Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

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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    Caprese Pasta Salad

    This easy Caprese pasta salad is always a favorite, especially when summer tomatoes are at their peak. It comes together...


    Grilled Potato and Corn Salad

    1 review

    Corn salad and potato salad are two summer classics. I smashed 'em together for a crowd-pleasing side that we love...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Legs

    For years, I tried to find the perfect bottled barbecue sauce for chicken legs. After a few years, I threw...


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

    These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...

    Air-Fryer Tailgate Sausages

    What I love about these, besides the great taste, is you can make them up ahead of time and keep...


    Air-Fryer Taco Kabobs

    We typically think of the grill when making kabobs but your air fryer does an equally good job in the...

    Air-Fryer Pizza Puffs

    I love pizza in any form so it seemed only logical to turn my pizza love into an appetizer. These...



    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...


    Clam Stew

    2 reviews

    This clam stew highlights the fresh, sweet and salty clam flavor, with the chorizo adding a little kick. Fresh Swiss...

    Blueberry Iced Tea

    1 review

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. If it’s going to take...


    My Juicy Lucy

    5 reviews

    Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...


    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,...


    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    8 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...


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    Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

    3 reviews

    This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...