Two pieces of steak with chile-lime butter on an oval plate with a fork and knife cutting the steak.

Steak with Chile-Lime Butter

Because butter makes everything better. Especially when gilded with a fiesty blend of paprika, ancho, and lime.

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Four cooked bratwurst and sauerkraut, along with mashed potatoes and grainy mustard in separate dishes beside the skillet containing the bratwurst.

Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

A German classic, perfected–and embellished with the addition of bacon. Simple enough for weeknight cravings as well as lazy weekend entertaining. Beer optional.

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A better brined roast chicken in a cast iron Dutch oven surrounded by potatoes, mushrooms, carrots, and a halved head of garlic.

Best Brined Roast Chicken

This is, without any doubt, the BEST brined chicken recipe we’ve EVER tasted. Seriously. (And did we mention how quick and easy it is?!)

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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Big fat juicy burger with caramelized onions, melted cheese, and a toasted hard roll

Best Burger

Brisket, short ribs, and chuck. When melded in just the right proportions, as here, they turn out the most luxe made-from-scratch burger we’ve ever experienced.

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A bowl of chashu pork ramen, filled with braised pork, soba noodles, bean sprouts, peas, and bok choy, with a pair of chopsticks resting on top.

Chashu Pork Ramen

An oh-so-satisfying bowl of tender braised sweetly salty pork, soba noodles, and vegetables. Eminently slurpable.

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A white enamel pot filled with turkey meatball soup.

Turkey Meatball Soup

This outrageously satiating riff on Italian wedding soup swaps traditional beef and pork meatballs for healthier ones made with turkey along with the lilt of lemon.

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A piece of chicken fried steak with a dish of cream gravy beside it all on a white plate.

Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy

Cookbook author Lisa Fain divulges a culinary legacy, one which she inherited from her father, who acquired it from his mother, who in turn learned it from her mother.

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Pork Chops with Vinegar and Sweet Peppers

Pork Chops with Vinegar and Sweet Peppers

One-skillet cooking is going to draw compliments galore for the way these pork chops turn tender and the tangy bell pepper pan sauce makes a terrific and tangy side.

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A bowl filled with Vietnamese beef and rice noodle salad, with chopsticks resting on the bowl, and a small dish of peanuts beside it.

Vietnamese Beef and Rice Noodle Salad

A jumble of tastes and textures and temperatures, this towering noodle number will jolt you to your senses in a manner that only classic Vietnamese cuisine can do.

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