Every day across the country, home cooks hear a chorus of "what's for dinner?" as hungry family members peer into bubbling pots and sizzling pans. Let's face it: We all need easy dinner recipes for quick dinners. There's always excited anticipation behind the question, since now that Americans have embraced cuisines from around the world, dinner can mean anything. Next time you're searching for dinner ideas, don't default to meat and potatoes - these days you're just as likely to see sizzling shrimp fajitas and spicy Thai curry on the dinner table. No matter what's on the plate, dinnertime is a rare opportunity to sit together around the table rewinding the day and enjoying good food. And that's delicious.See Popular Dinner Recipes
McCormick has been helping home cooks make more flavorful meals for decades, and Thanksgiving is no different! This recipe collection is practically one-stop shopping for your Thanksgiving feast -- every dish you could possibly want is right here, from turkey to dessert. So don't spend another moment fretting about what to make--one look at these recipes and you'll be making your shopping list!
It's the holiday season, which means if you're like us, two things are at a premium: time and money. Don't get us wrong -- part of us really does believe this is the most wonderful time of the year. The other part is trying to figure out how we're going pull together an angel costume by next week (preschool Christmas pageant), what we're going to bring to the holiday block party and whether we can squeeze in an hour of Christmas shopping after dropping off the kids at basketball practice.
Having a Thanksgiving-dinner game plan makes the big day a whole lot easier and more fun for everyone. Vow to budget your time, and you'll feel better all around. Here are some suggestions for choosing a balanced menu for this year's Turkey Day and some helpful tips for managing time more wisely.
Check out our recipes for kid-friendly dinner ideas!
You're looking for showstopping desserts that take the concept of pie to a new level. This customized list of recipes includes pies as beautiful as they are delicious.
You're looking for showstopping desserts that take the concept of cake to a new level. This customized list of recipes includes cakes that are as beautiful as they are delicious.
You're looking for showstopping desserts that take the concept of cupcake to a new level. This customized list of recipes includes cupcakes that are as beautiful as they are delicious.
There's nothing particularly earth shattering about this Italian Casserole, mostly because it's made up of the very things that have long been a staple on American dinner tables across the country: pasta with a hearty, chunky tomato-and-meat sauce. It's all delicious; it's all good. But what makes this recipe exceptional is how perfectly it fits into our busy workweek.
When it's cold outside, people generally turn towards hot comfort food -- and nothing quite comforts like a hot bowl of your favorite chili (a roaring fire in the fireplace, fuzzy slippers and an oversized sweater on a cold winter night helps, too!) Inspired by last year's chili penguin, this adorable panda is the epitome of cozy and cuddly, and it's super simple to make. Perfect for any age!
If we lived our lives like TV chefs, making dinner would always be a marathon: slow, steady and with plenty of breaks. Here in the real world, dinnertime at my house (and probably yours, too!) more often resembles a sprint: a mad dash to get something, anything remotely nutritious and tasty on the table before the kids start melting down and the adults lose all steam.
A recipe for crispy, sticky-sweet, apple-glazed meatballs. Ideal as an appetizer, dinner, or any fall-inspired celebration.
Want to work up a little wizardry in the kitchen to wow your kids? Take cheeseburgers, take soup, and with a bit of behind-the-scenes alchemy -- presto! -- you've got Cheeseburger Soup.
These classic dinner rolls will make a great accompaniment to your next meal.
Say the words "healthy chicken recipe," and you're likely to conjure a pallid boneless chicken breast sitting next to a bland heap of brown rice. Blech! Now take a look a the picture to the left.
Have a heart -- or at least some heart-healthy recipes to get you back in shape before Valentine's Day. It may sound silly, but for all the work our hearts do, we often don't show them much love. After all, the heart is the one muscle that never stops pumping, even while we sleep.
Tacos are good, but pardon us for saying, this slow-cooked Taco Chili is great. A couple things to note: First, while we love tacos for dinner, they can get, well, a bit messy -- what with all the various fixings to serve. (While a seven-year-old wielding an overstuffed taco may make for a good YouTube video -- all that filling squeezed out on the first bite -- it can make for a tedious post-dinner cleanup.)
Spring is here, and that means it's the perfect time for vegetarian lasagna. Why? Well, whereas the cold winter months fairly called out for a hearty, meatier dish, there's something about the fresh green burst of spring that puts us in the mood for something just a bit lighter and which heralds the summer garden season.