Vegan chocolate cupcakes, half frosted with vegan chocolate frosting, on a wire rack beside a bowl of frosting.

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Vegan chocolate cupcakes. So scrumptious and deep dark chocolatey that no one’s even going to notice they’re vegan. Swear.

A large bowl filled with jerk spiced lentils topped with cilantro and sliced green onions, flanked by a bowl of sliced red onions and another bowl of rice.

Jerk-Style Lentils

If you’re familiar with Caribbean food, you know how good jerk seasoning is. It adds a deeply spiced flavor to everything it touches and makes these lentils extraordinary.

Pumpkin pie spice in a glass jar on a wooden cutting board, surrounded by measuring spoons full of various spices.

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Making your own pumpkin pie spice is as easy as dumping some spices you probably already have, into a bowl and stirring them together. No need to run to the store. You’re welcome.

Roasted Jerusalem artichokes in a white bowl with a fork and napkin in the background.

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, stump so many of us. But hang on–lots of our testers weren’t hip to them either until they tried (and loved) this recipe. What are you waiting for?

Four bottles of pepper sherry.

Pepper Sherry

What could be easier than plopping some hot peppers in a bottle of booze, setting it aside for as long as you can resist, and then drizzling it over everything? Exactly.

A cast-iron skillet with 8 whole roasted onions with papery skins and creamy interiors.

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

A white pottery bowl filled with tofu satay bowls garnished with cilantro and peanuts.

Tofu Satay Bowls

A bowlful of crispy tofu and peanut sauce-soaked rice makes a terrific dinner that’s satisfying and full of healthy bits and bobs.