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Oh, February, the doldrums of winter. The fun of the holiday season is far behind us, but spring still seems a million miles away. We recommend a little bit of self-care to get you through—warm baths, sweatpants and a month full of stress-free dinners. Because who wants to worry about meal prep when you can curl up under a blanket and watch The Great British Bake Off?

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February 1: Baking-Sheet Pizza with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Friday night will always be pizza night in our book, and we love this easy version (no pizza stone or special pans required).

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February 2: French Onion Brisket

This belly-warming family meal is fabulous for a winter weekend. (Plus, the leftovers are heavenly.)

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February 3: Oven-Baked Buffalo Wings

What else would we eat on Super Bowl Sunday?

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February 4: Green Shakshuka

Your favorite breakfast-for-dinner dish, but with spinach and a whole bunch of herbs instead of tomatoes. (We see you, Meatless Mondays.)

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February 5: Instant Pot Carnitas

The best way to cure the winter blues? A big batch of these and a side of guacamole. (Margaritas don’t hurt, either.)

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February 6: Honey-Mustard Sheet Pan Salmon

Once again, the humble sheet pan solves all of our busy weeknight problems.

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February 7: One-Pot Orecchiette Ragu

Weekend vibes on a weeknight timeline.

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February 8: Chickpea and Vegetable Coconut Curry

Sure, you could order takeout. Or, you could make this way healthier, way cheaper version in the same amount of time.

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February 9: Black Bean Cheese Taquitos

The ideal dish for easy entertaining. Just add chips, guac and a few good friends. (Thanks, Coterie member Maria Lichty.)

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February 3: Easy One-Pot Lentil Kielbasa Soup

Make a big pot of this on Sunday night and bring it for not-sad desk lunches all week long.

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February 11: Slow-Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Mondays are tough, but coming home to a basically-done dinner makes them better.

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February 12: Skillet Gnocchi with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

The secret weapon is store-bought gnocchi.

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February 13: Ginger-Pineapple Shrimp Stir-Fry

A little sweet, a little spicy, a lot delicious.

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February 14: Crock-pot Cider Braised Short Ribs with Sage Butter Mashed Potatoes

When you want to make a special Valentine’s Day dinner, but you remember that it’s a workday.

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February 15: Eggplant Pizzas

Guilt-free pizza night? We’re listening…

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February 16: 30-Minute One-Pot Cheater’s Bouillabaise

An elegant seafood stew worthy of Saturday night company. We promise, they’ll never guess it took only half an hour to make.

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February 17: Honey-Mustard Chicken Bake

We’d eat just about anything if it was slathered with this sweet-and-savory honey mustard sauce.

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February 18: Instant Pot Sweet Potato Tortilla Soup

We love this vegetarian spin on a classic tortilla soup (and the fact that it cooks for only three minutes in the Instant Pot).

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February 19: Firecracker Chicken with Rice

We know that it’s tempting to pick up Chinese takeout on the way home. But trust us, this homemade version is so much better.

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February 20: One-Pan Spaghetti and Meatballs

Because no one wants to deal with a sink full of dishes on a work night.

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February 21: Baked Lemon Cod

Cooking fish can be intimidating, but not when Coterie member Gaby Dalkin is in charge. This recipe couldn’t easier (or more delicious).

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February 22: Pesto Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Labneh

When we’ve had a little too much winter comfort food for our own good, we love resetting with this healthy, veggie-packed grain bowl.

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February 23: Salsa Verde Pork Fajitas

The pork cooks slowly in the Crock-Pot, which keeps it tender, and then crisps up in a hot cast iron pan. Mmm

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February 24: Kale Minestrone

We’re basically always hoping for a snow day, so we can make a big bowl of this belly-warming soup.

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February 25: Thai Basil Chicken Bowls

Fresh, flavorful, less than 400 calories a serving and ready in about 10 minutes? Sign us up.

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February 26: Slow-Cooker Chicken Enchilada Casserole

We wouldn’t be mad at a side of guacamole…

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February 27: Vegetarian Chili

We promise, you’ll never miss the meat.

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February 28: Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

We think that making it through the coldest winter month means that we deserve mac and cheese (and this is just about the easiest version out there).

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