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Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

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    Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven

    Making hard-boiled eggs in the oven is just as quick and effective as preparing them on the stovetop. This method is perfect if you're preparing large quantities for gatherings and parties. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Air Fryer Hard-Boiled Eggs

    This is a wonderful alternative to boiling eggs on the stovetop. These air-fryer hard-boiled eggs are just as easy and...


    Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pears

    This year I decided to create this roasted Brussels sprouts with pears recipe for Thanksgiving dinner. This easy dish uses...


    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    1 review

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


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...

    One-Dish Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

    1 review

    I'm still settling into married life and learning how to balance our busy schedules. This quick one-dish ground turkey sweet...


    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...

    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


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

    3 reviews

    Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days...


    Air-Fried Radishes

    Radishes aren't just for salads anymore. These fried radishes make a colorful side for any meal. Plus, they're quick to...


    Air-Fryer Roasted Green Beans

    1 review

    Our family loves roasted green beans, but they can take a long time in the oven. I tried these air-fryer...

    Cashew Cheese

    1 review

    Spread this vegan cashew cheese on crackers, layer it on a toasted bagel or serve it with fresh vegetables. It...


    Pressure Cooker Curried Pumpkin Risotto

    2 reviews

    This easy pumpkin risotto tastes like fall and gets a flavor boost from the curry. —Andrea Reaves, Stephens City, Virginia


    Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

    5 reviews

    I love to serve this pumpkin hummus with sliced apples, pears and pita chips. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds,...


    Ginger-Peanut Green Bean Salad

    This green bean recipe showcases crisp, fresh-from-the-garden produce with a zesty peanut vinaigrette. Red chilis and chopped nuts add interesting...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Barbacoa

    3 reviews

    I love this beef barbacoa because the meat is fall-apart tender and the sauce is smoky, slightly spicy and so...

    Easy Poached Salmon

    In 46 years of marriage, we had never tasted salmon until a friend told me about poaching it in a...


    Pressure-Cooker Shredded Chicken Gyros

    7 reviews

    Our family has no links of any kind to Greece, but we always have such a marvelous time at the...


    Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Stuffed Apples

    Cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts add a homey autumn flavor to these stuffed apples. What a lovely old-fashioned treat! —Grace Sandvigen,...


    Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

    5 reviews

    I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...


    Pressure-Cooker Rhubarb Compote with Yogurt

    My Grandma Dot made rhubarb compote and always had some in the freezer when I came to visit. This breakfast...


    Pressure-Cooker Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

    1 review

    Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...


    Pressure-Cooker Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Scoops

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe when I was preparing for a large party and wanted a healthy Tex-Mex chicken...


    Pressure-Cooker Simple Poached Salmon

    I love this recipe because it’s healthy and almost effortless. The salmon always cooks to perfection and is ready in...

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    Pressure-Cooker Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

    2 reviews

    Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to...


    Pressure-Cooker Curried Chicken Meatball Wraps

    1 review

    My strategy to get picky kids to eat healthy: Let everyone assemble their dinner at the table. We love these...


    Pressure-Cooker Steak Fajitas

    1 review

    I've enjoyed cooking since I was a girl growing up in the Southwest, and I think fajitas are an easy...


    Pressure-Cooker Italian Turkey Breast

    1 review

    This recipe makes some of the most succulent turkey I've ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree...


    Spinach and Shrimp Fra Diavolo

    5 reviews

    This quick shrimp fra diavolo is spicy, garlicky, saucy and loaded with delicious shrimp. Plus, with the addition of spinach,...


    Dairy-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup

    9 reviews

    This homemade version of the canned standard— has no dairy or preservatives. Try it in your favorite green bean casserole...