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 pastrami burger with Russian dressing and iceberg lettuce.

Pastrami Burgers with Russian Dressing

A make-at-home version of your fave diner-style burger but with the added smokiness from just the blissful amount of chopped pastrami mixed in with the beef.

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A person sitting in front of a plate of blackened grouper with peach jalapeño salsa.

Blackened Grouper with Peach Jalapeño Salsa

Remember the blackening craze in which EVERYTHING was baptized with a rock-your-world spice mix? This is one of the best expressions of it. And its on the table in half an hour.

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A white enamel platter topped with charred purple and orange grilled carrots.

Grilled Carrots

Grilled carrots. They’re a backyard grilling game-changer. And they’re gonna seriously revolutionize your weeknight side dish situation.

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Seven pieces of gluten-free fried chicken on a paper towel-lined rimmed baking sheet.

Gluten-Free Fried Chicken

Because we believe awesome fried chicken is a birthright for all, we bring you this gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo-friendly bird.

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Pieces of bayou fried shrimp in a paper towel-lined bowl.

Bayou Fried Shrimp

Say the word “bayou,” and we conjure romantic notions of swampy marshlands and, natch, Cajun fried shrimp.

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Chops from a spice-glazed grilled pork loin on a cutting board with a glass of stout.

Grilled Pork Loin

No more helplessly watching as the chops you toss on the grill toughen into leathery dryness. Not with this flawless technique that cooks the pork loin whole and slices it AFTER grilling.

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A plate of roasted Brussels sprouts with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar splashing down on it

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

“They will make converts of Brussels sprouts haters and Brussels sprouts lovers will scarf them down like candy!” That’s what we’re hearing about these lovely little crucifers. We couldn’t agree more.

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Four grilled pork skewers on a white plate with a bowl of lemon wedges and dried oregano beside the skewers.

Grilled Pork Skewers

Quick! Easy! Delicious! Everyday ingredients! Very few dishes to wash! These pork skewers genuinely deliver on those oft overused promises. Swear.

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