Really Good Pizza. If you don’t want to make your own pizza dough, you can buy it from your local pizzeria. Stretch the dough thin and then load it up with lots of delicious toppings like bacon, mushrooms, or crumbled sausage. Click here for our best pizza recipes.
Grilled Steak. If you don’t have access to a grill, or are too intimidated to use one, get a cast iron grilling pan to use on the stovetop — you’ll get the same smoky flavor and char marks as you would on an outdoor grill. Click here to see our best steak recipes.
Caramelized Onions. Great as a topper on pizza, burgers, or steak, caramelized onions take just about any dish to the next level. Click here for our best caramelized onion recipes.
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Chicken Parmesan. Learn a few simple techniques like pounding chicken into thin pieces and breading and frying, and you’ll be making Italian grandmas everywhere proud. Click here for our best chicken Parmesan recipes.
Bourbon Caramel Sauce. A lot of people say men don’t like dessert, but if he doesn’t like homemade bourbon caramel drizzled over a scoop of ice cream, you probably shouldn’t be dating him in the first place. Click here for a bourbon caramel sauce recipe.
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Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.