As you constantly struggle against a busy schedule and try to tackle the endless to-do list of yours, it seems impossible to handle any kind of new recipe in the kitchen. But now with mandates to stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have found themselves with plenty of time on their hands. Which means you can finally tackle some of those playlist recipes you’ve always wanted to make.
We had the editors of Eat This, Not That! time around some of the bucket list recipes they have quarantined and the list did not disappoint! Here are a few bucket recipes you finally have time to make.
Working with yeast can seem complicated, and that’s probably why baking homemade bread has been on the list of cooking buckets for quite some time. But once you try this recipe, we promise it will be one of your favorite go-to recipes. Or why not try to get sourdough!
Get our Sandwich Bread Recipe.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to cook like Julia Child? Well, now is your chance! Try this version of French beef burgundy, but with a healthy twist for dinner tonight.
Get our recipe for Beef Bourguignon.
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Making mac and cheese from a box is easy and all, but have you tried making it from scratch? It requires that a béchamel base be put together, which may sound daunting, but we promise it is worth all the blood, sweat and tears.
Get our recipe for Homemade Mac and Cheese.
Is your favorite donut shop closed right now? Try making donuts yourself! If you have the time to make yeast donut, shape them and fry them, then this is definitely a project you should try. Plus, if you have kids, they will love decorating these.
Get our recipe for donuts.
Sure, you could order pizza, but why not try making it from scratch? You can even bake a pizza in your cast iron pan, which is a good alternative if you don’t have a pizza stone!
Get our recipe for Cast Iron skillet pizza.
Although scaring the scallops sounds scary, it’s actually a lot easier than it sounds! You can pair it with a homemade chimichurri sauce for a decadent dinner time at home.
Get our recipe for black scallops.
Why make a homemade cake when you could make a melted lava cake instead? There’s no need to wait for your trip back to Chile to enjoy this decadent dessert – especially if it means enjoying a healthier version at home!
Get our recipe for melted chocolate cake.
Homemade pasta is definitely a fun bucket list recipe you can make in quarantine, but what about homemade ravioli? This three-cheese ravioli recipe is actually easy to throw together. So easy, in fact, that you can’t believe you haven’t tried to make them before.
Get our recipe for 3-cheese Ravioli with cherry tomatoes.
Miss out on ordering new summer rolls at your favorite place? Well, they are actually surprisingly easy to make at home, and should definitely be on your list of bucket list recipes that can be quarantined.
Get our recipe for summer rolls.
Do you think it is difficult to make ramen at home? Think again! Make your favorite dish with this light chicken ramen recipe. By doing so with zoodles you are even able to keep your favorite dish low in carbohydrates.
Get our recipe for Chicken Ramen with Shiitake mushrooms and spinach.
You don’t need an ice maker to whip your own sweet treat. Make ice cream at home with this incredibly light homemade ice cream recipe with no kernels!
Get our recipe for Homemade Ice Cream.
Have you never been able to master the perfect omelette flip before? We revealed exactly how to make the absolute best possible omelette at home, according to a cook.
Get our recipe for omelettes.
If you’re looking for a real culinary challenge, try making this authentic bowl of crispy Persian rice! Getting crispy rice perfectly is a challenge, but believe us, your taste buds sing when you’ve made this delicious recipe.
Get the recipe from Half-baked harvest.