Two white bowls of carrot and ginger soup on a piece of wood

Carrot and Ginger Soup

A healthy-though-you-wouldn’t-know-it-from-the-taste soup that comes together with just a few cheap ingredients and boasts a sweet earthiness tempered by just the right amount of warmth.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 3
A black dish filled with spicy tofu with peanuts.

Spicy Tofu With Peanuts

Adored by vegans and even meat-eaters, spicy tofu with peanuts is a flavor bomb that comes together FAST.

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  • 25 M
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A parchment lined loaf pan filled with partially frosted small batch brownies and a wire whisk on the side.

Small Batch Brownies

These small batch brownies make just enough batter to fill a loaf pan so you don’t have an entire baking pan hanging around all week tempting you. Ideal for just the two of you.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2
An oval bowl filled with braised pork in red chile sauce with a spoon resting on the side and a stack of tortillas and dried peppers on the side.

Braised Pork in Red Chile Sauce

Our testers were smitten with this perfectly smoky and not-in-your-face spicy pork in red chile sauce from chef Rosa Martinez. It’s a cinch to make. And a pleasure to make disappear.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 45 M
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A white bowl filled with New Mexican red pork chili, garnished with red onion and cilantro.

New Mexican Red Pork Chili

This riff on carne adovada is a lazy cook’s dream come true. Red pork chili with layers of flavor? Yes, please. Set-it-and-forget-it comfort food.

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  • 45 M
  • 6 H, 45 M
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A bowl of pork, avocado, and hominy in a red broth on a cutting board with tortilla chips

Slow Cooker Pork Posole

A slow-cooker riff on Mexican posole that has a lot of the same complexity as the classic minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop. Still certain to satisfy.

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  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
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