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.
Cauliflower florets transform into tasty, poppable nuggets after you toss them with a tablespoon of olive oil and roast. Serve solo as a side dish or dip in buffalo sauce or ketchup for kids.
Pan fry flour-dusted chicken cutlets to score a satisfyingly crunchy exterior that remains even after being drizzled wtih the garlic and caper sauce.