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    Slow-Cooker Sauerkraut

    The recipe was made by a special someone in my life. I was never a fan of sauerkraut until I tried this and fell in love. It's terrific as a side dish or on reuben sandwiches. —Karen Tringali, Minooka, Illinois

    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

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


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    1 review

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


    Air-Fryer Spicy Ginger Beef Skewers

    My family loves the flavors of these zippy kabobs. I usually grill them outside, but if it's cold or rainy,...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Piccata Pockets

    My husband loves chicken piccata. I tried making it in a puff pastry pocket with a bit of cream cheese,...

    Ranch Mushrooms

    1 review

    I got this ranch mushrooms recipe from my sister-in-law, and it has become a family favorite. The mushrooms don't last...


    Lip-Smacking Peach & Whiskey Wings

    1 review

    These sweet, spicy, sticky wings are lip-smacking good! —Sue Falk, Sterling Heights, Michigan

    Easy Hamburgers

    These easy hamburgers come together in a snap. Grill and then add your favorite toppings. —James Schend, Taste of Home...


    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...


    Slow-Cooked Ropa Vieja

    1 review

    I traveled to Cuba a few years ago and had some of the best food imaginable. This dish stuck out,...


    Kansas City Barbecue Sauce

    2 reviews

    This tangy Kansas City BBQ sauce is lip-smacking good. It's thick, and a little sweet with a touch of heat....

    Open-Faced Bratwurst Sandwiches with Beer Gravy

    1 review

    A nod to both my German heritage and classic diner fare, this bratwurst sandwich recipe comes together in a snap...


    Back Porch Slow-Cooker Meatballs

    1 review

    This slow-cooker meatballs recipe came to me while sitting on the back porch. The combination of meats and ingredients in...


    Mac & Cheese Pork Sliders

    I love pork sliders! This sweet and savory recipe was created out of leftover ingredients I had in my fridge....


    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    1 review

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...


    Air-Fryer Papas Rellenas

    1 review

    A Cuban classic, these satisfying, crispy-coated potato balls are filled with a savory ground beef mixture known as picadillo. We...

    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


    Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst

    2 reviews

    I created this Old World favorite from a dish I had during my travels. The flavorful entree is perfect for...


    Smash Burgers

    3 reviews

    Now is not the time to cut calories or skimp on salt. Go for ground chuck that is at least...


    Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

    I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the...


    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    1 review

    I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my...



    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    Air-Fryer Loaded Pork Burritos

    Burritos are the perfect dinner for the whole family, especially this quick and easy recipe. Don't be afraid to load...

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    7 reviews

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    Smoked Deviled Eggs

    ??Give all those leftover Easter eggs a flavor upgrade. Grilling these smoked deviled eggs gives them a distinctive taste that...


    Grilled Bistro Breakfast Sandwiches

    1 review

    I used to make a classic breakfast sandwich when my kids were still at home. Now that it’s just my...


    Gourmet Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomato

    This irresistible gourmet burger recipe brings together many of the flavors my family enjoys, plus there’s a delicious filling in...


    Savory Waffles with Asparagus, Gruyere and Onion

    I took one of our family’s favorite puff pastry recipes, which uses a similar mix of ingredients, and translated it...


    Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

    I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...