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    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs it up and doesn't even notice the edamame. It's also a hit with my other grandkids and nieces—not to mention all of their parents! —Don Manzagol, Campbell, California

    Vegan Popcorn Seasoning

    This vegan popcorn seasoning will have everyone wanting more! It is a perfect base for experimenting with your favorite flavorings....


    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"...


    Five-Cheese Fonduta

    If five cheese fonduta isn’t one of the most mouthwatering foods of all time, I don't know what is! Swap...


    Multi-Cooker Bacon and Cheddar Potato Skins

    1 review

    Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? I top my restaurant-worthy bacon cheddar potato skins with a dollop of...

    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


    Easy Puppy Chow

    1 review

    This easy puppy chow recipe uses a whole package of cereal, so there's less messy measuring. And it makes enough...

    Fried Lemon-Pepper Wings

    1 review

    These lemon-pepper wings are perfect for game day. Try these out if you've been stuck in a chicken wing rut....


    Game-Day Thai Chicken Meatballs

    1 review

    These Thai chicken meatballs make a great game-day snack. We also like to serve them as a main dish over...


    Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions

    3 reviews

    This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The...


    Instant Pot Chili con Carne

    1 review

    Although multicookers can’t replace every tool in the kitchen, they sure are coming close. Chili con carne is one of...

    Mini Lamb Burgers

    1 review

    My husband loves this recipe for mini lamb burgers. They're great for a light dinner or a hearty appetizer. Ground...


    Crab Melt Sandwiches

    1 review

    This open-faced classic is irresistible! Melty flavors and the golden appearance make the sandwich a hit at luncheons for all...


    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...


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    Grilled Chicken Ranch Burgers

    12 reviews

    This is one of the most fantastic, flavorful burgers I've ever made. Ranch is a favorite in dips and dressings,...


    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 Buffalo Wing Potatoes

    1 review

    I was getting tired of mashed potatoes and baked spuds, so I decided to create something new. This potluck-ready recipe...


    Pressure-Cooker Steak Fajitas

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


    Pressure-Cooker Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa

    I've made quite a few tacos in my day, but you can't beat the tender filling made in a pressure...


    Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

    11 reviews

    This is a quick and delicious snack, especially for kids No one that I’ve made this for can have just...


    Artichoke Chicken Pesto Pizza

    2 reviews

    Make pizza night an upscale affair with this fun twist on the traditional pie.
    A prebaked crust and prepared...


    Pressure-Cooker Carolina-Style Vinegar BBQ Chicken

    1 review

    I live in Georgia but I appreciate the tangy, sweet and slightly spicy taste of Carolina vinegar chicken. —Ramona Parris,...


    Weeknight Turkey Tortilla Soup

    5 reviews

    This is now my family's most requested soup—so much so that they will make sure I have leftover turkey. You...


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    Mediterranean Hummus Nachos

    My husband once piled all the Middle Eastern dishes I'd made on top of pita chips. It was delicious and...

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    Orange-Glazed Meatballs

    I love the sweet orange marmalade paired with the zip of a jalapeno in this sweet-sour glaze. —Bonnie Stallings, Martinsburg,...


    Barbecue and Beer Meatballs

    2 reviews

    This simple meatball recipe relies on time-saving ingredients like frozen meatballs and barbecue sauce. It's the perfect last-minute appetizer! —Taste...


    Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

    3 reviews

    Cranberry sauce isn't just for turkey anymore! Combined with a few other ingredients, the Thanksgiving staple makes a perfect meatball...


    Crescent Mac and Cheese Bites

    My kids love macaroni and cheese, and they love crescent rolls. With the help of my daughter Lula, I decided...


    Garlic Bread Pizza Sandwiches

    1 review

    I love inventing new ways to make grilled cheese sandwiches for my kids. This version tastes like pizza. Using frozen...


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    Apple-Gouda Pigs in a Blanket

    4 reviews

    For New Year’s, I used to make beef and cheddar pigs in a blanket, but now I like apple and...