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    Emily Hodge
    Emily Hodge
    Emily Hodge

    Emily Hodge

    Repeat after me: The freezer is my friend. That's right — the freezer can be like the best friend of all, one who drops off a pot of soup on an evening you're not feeling well, or a dish of pasta after a busy day of work, when you really don't feel like cooking. Of course, that friend is really you, doing a little extra work now so you can have an easy meal later. There are so many recipes that can make a little extra to be squirreled away in the freezer for a later time. These little ...

    Number of meals: 6 main dishes, with side dishes and one dessert Sized for: Four adults with moderate appetites, or two with larger appetites Primary ingredients: Ground beef, pork chops, pasta, chicken, eggs I hosted a freezer meal party a few weeks ago, and now I am enjoying the products of my labor. My husband and I are eating well — homemade meals, no take-out or last-minute going out — but I've spent almost no time cooking. I've just been opening the freezer and pulling out meals that g...

    This barley bowl did not initially elicit excitement — my husband later described it as "unassuming"— but like so many grain bowls before it, this meal is more than the sum of its grains and vegetables. The details make all the difference. In this case, the details include a hefty dose of Parmigiano Reggiano and freshly ground black pepper folded into the nutty barley; the surprising sweetness and crunch of the roasted broccoli and cauliflower; and a built-in sauce of soft-boiled egg yolk. T...

    Dinner comes together quickly and easily with this one-dish dinner of chicken, vegetables, and rice.

    My love for the twice-baked potato knows no bounds. I mean, we're basically talking about mashed potatoes mixed with cheese and other good things, stuffed inside a potato skin, and baked until crispy. How could that be bad? Answer: it can't. I'll eat these any old time and with all manner of fillings. But if you're headed to a Super Bowl Party next week, this bacon-cheddar version is a guaranteed hit.

    If you've ever wondered or been asked how vegetarians or vegans get enough protein, have I got a recipe for you. With quinoa, edamame, and peanuts, it's supremely satisfying, but more importantly this is the most flavorful grain bowl I've ever made. The edamame mixture is a vegetarian version of kung pao chicken that's just as sticky-salty-spicy as its inspiration.

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