If you're having a dinner party, but don't have a ton of time to prepare, then these 7 quick and easy recipes are ideal.
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It's magical to see how soufflés rise, and almost comical to see how quickly they fall. Seat your family at the table before you take them out of the oven for the big "ta-da!"
Get the recipe: Classic Cheese Soufflé
Pancakes for dinner! Customize a kid-friendly version as needed. Make a few plain crepes before adding herbs for the "green fleck" adverse.
Get the recipe: Herbed Crepes with Chicken, Asparagus and Mushrooms
The honey in the marinade balances the spice, and helps the shrimp caramelize at the edges when on the grill. The sweetness gives the dish extra kid appeal.
Get the recipe: Grilled Polenta Cakes with Shrimp & Tomatoes