This is a simple, hands-off stew, perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening.
Boeuf Bourguignon relies on slowly building layers of flavor, starting with bacon, then searing the beef in the bacon fat, then deglazing with red wine before the final long, slow simmer to result in a rich and complex dish. It fills your kitchen with the deep, savory scents of beef, red wine, and onions. This particular recipe gives you two options to complete the cooking: either in a slow-cooker, or in the oven. The slow-cooker method will take an additional 4-6 hours, so keep this in mind!
Swapping out full-flavored lamb for the usual mild veal, this is a twist on the classic Italian stew with tomatoes, carrots, and onions.
This complex-flavored pot roast with cranberries is rich and warming, with a light sweetness from caramelized sugar and citrus.
Canned crushed tomatoes and fresh herbs make a savory, quick, rustic sauce for steak.
When braised, chuck becomes one of the most tender cuts of meats. This recipe has you brown the meat and then cook at a long, gentle simmer in coconut milk. Whatever you do, don't rush the cooking, or the beef will end up chewy. Try serving this over white rice.
Simple and delicious! The accompanying green sauce adds a bright punch of flavor.
Braised in red wine and broth with aromatics, this lamb dish turns fall-off-the-bone tender. It goes perfectly with the root vegetable purée outlined in this recipe, but would also be nice served alongside creamy polenta, classic mashed potatoes, or wide egg noodles.
Serve this flavorful pork dish on its own, or with chopped cilantro, diced onion, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and refried beans for the ultimate taco night! This makes enough for 20-30 tacos, so you'll have enough to feed a crowd. Carnitas are also a great filling for burritos or tamales.
Pot roast is typically a weekend dinner, requiring loads of time in the oven. Scented with rosemary and thyme, these delicious, individual-sized ones speed up the process to get dinner on the table in under two hours, most of which is hands-off time on the oven. This makes a great meal on its own, or with some good bread and a salad.
Made with roasted pork tenderloin, pungent sliced provolone, and spicy, juicy broccoli rabe, this is a seriously good sandwich!
Try experimenting with stouts in this recipe -- a coffee stout would be delicious here.
Using the packaged skillet sauce this recipe recommends means that you can have a healthy delicious dinner on the table without much work.
Shh.. don't tell, but this decadent, rich, and velvety mousse is dairy-free and vegan!
On a busy night when all you have time for is calling the pizza place for take-out, pull this easy recipe out of your back pocket. Dinner will be on the table in 15 minutes!
Sprinkle this delicious dessert with some granola, and it could pass for breakfast, too.
These pancakes are gently scented with pear. For best results, make sure the pears you use are ripe and fragrant.
Simmered in a rich and concentrated creamy pan sauce, fragranced with thyme and apple cider, this pork dish will become a dinnertime staple.
This is a substantial and filling autumnal salad that can easily be served as a main dish.
In spite of its name, this is more of a baked custard, redolent with apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
This hearty salad is loaded with crunchy, lightly cooked broccoli and dressed in creamy almond vinaigrette.
When roasted, cippolini onions turn sweet and flavorful. Serve this dish with a big green salad and mashed potatoes for a heavenly fall meal.
Packed with butternut squash, bananas, and spinach, this delicious smoothie is more of a meal than a drink.
If you've been looking for a gluten-free pasta, quinoa pasta should earn a spot on your pantry shelves. It holds it shape, stays firm, and most importantly, tastes great.
Along with tempeh and sweet potatoes (a perfect pair!), this hearty stew is scented with warming spices and is served garnished with a dollop of yogurt and nutty toasted pumpkin seeds.
High in protein, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants, hemp seeds pack a serious nutritional punch.
Besides the task of peeling the onions, the oven will do most of the work for you here, bursting and concentrating the tomatoes, and turning the onions silky-sweet and tender.
Locally-produced Renaissance Farm's Sweet Basil Vinaigrette is great to have in the fridge to make a simple dish special. Delicious over salads, of course, but also nice drizzled on grilled meats or used as a marinade.
This mostly hands-off dish is delicious served over rice with chopped cilantro, chives, or toasted coconut flakes.
Perfect over barely cooked crunchy vegetables, like green beans, broccoli, or cauliflower. If you like more heat, leave the veins and seeds in the chile pepper.