Cocoa muffins piled on top of each other on a white cake platter.

Cocoa Muffins

Those of us who prefer a restrained sweetness and a more pronounced cocoa taste will adore these muffins. Nothing overtly sweet here. And we’re okay with that.

Pulled pork tacos with habanero salas and pickled onions on flour tortillas.

Pulled Pork Tacos with Habanero Salsa

An ancho-imbued version of Yucan-style slow-roasted pork that’s intoxicatingly aromatic and, with apologies to tradition, slowly cooked in your oven rather than a freshly dug pit.

A football cheese ball on a serving board with two glasses of beer and a knife beside it.

Football Cheese Ball with Bacon

Going for a pigskin theme for the big game? You need this. Easy as can be to whip together and it’s been described as being “disturbingly good.” Too good, in fact, to let pass.

A white baking dish with a piece of patterned parchment and 15 squares of coconut blondies.

Coconut Blondies

Sweet! Gooey! Easy! Yum! Those are just a few of the lovely things we’re hearing about these coconutty blonde beauties. Taste for yourself.

A copper pot filled with beef and Guinness pie topped with puff pastry on a towel on a cooking rack with a bottle behind it.

Beef and Guinness Pie

Essentially Irish stew with some lovely store-bought puff pastry plopped on top. Easy peasy. And actually, quite elegant.

A loaf of no-knead Cheddar-chiles bread on a kitchen towel on a wire rack with two slices cut from it and knife resting beside it.

No-Knead Cheddar Chiles Bread

Dense and savory, this bread recipe is shot through with cheddar cheese and plenty of green chiles for an inspired loaf of amazingness, New Mexico style.

A ceramic bowl filled with hot and sour soup.

Hot and Sour Soup

This is, quite frankly, the loveliest hot and sour soup we’ve ever had, with none of the usual gloppiness of takeout Chinese. And it’s on the table in just 20 minutes.