Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

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    Rutabaga Carrot Casserole

    This scoop-able side with its sweet, crunchy topping makes a delightful alternative to the traditional sweet potato casserole. —Joan Hallford,...


    Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

    4 reviews

    A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love...


    French-Fry Bake

    1 review

    When a friend brought this to a gathering at church, I simply had to ask for the recipe—what a fast...


    Artichoke & Jalapeno Crab Dip

    This has always been a great potluck dish—I haven't found anyone yet who hasn't loved it! The rich and creamy...


    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


    Crumb-Topped Sweet Potato Bake

    With lots of spice and bright orange flavor, this heartwarming sweet potato dish is perfect for fall, winter and special...


    Green Bean and Cauliflower Casserole

    2 reviews

    I like to make a savory homemade cream sauce for the timeless green bean casserole. This time I added another...


    Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

    2 reviews

    This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs...

    Crab Cake Stuffed Mushrooms

    1 review

    These tender mushrooms with their crispy golden topping are always popular at parties! The crab filling is a delicious special...


    Aberdeen Beef Pie

    1 review

    When set in the middle of the table, this hearty beef pie is the center of attention. With chunks of...


    Chicken Parmesan Pizza

    1 review

    This tasty pizza is the perfect combo—quick and easy to make, and a winner with even picky eaters. It's a...


    Beef Stew Skillet Pie

    1 review

    Puff pastry makes a pretty topping for this homey skillet potpie. —Josh Rink, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


    Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pizza

    This is a twist on a family favorite. We wanted the taste of my chicken enchilada recipe, but we wanted...


    Lime Salt

    Kick up any dish with a sprinkle of this zippy lime salt. It brightens steak tacos, grilled pineapple, sweet potato...


    Basil Salt

    1 review

    This basil-infused salt adds a touch of herbal brightness to everything from corn on the cob to sliced tomatoes to...


    Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans

    9 reviews

    This recipe is a hit with guests and family. It's sweet, simple and delicious, and someone always asks for the...

    Easy Taco Cups

    2 reviews

    These zesty little cups rank high on my list of favorites because they combine three things I look for in...


    Mini Meat Loaf Sheet-Pan Meal

    13 reviews

    I grew up with this classic meat loaf recipe, but I adapted it to mini meatloaves so that they would...


    Coastal Carolina Muffin-Tin Frittatas

    1 review

    Incorporating the flavors of a low country South Carolina crab boil, these tasty frittatas are easy to make and fun...


    Sheet-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

    5 reviews

    Everyone needs an easy meal. Try this sheet-pan chicken with roasted potatoes for a simple and tasty meal guaranteed to...


    Breakfast In A Pan

    1 review

    Try this tasty one-pan dish for an easy low-mess breakfast or brunch. This recipe also works well with bacon or...

    Cheddar and Chorizo Strata

    Stratas are a wonderful way to use up bits and pieces of leftovers you have on hand. You can make...


    Artichoke Chicken Pesto Pizza

    2 reviews

    Make pizza night an upscale affair with this fun twist on the traditional pie.
    A prebaked crust and prepared...


    Three Cheese Artichoke & Spinach Dip

    Grated Parm, shredded mozzarella, cream cheese, mayo and butter make this dip as decadent as it gets. —Taste of Home...


    Crabmeat Boats

    I've been making this recipe for more than 40 years. You can also spread the filling on small rolls and...


    Potato and Pepper Sausage Bake

    7 reviews

    When my family smells this dish baking in the oven, they know they are in for a treat! If you...


    Walnut and Oat-Crusted Salmon

    I think this recipe gives you the most omega-3 fatty acid bang for your buck! —Cristen Dutcher, Marietta, Georgia