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!
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!
This is a substantial and filling autumnal salad that can easily be served as a main dish.
When roasted, cippolini onions turn sweet and flavorful. Serve this dish with a big green salad and mashed potatoes for a heavenly fall meal.
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.
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.
This mostly hands-off dish is delicious served over rice with chopped cilantro, chives, or toasted coconut flakes.
This Mediterranean-style pasta dish is a snap to prepare.
Serve these delicious summer rolls with your favorite dipping sauce. They make a lovely light meal.
If you don't want to heat up your kitchen with the oven, you can skip broiling these stuffed avocados - they're just as delicious at room temperature.
If you prefer cooked corn to raw, simply blanch the corn kernels in boiling water for 1 minute beofre making the recipe.
Using the Co-op's pizza dough makes this so easy! The following recipe is quite minimal, so use this as a starting point - try a more traditional one with tomato sauce, or pesto, and add meat if you like, or more vegetables. Once you've grilled pizza, you won't want to turn the oven on for the rest of the summer.
Use a non-stick pan or well-seasoned cast iron skillet for perfectly crispy, golden-brown tofu.
Eggplant, tomatoes, and basil are made for each other!
Polenta is without a doubt very easy to make, but packaged rolls of pre-cooked and sliceable polenta are so convenient! In this recipe the polenta is topped with sautéed mushrooms deeply browned in butter and thyme, then simmered in white wine.
A really easy and yummy meal!
Delicately flavored fennel seeds and the warm heat of chili peppers makes this egg salad over the top delicious. Cooking the eggs for just eight minutes will ensure that they're perfectly creamy.
This frittata uses fragrant fresh herbs by the handful. Feel free to make substitutions - this is a very versatile recipe and would be delicious with a generous amount of other herbs or tender greens.
This Japanese-inspired salad is loaded with fresh, crisp snow peas and plentiful greens and is hearty enough for dinner.
This is a quick but oh so delicious soba dish, perfect for a warm night when you don't want to spend a lot of time heating up the kitchen.
These kebabs, marinated in a delicious coconut milk, lime, and peanut marinade, will definitely be a hit at your next cook out.
These are BLTs with a twist: pancetta, mizuna or arugula, and a light and fresh aioli made with green garlic.
This green-flecked soufflé makes a great brunch or lunch dish.
Here's a pasta dish that's perfect for spring: not too heavy, with the lively combination of green garlic and arugula.
Marcella Hazan says, "Whenever I have demonstrated this dish, professional cooks...were startled at how dark I allowed the artichokes to get. But it is only then, when they have deeply and confidently browned, that they develop flavor, sapore."
Serve with crusty bread for sopping up the flavorful pan juices.
This Middle-Eastern dish boasts great textures and flavors and makes a filling meal all by itself.
Pair this with some sautéed vegetables for a delicious meal.
These crispy cakes make an easy and satisfying weeknight meal.
This is a delicious and hearty variation of macaroni and cheese. The butternut squash lends a creaminess that cheese alone does not.
This is not a fancy or refined macaroni and cheese; this is mac and cheese straight from childhood, just yummy and cheesy!
You can get creative with the vegetables here: use what's in the fridge or what looks good at the store.
Try these fast and easy drumsticks with roasted potatoes or a bean salad.
Canned salmon boasts four times the amount of heart-healthy omega-3s as canned tuna!
These wraps are fresh and filling.
Yes, lasagna does take a bit of effort, but this luxurious white lasagna made with an earthy, rich ragu, is worth every minute. This can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated - just bring to room temperature before baking. For a vegetarian version, omit the prosciutto and use faux-chicken broth, mushroom broth, or vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.
Salmon, bacon, and cabbage come together in a perfect Irish dish. The apple cider vinegar is a nice counterpoint to the richness of the salmon.
This is one of those effortlessly delicious and good-looking dishes that's great to have in your repertoire. It also re-heats really well, so bake it a day in advance if you'd like, then put in the oven to heat through just before serving.
This beautiful dish will have everyone asking for seconds.
Who doesn't love slow cooker recipes?
Adjust the level of spices in this dish with more or less cayenne. Serve with greens and cornbread.