to this restaurant-worthy dish? Instant mashed sweet potato mix gives the coconut shrimp its delicious flavor. The greens and sweet-and-sour dipping sauce make it a fun tropical weeknight dinner idea.
Make the rosemary-studded dough for this strawberry-topped dessert pizza in the oven or on the grill. Having a party? Serve in tumblers with sweetned whipped cream or ice cream.
You know a recipe is good when multiple editors rave that it was their favorite of the year. Turn dried beans into a creamy bold-flavor side dish with the help of an easy gremolata and seasoned bread crumbs.
Fresh uncooked kale becomes tender when it absorbs lemon and olive oil. It pairs nicely with crunchy homemade croutons and fresh sliced tomatoes.
Rumor has it that these flaky Gruyere and herb-filled rolls were so popular on the photo set, they could hardly keep them in the pan long enough to photograph them.
Kale, farro, and cannellini beans make this tasty stew a healthy, low-cal winter staple. Lemon juice and basil give it bright flavor, too.
Our editors loved how blistering, or cooking at a high heat until slightly blackened, turns almost-wilted beans into crispy tender ones. Quick pickled shallots, jalapeno, and bacon gives this easy side a litte heat and lots of flavor.
The secret to this spicy, tangy, 100-calorie appetizer? Peanut butter! Try it with jalapenos or larger Anaheim peppers.
Our editors love this recipe because not only can it be made the day before, but it's perfect for company. Our only warning? You might want to print out copies of the recipe because your guests will be asking for it.