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A Pesto Pasta Recipe Ideal for a Weeknight Dinner

LONDON — “What’s for dinner?”

It’s a question we ask ourselves (or is asked of us) every day. The intonation varies. Some days, it’s energized anticipation: “What’s for dinner?! The world is our oyster: Where shall we go?”

Other days, it’s a bit less of an exclamation, and more a case of standing in front of the fridge and wondering, “What on earth is for dinner?” Chances are, it’s dried pasta. Add pesto and some grated Parmesan, and it’s a job done.

For all the ways we could go with every meal (and for all the cookbooks encouraging us to experiment), it’s very easy to get stuck in a kitchen rut. Everyone’s rut — or routine — looks different. For my part, there are nine or 10 meals in fairly constant rotation at home: New meals are tried, of course, but we as a family largely default to the dishes

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13 Delicious Recipes to Eat Eggs for Dinner

When searching for a meatless dinner idea that’s still rich in protein, eggs are underrated. Sure, having breakfast for dinner is always a solid option, but eggs are good for more than being a side to pancakes and hash browns. Below are recipes for pasta, curry, sandwiches and scrambles that are decidedly dinner-appropriate. If you’re looking for more vegetarian dinner ideas, sign up for The Veggie, New York Times Cooking’s new weekly newsletter.

The filling of this popular Korean street-food sandwich is made with cabbage, carrots and scallions, loosely bound with an egg and fried in butter. It’s served on toasted, sugar-dusted slices of milk bread for that salty-sweet experience. Darun Kwak’s recipe also calls for ham, which you can, of course, forgo for a vegetarian dinner.

This recipe doubles as a dinner party main and a stunning centerpiece. Alexa Weibel’s tart, adapted from “The Modern Cook’s Year” by Anna

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Easy Dinner Recipes (Without Having to Cook Anything)

Summer’s bounty is so vibrant and delicious on its own, it’s easy and enjoyable to forgo cooking by making the season’s produce the star of a dish. For a meal that’s as satisfying as one that you’ve spent all day cooking, focus on smart shopping and artful assembly. Here’s the formula to commit to memory: Select at least one variety of ripe raw fruit or vegetable, a prepared protein, a starch and seasonings, then combine them into a big salad, a generously topped toast, a hearty dip or an abundant snack tray.

By keeping just one or two ingredients from each of the categories below on hand, you have what you need to throw together a complete no-cook meal in minutes. You ultimately want to combine contrasting textures, such as soft tofu with thinly sliced snap peas, so be sure to choose a mix of crunchy, creamy and

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5 recipes that prove breakfast foods are perfect for dinner

Credit: nick.digiovanni, kolby_kash, thejoshelkin/TikTok

Credit: nick.digiovanni, kolby_kash, thejoshelkin/TikTok

Who says you can’t eat breakfast for dinner? Eating breakfast foods for dinner is a great option when you’re in a rush, trying to use up the leftover ingredients in your pantry or just craving something different. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not eat it twice? Here are five creative breakfast-for-dinner recipes from TikTok.

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1. Breakfast burrito

This decadent breakfast burrito is packed with all of your favorite breakfast foods! To make it, cook up some ground sausage, jalapeños, onions, eggs and hash browns, and place them on a tortilla. Then add some bacon, avocado and plenty of cheese. Roll up your burrito and heat it on a skillet until the tortilla begins to brown. Then serve it with sour

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