I have more kitchen appliances and gadgets than the kitchen section at Target. We don’t even need to talk about the number of cookbooks and magazines I have hidden around my home. I love them but not all the recipes in them are practical for someone who can’t devote 10 hours to meal prep. I am going to give you Practical Recipes that you can make with normal ingredients. No butter salted with the tears of virgins, no ham from that one hillside in Spain, and for heavens sake nothing you have to special order from a gourmet shop.