Put that extra hour of time to good use by making a recipe that needs just a few extra minutes to rise, marinate, or simmer.
Banana-Nut MuffinsUse the extra hour to bake these delicious muffins as 2 loaves. Spread the Cream Cheese-Honey Filling on the warm bread.
Farro, Green Bean, and Fennel Salad with TunaBecause this recipe begins with uncooked farro, you’ll need the extra hour to let it simmer in a saucepan until tender.
Raspberry BlondiesLet these chill for an hour to make them easier to slice.
Unlike classic pesto, there's no oil in this filling. Once everything is minced in the food processor, though, it develops a paste-like consistency. Thaw the pastry in the fridge overnight, or leave out at room temperature for an hour or two.
Chopped Salad with SteakThe time change will give you time to chill plates for one hour before serving, which will help keep the salad cold after serving.
Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple SalsaTraditional jerk recipes have you marinate the meat for a day or more. This dish lends huge flavor to the chicken with just an hour-long marinade.
Griddle Corn CakesTake the extra hour to make these Griddle Corn Cakes and keep them warm on low in the oven until it’s serving time.
Crab CroquettesTake the extra hour to chill the formed crab balls, which makes them easier to roll in panko. These are delicious served with tarter sauce in addition to the hot sauce.
Spaghetti with Meat SauceHomemade spaghetti sauce doesn't have to simmer all day on the stove to be good. Try our recipe for Spaghetti with Meat Sauce that has simple ingredients and is table-ready in an hour.
Chili con CarneA traditional Texas-style chili, this stew packs a smoky punch from mildly spicy poblanos and a hot chipotle chile. Rinsing the chipotle mellows the heat; skip that step for more fire.
Peppermint-White Chocolate Candy SlabsLet these delicious candies stand for one hour and you can cross nearly everyone off your gift list this year. Simply package the homemade bark into festive tins and bind with ribbon. Don't forget the recipe!
Cocoa-and-Chile-Rubbed Pork ChopsBrine pork chops for an hour in a mixture of water, red pepper, and salt. That hands-off hour ensures these pork chops are at their very best, and most flavorful.
Rice BreadLetting the dough for this delicious recipe rise well be the best spent hour you’ve had in your kitchen lately. The best news? While it rises, you can be anywhere else you'd like to be: on the porch with a drink, sipping coffee on the armchair, or even grabbing a quick manicure.
Refrigerator Yeast RollsOnce you make this delicious recipe, you'll never go back to store-bought rolls again. Make a big batch; the family is sure to want them later in the week.
Chocolate TrufflesThis beautiful bowl of chocolate needs a little time to set, so that extra hour you get overnight is perfect for the firming process. After it's set, simple spoon out servings and enjoy.
Boiled PeanutsServe a Southern delicacy for an afternoon snack. Once these peanuts are cooked, let them stand one hour before enjoying.
So Good BrowniesThis, on the other hand, will be the longest hour of your life. To get the best flavor, let these chocolate morsels cool completely. You may need to bind your hands.
Chocolate-Pumpkin Marble CakeThis playful marbled pound cake features two separate batters, one flavored with chocolate and the other with pumpkin. And though it takes one hour to bake, you'll thank your patience later.
One-Hour Spanish Chickpea SoupPut your pressure cooker to work and have dry and tender chickpeas in just one hour. Use high-quality, cured Spanish chorizo (and not the fresh or raw Mexican version) for the best flavor and texture in this earthy, satisfying soup.
Beef and Butternut ChiliThis warm, savory stew simmors for one hour. This will give the warm aromas enough time to fill your kitchen and house.