WASHINGTON DC - OCTOBER 11TH: One-Pot Sweet Potato, Sage and Bacon Pasta in bowl with a glass of wine and big red pot with pasta shot on October 11th, 2016 in Washington DC. (Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post)

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.


WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21: Caramelized Cauliflower With Peppers and Onions. (Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post)

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


WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30, 2014: Sour Cream and Toasted Caraway Omelet (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post). (Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

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


WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 3, 2014: Arugula and Fennel Salad With Tuna (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post). (Deb Lindsey/For The Washington Post)

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


WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 1: Hard Cider Rarebit. (Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post)

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.)


WASHINGTON DC - OCTOBER 11TH: Dorie Greenspan's quick-cook Honey-Mustard Pork with lettuce on a white oval plate shot on October 11th, 2016 in Washington DC. (Goran Kosanovic for The Washington Post)

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. (Photo by Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post). (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.)