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No Fork Needed: 10 Fabulous Meals You Can Eat With Your Hands

Fact: Dinner is more fun when you can dig in with your hands. From pesto pizza to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are perfect for getting the whole family sharing and smiling around the dinner table.
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Fact: Dinner is more fun when you can dig in with your hands. From pesto pizza to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are perfect for getting the whole family sharing and smiling around the dinner table.

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This pizza packs a serious pesto punch. The dough is spread with a generous layer of pesto before baking -- and then the pizza is topped off with more pesto and fresh basil when it comes out of the oven. GET THE RECIPE

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It's possible to make great steakhouse-style burgers at home. The secret is to use readily available 85% lean ground beef, a panade -- or mixture of bread and milk that keeps meat tender and juicy even when cooked to medium-well -- and lots of seasoning. GET THE RECIPE

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In this easy recipe, chicken tenderloins are breaded with finely chopped pecans and panko, and then pan-fried until crispy and golden. They're not just for kids -- grown-ups love them too! GET THE RECIPE

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These shrimp tacos are perfect for a casual and fun summer dinner party. You can prepare most of the recipe ahead of time, then just fire up the grill and lay out all of the components for everyone help themselves. GET THE RECIPE

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Tilapia fillets are lightly coated with panko, pan fried to crispy perfection, and then served with tangy garlic and lemon mayonnaise. Frozen fish sticks don't even come close! GET THE RECIPE

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Crispy beer-battered cod topped with a cabbage slaw and smoky chipotle mayo, all tucked inside warm corn tortillas -- these fish tacos are the real deal. GET THE RECIPE

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Coconut Shrimp are served at many restaurants, but this homemade version beats them all. Plus, they're easy to make: you can do all of the preparation in advance and the sauce comes straight out of a bottle. GET THE RECIPE

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These tacos are a family favorite -- and they're much healthier than the traditional beef version. GET THE RECIPE

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Always a crowd pleaser, these Southern-style ham and cheese sliders are doused in a tangy butter, mustard and poppy seed sauce, and then baked until golden and crisp. GET THE RECIPE

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These chicken fajitas are easy to make, delicious, and just plain fun -- perfect for getting the whole family sharing everything at the dinner table. GET THE RECIPE