Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

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

    Crispy Baked Tofu

    1 review

    You'll never need another baked tofu recipe! My version is nice and crispy on the outside while remaining super soft...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Grandma’s Onion Squares

    6 reviews

    My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


    Ranch Scalloped Potatoes

    3 reviews

    How could creamy scalloped potatoes possibly get any better? We’ll tell you: Add ranch dressing mix to the cheesy sauce...

    Artichoke and Potato Frittata

    2 reviews

    This potato frittata is a delicious brunch dish, but it’s hearty enough for a weeknight dinner, too. If you like...


    Vegan Green Bean Casserole

    Now everyone can enjoy this classic Thanksgiving side. Just a few small tweaks make this a vegan green bean casserole,...

    Decadent Spinach-Stuffed Shells

    1 review

    I created this comforting stuffed shells dish to serve on Christmas Eve, but it’s so good we enjoy it all...


    Quick and Easy Vegetable Potpie

    3 reviews

    This meatless Monday superstar comes together quickly and is inexpensive as well. My 4-year-old always asks for seconds! You can...


    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...


    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    10 reviews

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...

    Three Cheese Artichoke & Spinach Dip

    1 review

    Grated Parm, shredded mozzarella, cream cheese, mayo and butter make this dip as decadent as it gets. —Taste of Home...


    Mexican Street Corn Bake

    12 reviews

    We discovered Mexican street corn at a festival. This easy one-pan version saves on prep and cleanup. Every August, I...


    Ravioli Casserole

    37 reviews

    The whole family will love the fun, cheesy flavor of this ravioli casserole. It's like lasagna—without all the fuss! Timesaving...


    Muffin-Tin Lasagnas

    14 reviews

    This is a super fun way to serve lasagna for make-ahead lunches, potlucks or other fun get-togethers. My daughter took...


    Glorified Hash Browns

    14 reviews

    You'll be surprised at how quick and easy it is to put together this dressed-up potato casserole! When a friend...

    Mushroom-Gouda Quiche

    3 reviews

    For a laid-back Sunday brunch, we make a quiche in no time using refrigerated pie crust. Load it up with...


    Heirloom Tomato Galette with Pecorino

    4 reviews

    I found beautiful heirloom tomatoes and had to show them off. In this easy galette, the tomatoes are tangy and...


    Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

    6 reviews

    These quesadillas get their unique flavor from a special blend of roasted veggies. They’ll be a popular finger food at...


    Cranberry Cornbread Casserole

    6 reviews

    What could be better on a cold day than a warm casserole and creamy sweet cornbread put together? Since it...


    Sweet Corn and Potato Gratin

    7 reviews

    This tasty potato gratin side dish combines great garlic and onion flavor, and kids love the nice crispy topping, too!...


    Acorn Squash Slices

    2 reviews

    Roasted acorn squash slices are a favorite with my family. This recipe has a sweet maple flavor from syrup and...


    Roasted Butternut Squash & Rice Salad

    31 reviews

    We have end-of-season picnics for my son's flag football team. This makes enough to serve plenty of hungry boys and...


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    Super Simple Scalloped Potatoes

    11 reviews

    I’ve made many types of scalloped potatoes but I always come back to this rich, creamy and fail-proof recipe. This...

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    Black Bean Enchiladas

    6 reviews

    Picante sauce gives lots of zip to the tasty filling in these meatless enchiladas. Each generous serving is packed with...


    Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash

    20 reviews

    With a maple syrup and brown sugar glaze, this squash becomes pleasantly sweet. This is comfort food—easy to prepare and...


    Sweet Pineapple Casserole

    7 reviews

    This baked pineapple recipe has just the right amount of sweetness. It's a great accompaniment to any meaty entree. Using...


    Southern Mac and Cheese

    21 reviews

    No down-home meal is complete without Southern mac and cheese. Three types of cheese and a squirt of mustard make...


    Cheese Fries

    3 reviews

    I came up with this recipe after my daughter had cheese fries at a restaurant and couldn't stop talking about...


    Tomato-Onion Phyllo Pizza

    13 reviews

    With a delicate crust and lots of lovely tomatoes on top, this dish is a special one to serve to...