Dinner

Recipe: Drunken Chicken and Mushrooms — Wine and Dine

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Here's my proposition to make boneless, skinless chicken breasts a whole lot more interesting: Get them drunk. Yes, the protein can often be likened to that colleague who is a touch boring and has a personality that's a little too dry, but get her a bit tipsy at the work happy hour and suddenly she's way more fun to be around. These chicken breasts are swimming in a fragrant shallot and tarragon wine sauce and paired with earthy mushrooms for a winning dinner any night of the week.

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10 Comforting Meals for Busy Fall Weeknights — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Every year, like clockwork, as soon as that cool chill hits the air in early fall I instantly look forward to a meal plan filled with as many warming, cozy recipes as possible. These are 10 of my weeknight favorites. They're quick and easy enough for busy nights. With hits like skillet pot pie, slow cooker chicken chili, taco soup, and sheet pan gnocchi, it doesn't get much cozier.

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How Legos Taught Us to Build Family Dinners for Everyone — Dinner With Kids

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It's so easy when my husband and I eat without the kids. Preferences? We eat everything! Spicy food OK? Sure! Dietary restrictions? None!

Then there's dinner with our children, aged 7, 10, and 14. All three independently announced a commitment to vegetarianism about as soon as each could articulate the concept.

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Recipe: Creamy Vegan Mushroom Lasagna — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

I've definitely enjoyed some pretty great plant-based lasagnas at restaurants where the chef swap in vegetables for the noodles. But when I make lasagna at home, I want it to be as close as possible to the kind I grew up with. It has to be saucy and hearty, it has to spend some serious time in the oven, and, most importantly, it has to have noodles! This recipe checks all of those boxes and is just as delicious as the "real thing."













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Recipe: Mediterranean Tuna Noodle Casserole — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

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When I set out to create a lighter, healthier tuna noodle casserole recipe that was still as easy as the beloved childhood classic, my thoughts turned, naturally, to France.

Wait — France? Why? I had just returned from a trip with my husband to the south of France (ooh la la — okay, it was for his job!) and I could still taste the olives, artichokes, olive oil, and other Mediterranean ingredients that were a part of so many sunny meals. When I thought about tuna, Nicoise salad was top of mind, and so naturally a tuna noodle casserole packed with briny pops of capers, artichokes, and olives sounded amazing.

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10 Instant Pot Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less — Recipes from The Kitchn

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There are a lot of features to love about the Instant Pot, but when you need to get dinner on the table fast nothing beats its pressure-cooker function. Dump in the ingredients, seal the lid, and recipes that would otherwise require a slow simmer or hands-on work at the stove are ready in a flash with very minimal effort. You can even start with a pack of chicken straight from the freezer. Yes, it really is as good as it sounds, and here are 10 quick-cooking Instant Pot recipes that prove it.

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