40 minutes | Serves 4-6
Spinach and Artichoke Pasta with Zoodles
Half zoodles, half real pasta—and fully delicious.
30 minutes | Serves 8–10
Creamy Thai Crab Macaroni Salad
Loosely inspired by the flavors of crab fried rice, transformed into a refreshing-yet-creamy summer salad.
45 minutes | Serves 4–6
Vegan Sesame Chick’n with Fried Rice & Garlicky Greens
Make your own takeout! Hold the meat, but maximize the flavor.
2 hours (including rising time) | Serves 10–12
Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread
You'll go bananas for SAVORY, cheesy monkey bread.
1 hour | Serves 6 (Chili Serves 8 to 10)
John’s Chili & Frito Pie Bar
John’s chili + individual bags of chips + all the fixings = touchdown.
1 hour | Serves 6
One-Pot Chicken, Squash & Garlic-Cheddar Biscuits
Less mess to clean up, more time to eat comforting, cheesy goodness.
20 minutes | Serves 1
Chili-Garlic Salmon Crispy Rice Paper Dumplings
The easiest homemade dumplings filled with tender salmon—inspired by the 2021 TikTok trend!
35 minutes | Serves 8
Thai-ish Rotisserie Chicken & Rice Soup
Tastes slow-simmered, but only takes about 30 minutes thanks to the ultimate hero: rotisserie chicken.
12 hours (including chilling and reheating) | Serves 8–10
Adeena’s Classic Hanukkah Brisket
Rich, tomato-y, and meltingly tender, inspired by my late mom's recipe.
1 hour, 30 minutes | Serves 4–6
Chrissy’s Thanksgiving Roast Chicken
Because chicken > turkey for Thanksgiving!
2 hours 25 minutes | Serves 6–8
Hot Sauce Collards
Smoky, slow-cooked greens perfection inspired by John's granny.
55 minutes | Serves 6 as a main course, 10 as an appetizer
Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Soup
Bread bowls optional but encouraged!
15 minutes | Serves 6–8
Creamy One-Pot Mac & Cheese
You’re only 15 minutes away from cheesy greatness.
8 hours, 20 minutes (including minimum resting time) | Serves 8–10
Saucy, Savory & Tangy Pulled Pork
Hands down the best, most fall-apart-tender pork ever.
40 minutes | Serves 4—6
Spicy, Lemony Baked Feta Pasta
Inspired by the viral TikTok pasta dish but with a lusciously cheesy, spicy twist!
20 minutes | Serves 4
Coconutty Greens With Pine Nuts & Raisins
Adding some coconut oil makes these rich & nutty.
30 minutes | Serves 4
One-Skillet Orange Chicken
The right amount of sweet-and-spicy flavor and only one pan to clean.
40 minutes | Serves 4-6
Kale, Sausage & White Bean Soup with Parm Toasts
I see your kale salad and I raise you a kale soup.
2 1/2 hours | Serves 4
A sharp reader pointed out that this stew was not named after the state of Colorado! It IS filled with delicious long-cooked stews seasoned with surprising spices like ginger.