Easy Meals

The Easy Meals channel offers you tips and shortcuts that will help you in the kitchen. Learn about the secret to a great meatloaf, using leftovers, pantry staples and much more.


Home Made Simple recipes are tasty dishes that even the most amateur cook can prepare. Try these deliciously simple recipes from the Home Made Simple.

Food styles are always changing, and being able to reinvent old favorites or update new ones to suit your changing needs is the mark of a savvy cook. Turn these five classics into updated masterpieces.

Many delightful meals await the hungry gourmand throughout the day: There's breakfast, second breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, supper and prime opportunities for snacking in between. But what about brunch? Could it possibly be the best meal of them all?

Picking the right drink to pair with your dish can sometimes mean the difference between a memorable meal and a dinnertime disaster. Which drinks should you choose to enhance the flavors of your favorite food?

Sometimes, you just don't feel like cooking. Other times, it's just not possible, like during a kitchen renovation or if your cooking range breaks. But you don't have to go out to restaurants every time one of these days comes along.

Soup is so comforting on a cold day, and homemade soup is the best because you can smell it cooking all day long. Which soups are easy to make and yummy to eat?

The most important meal of the day deserves to be savored -- why not do it in beneath the sheets? Barring any rogue crumbs in your linens, breakfast in bed is a luxurious treat. We've got 10 themed menus that will start off the day deliciously.

A movie night can be expensive after you figure in meals and snacks, but change the location from the Cineplex to your family room, and that pricey luxury becomes an inexpensive feast with custom entertainment added.

Occasionally, you might find yourself without access to a conventional oven. So what do you do? Try using one of the many ingenious alternative solutions seen in this gallery.

Sometimes the last thing you want to do after a long day of work or running errands is cook dinner. Explore our album of easy weeknight meals and discover some delicious ways to feed people in a flash!

Over the centuries, recipes have come and gone, but stew, in one form or another, is an enduring favorite. One reason for its continued presence on the menu is its practicality. But it's also hearty and delicious.

Being prepared for unexpected culinary challenges is one way to ensure that your surprise guests will be well-fed when they drop in for a visit. These recipes will transform even lackluster cooking skills into kitchen wizardry.

If you're doing more cooking at home, make the minutes count by working smarter in the kitchen. Injecting a little efficiency into your kitchen routine will save you time and make you feel more in control of the process.

Lasagna is a busy mom's secret dinner weapon. It's a great meal to cook at home because it's a relatively easy dish to prepare and it's filling, so a little goes a long way. But how do you make it great?

Many of us feel virtuous if we manage to cook dinner two nights a week. Armed with these five strategies, you'll be preparing meals at home every weeknight -- in no time flat.

Today, TV dinners are fast, cheap and available in every variety -- from enormously portioned Hungry-Man sizes to gluten-free, vegan delights. But where did TV dinners get their start?

Blame it on your childhood. Whatever meat loaf your mom made for you then is probably what you're trying to replicate today. So what are some tricks for baking that ideal comfort food?

Maybe you don't ring a cast-iron bell to signal that grub is ready. But you shouldn't underestimate the importance of your family gathering around a table and sharing a meal.

A well-stocked kitchen pantry is important for a couple of reasons. It gives healthy options to cook at home and you can save money on eating in. So what should you always have on hand?

Ratatouille is a vegetable stew from the Provence region of France. It is made of eggplant, zucchini, tomato, onion, garlic and seasonings -- usually basil and thyme. Read this article to learn more about this delicious dish.

No need to panic when you find you're without an ingredient to complete a recipe. Try these emergency substitutions when you are in a pinch and view other cooking tips in this article.

Tired of cooking every night? Learn how to use key ingredients prepared in extra quantities for use in a future meal so you only have to cook once.

#}