April may be almost over, but we have a funny feeling that we haven't seen the last of those pesky Spring showers. Don't let the rain get you down; instead, channel all of that energy into some culinary projects and challenges. We've got eight ideas for recipes to make while it's coming down outside. Some of them may take a bit of extra effort, but it will be worth it when you can cuddle up in front of a good movie with some delicious eats while you wait for the sun to come out again.
What's the easiest way to take humdrum weeknight dinners from flat to fantastic in a flash? Add bacon, of course! Smoky, savory, and salty, this superstar ingredient adds depth of flavor like no other; keep reading for five fast and easy recipes that benefit from its addition.
What better way to celebrate Spring than with a week full of meals packed with the season's best foods? Thanks to the warmer weather, chances are you'll be spending more time outdoors and less time inside cooking. That's why we've rounded up five meals that are super fast and easy so you can enjoy the sunny skies now that they're here.
— Additional reporting by Lisette Mejia
Did you know March is National Noodle Month? It doesn't surprise us that 31 whole days are dedicated to the versatile food — it's the basis of so many delicious meals and lets all cooks, no matter what their level, get creative in the kitchen. To honor the staple, we've rounded up five recipes to make this week. Consider it a nod to some of our favorite noodlelicious dishes.
People are certain to be impressed when you present them with any of these five dinners. You don't have to share with them the fact that they're all incredibly straightforward recipes that come together quite quickly. We think you should take the praise, enjoy the compliments, and eat up!
Don't stereotype eggs as a breakfast food — they're too good not to be enjoyed all day and are a go-to for lunch and dinner. This week, serve up a menu that includes recipes like cinnamon-spiced eggs or an egg-topped vegetable pizza. With these five easy-to-prepare dishes, there's no excuse not to start crackin'.
If your New Year's resolution is to become more organized in the kitchen, you've come to the right place. As part of a new feature, we're packaging recipes as a manageable meal plan (here we're focusing on dinner for two, though recipes can be scaled up or down) that has a ratio of low effort to high reward, and even includes a handy-dandy grocery list to get you started. Click through and cook along with us for five nights: each day's recipe will either set you up for days down the line or will make good use of previously prepared ingredients, so you'll be more efficient in the kitchen.
While a stroll to your favorite lunch spot can be a nice break from the workday, frequent takeout gets expensive fast. Moreover, long checkout lines aren't exactly busy-day friendly. Instead, think ahead and turn the night prior's leftovers into an enticing brown-bag lunch that is low-fuss to assemble, travels well, and will keep you full and satisfied for the remainder of the day. Keep reading for five ways to transform tonight's dinner into tomorrow's lunch.
Salad as a meal might seem better suited to scorching Summer nights, but don't let the gray and gloomy Winter weather dissuade you from tossing together a bowl of vibrant greens. Whether your resolution is to eat more vegetables, live healthier, or you're simply looking for quick and easy (read: weeknight-friendly) dinners in lieu of pricey takeout, the salad bowl is the way to go.