When you work as hard as you do, eating well at home needs to be easy. With the right recipes and tools on hand, we'll show you how to make this possible. Check out our in-house meat connoisseur, Deputy Food Editor Morgan Bolling's five favorite meat dishes to make weeknight cooking a breeze.
1. Cast Iron Baked Chicken
I love how simple this recipe is; It's weeknight-ready method provides you with well-seasoned chicken with crispy skin. [GET THE RECIPE]
Lodge Classic Cast Iron Skillet, 12"An excellent pan, at an excellent price, that you’ll never have to replace.
2. Brandy Chicken with Onions
The lovely caramelized onion and brandy sauce in this dish elevates the humble weeknight chicken dinner we're all familiar with. [GET THE RECIPE]
OXO Good Grips Non-Stick 12-inch Open FrypanOur favorite nonstick pan comes slick and stays that way.
3. Southern-Style Stewed Chicken and Rice
This tastes like home to me. With only eight ingredients home cooks get a really rich, comforting meal in exchange. [GET THE RECIPE]
Le Creuset 7¼ Quart Round Dutch OvenThis pot's broad cooking surface saves us time by allowing us to cook more food at once.
4. Citrus-and-Spice Pork Chops
Pork chops make for a quick weeknight meal but they're often bland and dry. This recipe delivers juicy pork chops with unexpectedly complex, spicy, and exhilarating citrus flavor. See for yourself. [GET THE RECIPE]
Kershaw Taskmaster Shears/Shun Multi-Purpose ShearsWith a razor-sharp 25-degree angle, the shears’ cutter blade slices through every kind of food with equal ease.
5. Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers
This recipe takes turkey breast (which is super lean) and makes it taste moist and rich by adding cheese, panko, and mayonnaise in the panade. [GET THE RECIPE]