rich beef ragú and peanut butter caramel cookie bars for a dinner with friends, a giant pot of onion soup for lunches, mashed acorn squash with goat cheese, spicy braised green beans, and brown soda bread. Here are a few more good things to cook from The Kitchn's past week. And tell us - how are you warming your home through your kitchen this weekend? Bake your best pie and share it with us all! • What are you cooking Tuesday night? Try our election night menu ideas. • Looking for Sunday brunch ideas? How about baked eggs and savory oatmeal with grapes and Gorgonzola. • Still cleaning your teeth after Halloween? Here's a recipe for DIY toothpaste. • When was the last time you had your knives sharpened? • How about some hot soup! Here's how to make vegetable stock, Wisconsin beer cheese soup, Colombian chicken and potato soup, and pumpkin tortilla soup. • You can warm up with a good drink too; try Russian River Valley wine and a New York city cocktail. • Paprika - what's the difference between smoked, hot, and sweet? • Use your slow cooker for nearly any recipe. Here's how. • Fall squash - it's not just for pie. Two recipes for squash and pumpkin jam - one with milk and one without. • Spice up your dinner easily and cheaply: baharat spice mix recipe and ideas for flavored salts. What are you cooking this weekend?