New Recipes This Week: Deconstructed Carbonara, Homemade Harissa, Cilantro Pesto

It's been great getting back to normal fall-to-winter food. I did find a stray cranberry under my fridge this morning, however. That aside, all traces of Turkey Day have vanished, making way for the hearty pork, poultry and pasta that keeps us warm and fed until the ramps come out. Sorry for mentioning ramps; I realize it's very cold out.

To heat things up further, our new favorite spicy condiment hails from North Africa, where they don't mess around with the word "spicy." Check out what else we added to the Recipes section this week. The Pumpkin Hot Chocolate completely transcends the pumpkin-flavored stuff trend.