A piece of homemade pancetta sliced to show the circular pattern.

Homemade Pancetta

Pancetta is simply unsmoked bacon—aka pork belly—cured with salt and seasonings. And now you can DIY it.

Two white bowls of Portuguese fennel soup with spoons resting inside and crusty bread on the side.

Portuguese Fennel Soup

Fennel soup, or sopa de funcho in Portuguese, is a staple in Madeira and the Azores Islands. This recipe is full of fennel, pork, sausage, cabbage, and beans.

Two oval dishes of lamb shank shepherd's pie with a spoon resting beside them.

Lamb Shank Shepherd’s Pie

This shepherd’s pie recipe is a touch untraditional, relying on tender braised lamb shank rather than the typical ground lamb. Call us rebels.

Two chili dogs on a white plate with a fork and knife on the side.

Chili Dog

Who first thought to smother a hot dog with chili and strew it with cheese and cram it into one’s face? We’re talking hero status.

Korean-style sloppy joes made with shredded beef, topped with pickled red onion on a hamburger bun resting on a piece of parchment.

Korean-Style Sloppy Joes

Gochujang-spiced shredded beef topped with tangy pickled red onions. Easily one of the best things we’ve eaten in recent memory.

A patty melt sandwich filled with ground beef, caramelized onions and cheese.

Classic Patty Melt

A properly made patty melt is a hot mess that demands all your attention and a lotta napkins. Sorta as if a grilled cheese and hamburger had a love child.

Seven sourdough bagels topped with poppy seeds.

Sourdough Bagels

The pleasing smack of sourdough was seemingly made to be melded with the awesomely chewy denseness of bagels. And it’s SO much easier than you’d expect!

Two jars of pickled shrimp on a wooden cutting board.

Pickled Shrimp

A Southern classic from Toni Tipton-Martin, pickled shrimp are subtly flavored with herbs and spices in a nuanced way. So much so you’ll be wondering where these have been your entire life.