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Shop Once, Eat All Week

I had my life changed recently by a magazine article that showed me how to prepare a complete dinner for the whole week in 10-15 minutes per night with a few hours prep on Sunday, all for under $100. But it seems to be the only article of its kind! Please help me find more. [more inside]
posted by Bobby Bittman on Oct 4, 2014 - 22 answers

(veggie) burgers and other analog recipes

Which standard recipes, with meat as a key ingredient, have clear vegetarian analogs? Examples, to be clear: for every hamburger, there is a veggie burger (eggplant, cauliflower, etc). Chili con carne becomes chili sin carne. For meatloaf there is Neatloaf. What else should I be thinking of? "Buy fake meat" is not heading in the right direction; "google 'vegetarian [meaty food]'" is a realistic suggestion but which foods?
posted by whatzit on Aug 22, 2014 - 33 answers

Oh, quinoa, how I love thee

Help me find more one-pot quinoa dinners! [more inside]
posted by peanut_mcgillicuty on Aug 16, 2014 - 10 answers

Cooking for a friend

My dear friend is coming over for dinner tomorrow night and I'd like to impress her with a delicious, healthy meal. Difficulty level: No oven. [more inside]
posted by gumtree on Jun 19, 2014 - 17 answers

Romantic / English Dinner Ideas?

Seeking ideas for plannning a multi-course, romantic, home-cooked meal for two that is also thoroughly, completely English. The more traditional the better. Looking for dishes in season, no seafood, ideally with a focus on lamb as a centerpiece and easy on the potato/bread. Other then that, assume a high level of cooking skill, endless time for fiddly bits, and acess to pretty much anything and a well stocked UK grocery importer store nearby. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Feb 14, 2014 - 27 answers

Christmas Tofurkey?

Vegetarians of MeFi! What are you having for Christmas dinner? I am totally capable with vegetarian dishes in general, but most of them are rather light and don't seem substantial enough to be a Christmas dinner. So what are you having? [more inside]
posted by whatzit on Dec 18, 2013 - 21 answers

What shall I have for dinner tonight?

I'm out of ideas for something delicious and simple to cook tonight, but which does not require many ingredients. Assuming I have all the basics in my cupboard (onions, garlic, pasta, rice, potatoes, eggs, milk, herbs and spices etc) what should I make for dinner tonight? [more inside]
posted by JenThePro on Dec 12, 2013 - 23 answers

Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a...vodka cream sauce?

I am cooking dinner this weekend for an old friend who has requested Italian, preferably pasta with a creamy sauce. I am not very well acquainted at all with cream sauces, apart from this very simple one. I have many extra hours to work on this, and access to several specialty markets and a Trader Joe's. Help me find a crazy delicious recipe! Special farfalle inside... [more inside]
posted by jetlagaddict on Nov 14, 2013 - 16 answers

Too many raisins!

What savory, no-oven dishes do you recommend for raisins? I have a lot of raisins, but I do not like them in sweet things (baked in bread, ugh!) and do not have an oven. They do make a great accent flavor in savory dishes. The raisins in question are golden, but I am Prime Minister of Substitution so it's rather academic what the recipe asks for.
posted by whatzit on Dec 5, 2012 - 41 answers

Jalapeno-cheddar sausage + ?? = dinner bliss

Jalapeno-cheddar sausages go with... WHAT, exactly? Help me figure out dinner tonight, please! [more inside]
posted by iminurmefi on Mar 19, 2012 - 28 answers

Food + Time x 2 - Money = Dinner

Chefing for two? What recipes/menus are good for a "cooking date" night, and will keep my boyfriend and I occupied for a couple hours on a Sunday evening? Frugality level: high. Dietary restrictions: none [more inside]
posted by itesser on Jan 13, 2012 - 27 answers

Slave to the noodle

Give me your most complex, time consuming pasta dinner menu/ recipes. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 28, 2011 - 26 answers

Looking for super simple recipes for the crockpot

I have a crockpot, need to eat at home more, and am really short on time. Anyone have recipes I could use? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Aug 17, 2011 - 20 answers

In the middle of this Venn diagram is a single lemon

Help me plan a meal for a group of people with a rich array of dietary restrictions, please! [more inside]
posted by little cow make small moo on Aug 1, 2011 - 16 answers

The unconventional vegetarian

What are some vegetarian/vegan meals that make people say "huh, I never would have thought of cooking that"? [more inside]
posted by dontjumplarry on Jul 30, 2011 - 23 answers

I'm looking for an entree to feed about 8 adults at a Four Elements themed dinner party.

I'm looking for an entree to feed about 8 adults at a Four Elements themed dinner party. [more inside]
posted by juliplease on Feb 23, 2010 - 11 answers

[DinnerEmergencyFilter] Accidentally cooked two pork chops for 60 min rather than 30 min - chops are tough and sad looking. How to salvage for dinner guest arriving in 30 minutes?

Chops were baked for 60 min (should have been 30) at 350 degrees, smothered in green apples and a thin caramel sauce of butter, brown sugar, and salt. Any ideas on how to fix this? I'm a sad bird.
posted by anthropomorphic on Feb 6, 2010 - 14 answers

What shall I feed the playful masses?

I need more ideas for "game night" food! I've done curry and chili in the past, and am tossing around lasagna and gumbo as possibilities in the future, but want more options. Since every cooking question is special, there is [more inside]
posted by itesser on Feb 26, 2009 - 15 answers

Help me cook teh pigmeetz.

PorkFilter: give me your recipes for our tasty piggy friends. [more inside]
posted by dirtynumbangelboy on Feb 26, 2009 - 29 answers

Christmas Dinner Recipes

Help me make Christmas dinner. I'm looking for recipes to serve 8-10 people that could be basically prepared the day before* and then just put on the stove or in the oven a few hours before dinner. We're a pretty traditional family without significant dietary restrictions, living in the Twin Cities suburbs. I'm an adventurous cook and am pretty willing to try new and challenging dishes (as long as the tough part is preparing them the day before). [more inside]
posted by pithy comment on Dec 4, 2007 - 8 answers

What can I cook without any ingredients?

What should I bring to a potluck dinner, when many people attending have food allergies and dietary problems and the list of banned foods is huge? (No meat, dairy, onions, garlic, tomatoes, potatoes, and many, many other things, listed inside.) Recipes needed. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Feb 15, 2007 - 63 answers

What can a non-cook bring for a Thankgiving treat?

My partner and I are hilariously bad cooks. What's something easy that we can make tonight or tomorrow morning and bring to his parents' house for Thanksgiving? [more inside]
posted by sian on Nov 22, 2006 - 34 answers

Cuba Libre!

What's your favorite Cuban meal? [more inside]
posted by special-k on Oct 13, 2006 - 30 answers

What should I cook in France?

What should I make for dinner? I'm in France, have a kitchen, some foie gras and no clue. [more inside]
posted by I Love Tacos on May 8, 2006 - 14 answers

Romance in the kitchen

What are some of your favorite romantic dinner recipes for the kitchen impaired? [more inside]
posted by wavering on Feb 21, 2006 - 22 answers

Duck, duck, frozen chicken

I have three pounds of frozen chicken stew meat. What should I do with it? [more inside]
posted by hamster on Feb 21, 2006 - 20 answers

How do you impress your dinner guests?

Dinner Parties! I'm looking for impressive recipes. How did you last knock your guests' socks off? A few minor restrictions and links to previous great threads inside. [more inside]
posted by CunningLinguist on Nov 27, 2005 - 18 answers

Easy Lunch Menus

What's a good, simple lunch to make when hosting a few guests? I'm looking for something nicer than sandwiches, but not something that's going to seem like dinner fare. [mi]
posted by rorycberger on Nov 13, 2004 - 12 answers

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