It isn’t officially summertime until you’ve eaten paella (served with a glass of white wine, of course).
But this hearty Spanish rice dish wouldn’t usually be simple to whip up at home on any given Wednesday…until now.
1. CHEATER’S SKILLET PAELLA
Cooking seafood doesn’t have to be tricky and time-consuming.
This pan-fried cod with orange and Swiss chard goes from the fridge to the table in 30 minutes. Dinner has never been easier.
The Sicilian dish, which hails from from the city of Catania, traditionally stars eggplant, tomatoes, basil and ricotta salata (a type of pressed and aged ricotta cheese).
Roses are red, tomato sauce too…if you’re eating this pasta, we’re jealous of you.
3. PASTA ALLA NORMA
Pizza and potatoes: two things we love on their own, but together?
If pizza is our first love, potatoes and burrata are both tied for second.
4. POTATO AND BURRATA PIZZA
Once you’ve mastered this version, you can customize the recipe to your heart’s content.
The result is a richer, more flavorful dish with a much creamier texture than any traditional pasta could ever hope to achieve.
5. ONE-POT TOMATO BASIL PASTA
It's easy to get lazy on weeknights, especially when the mere thought of cooking an entire dinner is exhausting.
Just assemble the ingredients on a single baking sheet and pop it in the oven.
Aren’t avocados the best? We love them mashed into guacamole, blended into a smoothie and whipped into a salad dressing.
It's rich but totally virtuous, and the whole meal takes just 30 minutes to prepare.
7. SPAGHETTI WITH AVOCADO SAUCE
Cashews and lemon create a cream sauce that doesn’t use any actual cream for this way-too-easy-to-eat pappardelle.
In this pasta, the sweet, juicy corn kernels paired with the ‘milk’ from the cobs become a perfect cream sauce.
8. CREAMY SWEET CORN PAPPARDELLE
Sometimes, you just want to have Sunday supper on Wednesday. This skillet gnocchi with sausage and broccoli rabe is hearty and delicious, and it tastes like you spent all day making it.
Lucky for you, it only takes 30 minutes.
9. SKILLET GNOCCHI WITH SAUSAGE
You can make plenty of wonderful things with puff pastry. Take, for example, our recipe for asparagus, pea and ricotta tarts.
It begins with store-bought dough and ends with you enjoying every bite.
10. ASPARAGUS, PEA AND RICOTTA TARTS
Roasted sweet potato arugula salad is a perfect lunch or appetizer.
Topped with a light honey mustard yogurt dressing with a hint of gorgeous turmeric color.
11. SWEET POTATO AND ARUGULA SALAD
This juicy salad tastes like summer!
With chipotle chicken, sweet corn, avocado, cilantro vinaigrette, bacon crumbles, and fresh strawberries for a pop of sweetness.
12. CHIPOTLE CHICKEN SALAD
You might want to make a second batch…they’re that good.
They have just the right amount of sweetness and spice to make our mouths water for more—even better, they’re shockingly easy to make.
13. MINI PEACH TARTS
Few things are more satisfying than a plateful of ripe tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese.
This caprese salad upgrade, which features grilled zucchini. It's basically summer on a plate.
14. NEW CAPRESE SALAD
Grilling steaks for dinner is a no-brainer, but sometimes the finished product can be, well, a little bland.
For big, bold flavor, marinate your steak before it goes onto the grill, then serve it with a fresh herb sauce for an extra boost.
15. GRILLED FLANK STEAK
This dish, starring squash, bell peppers and zucchini, is traditionally cooked low and slow on the stove.
But, it is possible to roast it in the oven to minimize the cooking time.
16. EASY ONE-PAN RATATOUILLE
Some days you want to dress up chicken—say, with a smoky spice rub prior to roasting.
You only need five ingredients and 80 minutes to pull this stunner off. Color your beau impressed.
17. LEMON AND HERB ROAST CHICKEN
Forget everything you know about pork. This recipe makes for tender, delicate and buttery slices that practically melt in your mouth.
A crust of bright-green ground pistachios and spices adds a special, festive touch.
18. CRUSTED PORK TENDERLOIN
Throwing everything in the Crockpot and calling it a day is almost as convenient (and way less expensive) than having a private chef cook your dinner.
19. SLOW COOKER CHICKEN PICCATA
This one-pan salmon with potatoes and romaine recipe eases any trepidation.
Beyond being a simple recipe to master, you make your main course and sides all at once, which means fewer pots and pans to clean later.