(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

This week’s most-viewed recipes online strike an excellent balance of ease and comfort.

1. Simple Cinnamon Coffee Cake, above. It’s supremely fluffy and has a lovely, crackly top.


(Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post)

2. Anthony Bourdain’s Boeuf BourguignonA comforting, satisfying classic. Read Tim Carman’s heartfelt tribute to the acclaimed chef, author and television star here.


(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

3. The Easiest Pizza You’ll Ever Make. The dough is made with all-purpose flour and kneaded by hand (and leftover dough makes great calzones). Check out the step-by-step photos on Voraciously.


(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

4. Almost No-Stir Caramelized Carrot RisottoA few changes in technique and ingredients update — and simplify — the classic, creamy rice dish.


(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

5. Vietnamese-Style Fish. The sauce enhances the natural sweetness of fish, while a sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes and fresh mint add zip. See how easily this comes together over on Voraciously.


(Scott Suchman for The Washington Post)

And because you, dear readers, will keep the ever popular Grilled Corn Four Ways on this list for the foreseeable future, we decided to give it its own special place at the end. But if you’re looking to change things up and ensure those kernels stay juicy, check out this recipe for Steamed Corn on the Grill. It has exactly two ingredients: corn and ice cubes.

Happy grilling!

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