weeknight

5 Pastas That Instantly Fancy Up Weeknight Dinner

Most likely, when you’re wandering down the pasta aisle, you just reach for a regular-smegular box of spaghetti or elbow noodles to toss in the cart. But there are good reasons to go off autopilot for a moment, and look…

Combine Your Love of Nachos and Tater Tots with These Totchos

How to Be a Cook Who Cooks Tender, Juicy Meat Every Single Time Kitchn Cooking School Red meats like beef, lamb, and pork are among the most expensive and luxurious ingredients we use in the kitchen, and you probably don’t…

How To Make Classic Salisbury Steak in Just 30 Minutes

These Twix Meringue Cookies Put the Candy Right on Top for Halloween Whether or not you’re into costumes, there’s one aspect of Halloween we can all get excited about: the treats. Whether you’re looking for a Halloween bake or really…

Instant Pot Buffalo Chicken Will Be Your New Meal Prep Obsession

The secret to success on keto, Whole30, or low-carb diets is to fill your fridge with foods that you can mix and match throughout the week, and Buffalo chicken is the perfect fit! With just three ingredients — chicken, hot…

30 Basic Marinade Recipes for Every Protein (Including Tofu)

There are some marinades that do their best work with mild-mannered chicken, pork, or tofu, while others work best with fish. Some need a strong flavor, such as steak, to hold its own. But on the whole, most marinades are…

Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin Cooks in Just 15 Minutes

The New Parents in Santa Barbara with a Secret Guacamole Recipe The Way We Eat We chatted with busy new parents Julian and Jenna Savage Davis, about the best breastfeeding snacks, the secret ingredient in Julian’s award-winning guacamole, and why…

The Unapologetically Creamy Mac & Cheese of Your Dreams

Partner Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Meals with the Kids’ Help Cooking with kids can go way beyond cookies and cupcakes. In truth, a Meal Prep Power Hour is the best time to bring kids into…

Easy, Impressive Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

Partner Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Meals with the Kids’ Help Cooking with kids can go way beyond cookies and cupcakes. In truth, a Meal Prep Power Hour is the best time to bring kids into…

It’s Fine on Salad, but Italian Dressing Is Even Better as a Marinade

Long before you could find ready-made marinades on grocery store shelves, bottled dressing was the go-to choice for flavoring and tenderizing meat and chicken. My mom almost always had a bag of skinless, boneless breasts swathed in Italian dressing in…