Slideshow: This Week in Recipes

Sopa de Albóndigas de Pollo (Chicken Meatball Soup)
Sopa de Albóndigas de Pollo (Chicken Meatball Soup)
A whole chicken is slowly simmered with onion, green bell pepper, garlic, cilantro, and mint to build a rich and vibrant broth. The chicken is shredded and stirred into corn masa flavored with sautéed aromatics and rust-colored achiote, then shaped into balls that are simmered in broth. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

British Bites: Bap
British Bites: Bap
A bap is, at its simplest, a bread roll. At its more complicated, it is tender pillow of dough, often made with milk, lard, and butter. A more humble, Scottish version of the brioche. The bap is the ideal bread for a simple meat sandwich. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Beer-Steamed Mussels with Bacon
Beer-Steamed Mussels with Bacon
And while a Belgian-style ale can provide acidic citrus notes to the final dish, the sauce also benefits from a teaspoon or two of Dijon mustard to complement the mussels, and to also act as a foil to the bacon and bacon fat. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Marvin Gapultos]

Creole Sauce
Creole Sauce
This was seriously delicious over some blackened catfish, but it can do so much more as the base of shrimp creole or as a condiment on a po'boy, or spooned over almost any grilled meat. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

DIY Sesame Sticks
DIY Sesame Sticks
Requiring no fancy equipment, this recipe couldn't be easier—just toss the ingredients into a bowl and stir up the dough. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Molly Sheridan]

Gluten Free Hush Puppies
Gluten Free Hush Puppies
This recipe works well with variations. While white rice flour makes traditional hush puppies, whole grain gluten-free flours (like brown rice flour or sorghum flour) can be used. The resulting hush puppies are slightly denser and fry up a little darker. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Shrimp Fried Rice with Nam Prik Pao and Crispy Lemongrass
Shrimp Fried Rice with Nam Prik Pao and Crispy Lemongrass
This one is particularly easy because Nam Prik Pao helps add a bunch of complex flavors. Everything made with Nam Prik Pao tastes like you've just slaved over the stove for hours when the fact is anything but. No wonder Thai restaurants love using it so much. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu]

Shrimp Saganaki
Shrimp Saganaki
The name comes from the two-handled dish it's typically cooked in, but, for our purposes, a 12-inch skillet works just fine. Feel free to use fresh tomatoes when in season, and you can serve it with orzo or pasta if desired. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu]

Momofuku-Style Bo Ssam, But With More Hocks and Trotters
Momofuku-Style Bo Ssam, But With More Hocks and Trotters
The preparation is as simple as it is delicious, and there will be more than enough crispy skin for everyone. Not only that, but the tendons become soft and gelatinous, a real textural treat. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Chichi Wang]

Whole Wheat Apricot Walnut Bread
Whole Wheat Apricot Walnut Bread
The crumb is a little dense but soft and, because it's yeast-risen, it's still much lighter than a quick bread. The top gets a thin, golden toasted skin and maple syrup adds a mellow sweetness. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

The Breakfast Sandwich
The Breakfast Sandwich
The whole mess of ham, bacon, eggs, and thin slices of yellow American cheese are piled onto one side of the bun, then covered and pressed to squash everything together: cheese melts on contact with the hot contents, egg yolks ooze out velvety yellow goodness, fat-slicked ham nestles crisp strips of bacon. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Moravian Sugar Cake
Moravian Sugar Cake
Moravian Sugar Cake is a traditional Easter breakfast, though fluffy and sweet coffee cake is always in season. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]]

Double Ginger Cookies
Double Ginger Cookies
These incorporate both ground ginger and chopped ginger for an extra punch of flavor. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Peanut Butter and Banana Pie
Peanut Butter and Banana Pie
This pie pays homage to the humble peanut butter and banana sandwich in that it is both delicious and simple to make. The oat crust, made from Cracklin' Oat Bran cereal, is the perfect crumbly contrast to the filling; layers of peanut butter mousse and fresh, ripe bananas. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]]

Apple Cider Doughnut Cake
Apple Cider Doughnut Cake
This is a buttery cake, coated in the requisite cinnamon-sugar. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Grape Sorbet
Grape Sorbet
A rich, punchy sorbet just as full of grape flavor as any glass of wine. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Pecan Stuffed Apples with Caramel Sauce
Pecan Stuffed Apples with Caramel Sauce
A pecan and brown sugar stuffing makes grilled apples a sweet and pleasant fall treat. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Beloved's Allsorts Inc.
Beloved's Allsorts Inc.
It's grassy, sweet, fruity, plus a little bit spicy and sour all at once. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Allan Zepeda]