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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

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

Spring Chopped Salad

This colorful and flavorful salad is just perfect for warm spring days!

by Einat Admony

Adrian's Banana Pudding

This delectable take on a traditional Southern recipe is made from scratch–no instant mixes here–and your family will be able to taste the difference.

by Adrian Drinkard
, Thomasville, Alabama

Apricot jam on whole wheat toast

Nothing tastes better slathered on whole-wheat toast than a generous spoonful of these sweet and tangy homemade preserves.

by Wanda Rosseland
, Circle, Montana

Sonya's Lemon Chicken

Here's a simple and delicious recipe that, with potatoes, Brussels sprouts and onions, is a full meal in one dish.

by Sonya Maizell
, Madison, New Jersey

Lori's Easter Ham

This is bound to become your family's favorite recipe.

by Lori Durham
, Brunswick, Georgia

Carla's 'walking taco' dip

A dip so easy to make and so good to eat, you might not get any before your party guests devour it.

by Carla Stewart
, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Orange Jellied Mold

Apricots and mandarin oranges give just the right amount of sweetness to the rich cream cheese in this delightful dish.

by Paulette Wartella
, Abingdon, Virginia

Nursel's baklava

Here's a classic Turkish dessert you can make at home.

by Nursel Aydin
, New City, New York

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