Braised Lamb Shanks with Dried Apricots, Plums, and Candied Ginger
In this dish, lamb shanks turn into spicy, gamy meat lollipops as the bones expose themselves while cooking.
Short Rib and Barley Stew
This easy stew is prepared from pantry staples, lasts for days, and gets better with time.
Greek Potato and Olive Stew
Potatoes are simmered with tomatos and kalamata olives for a hearty, warming stew.
Turkey or Chicken N' Dumplings
Turkey leftovers seem to stick around forever. Use them up in this warm, comforting dish.
Beef Stew With Red Wine and Horseradish-Chive Cream
Comforting, hearty beef stew takes a turn for the better with creamy horseradish-chive topping that's meant to be mixed in.
Soondubu Jjigae (Korean Soft Tofu Stew)
The kombu, small dried anchovies, kimchi, gochujang, and Korean chili flakes can be found in most Asian supermarkets, so don't let them scare you off.
Beef, Onion and Porter Stew
This simple stew allows basic flavors to shine, so pick a good porter because it's best to cook with a beer you're also excited about drinking.
Mustard Braised Beef
The zing of the Dijon and whole grain mustards cut through the heaviness of the meat and give the gravy a different, complex, more interesting taste.
"These ribs were tender with a richness of flavors from the beer, cinnamon, ginger, garlic, and chilies in the braise."
Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs With Lemon-Herb Gremolata
Traditionally a cold-weather comfort dish, short ribs get a seasonal update when topped with a citrusy, herbaceous gremolata.
Easy Skillet Braised Chicken with Peppers and Paprika
This stew will improve the second or third day after refrigeration, though the skin of the chicken will no longer be crisp.
Ultra-Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder
This pork shoulder can be served alone or with sauces. Try sweet and spicy nuoc cham, Chinese style char siu, Cuban mojo, a sweet Memphis-style barbecue sauce, or a bright Argentinian chimichurri, or better yet, a whole selection.
Lemon-Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Crispy Potatoes
Enjoying this recipe is a rite of passage for fall.
Honey-Thyme Roasted Pork Loin
Pork loin, lean, tender, and juicy, is doused in a honey-butter-thyme glaze, and then roasted until the honey bubbles up and sticks in a sweet-savory layer on the outside of the pork.
Butterflied Roasted Chicken with Quick Jus
Imbibed with flavor and served with hot jus, this roasted chicken is a classic.
Whole Roast Trout with Potatoes and Asparagus
Busy yourself for 25 minutes, and the potatoes come out steaming and crisp, the asparagus tender and slightly charred, and the trout perfumed with lemon and thyme and perfectly cooked—just crisp around the edges.
Slow-Roasted Spice-Rubbed Venison Loin
The spice rub gets some bitterness from coffee and a bit of heat from ancho chilis, but it's totally optional—feel free so season with just salt and pepper and serve with a simple pan sauce or garlic-parsley butter.
Spanish Roast Chicken with Romesco and Grilled Onions
Few things in life are more satisfying than roast chicken. And when your bird is slathered with spicy, citrusy pimentón rub and served with tangy romesco? Resistance is futile.
Roasted Beet Soup with Thyme, Lemon, and Crème Fraîche
This is such a happily simple soup. The key is to roast the beets instead of buying the precooked ones at the store. As the beets bake with olive oil and salt in the oven, they soften and their edges become sweet and caramelized.
Roasted Tomato Risotto with Fresh Mozzarella
A sweet and tart tomato puree stirred in at the end, as in this recipe, turns out to be the perfect move. And while we're thinking tomatoes, why not think chunks of fresh mozzarella?
Ultra-Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
Whole milk and whole-milk mozzarella make for the irresistible creaminess of this pasta dish that makes Meatless Monday a breeze.
Braised Eggplant with Tofu in Garlic Sauce
Though completely vegan, this dish doesn't skimp on flavor or satisfaction.
Sichuan-Style Braised Eggplant
Sweet and tangy sauce accents meaty eggplant and pork in this exotic dish.
Pasta with Braised Broccoli and Tomato
Garlic lovers, this pasta is for you. Left on its own to simmer while you relax, it's an easily delicious end to your workday.