It’s everything we love about sopa seca, from the toasted spaghetti to the spicy tomato sauce, made easier and more convenient with a multicooker.
Joel Jenkins, Recipe Tester
A list of all the recipes Joel Jenkins has tested.
Chicken tinga tacos are pretty great but when you add a dash of umami-filled fish sauce, you hit another level of flavor. Served with onions, avocado, salsa and more–they’re exceptional.
Beet and Carrot Fritters
Shame we didn’t have these little lovelies on our plates when we were being admonished by our parents to “eat your veggies!”
Chocolate Pecan Pie
Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that’s sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?
Dry Brine Turkey
All the juicy, tender perks of brining. None of the fuss of finding a container large enough to contain a turkey and cramming it in your already overstuffed fridge.
Pibil-Style Pork Ribs
Here’s a sweet little recipe for Pibil-style ribs–less work than a traditional full pig but with all of the taste. Roll up your sleeves and pass the napkins!
These wonders of wonders are irresistible cakey donuts baked in muffin tins that are spiked with nutmeg and cardamom and rolled in melted butter and cinnamon sugar.
Maple Roast Chicken
Pancakes are swell, but breakfast doesn’t have an exclusive on maple syrup. Especially not when this maple roast chicken is in the house.
Slow Cooker Beef Chili from Skinnytaste
This easy slow cooker beef chili requires less than half an hour of effort and you’ll come home to a meal that tastes like you’ve been cooking all day.
Roasted Acorn Squash with Maple Syrup
This oh-so-easy riff on a cool-weather classic is quite a lot like eating candy at the dinner table. Hear that, kids?
Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce
This sweet and spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.
Chicken Thighs with Balsamic Barbecue Sauce
Come for the chicken. Stay for the sauce. It’s kid and pantry friendly. Gloriously tangy. And wonderfully quick and easy to toss together, even on the most hectic weeknights.
Barbecued Beef Back Ribs
These barbecued beef back ribs are robustly meaty, modestly spicy, knee-wobblingly tender, and ridiculously easy. And a rub that’s so good you might not want any sauce.
Pomegranate Sumac Chicken
A sticky, sweet, and lightly spiced platter of roasted chicken thighs sounds pretty fantastic, doesn’t it? Let us assure you, it really is.
Smoked Pork Ribs
Our latest obsession? These beauties pretty much became our fave reason to fire up the smoker the instant we first tasted them. No lie.
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.
Made from scratch yet quick and easy, these beans just may alter the way you think about barbecue beans forever.
When you’re in the mood for something with more vigor than regular mayo, give this a try. All the good stuff in it will make you want to slather it on everything.
Tuscan Bean Soup
A classic Italian vegetable soup that just happens to be loaded with so-called super foods such as kale. Seems Nonna’s known what’s best all along.
Grilled Steak with Coffee Spice Rub
Who knew so few ingredients could conjure such big taste? Witness this robust grilled steak with its pantry-friendly spice rub.