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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

    Spiced Amaretto Cranberry Sauce

    Looking for a cranberry sauce recipe with amaretto? Amaretto elevates this classic holiday side. The almond flavor supplies a unique...


    Air Fryer Hard-Boiled Eggs

    This is a wonderful alternative to boiling eggs on the stovetop. These air-fryer hard-boiled eggs are just as easy and...


    Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

    This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it...


    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other...

    Smoky Vegan Bacon

    1 review

    This vegan bacon recipe is a must for any meatless eater! You won't believe how similar it is to the...


    Mean Green Smoothie Bowls

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

    Orange Cranberry Sauce

    In about 20 minutes, with just a few ingredients, you can have the freshest cranberry orange sauce you've ever tasted....


    Mulled Wine Margaritas

    These margarita wine cocktails are so fun, festive and unique. This favorite holiday beverage has complex flavors and warms the...


    Tequila Lime Cranberry Sauce

    This tequila lime cranberry sauce is truly special. The result is amazing for a tiny bit of extra effort. —Colleen...


    Cauliflower Stuffing

    This cauliflower stuffing is the vegan substitute you've been looking for. It's perfect for the holidays. —Susan Hein, Burlington, Wisconsin

    Green Beans with Pomegranate Seeds

    These green beans with pomegranate seeds are one of the simplest dishes to make. I made them for Rosh Hashanah...


    No-Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bars

    These peanut butter energy bars are made with natural ingredients, and there's no baking required! You can substitute sunflower seeds...


    Slow-Cooker Coconut Curry Chicken

    My husband and I love this slow-cooker coconut curry chicken! It’s a breeze to prepare and it tastes just like...


    Chimichurri Baked Flounder

    1 review

    Chimichurri is a tasty uncooked sauce made from fresh herbs. I love it over any type of fish, but especially...


    The Best Pizza Dough

    24 reviews

    This easy pizza dough recipe is the key to making an extraordinary homemade pizza. We use all-purpose flour because double...

    Slow-Cooker Vegan Baked Beans

    This version of vegan baked beans doesn't need an oven. The slow cooker makes it the ultimate hands-off party dish....


    Salsa Corn

    3 reviews

    All you'll need for this corn salsa recipe is corn and pico de gallo—a simple and effective solution for last-minute...


    Bacon and Garlic Sugar Snap Peas

    This flavorful side dish calls for only four ingredients! Feel free to use fresh sugar snap peas if you'd like....


    Easy Poached Salmon

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


    Slammin’ Lamb

    This meat is easy, flavorful and best when marinated overnight. You can even mix it up and freeze it until...


    Thai Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

    1 review

    I created this salad to replicate one I tried on a cruise several years ago. It goes over very well...


    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 Simple Poached Salmon

    I love this recipe because it’s healthy and almost effortless. The salmon always cooks to perfection and is ready in...

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    Pressure-Cooker Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

    1 review

    I absolutely love this one-dish oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family loves to sprinkle...


    Oregano Green Beans with Toasted Pine Nuts

    1 review

    This super easy side dish is a wonderful picnic or potluck recipe. It’s a beautiful, surprising mix that leaves guests...


    Mexican Pork

    2 reviews

    The first time I made this dish, it was a hit with everyone in my family, both young and old....


    Pressure-Cooker Easy Corned Beef and Cabbage

    4 reviews

    I first tried this fuss-free way to cook traditional corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick's Day a few years...


    Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

    3 reviews

    I absolutely love this slow-cooked oatmeal. The steel-cut oats have so much flavor and texture. My family sprinkles toasted pecans...


    Sweet Pepper Cabbage Slaw

    A simple cooked dressing and red pepper give this cabbage mixture a delightful sweet flavor. It’s perfect for parties and...