10 Must-Try Recipes to Kick Off 2023

With a new year comes a clean slate and the opportunity to learn how to cook up some new dishes. Whether you’re a seasoned at-home chef looking for new recipes to try or you’re just learning how to cook and feeling a little intimidated, we’ve got you covered. 

From classic, tried-and-true dishes to unique twists on the classics, here are 10 recipes you need to try in 2023.


Overnight French Toast Casserole

For anyone with a sweet tooth, there’s nothing better than starting the day with a dish like French toast. This easy breakfast casserole is made the night before so you can enjoy it in the morning.

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Basic Crepes

Are you intimidated by the thought of making crepes at home? This crepe recipe yields perfectly delicate, tender results every time and can be made in minutes from ingredients in your pantry.

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Pasta Bolognese

Another classic comfort food dish is pasta bolognese, but the traditional recipe is packed with calories and saturated fat. This version uses turkey and lean sirloin rather than veal and fattier beef, without sacrificing the flavor we know and love.

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Honey Mustard Salmon with Roasted Asparagus

This grilled salmon dish is quick and easy to make, and the recipe includes steps that will have you grilling like a pro in no time. Then spend a whopping three minutes whipping up a honey mustard sauce to add the perfect finishing touch.

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Butternut Squash Risotto

If you like the naturally sweet flavor of butternut squash, you’ll love this risotto. This creamy butternut squash risotto is easy to make and great as a side dish or main course.

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Snacks and Appetizers

Mozzarella Spiedini

Goodbye mozzarella sticks, hello mozzarella spiedini! This vegetarian recipe pairs the staple cheese with a baguette crust, rosemary, cherry tomatoes and olive oil.

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Beijing Wings

Just when you thought you've sampled every chicken wing topping out there, here’s a new variation on the beloved dish. The wings are soaked in a delicious Asian marinade and then roasted or grilled rather than fried.

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Kale Chips

Kale may not be everyone’s favorite leafy green, but you may find this nutrient-dense vegetable more palatable in the form of a crispy, crunchy chip. With these step-by-step directions, you’ll be making the best kale chips in town in no time.

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Espresso Granita

Looking for a frozen dessert that doesn't include ice cream? An espresso granita is the answer to your dessert prayers. This low-calorie treat is made with espresso, lightly whipped cream and dark chocolate.

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Strawberry Shortcake with Balsamic

Made with angel food cake and topped with strawberries soaked in balsamic vinegar and black pepper, this strawberry shortcake is irresistible.

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