Weeknight Meal Planner: Week of December 29th
Cool, fresh salsa provides an ideal contrast to this warm, hearty stew. Winter greens would also make a lovely addition here; simply toss a few handfuls in when the squash is almost tender, and stir until greens begin to wilt.
A creamy mushroom sauce makes pork chops sing with flavor. This dish is easy enough for weeknights, but elegant enough for company. Serve over egg noodles, if desired.
Finish off 2014 with a meal to remember. The luxurious flavors of brandy, Dijon, and cream elevate this meat-and-potatoes dinner. Bonus: Leftover steak and sauce make a tasty sandwich!
Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of peas and rice that is said to bring good luck all year when eaten on New Year's Day. Serve this Asian-flavored spinoff straight from the stove, and let guests garnish their own bowls.
Is your New Year's resolution to cook more family meals? To eat healthier? Good news! This 350-calorie supper helps you achieve both goals.
This month, join Cooking Light's Bake It Forward campaign by baking a second batch of goodies for a friend in need, new neighbor, or local charity. Post your pictures with the hashtag #bakeitforward.