What to Cook When You Don't Feel Like Cooking Dinner

Last Updated May 23, 2016
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Start here if you've run out of dinner ideas...or if you just don't feel like cooking. These 10 recipes are easy, and even includes one of our favorite go-tos: breakfast for dinner.

Susan’s Simple Fried Chicken

Deceptively simple, Susan Harwood's fried chicken wins every time.

Quick Pulled Pork Posole

A simple, hearty Mexican soup livened up with lots of fresh toppings.

Simple Veggie Burgers with Artichoke

Simple Veggie Burgers with Artichoke
Is this the world's finest veggie burger? Only one way to find out...

Beer Quick Bread

Beer Quick Bread
While sourdough is most often associated with miners, quick breads were a staple in the Roaring Fork Valley, due to the altitude and ranching influence (favored by busy farm wives and tired cowboys)....

Easy Vegan Broccoli Salad

Easy Vegan Broccoli Salad
A sweet, tart and tangy broccoli salad – and it’s healthy!

Simple Arugula Salad

Balsamic reduction is a staple ingredient in my kitchen. The chocolate-syrup-look-alike imparts magic to almost any dish; I use it in someway nearly everyday. Top pizza with balsamic reduction, and...

Lemony Breakfast Eggs

Here’s a twist on eggs Benedict, and a simpler, lighter way to start the day. You can make the sauce the night before, freeing you up in the morning to poach the eggs. Eureka lemons impart a tart,...

Simple Herby Crab Cakes

A few herbs, a lot of crab and little else make these simple crab cakes feel decadent.