By: Michelle Klug
When cooking for your family or yourself, presentation probably isn’t your first concern. Just getting dinner on the table (and not being on a first name basis with the pizza delivery man) is cause for celebration. Let’s just say that some dinners can look a little—um—unpalatable, think chili or slow cooker meals. But not these dinners.
Think of these 10 dishes when entertaining friends, to impress your in laws, or to jazz up date night.
Served with potato wedges and a green salad, this easy chicken dinner is favorite among reviewers.
Your guests will look at this dish and think, “Fresh.” It’s the ultimate spring and summer chicken dish.
Mac ‘n’ cheese can be fancy too. Especially when it’s flavored with shallots, gruyère, and white wine. Think gourmet comfort food.
Morel mushrooms and fresh peas give this dish a great visual presentation.
Serve this 5-ingredient winner with mashed potatoes and asparagus.
The grill pan gives this delicious fish meal it’s charred exterior (and pretty presentation).
Arranging the shrimp so all of the tails face outward is key here.
If you’re cooking steak, you can’t go wrong with this classic recipe. Serve with asparagus.
Guests will be impressed by these stuffed chicken breasts. Don’t tell them just how easy this recipe is. Serve with an easy asparagus side.
Scallops only take about 5 minutes each to fully cook, so you can have dinner on the table quickly with this recipe.
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