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what to make for dinner

 

Dinner is more than just getting food into yourself. It's a form of art to make interesting, fresh and seasonal meals night after night, week after week. Cooking dinner shouldn't feel like a terrible chore but rather like a creative and passionate outlet at the end of a hard day. And eating what you made should be an exciting experience every night - even if you only have 30 minutes in the kitchen.


Savory Nothings is a place where inspiring weeknight dinners are made possible.

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what's for dinner tonight?

3 tips to narrow down your choices

WHAT'S IN MY FRIDGE

It may sound obvious, but the first step is often the one we overlook. Open your fridge, check your pantry - what needs to be used up? Do you have a protein to make? Any seasonal produce about to spoil?

HOW MUCH TIME DO I HAVE

The amount of time you have on hand doesn't necessarily dictate how much time you actually spend cooking, but it can help you decide if you have an hour to let a stew simmer or need a fast-cooking recipe.

HOW AM I FEELING

Did you have a rough day? Or are you feeling elevated? This can help you decide if you want to try a new recipe or make an old stand-by, put more elaborate work into dinner or use a few lazy cooks' hacks.


what to make for dinner with what I have

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help! I'm still stuck.

if you still don't know what to make, here's a little guidance:


HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU HAVE?

click the option that best describes you right now to see a selection of recipes.

or browse through the most popular dinner recipes on Savory Nothings for inspiration:

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what others are saying:

John Doe UI/UX Designer

Made this for dinner tonight and it was a huge hit with both the honey and the kiddos! Loved the flavor and the crispness and no frying! It’s definitely on the favorite list! Thanks for sharing!

John Doe UI/UX Designer

Thank you so much!!! Wonderful one pot wonder!

John Doe UI/UX Designer

LOVED it!!! Didn’t finish with the broiler the first time and wish I would have as I like my chicken extra crispy. Me and the hubby still loved it but tonight we’re trying with the broiler. This is a keeper!

John Doe UI/UX Designer

My family absolutely loves this recipe! We had it for the second time last night. I make my own spätzle from a recipe I found years ago, but your sauce is perfect. I’ve used beef broth both times and it’s absolutely delicious. Thank you! (Also, your photography is beautiful!)


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