Bury a whole snapper in a heap of wet salt, shove it in the oven, and forget about it. Your reward for so little effort? Moistest fish ever.
Mafe, a traditional Senegalese stew, is chockfull of chunks of lamb, butternut squash, root vegetables, and cabbage, all happy together in a peanut-tomato sauce.
This gratin is a great way to hide your veggies. Even from the kids. The hero? Cheese, natch. It’ll have your whole family chowing down.
Talk about come hither appeal! These stunning fillets have got that in spades thanks to a citrusy lilt and a beguiling blend of spices.
This loosely defined “lasagna” is an easy little cheat of a recipe that relies on frozen ravioli, jarred sauce, and shredded cheese. Shhhhhh.
This swanky pasta dish, gilded with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and hints of finely chopped chile, lends a little extravagance to everyday spaghetti.
This sassy roast chicken gets its moist meat and ultra-crisp skin from the two-step process of searing it in a skillet then sliding the whole thing in the oven. Simplicity.
Elegance was never achieved with such ease. Simply stack cooked lasagna noodles with sautéed ‘shrooms and smother with a luxurious cream sauce for some everyday extravagance.
A United Nations of flavor adorn this Spanish pizza, with chorizo and Manchego mingling with mozzarella and poblano chiles.
This bird borrows its Peruvian accent from its amazing technicolor dreamcoat of paprika, cumin, and garlic.
This supple, falling-apart tender pork roast may require a lot of time in the oven, but barely any time at all from the cook.
The Feast of the Seven Fishes in Domenica Marchetti’s home stars one fish: calamari. It’s the centerpiece of her Christmas Eve dinner.
For many Jewish families, Christmas holds its own beloved tradition: Chinese food followed by a movie.
This eminently reliable, no-fuss recipe doesn’t ambush you with carving trickery. It’s just a simple, supple roast beef tenderloin napped with a slightly boozy but goof-proof sauce.
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