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Great 60-Minute Meals

Cooking three recipes simultaneously requires a strategy. That's what the F&W Test Kitchen provides for the meals on these pages, each comprised of a delicious main and two sides.

    By The Food & Wine Test Kitchen

Steak Dinner, Italian Style

Game Plan

  1. Roast vegetables.

  2. Marinate and grill flank steak.

  3. Finish vegetables.

  4. Cook polenta.

  5. Slice steak.

Wine Pairing: This flavorful steak demands a weighty red with good acidity. The Carmenère grape from Chile is a great pick. Try Chono's berry-rich 2007 Reserva bottling.


slideshow Plus: Amazing Steak Recipes

—Melissa Rubel Jacobson

Southern Fried-Chicken Supper

Game Plan

  1. Roast potatoes and jalapeños.

  2. Cook chicken.

  3. Prepare green beans.

Wine Pairing: Vibrant Pinot Noir: 2007 Peregrine from New Zealand.


slideshow Plus: More Delicious Fried Chicken Dishes

—Grace Parisi

Healthy Asian Pork and Rice

Game Plan

  1. Marinate pork chops.

  2. Prepare ginger rice.

  3. Stir-fry bok choy.

  4. Grill pork chops.

Wine Pairing: Zesty white Alsatian grape varieties go well with Asian-inspired dishes. Anne Amie's juicy, citrus-scented 2008 Pinot Gris will pair well with all of the flavors here.


slideshow Plus: Incredible Fast Asian Recipes

—Marcia Kiesel


Published April 2010

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