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10 Ways to Make Dinners at Home More Special


With just a few easy tricks, you can take a home-cooked dinner from average to memorable.

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Make a Roast in Your Instant Pot

Because they take so long to cook, we usually relegate roasts to weekends, but using an instant pot means that dinner can be done in a fraction of the time. If your birthday falls on a weekday this year, and you're stuck at home, treat yourself to a favorite roast dinner without having to spend hours in the kitchen.

Looking for more instant pot ideas? Check out 75 Reasons We're Obsessed With Instant Pot.

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VIDEO: Chicken Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas are the perfect, last-minute family dinner!


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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