(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

This week’s most-viewed recipes would make for a fine day of cooking and eating.

1. Cheese and Onion Tart, above. A prime example of a few ingredients coming together to make something special.


(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

2. Chocolate Almost-Mousse. It’s almost a mousse and almost pudding, but all the way delicious, silky and full of chocolate. See the step-by-step photos on Voraciously.


(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

3. Rainbow Sprinkle Birthday Cake. Because nothing says happy birthday like rainbow sprinkles and lots of layers. See the step-by-step photos over on Voraciously, which celebrated its first birthday this week.


(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

4. Vibrant Turmeric Coconut Rice. A genius of a recipe from cookbook author Andrea Nguyen. You can use fresh or powdered turmeric to get that golden glow.


(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

5. Mushroom and Scallion Lo Mein. Take a pound of your favorite mushrooms and mix them into this healthful tangle of noodles.

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