The simplest dishes can have fantastic flavors. Each of the recipes in the right column—such as dark-chocolate bark with nuts and dried cherries, and Sicilian-style swordfish—uses just five or fewer ingredients, not including pantry staples like salt, pepper and oil. The recipes below are all easy, delicious and fast.



Stir-Fried Green Beans with Shrimp and Garlic
Credit: © Lucy Schaeffer

Easy Weekday Dishes

Grilled Flank Steak with Soy-Chile Glaze

30-Minute Recipes

Easy Grilling

Three of F&W’s resident grilling experts share the recipes and strategies that let them keep things simple and outrageously satisfying. More »

Five Fast Snacks

These superfast recipes take everyday snacks—a bowl of popcorn, a dish of olives—and make them remarkable, with delicious ingredients like truffle salt and chiles. More »

Superfast Picnic Recipes

Ingredients from great wine-country specialty-food stores were the inspiration for these quick and simple picnic recipes. More »

Chef Recipes Made Easy

F&W simplifies delicious recipes from such well-known chefs as Daniel Boulud, Bruce Sherman, and Italian food master Lidia Bastianich. More »

Simple Homemade Condiments

Better than storebought, these 15 simple homemade condiments—great for everything from sandwiches to grilled meat and fish—are perfect for big parties or easy mid-week dinners. More »

Quickest Cutlets

Whether you call them cutlets or paillards, these thin cuts of chicken, pork and veal cook wonderfully fast. F&W’s Melissa Rubel transforms them into sophisticated dishes. More »

Simple Seafood: Quick Recipes from Eric Ripert

Chef Eric Ripert of New York City’s Le Bernardin is a seafood genius. Here, he creates eight quick dishes with international accents, from Vietnamese to Indian to Spanish. More »

Easy Tapas Ideas

José Andrés keeps quality Spanish ingredients on hand for quick tapas. Here are 30 new combinations to try. More »