We're firm believers in keeping your daily dinner routine fresh. Here are a few quick recipes that will help you do just that, from our archives.

One-Pot Sweet Potato and Bacon Pasta, above. Lots of flavor here, but still it's ready in 25 minutes or less.

Caramelized Cauliflower With Peppers and Onion. Pair this mix with bulgur, barley or quinoa, or use leftovers with scrambled eggs or a hash.

Sour Cream and Toasted Caraway Omelet. Simple and elegant. Serve with toast and a green salad.

Arugula and Fennel Salad With Tuna. Six ingredients that take five minutes to put together.

Hard Cider Rarebit. It's basically melted cheese sauce on toast — need we say more? (We will: It's also meatless and ready in 20 minutes or less.)

Dorie Greenspan's Quick-Cook Honey-Mustard Pork. The last-minute application of mustard really boosts the savory-sweet sauce.


WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 10, 2014: Creamy Greek Noodle Soup. Tableware from Home Rule. (Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post).

Creamy Greek Noodle Soup. All the comforting feelings from chicken soup, but with a flavor and texture boost from egg and lemon juice. (There's no dairy here, despite the "creamy" moniker.)