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Pork

Asian Honey Garlic Chicken Kabobs

Three and a half months in to a global pandemic, socializing with friends indoors or meeting in restaurants isn’t an option. There’s little comfort level for sharing food or even serving utensils. The best way we’ve found to see friends is outside, and sharing food straight off the grill (everyone can grab their own skewers) seems reasonable.

These flavorful kabobs are absolutely delicious and provided a bright moment of entertaining during a long challenging summer.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 3 hours
Vegetables

Roasted Garlic, Broccoli, & Bell Peppers

Roasted veggies are so versatile. Once the chopping is done, roasting them on sheet pans is hands-off, and these veggies pair perfectly with white or brown rice, farro, noodles, or beans for a full meal, with or without a protein.

Yield: 3 to 4 servings Total time: 1 hour
Poultry

Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs & Green Beans

During a time where we’re sheltering in place and don’t have a lot of our typical social events or small joys to get us through the week, decadent chicken dinners are real winners, especially if they can be made with ingredients we’ve stocked the freezer with.

When using frozen green beans, either defrost or partially cook them before adding them to the skillet, or steam them fully and toss them in the garlic butter once the chicken is cooked.

I love the method of deboning skin-on chicken thighs in order to get the crispy chicken skin but not have the bone on your plate.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Vegetarian

Roman Pasta & Chickpeas

Our lives have changed in the past month. We are sheltering in place in our homes due to the arrival of the coronavirus, so all work, school, cooking, and eating is now done at home. I no longer dash to get a poke bowl or go for lunch with a coworker, I don’t even really leave the house.

This comforting bowl of chickpeas and pasta, cooked in its own sauce, has become a weekly go-to lunch we can make quickly at home and eat while we work and help Leo do his schoolwork. Made entirely from pantry staples, it’s garlicky and satisfying, and is a small dose of reassurance in uncertain times.

Yield: 3 servings Total time: 30 minutes
Starches

Garlic Noodles

Butter, garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, and Parmesan seems like a funky combination, but it’s a delicious way to dress a side of noodles.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 30 minutes
Vegetables

Easy Skillet Kale with Lemon & Garlic

I’m late to the kale party, but have been looking for healthy vegetable recipes to serve as side dishes. This is a super easy (you tear the leaves with your hands, rather than chop them, and you don’t even have to dry the leaves after you rinse them) and quick side for a weeknight dinner.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 20 minutes
Vegetables

Garlic Broccolini

This broccolini, sautéed until the edges are crispy, seasoned with salt and garlic, and then steamed until just tender, is so, so good. It’s done on the stovetop in less than 20 minutes, making it an easy weeknight veggie.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 20 minutes
Seafood

Garlic-Roasted Salmon & Brussels Sprouts

White wine, garlic, and lemon make this dinner of salmon and Brussels sprouts bright and lively, and the single-pan preparation keeps it easy enough for a busy weeknight.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 45 minutes
Seafood

Garlic & Parmesan Roasted Shrimp

Top shrimp with garlic, Parmesan cheese, basil, and oregano for a quick, perfect appetizer or weeknight dinner. Serve with Farro, Tomatoes, & Parmesan.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 15 minutes
Seafood

Sweet Honey Garlic Shrimp

This recipe is easy and kid-friendly, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, and marinate in a mixture of honey, Italian salad dressing, and garlic. Sauté in a skillet and finish with a little reserved marinade.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 45 minutes