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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

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

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake

This tasty treat makes a sweet and sassy alternative to traditional pumpkin pie.

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

Crustless Spinach Quiche
This recipe calls for less flour and more spinach than most quiches—without sacrificing flavor.
by Laurie Tribken
, Sierra Madre, California

A slice of Francine Bryson's Peppermin Swirl layer cake

Step into the kitchen of America’s best-loved amateur baker to try some of her Christmas sweets and treats! Read Francine's story!


Fudge Cake

Tablespoons of coffee tie everything together in this recipe and bring out that real deep chocolate flavor.

by Francine Bryson
, Pickens, South Carolina

Turtle Cake Roll

This delicious cake excerpted from The Joys of Christmas 2014 looks so festive when served at a holiday party.

by Francine Bryson
, Pickens, South Carolina

Peppermint Swirl 3-Layer Cake

This cake is my big Christmas showstopper, the cake that will make people declare, "Okay, now this is Christmas!"

by Francine Bryson
, Pickens, South Carolina

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