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Watch Howard from Mr. Food's Test Kitchen every weekday morning at 5:45 on the KSFY Morning News. It doesn't matter if you're an aspiring cook, foodie or a busy mom. If you're searching for everyday quick & easy recipes, or for fancy recipes for entertaining, you'll find them here!

The Best Carrot Cake Ever

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Not only is The Best Carrot Cake Ever super-easy to throw together in minutes, but it's truly the all-time best carrot cake you'll ever have. And the cream cheese frosting is absolutely amazing! More>>

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Quick Horseradish Potato Gratin

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We've got a shortcut that'll get our Quick Horseradish Potato Gratin on your table so fast you won't even believe it. Don't be surprised at how fast it disappears, too! More>>

Slow Cooker Brisket

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What makes this brisket recipe so simple? The fact that your slow cooker does all the work, and we think that's just great! Now you don't need a special occasion to make fork tender brisket and we can bet your family will be very happy about that. More>>

Southern Glazed Ham

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If you don't make ham because you always have too much leftover, then our Southern Glazed Ham is right up your alley. We use a small ham that still packs big flavor that'll make you a dinner-time hero any night of the week! More>>

Crustless Lemon Cream Pie

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Our Crustless Lemon Cream Pie is a fan favorite on EverydayDiabeticRecipes.com and since many of us think that eating healthier means that we need to cut out desserts, this super light and lemony pie, won't leave you feeling like you're giving up anything. More>>

Roasted Spring Vegetables

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If you're looking for a fresh and colorful side dish to complement any main course, then our Roasted Spring Vegetables are right up your alley! More>>

English Two in One

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If you're a fan of warm-ya-up casseroles that are so good you keep going back for seconds, then this English-inspired dish should be tops on your what-to-make-this-weekend list! Don't just take our word for it; try it and let us know what you think! More>>

Creme Brulee

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Take your taste buds on a stroll through the 1990s when desserts like Creme Brulee were becoming big on the food scene. Now you don't need reservations at a fancy restaurant in order to get a taste of this creamy treat, you can make it right at home! More>>

Chicken Francese

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If you ate at a restaurant in the 80s you were sure to find Chicken Francese on the menu. And while this dish sounds super fancy, it's so easy to make and it has certainly stood the test of time, as it's still popular today! More>>

Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Welcome your family home to the comforting taste of Tuna Noodle Casserole. This timeless recipe is one that never goes out of style, and is sure to bring mouthwatering rewards. More>>

Swedish Meatballs

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We are celebrating the 1960s by paying homage to one of everyone's favorite cocktail party appetizer...Swedish Meatballs! So whether you serve these finger-food style with a toothpick or you put them over some egg noodles for a lip-smackin' dinner, you'll be transported back in time after just one bite! More>>

Creamy Fruit Cocktail Mold

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Transport your taste buds back to the 60s with our Creamy Fruit Cocktail Mold. It's a wiggly-jiggly treat that has plenty of creamy and fruity flavor. It's just as tasty today as it was in yesteryears! More>>

Flourless Chocolate Torte

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Sometimes you want something rich and fudgy and our Flourless Chocolate Torte is just what you've been looking for. One bite, and you'll be in dessert heaven! More>>

Spinach and Cheese Stromboli

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Refrigerated pizza dough is our shortcut to making this tasty Spinach and Cheese Stromboli in less than 15 minutes. The best part is, you can pick up everything you need for this easy dinner recipe right in your market's dairy aisle! More>>

Loaded BBQ Baked Potato Casserole

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We've combined two American favorites into one casserole that'll be your family's new favorite dish. Our Loaded BBQ Baked Potato Casserole is so good, it'll have your gang lickin' their plate clean! More>>

Redneck Chicken-Fried Steak

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Shake up your ordinary dinner (or breakfast) routine with our mouthwatering Redneck Chicken-Fried Steak. Not only does it take just 15 minutes, but this is a dish that'll get requested over and over again! More>>

Mexican Breakfast Bake

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Loaded with tons of flavor, our Mexican Breakfast Bake is a great gluten-free option that is super easy to make and is perfect for a nice weekend brunch at home! More>>

Pierogi Lasagna

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What's the surprise ingredient between our layers of lasagna noodles? Seasoned mashed potatoes! Our hearty Pierogi Lasagna topped with zesty Cheddar cheese, is a must-have for your vegetarian lasagna recipe collection. More>>

15-Minute Glazed Pork Chops

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Easy skillet pork chops are bathed in a creamy Dijon and honey sauce that is simply delicious. This one makes for a quick weeknight meal that is fancy enough to show off for company. More>>

Asparagus Bacon Bundles

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The big bold taste of bacon is trendier than ever. Our Asparagus Bacon Bundles are sure to guarantee that your family will eat their vegetables. With the smoky taste of bacon in every bite, this one is a hit-maker. More>>

Soft Pretzel Reubens

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Jump on the pretzel bread bandwagon and give our Soft Pretzel Reubens a shot. Betcha never thought it would be this easy to make your own homemade soft pretzels, huh? More>>

Irish Potato Candy

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Don't let the name fool 'ya. Our Irish Potato Candy is a sweet treat that doesn't contain potatoes at all, they just look like 'em. Be warned, this easy candy recipe is so addictive you're likely to eat the whole batch! More>>

Dreamy Tiramisu

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Treat your taste buds to something truly magical with our Dreamy Tiramisu. Not only does it taste like you ordered it from a fancy Italian restaurant, but it's so easy to make, you won't even break a sweat in the kitchen! More>>

Hula Sliders

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Get out your grass skirts and let the luau begin! These mini slider burgers we cook on our grill will take your taste buds to the tropics in minutes. Better make a bunch, 'cause they disappear fast! More>>

Mango Tango Fish Fillets

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Bring a little of the islands into your home with our tropical Mango Tango Fish Fillets. 20 minutes is all you need to get this tasty dish on the table tonight! More>>

Our Best Strawberry Daiquiris

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Sip on our Best Strawberry Daiquiris, close your eyes, and imagine yourself cruising the Caribbean aboard a fabulous ship without a care in the world -- it's kinda like magic! More>>

Magical Mac & Cheese

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Create a truly unforgettable dinner tonight for your gang with our Magical Mac & Cheese recipe. It's loaded with tons of cheddar and baked to perfection with a crunchy topping. You'll be in heaven after just one bite. More>>

Easy Tortellini One Pot

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Take a stroll through the frozen food aisle at the supermarket and grab everything you need to make our Easy Tortellini One-Pot. It only takes 20 minutes and it doesn't get much easier than that! More>>

Fresh Apple Turnovers

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This Amish-style dessert is just what you need after a long day, and you won't even mind making them because they're super easy. Served by themselves or with a scoop of delicious ice cream, you can't go wrong with this stress-free pastry. More>>

Smoked Sausage Gumbo

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We decided to make this classic New Orleans-style dish the old fashioned way and we just know you're gonna love this hot and steamy gumbo. It's like a Mardi Gras parade of flavor in your mouth! More>>

Oscar-Worthy Chicken Pot Pie

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Our shortcut version of a signature dish served at the Governor's Ball is inspired by the event's official chef, Wolfgang Puck. These individual pot pies are to die for and perfect for any occasion! More>>

Creamy Corn-Broccoli Bake

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Our Creamy Corn-Broccoli Bake can be a side or main dish, especially if you add some chunks of rotisserie chicken...it's all up to you. However you choose to serve it, we know one thing for sure: this hearty diabetes-friendly dish will warm you from the inside out! More>>

Southwestern Chicken Casserole

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With salsa, chili powder, bell peppers and tortillas, this Southwestern Chicken Casserole is a fiesta on your plate! And a healthy one at that! Don't be surprised if you want to break out the sombreros! More>>

Golden Squash Casserole

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Around our Test Kitchen, we think everything tastes better with a bit of cheese! Of course, when it comes to lighter recipes, we turn to reduced-fat cheese varieties to add that creamy goodness! That's just what you'll find in our Golden Squash Casserole, so go ahead and dig in. More>>

Cheesy Chile Bake

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Just 'cause you're watching what you eat, doesn't mean you have to eat bland food. Our comforting and zesty Cheesy Chile Bake is a super side dish that will give you great taste without straying from your diet. More>>

Salmon Croquettes

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Salmon Croquettes is one of our Test Kitchen's favorite recipes that keeps getting updated with the times. It's a classic but with a bit of a twist! More>>

Mexican Chocolate Cake

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Add a kick to chocolate cake by making our recipe for Mexican Chocolate Cake. You use a boxed cake mix and add cinnamon and red pepper for the perfect sweet and spicy combo. More>>

Miracle Pasta

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What makes this dish such a miracle? The fact that it couldn't be any easier to make, that's what! If you can boil water, then you can make this easy pasta dish and that's no exaggeration. All you need is 20 minutes and you've got a delicious dinner ready to go. More>>

Stuffed Cabbage Stew

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Our Stuffed Cabbage Stew is a classic old-world main dish using a shortcut that fits today's busy lifestyle. It's super easy to make and perfect for dinner any night of the week! More>>

Easy Homemade Bread

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Don't let the ingredients fool you. Our Easy Homemade Bread is so moist and delicious, no one would ever guess you made it with sour cream and beer. It'll be our secret. More>>

Cracked Peppercorn Pork

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It's amazing how you can get so much flavor from just a little cracked black pepper. It's certainly what gives this easy pork dish that restaurant-quality flavor and the best part is, you can make it right at home! More>>

Cherry Nut Cobbler

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Be ready for loads of compliments when you serve up this yummy Cherry Nut Cobbler. Lots of shortcuts make it easy for you, but they'll never know that you didn't really fuss! More>>

Caramel Nut Crunch Popcorn

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Our can't-get-enough-of-it Caramel Nut Crunch Popcorn is sure to satisfy all of your cravings, from crunchy and sweet to salty! If you love popcorn, this is one recipe you'll be reaching for over and over! More>>

Simple Surf 'n' Turf

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You don't need reservations at an expensive restaurant in order to get that delicious steak and seafood you're craving. The recipe for our Simple Surf 'n' Turf is so easy to make, you'll even impress yourself with your chef-like skills! More>>

Russian Tea Cakes

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Tea cookies seem to have origins from many different countries, but we're going with the recipe that dates back to 18th century Russia. No matter where they originated, we know no one can resist the buttery, nutty recipe we're calling Russian Tea Cakes! More>>

Olympic Onion Rings

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Inspired by the rings of the Olympic Flag, our Olympic Onion Rings are super crispy and delicious, and you won't believe how fast they disappear. They're the perfect snack to munch on while cheering for your country in the Olympics! More>>

Beef Stroganoff

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It's been said that beef stroganoff originated in 19th-century Russia and supposedly got its name from the well-known Stroganov family. Though this recipe has been Americanized a bit, it's still as delicious as ever and we know you and your family will love it! More>>

Asiago Crusted Chicken

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If you're looking for a cheesy way to step up your chicken, then this is the recipe for you. Our Asiago Crusted Chicken is perfectly crispy and packs a mountain of flavor that you'll want to eat over and over again! More>>

Rosemary Biscuits & Country Gravy

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Wanna get your gang to the table for breakfast? Just tell them you're making this classic Southern dish and they'll come runnin'! Our Rosemary Biscuits & Country Gravy are to die for, y'all. More>>

Peanut Butter Chip Blondies

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This is certainly a stress-free dessert. All these heavenly bars require is just some mixing, spreading, and baking...you won't even break a sweat. Our Peanut Butter Chip Blondies are a real crowd-pleaser so don't be surprised when they disappear right before your eyes! More>>

Slow Cooker Barbecue Ribs

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You don't need a grill to make tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs. Let your slow cooker do all the work while you kick back and relax with your gang. These are some of the best ribs you'll ever taste and sure to be a hit any night of the week! More>>

Buffalo Potato Wedges

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Our Buffalo chicken wing-inspired Buffalo Potato Wedges are made with hand-cut Idaho baking potatoes flavored with zesty ingredients. They're a lighter option to wings 'cause they have the same tasty flavor and are perfect for party nibbling. More>>

Baked Tuscan Spaghetti Casserole

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For those days when you can't enjoy the atmosphere of a classic Italian bistro, make one of your favorite dishes right at home with this family-friendly recipe for Baked Tuscan Spaghetti Casserole. More>>

Cold Fudge Cake

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This recipe was under lock and key with our test kitchen supervisor for years. It was a family recipe and she finally did share it with us. So, here you go. Make sure you let us know how you like it in the recipe comments below.
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Chicken Cacciatore One Pot

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Forget washing a bunch of pots and pans tonight. Our Chicken Cacciatore One Pot requires only, you guessed it, one pot! Cleanup is a cinch and whether you choose to serve it over pasta or rice, you'll have a new dinner favorite on your hands for sure! More>>

Beer Cheese Soup

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Perfect for game day (or any day of the week), and you can use your beer of choice to make our warm and cozy Beer Cheese Soup. We bet you'll get rave reviews from your gang...if you decide to share, that is!
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Cake Mix Snickerdoodles

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When it comes to simple cookie recipes, this one can't be beat. Start with cake mix and in a few easy steps, end up with a freshly baked batch of Snickerdoodles! More>>

Secret Tempura Combo

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This recipe for Secret Tempura Combo may just put your favorite Asian restaurant out of business! And we love it because it also works with almost any type of vegetable (although firm ones work best). More>>

Sweet Potato Casserole

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There couldn't be an easier way to make an elegant sweet potato side dish. Canned sweet potatoes are a huge time-saver, and when they're mixed and baked with a few ingredients and topped with pecans, it makes this Sweet Potato Casserole hard to resist. More>>

Chocolate Lava Cakes

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Sinfully rich, easy yet fancy, our chocoholic's dream recipe for Chocolate Lava Cakes is modeled after the ones we might find on a restaurant menu. These are packed with an eruption of warm, flowing, decadent chocolate from the inside out. More>>

Bubblin' Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

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We combined all the flavors we love from Buffalo wings and rolled them all into one big over-stuffed baked, family-sized sandwich. Getting the gang to the dinner table has never been so easy! More>>

Hunter's Stew

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Our Test Kitchen's easy take on this old world classic Polish Hunter's Stew is sure to stick to your ribs on a chilly night. Made in a slow cooker, it can't get any easier than this! More>>

Watermelon-Glazed Salmon

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If you love salmon and are looking for a new way to add some fresh flavor to your fish, then you've got to try this recipe. The secret ingredient in our tasty glaze is fresh watermelon, and no matter the time of year, you can find this juicy fruit year-round. More>>

Lemon Parmesan Risotto

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Not only is this Lemon Parmesan Risotto restaurant-worthy, but it's so easy to make, you'll wonder why you've waited so long to tackle risotto in your own kitchen. Bring some Italian flavor to your dinner table with this mouthwatering side dish tonight! More>>

Stress-Free Tacos

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Why are these tacos so stress-free? Well, because your slow cooker does all the work for you and we think that's just great! After working hard all day, you don't want to stand over a hot stove to make dinner, so enjoy a delicious meal with no stress. More>>

Grab 'n' Go Granola Bars

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After you see how easy it is to make these homemade granola bars, you'll never buy a box from the store again! They're loaded with protein and perfect for breakfast on the go or even a midday snack. More>>

Peanut Butter Bars

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Peanut butter is a favorite food of kids of all ages, so bake up a batch of these yummy peanut butter bars today. Start with a cake mix, add chunky peanut butter and a couple other ingredients then get ready for the applause! More>>

Penny-Pinching Teriyaki Chicken

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This is a fantastic dinner for any night of the week that packs a lot of flavor and won't break the bank. Our Penny-Pinching Teriyaki Chicken will filly your belly without emptying your pockets! More>>

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

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Too many people pass right by the spaghetti squash in the supermarket produce section simply because they don't know what it is or how to prepare it. Well, not only is it a fun dish to serve, but it's a fresh-tasting, low-fat, low-calorie option for combining with flavorful toppings. C'mon, give spaghetti squash a chance! More>>

Dressed-Up BLT Sliders

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Big flavor can come in a small package and these Dressed-Up BLT Sliders are a prime example. The best part is, you can make these as fancy or as simple as you want. There are no rules! More>>

Little Italy Cheesecake

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We've all got our favorite cheesecake recipes. Well, now you're gonna have another one. It's made with ricotta cheese as well as cream cheese - of course, reduced-fat types of both. So you can enjoy that great Italian flavor once again. More>>

Howard's Carrot and Cauliflower Soup

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This creamy and delicious veggie soup is so tasty, you'll have a tough time convincing your gang that it's actually good for you! Leave it to Howard to come up with an easy soup recipe that's both hearty and healthy. More>>

Quick Hopping John

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History has it that if you eat this old Southern favorite of rice and black-eyed peas on New Year's Day, you'll have good luck all year. We don't know about that, but we think we should eat 'em all year-round for good measure! More>>

Easy Eggs Benedict

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What separates a fancy restaurant chef from the rest of us? Nothing, when it comes to this easy recipe for the classic egg dish Eggs Benedict! In no time, you'll be whipping up this one for breakfast or brunch like a pro! More>>

Old-Fashioned Ham & Cheddar Spread

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Our Old-Fashioned Ham & Cheddar Spread is so simple, it requires no cooking and no waiting -- doesn't get much easier than that! Just use your holiday leftovers (or leftovers from any night of the More>>

Dilly Crab Dip

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Using only four simple ingredients, this homemade dip recipe is a real winner. Served up hot 'n' bubbly, our Dilly Crab Dip is a restaurant-quality dish you can make right at home. Serve it with a side of fries or potato chips for an appetizer the whole family can enjoy. More>>

Parmesan Bread Wreath

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When it comes to Christmas Eve, the more festive the table, the better. Believe it or not, different dinner courses can be turned into Christmas decorations. Take this edible wreath - one glimpse of it and you'll have the entire table humming, "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas." More>>

No-Fuss Breakfast Bake

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Whether it's Christmas morning, or any morning, you don't need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen making breakfast. This hearty all-in-one breakfast bake is a cinch, and you'll have plenty of time to spend with your gang! More>>

White Chocolate Mousse Cake

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Our White Chocolate Mousse Cake is simply irresistible. Trust us, we know from experience. You can give this cake a festive touch for the holidays but you certainly don't need a special occasion to make this heavenly dessert! More>>

Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham

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Between the caramelized crispy glaze and the saltiness of the ham, are you in for a treat with this easy ham recipe. Our Brown Sugar-Glazed Ham looks fancy shmancy and expensive, but it won't break the bank and your gang'll fall in love after just one bite! More>>

Cheesy Cornbread & Chili Bake

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Chili and cornbread together at last! We've combined these two favorites in a casserole that is so good, no matter how full you are, you'll be saying "just one more bite!" More>>

Ricotta Almond Cookies

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After finding this handwritten recipe from her mother, Rosemary, from Schenectady, New York gave it a shot and her family and friends have since enjoyed these cookies which she won first place for at a local Little Italy Festival! More>>

The Easiest Lasagna Ever

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The name says it all! Whether it's a holiday or any ordinary night of the week, you don't need to spend hours making a delicious lasagna when we've got the formula for making The Easiest Lasagna Ever! More>>

Bacon Cheddar Bites

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Need a quick and flavorful appetizer you can whip up in just 20 minutes? Well, you don't need a ton of ingredients to make our Bacon Cheddar Bites and you can bet these babies will disappear right before your eyes! More>>

Cherry Drops

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These colorful cookies will add that festive touch to any cookie platter this holiday season. The recipe for Cherry Drops is so easy, you'll want to make these all year long! More>>

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

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The convenience of our supermarket rotisserie chicken makes for a wonderful, soul-soothing Chicken & Wild Rice Soup. This homemade comfort in a bowl can be on your table in no time! More>>

Double-Glazed Stuffed Pork Roast

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Get ready to be blown away by the layers of flavors packed into our Double-Glazed Stuffed Pork Roast. Whether you make this main dish for the holidays or any night of the year, you're sure to get tons of "oohs and aahs" from your gang! More>>

Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies

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Mrs. Claus' Lemon Cookies have just a hint of lemon and are so festive-looking, they'll add sparkle to your dessert table easily. And since Mrs. Claus made them, you know they're Santa approved! More>>

Sticky Finger Wings

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Our Sticky Finger Wings are a prime example of the old saying, "the messier, the better." Whether you make these for snacking during a football game, or as a holiday appetizer, just be sure you have plenty of napkins available! More>>

5-Ingredient Pizza Bake

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Our 5-Ingredient Pizza Bake delivers lots of pizzeria flavor, without having to send for take-out! With an easy-to-make crust, this one is literally foolproof! More>>

Homemade Jelly Donuts

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Oozing with strawberry jam, our Homemade Jelly Donuts are so melt-in-your-mouth-good, you'll never buy store-bought donuts again. More>>

Southern Slow Cooker Stuffing

Southern Slow Cooker Stuffing

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No need to worry about lack of oven space this Thanksgiving. Our Southern Slow Cooker Stuffing allows you to free up some room without sacrificing taste, all with the help of your slow cooker. Just mix, pour, and set and your side dish is ready to go! More>>

How to Carve a Turkey

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Carving your holiday bird doesn't have to be a chore! Our step-by-step tips will guide you to a perfectly carved turkey that you can proudly present at your Thanksgiving feast! More>>

Four-Layer Pecan Pie

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Even our Test Kitchen team can't figure out how the layers of our Four-Layer Pecan Pie magically come together...but they do...and the result is a contrast of creamy filling, crunchy pecans, and a flaky refrigerated pie crust. More>>

Mr. Food Monte Cristo

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In honor of Mr. Food we combined his love of breaking bread with family and his favorite way to make a grilled Monte Cristo sandwich. We know he'd be proud and if you listen closely enough, you can him say ... "OOH, IT'S SO GOOD!!" More>>

Caramelized Sweet Potato Casserole

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We've put a spin on a traditional sweet potato casserole by adding some new ingredients that will add a richness to everyone's favorite Thanksgiving side dish. One bite of our Caramelized Sweet Potato Casserole and you'll never go back to the original again! More>>

Tiramisu Cake

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Did you know Tiramisu means "pick me up" in Italian? Makes sense considering the delicious coffee flavor that comes through in each bite of this cake. Everyone'll be begging you for this recipe! More>>

Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

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If your favorite childhood memory is of dunking chocolate sandwich cookies in a glass of cold milk, get ready to make some awesome new memories with our copycat recipe we call Homemade Chocolate Sandwich Cookies. More>>

Crispy Fried Meat Loaf

Crispy Fried Meat Loaf

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Everyone loves good old-fashioned meat loaf, but we in the Mr. Food Test Kitchen jazzed it up a bit, keeping the timeless flavor we all love but giving this Crispy Fried Meat Loaf a golden coating we can really sink our teeth into. More>>

Country Mac 'n' Cheese

Country Mac 'n' Cheese

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Our Country Mac 'n' Cheese is so easy to make, you might actually feel guilty about it. Your slow cooker will do all the work while you sit back and relax. Cooking doesn't get much easier than that! More>>

Catfish with Bacon Stuffing

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We're serving up some good ol' Southern hospitality with our comforting Catfish with Bacon Stuffing recipe that'll give you a genuine taste of the south in every bite. More>>

Overstuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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Meaty and flavorful portobello mushrooms hold up perfectly for filling with hearty stuffings like this version cheesy artichoke spinach filling. As an appetizer or even a light lunch, our Overstuffed Portobello Mushrooms are delicious! More>>

Candy Bar Cheesecake

Candy Bar Cheesecake

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Don't throw away that leftover Halloween candy. Turn it into this to-die-for Candy Bar Cheesecake that'll have even the pickiest ghouls and goblins raving! More>>

No-Name "Hallo-weenies"

No-Name "Hallo-weenies"

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Want something yummy to snack on this Halloween that won't give you cavities? Our No-Name "Hallo-weenies" are just the ticket, we just need help coming up with a clever recipe name. Leave a comment below with your name suggestion and you could win some cool prizes! More>>

Homemade Doggie Bones

Homemade Doggie Bones

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Doesn't your four-legged friend deserve a homemade treat for the holidays or any special time you want to show them your love? Our wholesome basic batter bakes up into crunchy, yummy Homemade Doggie Bones that're so "doggone good," tails will surely be wagging! More>>

Mexican French Toast

Mexican French Toast

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Everyone loves French toast, so why not take it across the border and put a tasty twist on it? Our Mexican French Toast breaks with tradition for a novel brunch-worthy version of this favorite breakfast treat. More>>

Ham 'n' Swiss Bake

Ham 'n' Swiss Bake

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Swiss cheese, ham, and noodles make up this deliciously gooey bake that your family will be asking for again and again! More>>

Pork with Apples & Bacon

Pork with Apples & Bacon

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You'll be slow cookin' up a storm when you make our Pork with Apples & Bacon tonight. This hot and hearty dish has the right amount of sweetness with a touch of saltiness that we know you're gonna love! More>>

Wonton Egg Drop Soup

Wonton Egg Drop Soup

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We combined two of our favorite takeout soups into one you can make right at home. Don't rely on the delivery guy to bring you hot soup. You've got everything you need to do it yourself! More>>

Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Pumpkin Pie Muffins

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These Pumpkin Pie Muffins didn't last long around our office, 'cause as soon as they were finished baking in our Test Kitchen, we devoured them. These will make your kitchen smell like the best of fall, and your bread basket won't stay full for very long. More>>

Sesame Chicken with Honey Sauce

Sesame Chicken with Honey Sauce

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Our Sesame Chicken with Honey Sauce is a recipe that everyone will love, young and old(er). You can serve this up as a main dish or appetizer any night of the week and it'll be a hit! More>>

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

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This is a new twist on an old favorite, and we can't get enough. Our Loaded Baked Potato Casserole is so easy to make, it'll be your new favorite side dish any night of the week! More>>

Chocolate Cola Cake

Chocolate Cola Cake

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Got the baking bug? Cure it with this easy "from scratch" recipe for chocolate cake with a secret ingredient! Okay, we'll let the secret out. It's one of the world's most popular soft drink flavors. Try our Chocolate Cola Cake for guaranteed raves! More>>

Pesto Linguine

Pesto Linguine

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Fresh basil is highlighted in pesto sauce, and there's no fresher sauce than this no-cook homemade pesto sauce that works well with fish, chicken and, especially, pasta! More>>

Apple Fritters

Apple Fritters

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Fritters are simply small portions of yummy batter that are deep-fried. This one's especially tasty 'cause it's overflowing with the flavor of sweet apples. More>>

Lovin' Onions

Lovin' Onions

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If you've never eaten onions baked like this...boy, are you in for a treat! You're gonna love 'em (and you'll love how easy they are)! More>>

Stovetop Roast

Stovetop Roast

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It's great when you can turn economical cuts of meats into melt-in-your-mouth dinners with little work. You see, since the stove does all the work for our Stovetop Roast, you can catch up on your chores or TiVo. More>>

Potato-Crusted Salmon

Potato-Crusted Salmon

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Dim the lights, turn on the soft music, and prepare to enjoy this yummy dish. Yup, it's salmon crusted with potatoes. And wait till you see how 1-2-3 easy it is! More>>

Mama Mia's Meatball Bake

Mama Mia's Meatball Bake

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Thanks to a few shortcuts, you can have Mama Mia's Meatball Bake on the table in no time. This is an easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love! More>>

Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel

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This Old World classic will make us feel like we took a cruise along a winding European river! We can enjoy the classic tastes of German-style strudel with the shortcut of store-bought puff pastry, sliced apples, raisins and a few baking basics. More>>

Special Spaetzle

Special Spaetzle

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The tiny, delicate German noodle known as spaetzle is more popular than ever! Our easy recipe for Special Spaetzle will make your gang feel special, because you made it from scratch. More>>

Beer-Basted Sausage

Beer-Basted Sausage

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What goes best with Oktoberfest? Beer, of course! So tap the keg and turn up the oom-pah for a tasty celebration that includes this easy recipe for beer-basted sausage they'll love! More>>

Mustardy Cabbage

Mustardy Cabbage

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This is one of our Oktoberfest favorites. Serve our Mustardy Cabbage along side some brats, or any main dish for some authentic German flavor! More>>

German Potato Pancakes

German Potato Pancakes

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We use real potatoes in our German Potato Pancakes to make sure we get that classic potato pancake taste we know and love. Whether you serve these up for a family breakfast or serve 'em on the side of dinner, we know the gang'll go crazy for them! More>>

Quick Lasagna Toss

Quick Lasagna Toss

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Classic lasagna is great, but sometimes it's too much work. Our Quick Lasagna Toss is perfect when you've got a craving but don't want all the fuss. More>>

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Bake

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Bake

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Just when you thought grilled cheese and tomato soup couldn't get any better. We combined the classic combo into one hard-to-resist dish and it doesn't require a spoon! More>>

Lemon Bundt Pan Chicken

Lemon Bundt Pan Chicken

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Bundt pants aren't just for desserts. We came up with a unique way to roast chicken and show you just how versatile your bundt pan really is. More>>

Hillbilly Chili

Hillbilly Chili

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This hearty country chili is so loaded with flavor it'll be in your starting lineup for football season and any time of the year, really. Kick off the Fall season with a bowl of this Hillbilly Chili and you'll be saying, "OOH, IT'S SO GOOD!!" More>>

Caramel Pear Cake

Caramel Pear Cake

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It's so much easier today to get the tastes of old-fashioned homemade cakes without all the old-fashioned fuss. Start with a spice cake mix, add fresh pears, caramel topping and mmmm... Is that old-fashioned enough? More>>

Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs & Spaghetti

Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs & Spaghetti

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We used a secret ingredient in our Cheese-Stuffed Meatballs and Spaghetti in order to get the big flavor that this recipe deserves. Don't take our word for it, but today's forecast looks like it could be "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"! More>>

Shoofly Muffins

Shoofly Muffins

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If you love the Amish classic Shoofly Pie, then these muffins are right up your alley! They have the same buttery texture with the heavenly streusel topping that no one can resist! More>>

Very Ritzy Italian Chicken

Very Ritzy Italian Chicken

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Very Ritzy Italian Chicken is fancy enough for company, but easy enough to add excitement to any weeknight meal. Our creamy-cheesy topping for chicken breasts taste luxurious. More>>

Classic Potato Frittata

Classic Potato Frittata

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All it takes is 6 ingredients to make our tasty Classic Potato Frittata. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this recipe is sure to become an instant favorite after just one bite! More>>

Asian Marinated Pork Chops

Asian Marinated Pork Chops

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Store-bought marinades can be okay, but why not make your own in minutes for a fraction of the cost? These Asian Marinated Pork Chops will melt in your mouth, and each bite is packed with great taste! More>>

Salt and Pepper Crusted Beef

Salt and Pepper Crusted Beef

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Sometimes, simple is the best way to go and our Salt and Pepper Crusted Beef will make you a believer. This melt-in-your-mouth roast doesn't need a bunch of different seasonings in order to be super flavorful! More>>

Chocolate Milkshake Pie

Chocolate Milkshake Pie

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No straw needed for this milkshake. Get ready for that classic taste you love because our Chocolate Milkshake Pie is not only heavenly, but it doesn't require any baking! More>>

Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

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Why is this one of our favorite chicken soups? Maybe because of the homemade dumplings that are swimming in it. Chicken and Dumplings is a hearty soup that you can enjoy as a meal-starter or a main dish. More>>

Amish Sausage Balls

Amish Sausage Balls

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This Pennsylvania Dutch recipe for Amish Sausage Balls is so versatile! Whether as a crowd-pleasing appetizer or as a robust main dish, the Amish country flavors come through as loud and clear as the sound of a horse and buggy coming down a country road. More>>

After Work Pepper Steak

After Work Pepper Steak

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After Work Pepper Steak is the kind of dish we all need after especially hectic workdays. It teams our meat and veggies and cooks up fast on the stovetop. More>>

Chicken Salad Bake

Chicken Salad Bake

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Heat up a deli favorite with Chicken Salad Bake. Nothing is more comforting than chicken salad like Mom used to make except...warm chicken salad like Mom used to make! More>>

Tomato Angel Pasta

Tomato Angel Pasta

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Turn those juicy tomatoes into a delicious homemade sauce that will get you rave reviews in the kitchen. Our Tomato Angel Pasta will be your new favorite go-to dinner any night of the week! More>>

Iced Carrot Cake Cookies

Iced Carrot Cake Cookies

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Our cake mix shortcut will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time and will leave you with the most delicious Iced Carrot Cake Cookies you've ever tasted! More>>

No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars

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What a great way to enjoy the crunchy goodness of granola. Indulge yourself! More>>

Slow Cooker Pork 'n' Beans

Slow Cooker Pork 'n' Beans

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The tastes of long cooking don't always require us to be tied to the kitchen. That's why we know you'll love our version of Slow Cooker Pork 'n' Beans 'cause our cooker does all the work! More>>

Pina Colada Trifle

Pina Colada Trifle

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The pineapple has always been a welcoming symbol. Our pineapple-packed Pina Colada Trifle is sure to be a welcome and novel dessert, making it one of the best potluck dishes around! More>>

Lonestar Steak and Potatoes

Lonestar Steak and Potatoes

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Our Lonestar Steak and Potatoes uses a spice blend that does double duty that'll get you an all-in-one meal in no time -- with a little kick! More>>

Easy Corn Fritters

Easy Corn Fritters

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Our recipe for Easy Corn Fritters is a take-off on a traditional American classic. We've made it as easy as possible 'cause, after all, isn't that what we need these days? More>>

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Chicken Waldorf Salad

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Inject a touch of Old New York glamour into your salad course tonight. Chicken-Waldorf Salad is super-easy and will please your guests. More>>

Summer Chicken Pot Pie

Summer Chicken Pot Pie

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We're taking a comfort food classic you love and giving it a makeover with our simple dinner recipe for Summer Chicken Pot Pie. More>>

Diner-Style Meat Loaf

Diner-Style Meat Loaf

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Serve up this blue plate special tonight that'll take you back to a diner in the '50s after just one bite! Serves: 6 Cooking Time:1 hr What You'll Need: 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 3 slices white More>>

Chopstick Veggie Fried Rice

Chopstick Veggie Fried Rice

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No need to pick up Chinese take-out when it's easy as can be to make some of our favorites, like vegetable fried rice. Our Chopstick Veggie Fried Rice can go from your skillet to your table in minutes. More>>

Summer's Best Fish Chowder

Summer's Best Fish Chowder

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Whether you call it chowder or "chowda", you'll love the fresh taste and the creamy texture of this throw-together one pot. More>>

Cocoa Nutty 'Nana Freeze

Cocoa Nutty 'Nana Freeze

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When you're craving something sweet that's easy to make with a heavenly flavor, then our Cocoa Nutty 'Nana Freeze is what you're looking' for. Chill out with this 4-ingredient treat that'll have your gang begging for more! More>>

Easy Funnel Cakes

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Remember those delectable fried funnel cakes you used to get at the fair? Well, now you can make these Pennsylvania Dutch treats at home with our recipe for Easy Funnel Cakes. More>>

Best Ever Birthday Cake

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Patty, our Test Kitchen Director, went through her special stash of recipes in order to make this cake for Howard's birthday. This cake is so good, you really don't need a special occasion to make it. More>>

Baked Stuffed Peppers

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Our over-stuffed veggie Baked Stuffed Peppers are a super change-of-pace easy side dish. Colorful red and green bell peppers serve as tasty edible bowls for a stuffing that teams with any main dish. More>>

Pot of Gold

Pot of Gold

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It's said that there's a Pot of Gold at the end of every rainbow. Well, this colorful gelatin dessert is sure to add sunshine and a rainbow of color to your taste buds and your table! More>>

Cowboy Ribs

Cowboy Ribs

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If you want big flavor without having to do a lot of work, then our Cowboy Ribs are the way to go. Just mix some spices together, give the ribs a good rub and you're ready to roast! Serves: 4 Cooking More>>

Miss Hudson's Banana Pudding

Miss Hudson's Banana Pudding

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Murphy shared Miss. Hudson's Banana Pudding with the Test Kitchen and we just couldn't get enough! More>>

Quick Lobster Bisque

Quick Lobster Bisque

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It's so easy to cook lobster that our Quick Lobster Bisque is a great way to switch things up any night of the week. Get that water boiling! More>>

Lip-Smackin' Carolina Ribs

Lip-Smackin' Carolina Ribs

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This country-style recipe will turn any backyard barbecue into a hit this summer 'cause it's got that southern charm we all know and love. Bring out that checkered tablecloth and get ready for some real good eatin'. More>>

Beefy Garlic Pizza

Beefy Garlic Pizza

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Want something new to make with that package of ground beef in your fridge? We'll our Beefy Garlic Pizza is calling your name and we bet it'll be your new favorite go-to dinner recipe!
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Frozen Mango Daiquiri

Frozen Mango Daiquiri

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Get the party started with these babies because these Frozen Mango Daiquiris are a HIT! We like to call these sweet and sassy and with one taste, we know you'll agree! More>>

Homemade Microwave Pickles

Homemade Microwave Pickles

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Never made your own pickles? What are you waiting for?! With the help of the microwave, we can make pickles way faster than our grandmas ever could, and now we can have them homemade whenever we want! More>>

Root Beer Chicken

Root Beer Chicken

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If you love the taste of old-fashioned root beer, then you'll love this lip-smackin' chicken. The root beer adds a rich caramel accent to the BBQ sauce. More>>

Better Baked Ziti

Better Baked Ziti

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If you're wondering what makes this baked ziti "better" than the regular stuff, you just need to take one bite and you'll see why. More>>

Lemon Refrigerator Bars

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Sometimes you want something sweet that doesn't weigh you down and these Lemon Refrigerator Bites are just the trick! They're light and refreshing and perfect for the warm weather. More>>

Easy Ice Cream Cake

Easy Ice Cream Cake

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Really, who doesn't love a good ice cream cake? Now you don't have to get one from the store because our Easy Ice Cream Cake is just that -- easy! And we can bet no one will ever want the store bought kind again! More>>

No Name Burgers

No Name Burgers

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There were so many ways to describe these burgers that we just couldn't decide on the perfect name, so we'll need your help! Our No Name Burgers are bursting with so much flavor your mouth will be too full to say anything, so leave a comment below with your name suggestion. More>>

Mojito Fruit Salad

Mojito Fruit Salad

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The weather's hot and you're craving something cool and refreshing that'll go great at your backyard get-together. Look no further because our Mojito Fruit Salad not only fits the bill, but the light summery sauce just puts it over the top! More>>

Awesome Blueberry Pie

Awesome Blueberry Pie

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Using a ready-to-bake pie shell is a great shortcut for when you just don't have time to make your own crust. Our Awesome Blueberry Pie is so good that no one even has to know you cheated a bit! More>>

Smothered Chicken Florentine

Smothered Chicken Florentine

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If you've got 15 minutes to spare, then you've got the time to make our savory Smothered Chicken Florentine. After just one bite, you'll know why this recipe is a keeper! More>>

Maryland Crab Cakes

Maryland Crab Cakes

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You don't have to travel to Maryland to get a taste of their authentic crab cakes. Our recipe will have you in and out of your kitchen in no time and leave your gang full and satisfied. More>>

Chewy S'mores Squares

Chewy S'mores Squares

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Craving ooey gooey s'mores but you don't have a campfire handy? Well our Chewy S'mores Squares will satisfy your sweet tooth and all you need is an oven. Be warned, these are highly addictive! More>>

Hand-Breaded Pork Chops

Hand-Breaded Pork Chops

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Sherry Gore, the author of Simply Delicious Amish Cooking, has graciously shared her recipe for Hand-Breaded Pork Chops with us, and we couldn't be happier. Sauteed in a pan and drizzled with gravy, this mouthwatering dish will disappear in a flash! More>>

Throw-Together Carrot Salad

Throw-Together Carrot Salad

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Our Throw-Together Carrot Salad is the perfect make-ahead dish that is done in just two simple steps. It really doesn't get more quick and easy than that! More>>

Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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Summer yields some of the best produce! Our Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a creative way to utilize some of those delicious veggies you have growing in your garden or picked up from the market! More>>

Raspberry Lemon Sweet Rolls

Raspberry Lemon Sweet Rolls

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Old-fashioned cinnamon buns were the inspiration for our Raspberry Lemon Sweet Rolls and we know you'll love these as much as the original. Hot out of the oven, these are hard to resist. More>>

Kickin' Corn Bread

Kickin' Corn Bread

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We've got a secret ingredient that makes our Kickin' Corn Bread second to none. And the best part is, a box mix helps this recipe come together in a flash! More>>

Fresh and Fruity Dessert Pizza

Fresh and Fruity Dessert Pizza

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Delicious fruit and a Greek yogurt mixture make our Fresh and Fruity Dessert Pizza the perfect recipe for an after-school or after-dinner treat. The best part is, you can customize it however you want by using the fruits you enjoy! More>>

Chicken Spareribs

Chicken Spareribs

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Money-saving chicken thighs are the key to this twist on traditional Chinese pork spareribs. Our Chicken Spareribs recipe packs all the taste of that Asian sauce yet thanks to the chicken, is a bit lower in fat. More>>

No-Bake Chocolate Cake

No-Bake Chocolate Cake

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No need to preheat your oven. Our No-Bake Chocolate Cake only requires a freezer. With a hint of hazelnut in every bite, this dessert is a perfect way to welcome the warmer weather. More>>

Pulled Pork Casserole

Pulled Pork Casserole

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If you love the from-scratch taste of a hearty casserole but time is short, then you're gonna love our shortcut version of Pulled Pork Casserole. Let it be your little secret that you used a few convenience foods to make this one taste like you fussed. More>>

Amish Pickled Beets

Amish Pickled Beets

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The great thing about beets is they're available all year long, and while they are quite versatile, pickling them is the most popular way to cook this colorful veggie. So grab a pot, boil some water, and start slicing those beets! More>>

No Fuss Salisbury Steak

No Fuss Salisbury Steak

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Can you guess some of the reasons we love this recipe so much? We love it not only because it's delicious, but also because it's no stress and no fuss! This No Fuss Salisbury Steak is easy and delicious- our kind of recipe! More>>

Beefed-Up Spanish Rice

Beefed-Up Spanish Rice

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If you're looking for something new to spice up your ordinary dinner routine, then our zesty Beefed-Up Spanish Rice is just the ticket. You'll have a stress-free dinner on the table in no time! More>>

Pepperoni Garbage Bread

Pepperoni Garbage Bread

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Don't let the name fool you. Our Pepperoni Garbage Bread is named for the fact that you can throw whatever you want inside. Use last night's leftovers or anything you have in the fridge and enjoy! More>>

Asian Chicken Bowties

Asian Chicken Bowties

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Sea Salt Cashew Turtles

Sea Salt Cashew Turtles

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If you're craving something sweet and salty, then these Sea Salt Cashew Turtles are calling your name. This homemade candy is so delicious and easy to make, people will think you bought it from a candy store! More>>

Fresh Lemonade

Fresh Lemonade

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There's something about our Fresh Lemonade that is just so refreshing, you'll want to have a pitcher of it on hand at all times! More>>

Honey Mustard Potato Salad

Honey Mustard Potato Salad

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Our viewers always write in and ask for clever potato salad recipes. Well, here's one we got from Idaho and since Idaho is potato country, you know it's got to be great! More>>

Tropical Ribs

Tropical Ribs

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Think you can't make succulent spare ribs at home? Think again! Just mix up this tropical sauce while your pork spare ribs boil on the stovetop then coat and grill 'em 'til they're perfectly glazed. Yum! More>>

Blender Mocha Mousse

Blender Mocha Mousse

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Break out the blender and get ready for a real treat! Whether you make it in the morning, or as an after dinner drink, our Blender Mocha Mousse is so simple to make you'll never go back to the coffee shop again. More>>

American Goulash

American Goulash

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There's no wrong way to make a goulash -- and this version is super easy and full of flavor. We just know you'll fall in love with our American Goulash after just one bite! More>>

Blue Cheese Bacon Slaw

Blue Cheese Bacon Slaw

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Our Blue Cheese Bacon Slaw is a welcomed change from ordinary coleslaw. The combo of flavors makes this creamy crunch slaw the perfect go-along with any lunch favorite. More>>

Lemon Garlic Rice

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How about a light and easy side dish to accompany tonight's supper? It's the perfect go-along for everything from chicken to ribs. More>>

Barbecue Joes

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It's time for an update of the traditional Sloppy Joes, and here it is! This is an easy, budget-friendly meal that's sure to please. More>>

Mini Grasshopper Pies

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Girl Scout cookies are amazing on their own, but take those minty delights and use them to make our Mini Grasshopper Pies and now you've got a world-class dessert that you didn't even break a sweat making. This easy dessert recipe is sure to earn you a "Best Dessert" badge for sure! More>>

Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge

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There's just something about fairs that make us feel like a kid again, and this creamy Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge recipe will certainly take you back to your childhood! More>>

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