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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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    Air-Fryer Taco Puffs

    1 review

    I like to make these puffs ahead of time and keep the in the refrigerator until I'm ready to pop them in the air fryer. A helpful hint: Plain refrigerated biscuits seal together better than buttermilk types. —Jan Schmid, Hibbing, Minnesota

    Easy Dutch Oven Minestrone Soup

    2 reviews

    This Dutch oven minestrone soup is quick to prepare with shortcut ingredients and is ready in less than an hour....


    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

    My family can't get enough of bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using...


    Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet...

    No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

    2 reviews

    These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar...


    Grilled Chickpea Salad Sandwich

    When my mother comes to visit, she enjoys a good old-fashioned chicken salad sandwich. As a vegetarian, I make chickpea...

    Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

    This delicious bright green smoothie bowl recipe contains powerful antioxidants. Top with cucumber slices and fresh parsley sprigs for a...


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    French Hot Chocolate

    3 reviews

    One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


    Citrus Coconut Steamed Cod

    I love to make this fusion meal on weeknights when I am short on time but want something big in...


    Peanut-Cilantro Ground Chicken and Waffles

    Since sloppy joes, Thai food, and chicken and waffles are all family favorites at my house, I decided to mix...

    Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

    4 reviews

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


    Plum Pork Spicy Meatballs with Bok Choy and Zucchini

    I am a huge fan of sweet, salty and spicy, and now I'm trying to make healthier choices. This recipe...


    One-Pan Sweet Chili Shrimp and Veggies

    8 reviews

    This one-pan shrimp and veggies recipe has everything I'm looking for in a weeknight family dinner: quick, flavorful, nutritious and...


    Butternut Squash Burrito Bowl

    2 reviews

    This butternut squash burrito bowl is an easy-to-prep dinner that combines fresh ingredients with wholesome convenience foods. It comes together...


    Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice

    1 review

    This healthier take on kimchi fried rice is one of my favorite recipes because it's customizable. If there's a vegetarian...

    Dutch Oven Red Beans and Rice

    12 reviews

    This is a one-pot meal that's ready in about 30 minutes. It is one of my husband's favorites and uses...


    Chili-Topped Cornbread Waffles

    2 reviews

    My daughter inspired this cornbread waffles recipe. Everyone in my family loves chili except her, so we had an idea—cornbread...


    Popcorn Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

    6 reviews

    I love combining classic flavors in new ways. This healthy recipe combines crispy popcorn shrimp and tacos! It’s one of...


    Chicken Sweet Potato Skillet

    6 reviews

    One of the first things my husband made for me was a variation of this chicken sweet potato skillet. Over...


    Rosemary Salmon and Veggies

    3 reviews

    My husband and I eat a lot of salmon. One night, while in a rush to get dinner on the...


    Quick and Healthy Turkey Veggie Soup

    I freeze our leftover turkey at the holidays so we can enjoy meals like this year-round. This soup is especially...


    Russian Potato Salad

    1 review

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...


    Comforting Tuna Patties

    6 reviews

    My grandmother and mother made these tuna patties on Fridays during Lent. I'm not the biggest fan of tuna, but...

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    Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes

    1 review

    These blueberry cornmeal pancakes are one of my family's favorite breakfasts. No time to make it from scratch? No problem!...


    Quick Mango Sorbet

    2 reviews

    Last summer I decided to try my hand at making a passion fruit and mango sorbet. But fresh fruits require...


    Curry Shrimp and Rice

    2 reviews

    My family and I absolutely love curry shrimp and rice. I created this version so I I can make it...


    Easy Key Lime Pie Trifle

    1 review

    I came up with this easy Key lime pie trifle because I adore Key lime pie in all its forms....


    Greek Chicken & Rice

    21 reviews

    A fresh take on comfort food, Greek chicken and rice is my go-to on busy weeknights and when unexpected company...


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    Asiago Mashed Cauliflower

    11 reviews

    Asiago and fresh parsley help turn this mashed potato alternative into a flavorful side dish that won't leave you feeling...