Marinara sauce, a classic Italian red sauce with garlic, onions, herbs, and not much more, is easy and weeknight-quick to make.
Chinese food is never bad leftover, but jazz it up by making Peking duck and cold rice into delicious duck fried rice. Just a few veggies and a quick turn in the skillet, and you'll have a new dinner in minutes.
Beef pot roast, a winter comfort-food stalwart, gets livened up with sweet potatoes, onions, and smoky, spicy chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
This easy vegan recipe can easily be served as a main or as a side dish to roasted meats.
As fall gives way to winter get creative with your butternut squash and use it as a savory base on a sauce-less pizza. Use store-bought pizza dough to speed along the process.
An easy beefy vegetable soup with mushrooms and barley.
A whole roasted duck is accompanied by apples, pears, and potato wedges roasted in duck fat.
Chestnuts, potatoes, aromatics, butter, chicken stock, and cream turn into a rich soup that stirs warm memories of Paris. Store-bought, vacuum-packed roasted chestnuts make it simple.
This is an easy roast for a smaller group when a larger whole turkey for Thanksgiving is a bit much. This also makes it easier to serve a separate different entree to guests at a holiday dinner.
You don't have to roast a whole bird to achieve a tasty Thanksgiving turkey dish. This recipe grills up a brined turkey breast for a flavorful meal.
Savory soup with packaged tortellini is both quick and simple to make.
Exotic saffron and preserved lemon flavor this delicious Moroccan fish and potato tagine.
Linguine is topped with a hearty sauce of eggplant, ground lamb, crushed tomatoes, garlic, oregano, and half and half.
A hearty tomato and chickpea soup flavored with aromatic spices brings comfort to a rainy evening.
This braised chicken dish combines prunes, onions, sage, bay leaf, garlic, apple juice, and a little sherry vinegar for a delicious weeknight-quick meal.
Cheesburger quiche is the perfect family dinner. It is easy to make and has a whimsical appeal that all ages can love.
It might not be exotic or innovative, but this crispy chicken, is a tasty, simple recipe you'll return to again and again.
This hearty chowder, chock full of potatoes, corn, fish and bacon, gets a sweet note when corn stock stands in for fish stock.
Hamburger patties sans buns are now very popular with the low-carb/gluten-free set but the Japanese may have been the geniuses who thought of it first with their wafu hamburger.
A great tasting chili, but without any meat.
Use the abundance of summer's last vegetables to make a delicious lasagna.
Bacon, marinated artichoke hearts, olives, garlic and lemon juice and zest combine with chicken drumsticks and thighs in this big-flavored braise.
Top these meatballs with a simple tomato sauce and add your favorite pasta, or do something different, and use them in pitas with veggies and yogurt sauce for a Mediterranean take.
Need more help with ideas for using up those garden tomatoes? Check out these tips for Roma, cherry, and beefsteak varieties, plus a recipe for a tomato and Swiss chard pie.