5-Ingredients or Less: January 2015
Cheesy Sausage Balls
These easy bites feature one of our favorite ingredients: Quinoa! Make them ahead and simply bake before parties and last minute get-togethers.
Cheesy Sausage Balls Recipe
Butter Crust Sandwich Bread
Having your own homemade bread that's crusty-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside is more than a dream with this easy to follow recipe.
Butter Crust Sandwich Bread Recipe
Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cakes
Believe it: This gorgeous dessert uses only five ingredients--sugar, butter, eggs, cake flour, and cocoa.
Five-Ingredient Chocolate Cakes Recipe
Pan-Seared Mojo Potatoes
Flavor your taters in a flash with this quick and easy recipe. Cook the potatoes cut sides down, without stirring, to get perfectly browned, crispy edges.
Pan-Seared Mojo Potatoes Recipe
Endive Boats with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts
Let the ripeness of your pears determine how long you cook them. Soft, juicy fruit will only need to cook a minute or two; underripe fruit will need to go longer.
Endive Boats with Pears, Blue Cheese, and Walnuts Recipe
Mini Crab Cakes
The lemon rind garnish gives you a pop of flavor so you don't even need a sauce. If you don't love tarragon, use thyme.
Mini Crab Cakes Recipe
Green Bean Salad Amandine
Haricots verts, which are slender French green beans, get a huge flavor punch from sherry vinegar, Dijon mustard, and toasted almonds.
Green Bean Salad Amandine Recipe
Simple Baked Eggs
Bake your eggs in individual ramekins is a surprising way and easy way to serve breakfast. Round out the meal with whole wheat toast and fruit slices.
Simple Baked Eggs Recipe
Unlike classic pesto, there's no oil in this filling. Once everything is minced in the food processor, though, it develops a paste-like consistency.
Pesto Pastries Recipe
Gingery Shrimp Salad Bites
Pick up inexpensive Chinese soup spoons at Asian markets, or serve on rice crackers or in hollowed-out pieces of cucumber. The chives, an optional sixth ingredient, perk up the look but aren't crucial to the flavor.
Gingery Shrimp Salad Bites Recipe
Marinated Feta Skewers
If you can find a container of multi-colored tomatoes, use those for the prettiest presentation.
Marinated Feta Skewers Recipe
Butternut Squash Soup with Walnuts
This soup's delicious taste and creamy texture belie its simple preparation. Roasting the squash creates browned edges for a richer flavor.
Butternut Squash Soup with Walnuts Recipe
Flaky on the outside and soft on the inside, this bread recipe can also be used to make focaccia or pizza crust.
Italian Bread Recipe
Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese
Top Bartlett pear slices with baked pancetta, crumbled goat cheese, and a drizzle of honey for an easy, salty-sweet hors d'oeuvre that tastes delicious and looks gorgeous.
Pancetta Crisps With Goat Cheese Recipe
Spicy Apricot Brisket
Spice up a classic beef brisket with a sauce made with apricot preserves, chili sauce, and sauerkraut.
Spicy Apricot Brisket Recipe
Cracker-Thin Pizza with Super-Garlicky Tomato Sauce
To get the dough cracker thin, you have to abandon the rolling pin and tease the dough by hand. It takes some practice, but it's fun.
Cracker-Thin Pizza with Super-Garlicky Tomato Sauce Recipe
Baby PB&J Bagel Sandwiches
Great for kids of all ages, these warm PB&J sandwiches work well for a quick brown bag lunch or sweet breakfast.
Baby PB&J Bagel Sandwiches Recipe
Citrus Salad with Balsamic Honey and Pistachios
Blood oranges are a little bit tart; navels are sweeter--try a mix of the two for a colorful, tasty combo.
Citrus Salad with Balsamic Honey and Pistachios Recipe
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Bacon and Sage
Smoky bacon and salty cheese provide the perfect balance to lightly sweet gnocchi.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Bacon and Sage Recipe
French Onion Soup
Shh! No need to tell anyone how easy this French Onion Soup is. A dash of sherry wine and flavorful Swiss cheese will fool your family into thinking you worked for hours on this soup.
French Onion Soup Recipe
Use convenience items such as jarred pasta sauce, cheese ravioli, and frozen chopped spinach as your layers in this fast dinner.
Last-Minute Lasagna Recipe
Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges
It's hard to say no to this spicy-sweet side dish. Ground red pepper is a great complement to sweet potatoes.
Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges Recipe
Dish up this classic turkey dinner with a spicy twist -- add a dash of Cajun seasoning to the flour.
Turkey Scaloppine Recipe
Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes
For a more budget-friendly option, try substituting a similarly textured fish, such as cod, for the halibut fillets.
Halibut with Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes Recipe
Butternut Squash, Kale, and Black Bean Quesadillas
Mashing half of the beans provides creamy texture and helps to seal the quesadillas.
Butternut Squash, Kale, and Black Bean Quesadillas Recipe
Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Glaze
Pork tenderloin is always a great option for weeknight meals, and this recipe pairs it with a sweet-tart pomegranate glaze. Serve with steamed veggies and wild rice.
Pork Tenderloin with Pomegranate Glaze Recipe
Camembert Mashed Potatoes
The buttery taste and creamy texture of Camembert cheese glorifies these potatoes. Camembert is similar in flavor and texture to Brie, which makes a fine substitute.
Camembert Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Green Beans with Hazelnut Butter
Make green beans company-worthy by flavoring them with hazelnuts, butter and lemon.
Green Beans with Hazelnut Butter Recipe
Angela's Stovetop Chicken
Few dishes are more satisfying that a well-seasoned chicken, and this version flavored with garlic powder, white wine, olive oil, salt and pepper is no exception.
Angela's Stovetop Chicken Recipe
Pan-Seared Flat Iron Steak
Rub this tender cut of steak with a rub of grill seasoning and salt and sear for a flavorful crust. Serve with your favorite winter sides.
Pan-Seared Flat Iron Steak Recipe
Bake your own tortilla chips flavored with cumin, lime juice, and salt.
Cumin Chips Recipe