Weekly Dinner Ideas: 5 Savory Winter Favorites
Now that the cold (okay, freezing) weather has finally set in, we're in the mood for savory weeknight dinners that double as holiday dishes. Start perfecting one of these five filling recipes now so you can impress your Christmas guests later.
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Brown Butter
Why We Love It: Okay, so making homemade gnocchi is no easy feat; but this savory sweet potato version is well worth it.
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Braised Lamb Shanks with Fresh Corn and Blue Cheese Polenta
Why We Love It: Blue cheese polenta, you guys.
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Pumpkin Risotto with Seared Scallops
Why We Love It: Don't try too hard on this one -- canned pumpkin tastes just as good as the fresh stuff.
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Cajun Mac and Cheese Rustic Tart
Why We Love It: Love mac and cheese (uh, who doesn't)? This flavor-packed tart is definitely worthy of tonight's dinner and your holiday party.
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Crispy Parmesan Chicken with Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes
Why We Love It: Face it: your favorite chicken recipe is boring. Change things up with this cheesy, easy-to-make meal.
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