With chefs around the world reinventing the wheel of fine dining, it’s hard to find something that is truly original. But there are plenty of dishes that have stood the test of time and become classics to be remembered. Check out this list for some mouthwatering inspiration for your next dinner party!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies are the perfect blend of soft and chewy cookies with smooth peanut butter chocolate chunks. These delicious treats are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter (not Reese's), divided
6 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips, divided

Cheesy, Beefy Lasagna Cups

Lasagna cups are the perfect way to enjoy a hearty lasagna dish without all of the work. Simply layer a layer of sauce, noodles, and cheese in each cupcake liner, and bake until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve warm, topped with a fresh tomato slice if desired.

These cheesy lasagna cups are sure to satisfy your cravings for a delicious Italian meal in a little bit less time than it would take to make an authentic lasagna. Simply preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and follow the recipe instructions for making lasagna cups. Be sure to use plenty of cheese on top so that each individual cupcake tastes cheesy and delicious!

Chicken and Tomato Tartlets

Looking for a delicious and easy appetizer or main course? These Chicken and Tomato Tartlets will have you wanting more! Made with tender chicken breast and juicy tomatoes, they are perfect for a quick and easy meal. Plus, they are gluten-free and grain free, so everyone can enjoy them.

4 chicken breasts (skinless, boneless), pounded thin
1/2 cup almond flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 large egg white
1 tablespoon olive oil or grapeseed oil
3/4 cup tomato sauce*
6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese (plus extra for serving)
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet. In a shallow dish, combine almond flour, salt and pepper. In another shallow dish, beat egg white until soft peaks form. Dip the chicken in the almond flour mixture then in the egg white. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the almond flour mixture; set aside. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 3 minutes per side or until cooked through**. Stir in tomato sauce and reserved almond flour mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened****. Spoon chicken mixture into 8 tartlet shells***; top with Parmesan cheese.

Easy Frittata

Frittatas are the perfect dish for a quick and easy meal. This recipe is simple to make and can be customized to your liking. The ingredients are easily available and the dish can be put together in just minutes.

This frittata is made with eggs, cheese, and vegetables. You can add any of your favorite vegetables to this recipe, such as onions, mushrooms, or bell peppers. The addition of cheese gives this frittata a delicious flavor and a creamy consistency.

To make this frittata even easier, you can use an electric skillet instead of a stovetop pan. This way, you won’t have to waste time heating up the kitchen or cleaning the pan afterwards. Simply plug in your appliance, set it to the desired heat level, and start cooking.

This frittata is perfect for any mealtime! It's light and refreshing, making it the perfect dish to enjoy on a hot summer day.

Creamy Avocado Pasta Salad

This creamy avocado pasta salad is a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy some summertime vegetables. It's perfect for a light meal or as a side dish.

1 cup cooked cannellini beans
1/2 cup diced avocado
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2 – 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves (or 1 teaspoon fresh)
Pinch of cayenne pepper, optional
4 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves (about 8 large leaves) Instructions: In a medium bowl, combine the cannellini beans, avocado, red onion, salt, and black pepper. In a separate small bowl or glass jar with a tight-fitting lid, whisk together 2 tablespoons of the oil, garlic, vinegar, mustard powder, oregano, and cayenne until well blended. Pour the dressing over the bean mixture and toss gently to coat. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 12 hours. When ready to serve, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place 4 cups of the romaine on a baking sheet and sprinkle with half of the cheese. Bake until heated through and the cheese is

Easy Spinach Salad with Bacon and Tomatoes

When it comes to salads, spinach always tops the list. This easy spinach salad with bacon and tomatoes is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy this leafy green.

1/4 pound bacon, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1 tomato, diced
1/4 cup olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 bunches of fresh spinach (6 cups), tough stems removed and leaves chopped into 1-inch pieces
To make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon honey, and 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to paper towels to drain. Drain any excess fat from the skillet; set aside. Add the red onion to the skillet and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato and cook for 3 minutes more until slightly softened. Pour in enough water to cover the vegetables in the skillet and bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked bacon, onion mixture, tomato mixture, spinach leaves (fresh or frozen), Dijon mustard dressing (if using), salt and pepper to

Grilled Steak Kebabs

Grilled steak kebabs are a delicious and easy way to cook a steak. You can make them with any cut of steak, but Ideally, you'll want to use a leaner cut of steak, like a skirt or flank steak. Skirt or flank steaks are also the best choice for kebabs because they have a lot of flavor and don't need too much seasoning.

To make the kebabs, first season your steak with salt and pepper. Then heat some oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add your seasoned steak to the skillet and grill until it's browned on both sides and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

Once your steak is cooked, remove it from the skillet and let it cool slightly before cutting into small pieces. Then put the pieces back into the skillet and add enough water to cover them. Bring the water to a simmer and let the kebabs simmer until they're cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Serve the grilled steak kebabs garnished with diced onions, fresh cilantro leaves, and sour cream if desired.

Citrus Salmon Patties

Citrus salmon patties are a delicious and easy way to enjoy the flavor of salmon without having to cook it. They can be made with either ground salmon or fresh salmon, and they can be served with any number of toppings, including sour cream, dill pickles, and chives.

To make the patties, you will need:
1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil divided
1 1/2 cups minced fresh or frozen orange or lemon flesh
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and pepper. In another bowl or in the work bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together 2 tablespoons olive oil and salmon until well blended. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just blended. Do not overmix. Shape into 21/2-inch rounds and press down slightly in centers with a fork. If using frozen salmon, preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). If using fresh salmon, do not preheat oven. Heat one side of each round in hot olive oil for about 30 seconds per side; cool on a wire rack before serving.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble is a delicious and easy-to-make crumble made with fresh rhubarb and strawberries. It's perfect for a summer dessert, or as an appetizer before dinner.


1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, diced
2 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups rhubarb, chopped (about 3 medium stalks)
1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced thin (about 2 cups)


If you're a fan of Indian cuisine, you're going to love these dishes. From tandoori chicken to vindaloo, each one is a flavor sensation that will leave you wanting more. So what are you waiting for? Start cooking!

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