There is nothing quite like a bowl of chili. In one spoonful, you get some heat, spice, a bunch of veggies, beans, and chunks of meat (if it’s not vegetarian). It’s an approachable dish for the novice to experienced cook, to make and share with the family and even the neighbors. If you have the patience, let your chili simmer for a few hours. It's one of those dishes that gets better with time. This will ensure that all the flavors fuse together for a pot if savory filled goodness.
Between drop-offs and pick-ups, running errands, and picky eaters, hectic weeknights are when it’s most tempting to phone it in when it comes to getting dinner on the table. These recipes just made those nights a heck of a lot easier—they’re ready in only 20 minutes, they’re nutritious, and they’re simple and tasty enough for even the pickiest of eaters to get behind. From cheesy pastas and flavor-packed fajitas, to kiddie classics like chicken fingers and mini pizzas, there’s a guaranteed family favorite on this list.
After living through coronavirus, murder hornets, wildfires, a Saharan dust cloud, record hurricane action, and an election season for the ages, a little tongue-in-cheek humor is just what we all need.