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    Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

    These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love the walk-away convenience. —Rashanda Cobbins, Taste of Home Food Editor

    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...


    Air Fryer Hard-Boiled Eggs

    1 review

    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...


    Air-Fried Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs

    Take the guesswork out of cooking hard-boiled eggs by making them in an air fryer. Then give air-fried deviled eggs...

    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...

    Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

    These rosemary sweet potatoes are simply one of the best recipes we've ever made. Roasting them brings out all of...


    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 Chickpea Fritters with Sweet-Spicy Sauce

    1 review

    Chickpeas are a common ingredient in many dishes in Pakistan, where I grew up. I try to incorporate the tastes...


    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...


    Lime and Dill Chimichurri Shrimp

    2 reviews

    Chimichurri is a very popular condiment in Argentina and Uruguay and is most often used as a dipping sauce or...


    Air-Fryer Roasted Green Beans

    2 reviews

    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...


    Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

    1 review

    Apple and winter squash are fantastic together. They are the perfect pair for this cozy, vegan butternut squash soup. For...


    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...


    Tropical Smoothie Bowl

    1 review

    This wake-me-up smoothie bowl with fruit, oats and cinnamon helps me start the day feeling satisfied. Sometimes I top it...


    Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

    1 review

    Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


    Easy Poached Salmon

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

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    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...


    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    5 reviews

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...


    Flat Iron Steak Salad

    1 review

    My steak salad with avocado and radishes is a big plate of summer deliciousness. I sometimes add dried cranberries and...


    Watermelon Shrimp Salad

    2 reviews

    Sweet, spicy and easy to make, this salad travels well in a cooler to picnics and summer gatherings. I love...


    Pressure-Cooker Beef and Veggie Sloppy Joes

    1 review

    Because I’m always looking for ways to serve my family healthy and delicious food, I started experimenting with my go-to...


    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...