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.

Roasted Jerusalem artichokes in a white bowl with a fork and napkin in the background.

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, stump so many of us. But hang on–lots of our testers weren’t hip to them either until they tried (and loved) this recipe. What are you waiting for?

A brown and white pottery bowl filled with bucatini all'Amatriciana, topped with pecorino and parsley.

Bucatini all’Amatriciana

All’Amatriciana—go on, roll that “r” like they do in Italy—means a spicy pasta sauce of tomatoes and pancetta or bacon. Prego.

A cast-iron skillet with 8 whole roasted onions with papery skins and creamy interiors.

Whole Roasted Onions

Plonk unpeeled onions on a baking sheet. Shove in oven. Come back later for achingly sweet, tender, mellow oniony goodness. Accept accolades. See how easy that was?

A white bowl filled with potato salad with dill, including quartered red-skinned potatoes, tossed with dill, scallions, and lemon zest.

Potato Salad with Dill

A simple little potato salad that packs a surprising punch of flavors, with no mayo needed. Tangy, zesty, and silky all at once.

A cast-iron pan filled with koftinka meatballs on a white background.

Koftinka ~ Bite-Size Meatballs

Our scientific theory is that bite-sized food just tastes better. Maybe it’s because you’re just happier when you eat it. These baby meatballs are proof.