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    Rotisserie-Style Chicken

    My mother used to fix this rotisserie-style chicken when I lived at home, and we called it Church Chicken because Mom would put it in the oven Sunday morning before we left for church. When we got home, the aroma of the roasted chicken would hit us as we opened the door. —Brian Stevenson, Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    1 review

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


    Roasted Tuscan Chicken Dinner

    When an Italian friend shared many years ago that she often added Italian sausages to her pan of baked chicken,...


    My Juicy Lucy

    Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...

    Chicken Marsala Pasta

    Back in 2008, I won first place in a state fair cooking contest with this chicken marsala pasta. I absolutely...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

    I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...

    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs...


    Sloppy Joe Slider Bake

    1 review

    Ground beef is turned up a notch in these party sliders that are sure to please your crowd. I love...


    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

    1 review

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food"...


    Mediterranean Kofta Meatballs

    For a new take on meatballs, try this quick kofta recipe to make flavorful Mediterranean meatballs full of spices and...

    Holy Moly Potato Soup

    2 reviews

    This is a turned-up version of a cheesy potato soup. We eat this often, especially on cold winter evenings, but...


    Rosemary Beef Roast over Cheesy Polenta

    3 reviews

    I love beef roast in the slow cooker, and it's fun to pair it with something a little different than...


    Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

    This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


    Stuffed Smoky Pork Burgers

    These smoky pork burgers are far from ordinary. The ground pork makes them juicy and extra flavorful. Stuffing them takes...


    Air-Fryer Fried Avocado Tacos

    Tacos just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy tacos are for those who are huge fans...

    Saucy Tempeh Sloppy Joes

    I grew up eating sloppy joe sandwiches and can't get enough of the messy deliciousness. Even though I eat meatless...


    Kalua Pork

    3 reviews

    Planning a luau-themed party? This Kalua pork is the perfect main dish for your get-together. It's a no-fuss crowd-pleaser meal...


    Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

    3 reviews

    Easy, quick and family friendly, this chili lime shrimp recipe is dairy free and comes together in about 30 minutes....


    Chicken Souvlaki Pitas

    1 review

    These chicken souvlaki pitas are a favorite at our house, especially in summer. With just a few ingredients and a...


    Oktoberfest Casserole

    2 reviews

    In northeastern Ohio, we love German flavors. This delicious casserole is a trifecta mashup of my favorite dishes. It combines...


    Pressure-Cooker Beef Osso Bucco

    Our beef osso bucco boasts a thick, savory sauce complemented by the addition of gremolata, a chopped herb condiment made...


    Slow-Cooked Chicken Caesar Wraps

    3 reviews

    I first made these slow-cooker chicken Caesar wraps for our daughter, who loves Caesar salads, then later for our extended...


    Cast-Iron Sausage Pizza

    1 review

    This shortcut cast-iron pizza starts with frozen dough. Add you family's favorite toppings for variety. — Taste of Home Test...

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    Slow-Cooked Ropa Vieja

    1 review

    I traveled to Cuba a few years ago and had some of the best food imaginable. This dish stuck out,...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....


    Air-Fryer Steak Fajitas

    1 review

    Zesty salsa and tender strips of meat make these air-fryer steak fajitas extra special. —Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah


    Taco Turkey Meat Loaf

    1 review

    After buying a supersized package of ground turkey, I made this spicy taco turkey meat loaf using what I had...


    Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst

    2 reviews

    I created this Old World favorite from a dish I had during my travels. The flavorful entree is perfect for...


    Instant Pot Taco Pasta

    2 reviews

    This Instant Pot taco pasta is a welcome change from boring meals. I've taken all the flavors of tacos and...