This is one of those awesome recipes where the sauce cooks while you bring the pasta water to a boil. It's a surprisingly economical meal -- and a surprisingly kid-friendly one, thanks to all that butter and garlic.
This simple recipe is hearty, comforting and delicious. If you don't have leftover ham, you could make this with deli ham (cut into strips), with cooked bacon, with leftover turkey, or with no meal at all.
Every home cook needs a great roast chicken recipe up her sleeve. Not only is this one beautiful to look at, but it fills your home with the most amazing aroma of garlic, lemon and rosemary. Larger chickens typically have more flavor than the tiny broiler
If you've got salmon and crackers in your pantry, whip up a batch of these zesty, crunchy-crusted salmon cakes. The lemon and dill work to counteract the "fishy taste" that kids sometime complain about, so the cakes end up flavorful but kid-pleasingly mil
This zesty rice salad -- chock full of brown rice, black beans and veggies -- could easily be a main dish. Lime dressing infuses the salad with bright flavor and colorful chopped peppers and tomatoes make it look like a party in a bowl.
The familiar yum factor of fried potatoes and melted cheese just might persuade your family to give greens a chance. Plus, this luscious hash — with a side of fried or scrambled eggs — feels an awful lot like breakfast for dinner, which everybody loves.