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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

Shepherd's pie

This hearty and delicious dish will be a hit with the whole family—and company, too!

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

A platter of Bernice Gonzalez' tamales
For the Gonzalezes, the Christmas season always begins with a big tamale-making party. 
by Bernice Gonzalez
, San Antonio, Texas

Dolly Parton’s Hickory-Grilled Ham

The nice thing about this ham is that we always had leftovers, which mean that Mama and Daddy would take us on a picnic with baskets filled with ham and biscuits.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Strawberry Jell-O Pretzel Salad

Calling this a salad might be a stretch, but it is a favorite at holiday meals at our house.

by Robin Davis

Sue Gray's Breakfast Burrito

Here's a warm and hearty way to start your day.

by Sue Gray
, Alta, California

Yellow Pepper Soup
It’ll be love at first spoonful with this creamy vegan dish.
by Becky Johnson
, Denver, Colorado

A large serving dish filled with vegetarian chili

This healthy dish is thick and hearty enough to satisfy a football crowd. It’s also full of fiber and antioxidants.

by Alan Gallagher
, Middletown, New York

Zucchini Lasagna
A perfect, gluten-free way to use that extra zucchini.
by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

Sherry Gore's Tropical Chicken Salad

Here's a pretty dish that makes a festive and delicious lunch!

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

Star-Shaped Blueberry Shortcakes

This recipe makes the perfect Fourth of July dessert—especially when garnished with raspberries and whipped cream!

by Kathleen King
, Southampton, New York

Kathleen King in front of Tates Bake Shop

These professional secrets will inspire you to turn out tasty treats like a master baker!

A freshly blended smoothie is poured from a blender

When it's hot out, it's great to start your day with something cool, like a creamy smoothie; when it's healthy and low in sugar, even better!

by Tanya Richardson
, New York, New York

An open jar of Emeril Legasse's Kosher-Style Dill Pickles

Celebrity chef Emeril Legasse knows it just isn't a cookout without homemade pickles.

by Emeril Lagasse

Rick Garmon's smoked pork tenderloin

This smoky delight will be the hit of your summer meals, and with just five ingredients, it's easy to prepare.

by Rick Garmon
, Monroe, Georgia

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