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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:
satisfying, simple and
recipes the whole 
family will love. From healthy twists
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

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

These pies can be made in many flavors, but red velvet just feels right for Christmas. Rolling them in crushed-up candy canes makes them extra pretty.

by Francine Bryson
, Pickens, South Carolina

Beth's Apple Crumble Pie

This pie is one of Beth's favorites because of its "soft, cinnamony comfort of the apple filling combined with the crunchy, buttery topping."

by Beth Howard
, Eldon, Iowa

Honey-Mustard Chicken

A deliciously low-cal family favorite.

by Jackie Scott
, Lexington, Kentucky

A slice of Lorraine Pascale's Fudgy Orange and Beet Cake

Beets are a sweet surprise in this tasty dessert.

by Lorraine Pascale

Baked Spaghetti

This dish is a favorite for potluck suppers.

by Carol Roper
, Fountain Inn,South Carolina

Spiced Carrot Fries

This snack is easy to make, low in calories and delicious to boot!

by The Editors of Kiwi Magazine

Kathie Kania's Pecan Bread
Whether you’re on a low-sugar diet or just eating healthy, you can’t beat this fresh-baked bread for sandwiches and toast.
by Kathie Kania
, Lewistown, Montana

Carla Hall's Tomato-Corn Chowder

The celebrity chef, seen on ABC-TV's The Chew, shares her recipe for a hearty and delicious vegetarian soup.

by Carla Hall
, Washington, D.C.

Lemon Honey Chicken

This baked bird is not only tasty and good for you, but very easy to prepare.

by Elana Amsterdam
, Boulder, Colorado

Mango Pesto Salad

Cool mangos add a touch of the exotic to this salad, and the pesto satisfies that craving for something savory. Try it at your next summer shindig!

by Carol Gimbel
, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

A first-century wedding cake

In this excerpt from The Food and Feasts of Jesus, the authors recreate a wedding cake from the time of Christ.

by Douglas E. Neel and Joel A. Pugh

Refrigerator Broccoli Salad

What could be easier than a dish that requires no cooking–just chopping and mixing–and can be prepared days in advance?

by Christy Jordan

Carol's Apple Tarts

These delicious treats are easy to make and will quickly prove to be a family favorite.

by Carol Shaw Johnston
, Franklin, Tennessee

Summer Spaghetti

This delicious, light pasta dish is just perfect for a hot, lazy day.

by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion

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