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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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    Orange Cranberry Sauce

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

    Air-Fryer Mini Nutella Doughnut Holes

    You can make these air-fryer doughnuts in advance and refrigerate them before frying. Just be sure to bring the dough...


    Air-Fryer Herb and Lemon Cauliflower

    This air-fryer cauliflower side is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. Crushed red pepper flakes add a touch...


    Gluten- and Dairy-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread

    5 reviews

    After learning of gluten and dairy issues in our family, I knew I had to re-create our favorite sweet bread....


    Easy Poached Salmon

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

    Festive Meringue Christmas Trees

    4 reviews

    These meringues are eye-catching on the dessert table at a holiday party, and they taste heavenly! Look no further for...


    Pressure-Cooker Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

    1 review

    Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...

    Pressure-Cooker Italian Turkey Breast

    1 review

    This recipe makes some of the most succulent turkey I've ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree...


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    Marbled Meringue Hearts

    5 reviews

    Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...


    Roasted Potatoes & Onions with Wilted Greens

    I'm usually not a fan of side dishes because I find them boring and bland, but a necessary evil in...


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    Air-Fryer Garlic-Rosemary Brussels Sprouts

    4 reviews

    This air fryer Brussels sprouts recipe is my go-to Thanksgiving side dish—healthy, easy and very quick to make. I usually...

    Five-Fruit Compote

    Bring out the best in your Easter ham or lamb with this fast fruit compote. Jean Ecos - Hartland, Wisconsin


    Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad

    1 review

    Add this fresh and healthy quinoa recipe to your holiday spread. Its citrusy, nutty taste is simply delicious. —Jean...


    Apricot-Apple Cranberry Sauce

    1 review

    Though I prefer this as a side dish, my sister swears it makes the best topping in the world for...


    Juicy Herb-Roasted Turkey

    15 reviews

    Add wonderful flavor to your turkey dinner through the use of delicious herbs. Make sure you use the drippings for...


    Brussels Sprouts & Quinoa Salad

    1 review

    With Brussels sprouts for the green and cranberries for the red, I make a cheery Christmastime salad. Refreshing and versatile,...

    Risotto Balls (Arancini)

    My Italian grandma made these risotto balls for me. I still request them when I visit her, and so do...


    Special Green Beans

    3 reviews

    This tasty dish rounds out any meal with its bright color and fresh flavor. With only 10 minutes of prep...


    Chilled Minty Green Beans

    This is an easy accompaniment to any dish. I love to use fresh beans from the garden to make it.—Patty...


    Garlic-Herb Cornish Hens

    I grow basil and mint in my garden and love stepping outside to pick what I need for this recipe....


    Pesto Rice-Stuffed Chicken

    2 reviews

    Juicy stuffed chicken is perfect for basil fans, but I've just as easily used shredded cheese in place of the...


    Cranberry Pecan Cookies

    15 reviews

    These are so tasty and simple to prepare! Each delightful little cookie is loaded with cranberries, nuts and vanilla, giving...


    Red Pepper Corn

    2 reviews

    “This handy corn dish is a must at family parties.” —Kasia Rachfall, Langley, British Columbia


    Oven-Roasted Green Beans

    2 reviews

    Your family will love this versatile side dish. Toss in wax beans with the green beans for variety. Or add...

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    Green Bean Salad with Bacon

    Serve it warm or chilled—this salad is versatile and ready for any occasion.—Cynthia M. Bent, Neward, Delaware


    Four-Pepper Ribeye Roast

    Our home economists suggest you consider the grill next time you serve prime rib for a special meal. For a...


    Maple-Glazed Green Beans

    21 reviews

    After I picked my first green beans one year, I wanted to make a savory dish that was unique, quick...


    Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy

    6 reviews

    This quick-prep recipe lets you feast on turkey at any time of year. We save the rich broth for gravy,...


    Grapefruit in Honey-Thyme Sauce

    1 review

    It takes just four ingredients to create this beautiful—and tasty—dish. Serve it as a first course or side. Honey and...


    Maple-Peach Glazed Ham

    5 reviews

    This is one of my husband's favorite recipes. He makes it regularly for his group of friends on the weekends...