Weeknight Winners®

Weeknight Winners®

These aren't 30-or-fewer-minute meals, although many of them take no time at all. These are dishes that real cooks make. None of those dump 'n stir ditties that use 90% store-bought ingredients. Bottom line: They're just as quick but infinitely more tasty.

Seared Scallops Recipe

Knee-wobblingly golden on the outside. Lusciously wobbly inside. And sweetly supple through and through.

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  • 10 M
  • 20 M
  • 12

Baked Ricotta Recipe

Entertaining gets no simpler than this rich, creamy, indulgent, elegant cheese spread made from three ingredients. Tasting is believing. Go on.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 30

Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on and on about this surprising riff on a Southern classic. But you best experience it for yourself.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 39

Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This easy shove-it-in-the-oven casserole is exactly what macaroni and cheese ought to be—cheesy, crumb-topped, and ridiculously indulgent.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 27

Roasted Okra Recipe

There’s a subtle art to cooking okra and this recipe has mastered it. So flavorful and not slimy, you’ll wonder why everyone doesn’t cook it this way.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 0

5-Minute Artisan Bread Recipe

Um, 5 minutes hands-on time for a loaf of bread? Please. That’s nothing. Nothing short of a miracle.

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  • 10 M
  • 5 H
  • 168

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Pork wrapped in bacon and roasted until crisp outside and tender inside. Easy. Economical. On the table in 45 minutes. Any objections?

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
  • 8

Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Relish Recipe

Made in minutes from just five ingredients, this cranberry relish belongs in your weeknight repertoire and not just on your Thanksgiving table. Did we mention it freezes beautifully?

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2

Basic Gravy Recipe

Great gravy doesn’t just happen by chance. At least, not for us. Here’s how it does happen.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 9

Easy Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Yeah, yeah, we know. You don’t need a recipe for mashed Yukon Golds, butter, milk, and salt. Or so you think. Try this and get back to us.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 4

Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup Recipe

The spiciness of red curry paste and the sweetness of sweet potatoes and heartiness of lentils and the tanginess of lime in a single beautiful bowl of deliciousness.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

So tantalizingly crisp at the edges, tender but not mushy at the center, and lovely through and through they’ll haunt you forever. (In a good way.)

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  • 10 M
  • 40 M
  • 2

Arugula Salad Recipe With Pear and Blue Cheese

Peppery greens, creamy blue cheese, and crisp pear are jumbled together with a sweetly nutty vinaigrette that’s so delicious you may just catch folks licking the plate.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0

Simple Roast Chicken Recipe

As its name implies, this simple roast hen ridiculously easy and turns out a superlative bird with shatteringly crisp skin and surprisingly juicy meat. No surprise that it’s the same technique that Thomas Keller uses.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 0
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