My Family Weeknight Kitchen

Who doesn’t love quick and easy meals? Face it, having a meal on the table in 30 minutes or less is a busy mom’s biggest accomplishment on some days. (along with getting Sally to dance and Nick to Soccer – at the exact same time.) We need all the help we can get in the kitchen, and a whole plethora of recipes and ideas at our fingertips. That’s where Food Network comes in – Check out The Weeknight Kitchen on Food Network, sponsored by GE Appliances.

There is an incredible resource of information available right at your fingertips with The Weeknight Kitchen. From great 30 minute meals from your favorite Food Network celebs, to great tech savvy options to make your kitchen more functional, you will love all the tips and ideas. I cannot get over how cool the new, amazing GE Appliances are.

Check these out:

Want to see the appliances in action? Check out GE: Kitchen Reimagined.

Once you have the wonderful GE Appliances to make life in the kitchen and meal prep so much easier, I’d like to share some 30 minute meals with you. As you know, most of the meals over here at Daily Dish Recipes are Quick and Easy and most are ready in under 30 minutes. But here are two of our reader favorites:



If you’re a fan of these recipes, you’re going to love what you find on Weeknight Kitchen! And if you’re a fan of appliances you’re going to want to check out Kitchen Reimagined by GE Appliances! There is something for everyone – enjoy! Or be sure and check out all the great recipes and inspiration found on the GE Appliances Pinterest Page.

Weeknight dinners should be quick and easy for any busy family.  GE Appliances can help streamline the kitchen process with their hands-free auto-fill refrigerator, their double oven range, to their 102 jet wash system dishwasher.  To see these appliances in action check out GE: Kitchen Reimagined.  For more tips on weeknight dinners head over to FoodNetwork Weeknight Kitchen page for recipes, tips, and much more!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of GE Appliances. The opinions and text are all mine.

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