Pieces of roast chicken wth a small dish of pan gravy and a halved lemon and bulb of garlic on an oval metal tray.

Roast Chicken and Pan Gravy

We seriously cannot get enough of this easy roast chicken and pan gravy that’s got our heads spinning…and everyone clamoring for more.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 16
A white plate of fried potatoes with eggs, covered in cheese with a skillet in the background and a fork and knife on the plate.

Fried Potatoes and Eggs

There’s a lot to be said for a diner-style dish like this one, though we prefer it made at home, minus the wobbly seats, the sticky laminated menu, and sometimes surly service.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 16
Cooked pieces of chicken shawarma and wedges of red onion on a rimmed baking sheet.

Chicken Shawarma

Permeated with an enticing and sorta (but not intimidatingly) exotic blend of spices, these chicken thighs and tender roasted onions and couldn’t be easier.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 5 M
  • 2
An oval platter filled with homemade spaetzle.

Homemade Spaetzle

Spaetzle is like homemade pasta but without all that fussy rolling out, which makes it as easy as it is satisfying. Not to mention cheap as can be.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
A white bowl filled with farfelle with fresh salmon is nested inside another white bowl with a carafe and glass of red wine in the background.

Farfalle with Fresh Salmon

So what if salmon isn’t from Italy? Cookbook author Giuliano Hazan is and he says to toss chunks of the rich fish with pasta, tomatoes, and cream. We’ll happily oblige.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 12
A piece of cooked miso cod in a stainless steel skillet that is resting on a white board next to an orange napkin.

Miso Cod

This five-ingredient fix, a restaurant classic as well as a simple weeknight supper, will have you practicing your acceptance speech.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 16