Slideshow: This Week in Recipes

Cranberry-Pomegranate Sauce
Cranberry-Pomegranate Sauce
Essentially this is the same as any normal cranberry sauce, with the exception of substituting pomegranate juice for the water when boiling the cranberries until they burst. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Tamarind Rice
Tamarind Rice
Tamarind rice or Puliyodharai is a delicious dish from the south of India, a region that loves its rice. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Prasanna Sankhe]

Sopa de Platano (Colombian Plantain Soup)
Sopa de Platano (Colombian Plantain Soup)
It's good stuff for a chilly November night. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Salt-Fried Pork
Salt-Fried Pork
It has a chewy-crisp skin with a layer of subcutaneous fat intact enough that each morsel bursts with porky juice. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Chichi Wang]

Fried Chicken Livers
Fried Chicken Livers
A quick flash in hot oil not only renders a crispy shell around the organ meat, but the livers are cooked just enough to yield a tender, slightly pink, creamy interior. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Marvin Gapultos]

Chewy Trail Mix Bars
Chewy Trail Mix Bars
These hearty, chewy granola bars are packed with dried fruit and nuts. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Pumpkin in Sweet Coconut Cream (Fak Thong Kaeng Buat)
Pumpkin in Sweet Coconut Cream (Fak Thong Kaeng Buat)
This genre of traditional Thai desserts where something is cooked in sweetened coconut cream (kaeng buat) is arguably the most homey and heartwarming of all. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu]

Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie
Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie
This pie ups the ante in the pecan pie game. It's full of a rich caramel custard and chock-full of pecans, with a healthy dose of chocolate to send it over the edge. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Chocolate Chip Gulab Jamun
Chocolate Chip Gulab Jamun
Served either at room temperature or chilled, these tender, drenched chocolate chip cakes are a fun twist on a classic, as well as a tasty way to introduce yourself to the world of Indian dessert making. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt and Pomegranate Seed Sauce
Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt and Pomegranate Seed Sauce
The lamb meatballs are well spiced and savory, while the sauce is tangy and creamy. They are both housed in a warm and fluffy pita, which helps complete the meal. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger]

Cranberry Orange Rugelach
Cranberry Orange Rugelach
The filling is dried cranberries mixed with chopped walnuts, sugar, and a bit of orange zest for brightness. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Hot Buttered Chai
Hot Buttered Chai
A bit of fresh ginger adds spice to the mixture of brandy and steaming chai tea. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Cranberry Bubbler
Cranberry Bubbler
Adding a pinch of salt brings out the flavor in your food—but have you ever tried it in a drink? A little salt solution helps make this tart and sweet fresh grapefruit and cranberry cocktail extra-tasty. Think of it as a November-appropriate spin on the classic Salty Dog. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Roast Turkey Breast For A Small Gathering
Roast Turkey Breast For A Small Gathering
Cooking a turkey breast is far easier than cooking a whole turkey, since you only have a single final target temperature in mind, instead of having to worry about legs and breasts cooking at different rates. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]]

The Ultimate Turducken
The Ultimate Turducken
Master this scary undertaking with this turkducken recipe. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
A nice slice of soda bread slathered in butter and some hot milky tea can make a rough morning or tiresome afternoon turn around. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Crisp-Skinned Butterflied Roast Turkey with Gravy
Crisp-Skinned Butterflied Roast Turkey with Gravy
This particular method is for folks who don't give a damn about whether or not the whole, barely-adulterated bird makes an appearance at the table, but want the fastest, quickest, easiest route to juicy meat, and ultra-crisp skin. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Arugula, Fennel and Orange Salad
Arugula, Fennel and Orange Salad
Spicy arugula, finely sliced fennel, and juicy oranges make a simple and elegant autumn salad. Each bite is peppery, tart, and sweet. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Jennifer Segal]

Grilled Sweet Potato and Corn Salad
Grilled Sweet Potato and Corn Salad
Sweet potatoes are indeed a staple in fall dishes, and they are great grilled in a salad with corn and pablano peppers. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

DIY Aquavit
DIY Aquavit
Much like gin, it's a neutral spirit flavored with botanicals—only caraway seed is the primary flavoring instead of juniper berries. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Marcia Simmons]

Maple Ice Cream
Maple Ice Cream
A rich ice cream full of deep maple flavor, perfect for topping pie—or French toast. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]