Weeknight Winners®

These recipes aren’t all 30-or-fewer-minute meals, although many of them take no time at all. But these are all recipes that REAL home cooks make with REAL ingredients. None of those dump ‘n stir ditties that use 90% packaged ingredients with unpronounceable ingredients. They’re just as quick but infinitely more satisfying.

A blue bowl filled with buttermilk ranch dressing with a spoon resting in it.

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Creamy, cool, herby, and tangy, this homemade ranch dressing is unspeakably better than the stuff in a bottle or (shudder) envelope. Slather, drizzle, dunk, and dip away.

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A salad of butter lettuce with maytag blue cheese on a brown plate.

Butter Lettuce With Maytag Blue Cheese

Forget that wedge of iceberg beneath a glob of bottled blue cheese dressing. This lovely little salad is creamy yet sharp, rich yet acidic, classic yet blissfully unconventional.

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A pot of stovetop mac and cheese on a wooden board with a rubber spatula resting inside.

Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Creamy, cheesy, and no processed ingredients like in the boxed stuff? Yes please. America’s Test Kitchen’s mac and cheese delivers all of that.

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Six lemon and garlic chicken kebabs piled on an oval platter.

Lemon and Garlic Chicken Kebabs

Sorta astounding just how balanced the flavors are in these quick and easy skewers that take just a handful of everyday ingredients.

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A slab of glazed pressure cooker ribs with a knife cutting between two ribs

Pressure Cooker Ribs

We confess, we’d never imagined you could turn ribs fall-off-the-bone tender in 30 minutes. Until this recipe made believers out of us.

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A cast-iron pan filled with skillet steak peperonata and two slices of toasted baguette.

Skillet Steak Peperonata

Wanna know how to stretch a single steak into supper for four without seeming skimpy? Your answer awaits.

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A piece of bread crumb coated chicken on a patterned plate with broccoli and a fork and two lemon halves on the side.

Bread Crumb Coated Chicken

A gluten and dairy-free, bread crumb coated chicken breast that’s so crave-worthy, you’re whole family will clamour for more. We swear, even the wheat lovers will adore them.

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