Weeknight Cooking

15 Dishes Worth Cranking the Oven for (No Matter How Hot You Already Are)

August 17, 2016

Despite instinct, dodging your stove area in the summer like a ball coming at your face is unwise—because some of the season’s best recipes require heat: a hot, hot oven. But don’t waste your time with just okay recipes that you sweat for: Save that sweat for the really good ones.

Here are 15 recipes that are really, really worth turning the oven on for, even on the hottest day of the year:

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Diari August 17, 2016
Boeuf bourguignon. Any time of the year. Any day. I don't care. It's my absolute favorite way to enjoy beef!