A slice of classic carrot cake--two carrot cake layers filled and frosted with cream cheese frosting; on top are crushed walnuts.

Carrot Cake

“This was beyond the best carrot cake I have ever had.” That’s what we’re hearing about this cake, which ingeniously relies on puréed, rather than grated, carrots.

A large rectangle casserole pan, filled with tater tot nachos topped with sour cream, tomatoes, sour cream, and jalapeños. A wooden serving spoon lays beside the dish.

Tater Tot Nachos ~ Totchos

Nachos are always a welcome dinner–or snack–but sometimes you want something even more special. A base of crisp potato nuggets are just the thing.

2 chicken gyros filled with romaine, chicken, tomatoes, red onion, pepperoncinis, and tzatziki, with a bowl of tzatziki next to it.

Chicken Gyros

A Mediterranean classic that’s healthy as can be although you’d never guess it from the indulgent taste.

A skillet filled with sloppy Joe meat mixture, flanked by a filled, untapped sandwich with a toasted top and a bag of sesame seed buns.

Sloppy Joes

Sam Sifton’s recipe for sloppy Joes is quick and, honestly, quite superb. Full of flavor and just as messy as you remember. And just as tasty.

Crêpes Suzette

These classic buttery French crepes are infused through and through with the essence of orange.

Two BBQ pulled pork tacos in a cardboard dish with a bear and a dish of coleslaw on the side.

BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos

Behold warm tortillas piled high with sweet pulled pork, spicy chipotle coleslaw, and tangy barbecue sauce. We bet you can’t stop at one.

Three cheese and chile naan bread, drizzled with butter, in a metal dish on a wooden table, beside pieces of naan.

Naan Bread with Cheese and Chiles

Naan bread is good. Really, really good. And then GBBO’s Chetna Makan takes it up a notch with cheese and chiles, making us rethink everything we knew about flavor.

A plate with two grilled salmon and zucchini skewers with potatoes on the side

Grilled Salmon and Zucchini Skewers

Hallelujah, come on get happy. These babies take just a bit of time to put together and a mere 10 minutes to cook. Grab a plate and belly up to the grill, kids.