Quick Dinner Ideas and Kitchen Shortcuts

Easy shortcut recipes, expert cooking tricks, and more ways to save time in the kitchen.

Dinner Made Simple

5 Quick Meals to Solve the “What’s For Dinner?” Dilemma

Thanks to these quick, healthy, and delicious recipes, you can solve the mystery of what to make tonight (and all those busy nights to come). 

Real Simple’s Most Popular Slow-Cooker Recipes on Pinterest

What could be better in these dreary winter months than a hot meal that’s ready the second you walk in the door? These 20 recipes for your slow-cooker are the favorites of our fans on Pinterest.

Dinner Makeover: I Need Ideas for Quick Dinners

Conflicting (and exhausting) schedules make it impossible for this family to sit down to dinner together. Here, Real Simple helps one overextended mom take back dinnertime.


Quick Dinner Ideas

10 Easy Sirloin Steak Recipes

Looking for dinners the whole family will enjoy? These inspired (yet inexpensive) recipes easily make the cut.

Make the French Fries of Your Dreams (Without a Vat of Oil)

Everything you need to know to celebrate National French Fry Day at your own dinner table.

10 Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

Want to get a leg up on dinner? Keep a bulk pack of this flavorful, budget-friendly cut in the freezer—and these easy recipes in your weeknight rotation.