Slideshow: This Week in Recipes

Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Thyme
Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Thyme
The key to great pumpkin soup is to ditch the spices and focus on concentrating that natural pumpkin flavor. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Brown Butter and Cinnamon Applesauce
Brown Butter and Cinnamon Applesauce
The browned butter adds a distinct richness and overall nuttiness that complements the apples and cinnamon. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Oven Roasted Chestnuts with Spiced Melted Butter
Oven Roasted Chestnuts with Spiced Melted Butter
Served as is, or dipped in melted butter, warm roasted chestnuts are indeed creamy, nutty, and sweet. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Marvin Gapultos]

Easy Stir-Fried Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts
Easy Stir-Fried Broccoli and Brussels Sprouts
While this is a vegetarian stir fry, you could easily incorporate chicken, pork or beef into the dish. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Yasmin Fahr]

Carne Adovada (New Mexico-style Pork with Red Chilies)
Carne Adovada (New Mexico-style Pork with Red Chilies)
Thia Mexican-style carne adovada is a defined dish consisting of chunks of pork simmered in a chili-based stew. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Butter-Basted Pan-Seared Thick-Cut Steaks
Butter-Basted Pan-Seared Thick-Cut Steaks
The cast iron pan develops a golden brown crust that accentuates the flavor of the beef. Baste in butter and toss in some aromatics for a moist, flavorful cut of meat. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Grilled Orange-Chipotle Pork Loin
Grilled Orange-Chipotle Pork Loin
Marinate the pork overnight in orange juice, chipotles, garlic and brown sugar. Then reduce into a sauce for a sweet, smoky and spicy complement to an otherwise bland cut of pork. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Fennel-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Onions
Fennel-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Onions
This impressive holiday dinner for two is a simple, one pan meal. Start out by roasting onions and fennel. Throw on the pork and let everything cook together for a hearty winter meal. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Kerry Saretsky]

Winter Green Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing
Winter Green Salad with Walnuts, Apples, and Parmesan-Anchovy Dressing
This combination of crisp, bitter greens and savory anchovy dressing is inspired by April Bloomfield's awesome fall green salads at The John Dory. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots
Quatre Épices Glazed Carrots
The spice blend of ground ginger, nutmeg, cloves and black pepper is a savory version of holiday spices and complements the sweetness of glazed carrots. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Kerry Saretsky]

Wake And Bake: Æbelskivers With Lingonberry Jam
Wake And Bake: Æbelskivers With Lingonberry Jam
These pancakes are more like pancake pockets—fluffy, light-as-air rounds of dough that can be filled with everything from fruit preserves to Nutella to cheese. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Alice Waters' Olive Oil Fried Eggs with A Crown of Herbs
Alice Waters' Olive Oil Fried Eggs with A Crown of Herbs
A generous pour of olive oil leaves eggs supple and rich, and the bracing herb mix enlivens what would otherwise be fairly basic method for cooking eggs. Read more here »

[Photograph: Dennis Lee]

Triple Decker Peanut Butter Brownies
Triple Decker Peanut Butter Brownies
This decadent confection layers peanut butter brownie, peanut butter chocolate frosting and peanut butter chocolate ganache for three layers of smooth, fudgy indulgence. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Yvonne Ruperti]

Eggnog Ice Cream
Eggnog Ice Cream
This frozen version of the classic holiday drink is great scooped on top of cake or pie. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz]

Hanukkah Guide: 8 Nights of Desserts
Hanukkah Guide: 8 Nights of Desserts
Try any of these Hanukkah-themed desserts for a week's worth of festive sweets. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Clare Barboza]

5 Winter Cocktail Recipes from Lolinda in San Francisco
5 Winter Cocktail Recipes from Lolinda in San Francisco
They share great cocktail recipes, including this drink which features armagnac balanced with rich, sweet Drambuie liqueur and a little dry sherry. Get the recipes »

[Photograph: Wes Rowe]

6 Rye Cocktail Recipes for Wintertime Sipping
6 Rye Cocktail Recipes for Wintertime Sipping
Sip on any of these rye-based cocktails for the ultimate winter warmer. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Wes Rowe]

December Brunch Drinks for A Crowd
December Brunch Drinks for A Crowd
Try any of these easy-to-make riffs on classics to serve a crowd. These are all served warm for the wintry days ahead.Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Sydney Oland]