If Ina Garten is our Food Network go-to for impressive, fancier meals to serve to dinner guests, then Ree Drummond—the Pioneer Woman—is our everyday standby. Her recipes are simple, satisfying and perfect for weeknights. Here, 17 of our favorites.

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Baked Ziti

There’s something so comforting about a giant slice of cheesy pasta.

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Honey Soy Salmon

For something on the lighter side…

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Pizza Rolls

Not sure what we did before these were in our lives.

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Beef with Snow Peas

Takeout schmakeout.

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Potatoes Au Gratin

Probably best to serve this rich dish with a giant side salad.

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Cashew Chicken

Sub in cauliflower rice to make it a touch healthier.

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Sour Cream Noodle Bake

If it’s comfort food you want, it’s comfort food you’re gonna get.

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Veggie Tortellini Soup

Why have pasta or soup when you can have pasta in soup?

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Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Our official motto: Don’t skimp on the Parmesan.

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

…Or the feta.

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Quinoa with Buttery Roasted Vegetables

Roasted veggies make everything better.

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Sesame Chicken Salad

One not-boring salad, coming right up.

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Butternut Mac and Cheese

Oops, we just drooled on our computer a little bit.

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Risotto with Brussels Sprouts and Browned Butter

Um, can we just pour browned butter on everything?

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Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken

We think we had a dream about this sauce last night.

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Pasta Puttanesca

Surprisingly light and fresh. (So you can have seconds.)

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