Strips of Korean beef barbecue on a platter, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds.

Korean Beef Barbecue

Beef ribs take a bath in a marinade of puréed Asian pear, scallions, garlic, soy sauce, and rice vinegar before being grilled to sweetly salty excellence.
A square white bowl filled with Instant Pot pork pozole, garnished with radish, shredded cheese, lime, and cilantro, with a spoon resting in it.

Instant Pot Pork Pozole

Instant Pot pork pozole is a dinner-time dream come true. Packed with hominy, chiles, pork and a richly spiced broth, it's super quick, too.
A blue bowl filled with buttermilk ranch dressing with a spoon resting in it.

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Creamy, cool, herby, and tangy, this homemade ranch dressing is unspeakably better than the stuff in a bottle or (shudder) envelope. Slather, drizzle, dunk, and dip away.
A slice of chocolate cream pie, topped with chocolate curls on a white plate with a fork beside it.

Chocolate Cream Pie

First you make an Oreo cookie crust. Then you smother it with a bittersweet and semisweet chocolate custard. The final flourish is whipped cream infused with vanilla. Sigh.
A salad of butter lettuce with maytag blue cheese on a brown plate.

Butter Lettuce With Maytag Blue Cheese

Forget that wedge of iceberg beneath a glob of bottled blue cheese dressing. This lovely little salad is creamy yet sharp, rich yet acidic, classic yet blissfully unconventional.
4 black bottom cupcakes with chocolate cake and cream cheese center on a rack, one split open

Black Bottom Cupcakes

These chocolate-y devil's food cupcakes boast a creamy cheesecake-y addition. You may never go back to plain chocolate.
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