Let's be real: Sometimes cooking at home (or even figuring out what to make) just gets the best of us. Turns out, you can still prep delicious meals without making it a whole "thing." All you need is to master a handful of super-easy recipes and rely on some tried-and-true grocery shortcuts. So this year, say yes to doing less and still eating great.

Embrace the Dump Dinner (It's the Easiest Meal You'll Ever Make)Recipes
Three words: crescent roll crust.

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Advice from a Pro

Dinner, STAT!

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Less Is More

No Box? No Problem! You Can Make Brownies with 2 IngredientsRecipes
And they’re a breeze to make.
Jan 5, 2024
Hack a Can of Corn with This Creamy 3-Ingredient SoupRecipes
This is a bowl of pure comfort.
Jan 6, 2024