Classic Meatloaf

Good meatloaf is about as comforting as comfort food gets. Thankfully, meatloaf doesn't have to be complex to be good. It just needs to be tender (from breadcrumbs soaked in milk and gentle handling) and...

Perfect Roast Chicken

The almost universal appeal of roasted chicken stems from its power to comfort. The ideal roasted chicken recipe will leave your chicken golden brown and gleaming, tender, and juicy. The crackle of chicken...

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Get a head start on dinner with this fresh take on a slow-simmered, all-in-one meal that makes clean-up a breeze.

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Ground beef and sweet Italian sausage enrich the sauce for this beloved baked pasta, while no-boil lasagna noodles speed up the process. Check out our step-by-step guide.

Chicken Paprikash

This classic Hungarian dish will fill you up and keep you warm on a chilly fall night. A healthy dose of paprika gives this dish its deep brick-red color. If you enjoy spicy food, try replacing half of...

One Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

Juicy roast chicken thighs are paired with our take on moros y cristianos, the Cuban version of rice and beans, in this easy dinner recipe.

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Sauteed apples and onion combine with pork chops for a tastiness that never disappoints.

Pot Roast

Perfect for pot roast recipes, inexpensive chuck is one of the most flavorful cuts of beef. Simmering it slowly and gently in the oven results in a wonderfully tender pot roast. Vegetables like onions...

Chicken with Ginger

You can also serve this Asian dish over Chinese noodles or steamed rice.

Pan Fried Steak

Follow our foolproof recipe for a restaurant-quality pan-fried steak in under 10 minutes. Serve with a simple steak sauce and a classic side like roasted potatoes. From the book Mad Hungry, by Lucinda...

Grilled Rib Eye Steaks

The char of a hot grill brings out the bold beef flavors of these steaks, which are simply seasoned with salt and pepper.

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed cabbage is not only filling, but it's also simple to prepare. Our hearty stuffed cabbage recipe calls for meat, veggies, and more. Serve stuffed cabbage with hot tomato sauce and sour cream for...

Coq au Vin

In this classic French recipe, the wine in coq au vin mellows into a luxuriously rich, velvety sauce punctuated by smoky bacon. Earthy mushrooms envelope each piece of tender chicken-no wonder it's such...

Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This nostalgic dish evokes the Old School casseroles your grandmother used to make-but in easy mode to make it quick, delicious, and great for a weeknight. Rotisserie chicken and precooked rice (or leftover...

Pea Salad

Peas straight from the freezer retain their crisp exterior and soft, creamy interior in this simple-to-make salad. For a subtler onion flavor, soak onion slices in cool water, then thoroughly drain before...

Almond Crusted Chicken

Chicken breasts with a crunchy breadcrumb-and-almond-sliver coating are a light and satisfying springtime entree. Serve them with Orzo with Peas and Mint and Romaine Salad with Prosciutto Crisps.

Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

A butterflied leg of lamb, which cooks quickly and evenly on the grill, has been split down the center, then unfolded and spread open to resemble a butterfly.

Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs

This oven-roasted chicken recipe showcases juicy, flavorful thighs with a lemony sauce that makes itself in the pan. It's the ideal weeknight dinner for busy families, especially when served with simple...

Chicken Divan

Chicken breasts, broccoli, and mushrooms are smothered in a creamy Mornay sauce and topped with a blanket of cheesy breadcrumbs in this classic Chicken Divan.

Chicken and Dumplings

This comfort-food recipe combines chicken thighs, plump dumplings, and plenty of vegetables for a meal that's warm and filling. Everything is ready in about an hour, so try them for a weekend meal.

Sauteed Spinach with Bacon

The bacon gives a nice salty crunch and flavor to this side dish of spinach.

Pan Seared Steak

With the right steak, a good cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, your kitchen can be the best steakhouse in town.

Beef Roll Ups

Don't let its name fool you--these roll-ups are worthy of a special occasion and call for using one of the leaner cuts of beef, top-round steak.

Crispy Breaded Pork Cutlets

Crunchy, tender, mustard-coated pork is a simple family-friendly meal. Serve it with our Creamy Corn and Saute of Peppers for a delicious dinner.

Cornflake Crusted Baked Chicken

This chicken has the satisfying crust of its fried cousin, but it's baked instead, making it a healthier dinner alternative.

Basic Poached Chicken

Cooking chicken breasts gently in a flavorful broth makes them moist, tender -- and healthy!

Baked Chicken Nuggets

Nuggets are a home run with kids, but admit it, you love them too. These are baked, so you can enjoy them guilt-free. A three-step breading method -- coating chicken pieces in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs...

Cajun Jambalaya

One way to distinguish between Cajun and Creole jambalaya: Traditional Cajun cooking doesn't include tomatoes. It does contain plenty of thyme, paprika, and oregano for a flavorful dinner.

Easy Paella

You don't need a special paella pan to make this easy take on the classic Spanish dish. Use a wide, shallow saute pan with a lid. Chicken sausage and shrimp star in this one-pan dinner.

Chicken Alfredo with Fettuccine

This classic Italian dish includes fettuccine tossed with butter and Parmesan cheese, and it's quick and easy to make. U.S. versions of the dish may include chicken or shrimp. Whatever your choice, with...

Deviled Chicken

A spiced whole chicken is roasted and reveals that it has a dark side. Purple potatoes, which crinkle as they cook, and red baby beets complete the look of the dish and add earthy flavor.

Classic Sloppy Joes

Soft sandwich buns work best with this classic kid-friendly Sloppy Joe recipe-as do chips and pickles. The beef mixture can also be served over pasta.

Classic Beef Stew

Aromatic and satisfying, a comforting bowl of beef stew always hits the mark on extra chilly nights. Here, seared pieces of marbled beef simmer away until fall-apart-tender in broth, with punchy aromatics...

Chicken Salad with Apples and Walnuts

Apples and walnuts add crunch to this chicken salad that makes for the perfect midday meal.

Classic Meatloaf

Not your average blue-plate special, this meatloaf recipe brings three ground meats together with a sweet-and-sour glaze to form a tender and moist mealtime favorite.

Macaroni with Beef

This quick meal will give the whole family a satisfying meal.

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Lemon Thyme Sauce

This winning technique for grilled chicken pecks out any dry-or bland-results. A few juicy secrets: Choose small cuts, and pound them flat so they cook quickly and evenly. Then, for maximum flavor without...

Quick Jambalaya

Jambalaya, a one-pot New Orleans favorite, always includes meat or seafood and vegetables; this easy rendition is full of chicken, spicy andouille sausage, bell pepper, and onion.

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

No pasta's more iconic than spaghetti and meatballs, and now, it's a breeze to make -- the meatballs simmer right in the sauce.

Chicken with Feta Cheese

Feta cheese has a rich, tangy taste. Besides adding flavor, stuffing the chicken breasts with feta helps keep them moist during cooking.

Easy Barbecued Spare Ribs

A super-flavorful dry rub infuses these ribs with spice, while the barbecue sauce adds a hint of sweetness.

Emeril's Braised Chicken Thighs

"When I'm preparing this dish, it's all I can do to wait until it's finished simmering to get a taste of the awesome gravy. You've simply gotta cook some rice to eat with this, no doubt about it." Recipe...

Easy Roasted Chicken

Use this recipe to prep enough chicken to use it in wraps and salads all week; you can even cook two at once. To make Asian-Style Chicken Wraps, leave the chicken whole; if a recipe calls for shredded...

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

With an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, the classic Sunday afternoon pot roast can be on the table in under two hours -- without ever turning on your oven. We seasoned this one with North African ingredients...

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

This St. Patrick's Day favorite couldn't be simpler to make. By making your corned beef and cabbage in a slow cooker, all of the hard work is done for you.

Braised Pork Chops

This recipe for Braised Pork Chops is from "Southern Country Cooking from the Loveless Cafe," by Jane and Michael Stern. Try serving this with hush puppies and sour slaw.

Homemade Choucroute Garni

This feast of earthy flavors will make guests feel welcome. Serve it with grainy mustard, crusty bread, and bottles of dark beer.

Lamb Chops with Mustard Herb Crust

These restaurant-worthy chops are ready in just 20 minutes. If it's available, choose grass-fed lamb instead of grain-fed -- the flavor simply can't be beat. Adapted from chef Emeril Lagasse's book "Emeril...