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Recipes

It’s easy to fall into a rut when it comes to 
cooking—Tuesday becomes grilled
chicken night, Wednesday tuna
noodle casserole. What you need
is a little kitchen inspiration. 


That’s what you’ll find here:
healthy, 
satisfying, simple and
economical 
recipes the whole 
family will love. From healthy twists
on 
classics to all-time favorites
like mac and cheese,
our recipes 
will breathe new life into your 
cooking r
outine. Plus, read the
 
stories behind many of the 
comfort food dishes.

Recent Recipes

Rae Katherine Eighmey's Almond Pound Cake

This pound cake, sturdy enough to be eaten out of hand, is like the one Mary Todd is said to have used to court Abe Lincoln.

by Rae Katherine Eighmey
, Clear Lake, Iowa

Rae Katherine Eighmey's Gingerbread Men, just the way Abe Lincoln liked them

This recipe for a type of gingerbread man favored by Abraham Lincoln is adapted from Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Eliza Leslie, published in 1828.

by Rae Katherine Eighmey
, Clear Lake, Iowa

Spicy Honey-Mustard Chicken

Try the Food Network host's healthier version of fried chicken tenders.

by Melissa d'Arabian


Creamy Cauliflower Baked Potato Soup

There are few soups more decadent than a classic baked potato soup, loaded with cream, cheese, and bacon. Here's a lighter, healthier version.

by Melissa d'Arabian


Broccoli-Ribbon Fettuccine with Parmesan

Buying broccoli bunches—“trees” as my girls call them—will save you money over broccoli crowns, and they taste great in this healthy pasta dish!

by Melissa d'Arabian


Shrimp and Corn Bisque

This creamy soup has got a spicy kick that will keep you warm on cold nights and also makes a nice winter Sunday supper.

by Marilyn Turk
, Niceville, Florida

Michelle Mahnke's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Michelle Mahnke gathered a diverse group of Vegas casino workers together to make Christmas cookies from a variety of cultures. Now you can try these recipes at home! Read Michelle's story!

 


Million Dollar Fudge

Nothing says Christmas like a rich and nutty fudge!

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Traditional Lebanese cookies called Ghraybeh, flavored with orange-blossom water

These traditional Lebanese cookies are crescent-shaped and flavored with orange-blossom water.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

A rack of Michelle's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies, just out of the oven

These butter cookies have that classic flavor, the one so many of us associate with the holidays.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Russian Tea Cakes

These cookies are widely associated with Christmas, though their connection to Russia is questionable. How they came by their name is lost to time.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Michelle Mahnke's Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

Michelle Mahnke gathered a diverse group of Vegas casino workers together to make Christmas cookies from a variety of cultures. Now you can try these recipes at home! Read Michelle's story!

 


Krumkake

This wafer cookie is a traditional Scandinavian Christmas treat.

by Michelle Mahnke
, Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota

Thanksgiving Pie

Break tradition this year and use those turkey day leftovers to make a meat pie!

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

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