Using basic cookware and appliances, you can create crave-worthy meals your family will love any day of the week, and in less time! Join chefs Robin Miller and Katie Workman as they share smart, practical techniques that will help you get dinner on the table in a snap (without sacrificing an entire Sunday of prep!). Their flexible approach to meal planning will help you be more creative in the kitchen, without any fancy equipment.
The Dutch oven is the ultimate one-pot cooking dish. Get started as Katie and Robin share two recipes that demonstrate its creative use of prep time: beef chili and whole roasted chicken with vegetables. See how to quickly pull everything together for two distinctly different (and delicious!) dishes.
Skillets are very handy cooking tools, but they can slow you down without thoughtful or planned prep. In this lesson, Robin prepares chicken and rice with green chiles, while Katie makes shrimp linguini alfredo. Discover how smart prepwork helps you nail speedy skillet dinners.
Using a casserole pan is a tried-and-true method for getting multiple servings out of one dish. Find out how to use up any leftovers or lingering fridge items to create two crowd-pleasing dishes: chicken pot pie and a Mexican-inspired lasagna. Less waste, more efficient cooking!
With so many functions and features, the multi-cooker can seem a little intimidating. But fear not! Robin and Katie offer their go-to recipes that anyone can make: beer-braised pork loin and baked ziti. Yo'’ll see how this multifaceted device helps you save time in the kitchen.
Chinese cravings are borderline impossible to resist, but it doesn't always have to be takeout. Head to the kitchen and whip up your favorites at home, including this to-die-for General Tso's chicken from Diana Kuan's class, Chinese Takeout Favorites: Fresh at Home.
Fact: We all have leftovers. Rather than letting them sit in your fridge for days on end, put 'em to good use. In the first episode of Real Life Cooking, hosts Robin Miller and Katie Workman share one of their favorite ways for using leftover rotisserie chicken. Their from-scratch black bean enchiladas are so good, you'd never guess they were made with yesterday's chicken.
We all love Thanksgiving dinner, but no matter how good it is, eating the same meal for two, three or even four days can be a real drag. This year, use these recipes to transform those leftovers into something entirely new.
Coming home to the smell of a home-cooked dinner may sound too good to be true, but it's not! All you need is a little bit of prep time, a slow cooker and these delicious recipes.