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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

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

Nursel Aydin poses with a plate of her homemade baklava.

Nursel Aydin, whose confidence as a young wife got a boost from baking this traditional Turkish dessert, shows you hot to make it yourself. Read her story.

Leon's Homemade Granola

Your entire family will agree that this homemade cereal is sweet, crunchy and delicious!

by Leon Burns
, Cookeville, Tennessee

Cinnamon Banana Brownies

These delectable treats combine sweetness with spice to make a dessert that has a little tang to it.

by Daria Mehra
, Somerville, Massachusetts

Paula Dyer's Clafoutis

This dish, adapted from a dessert popular in the French Limousin region, is a great low-sugar treat.

by Paula Dyer
, Stillwater, New Jersey

Giada's Cinnamon Kettle Corn

Giada's version of caramel corn is a slightly healthier take without all the butter. Your family with love it!

by Giada De Laurentiis
, Los Angeles, California

Mom's Vegetable "Meatloaf" with Checca Sauce

Who says vegetarian cooking can't be hearty and satisfying? Not popular celebrity chef, Giada De Laurentiis, who offers this delicious, robust meat-free dish.

by Giada De Laurentiis
, Los Angeles, California

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