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The Rare Time Mom'll Say Laziness Is Okay
Popovers are airy, hollow puffs that can turn any meal, from brunch to dinner, into a gathering that feels like a special occasion. And despite their mystique, popovers actually turn out better when you're a bit neglectful. Mixing the batter like crazy is a no-no (you actually want an irregular texture so the rolls pop up), as is cracking open the oven during the baking to see how the popovers are doing (they'll collapse). Follow this ultrasimple recipe once, and you'll have the method down pat.

Get the recipe: Old-Fashioned Popovers