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Weeknight Dinner

Need ideas for a quick weeknight dinner? Chowhounds are full of them: Get cooking advice on recipes, meals, and cuisines geared for simple dinners.

The Best Bouillon Cubes & Flavor Bases for Soup Season

Our favorite bouillon cubes and soup starters to keep your stew pot a-flowing all season long. I can't remember how many times this has happened: ready to roll on a recipe, chef's knife in hand, perfectly...
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COTM (Cookbook of the Month) Recipes So Good You've Made Them at Least Three Times: Quick and Easy/Weeknight Edition

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 5 years ago

About a hundred years ago, I posted this thread, "Recipes so good you've made it at least 3 times--COTM Edition* " http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/926266#8487593 asking for everyone's "tried and t...

COTM Dishes So Good (and Easy) that You've Made them at Least 3 Times (Part 2, since 2014)

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 years ago

I'm hoping the title here is self-explanatory. The Dairy Queen (aka TDQ) made a thread in 2014 asking for input on dishes initially tried as part of cooking along with a COTM that were so good, so ...

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$45 Weekday Set Menu @ Lord Stanley in SF?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Noticed this sign when walking by Michelin 1* Lord Stanley for a 3-course Tuesday-Thursday set menu for $45. It changes daily. Anyone tried it? Lord Stanley 2065 Polk Street San Francisco, CA ...

SEAFOOD CAKES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2017

LulusMom
by LulusMom 2 years ago

It was a tight race, but Seafood Cakes came up the winner this month. There are so many options - crab, shrimp, fish, scallops ... let the world be your oyster (ouch!). Will you make a Vietnamese i...

Cooking from Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert

islandmermaid
by islandmermaid 2 years ago

Let’s use our sheet pans and Molly Gilbert’s book to discover some new treasures! Many of us are excited about exploring this book together, and we can use this thread to share our reports. So ...

Do you have a timetable for a favorite meal?

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 1 year ago

I haven't see a collection of timetables for favorite meals on CH. Would you add one here? The one I've shared before, and will post again here is a steak dinner for 2-4, which utilizes the microw...

Pantry pastas

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by akdad 1 year ago

I’ve never been to Rome, but in my experience I’m a fan of the classic Roman pasta dishes for worknight dinners. Cacio e Pepe, carbonara, etc. don’t have a reputable supplier for Guanciale, so ala ...

Weeknight holiday/December ideas

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by bblonde 3 years ago

So I'm not looking for an actual holiday meal. Rather, what are some seasonal dishes that are especially festive, yet not too large portion size/too time consuming/too rich to be eaten on a weekni...

Making Dinner for a Picky Family

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by mixtapepanda 3 years ago

...the rules look like this: we have two people with heartburn, both are triggered by fried things, one is triggered by meat, the other is triggered by tomatoes (they say they can take heart burn r...

Fine Dining Weeknight ( Non Summerlicious Please )

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by Porto 3 years ago

I'm looking for a quiet, fine dining evening on a Tuesday night in July. I was hoping to stay away from Summerlicious offerings. Places such as Auberge, Mistura... Thanks.

Grown Up Recipes for a Post Grad

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by aemcki 3 years ago

I am in desperate need of some "adult" recipes. I recently graduated college and moved back home with my parents. They both work full time and I don't, so I thought I'd help out and start cooking d...

To the Cocktail Party and NOT the Dinner...

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by fur621 3 years ago

Hi! I was thinking of hosting my birthday celebration in two parts: a cocktail party and then dinner. My building has a nice roof top and I thought it would be nice to do a roof top drinks from 5:3...

Easy Weeknight Meals When You Are Rushed

Veggigal
by Veggigal 3 years ago

What is your favorite weeknight recipe when you are in a rush to get an easy meal on the table after a long day at work? This is one of my favorites: Lemon Chicken Schnitzel 2 cup...

ASAP need for recommendation for S Palm Beach/Lake Worth

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by kirkaw 3 years ago

Hi, I need a recommendation for dinner for the S. Palm Beach/Lake Worth area for a weeknight dinner for this coming week. Probably need someplace that doesn't require reservations. Would like cozy...

Has anyone ever tried this recipe?

LillianR
by LillianR 4 years ago

I want to make this for dinner tomorrow. Just wondering if anyone here has made it? If so, how was it?

Ideas for All Meals-No Freezer or Microwave

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by Ms.Hangry 4 years ago

I am going to college soon and I need to opt out of the meal plan due to a tomato/grapefruit allergy (and also the meal plan is pricey)! For those who opt out of the meal plan, they receive a large...

Your Absolute Favorite Weeknight Recipe

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by jillholl 4 years ago

Please share your absolute favorite recipe for weeknight cooking (>30 min. total cooking time). Here are my recent favs. Recipes for 2. 1. Ramen. Ingredients Two pkgs. Shin Black Ramen ...

Favorite Weeknight dinner?

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by starburn 4 years ago

Say you had no time to plan a meal for tonight. And you can go to the grocery store on the way home from work, but you don't want to spend the evening cooking. What is your go-to weeknight dinn...

how do couples handle dinner?

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by doodlenoodle600 4 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I just moved in with my boyfriend (last week). I want to know what other people do about weeknight dinners. Does one person cook and one person clean? Who does the shopping? Who ...

Recs for a good, convivial, cheap-to-moderate place for a weeknight dinner in San Francisco?

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by glomer 5 years ago

No pizza or Chinese/Japanese/Korean (allergies). Preferred neighborhoods are the Mission, SOMA, Hayes Valley, Jtown and thereabouts. Thanks!