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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

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

Cindy Palka preparing pesto pasta salad

Pasta salad is quick and easy. That’s probably why Mom chose it for my first cooking lesson years ago.

by Cindy Palka
, Troy, New York

Baked Tilapia with Spicy Tomato-Pineapple Relish

Liven up your summer with this low-fat and low-calorie dish.

by Joy Bauer

Lance Nitahara's bread pudding

A chef who emerged victorious on the Food Network's Chopped shares a recipe he learned as a child while helping his mother in the kitchen.

by Lance Nitahara
, Emporia, Kansas

Aaron's Mac and Cheese

Try the pasta dish that helped a mother-in-law make a connection with her son-in-law.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Salami chips with grainy mustard dip

Who doesn't sometimes have a craving for something salty and savory? For those occasions, this is the perfect recipe.

by Cynthia Nims

Carrot-Apple Slaw with Cranberries

This dish offers a host of delightful contrasts for all of the senses: crispy and chewy, tart and sweet, fruits and veggies—all in one beautiful package.

by Rebecca Katz
, San Francisco

Flat-Out Good Chicken

This quick and easy dish is not only delicious, it's full of health-boosting nutrients.

by Rebecca Katz
, San Rafael, California

Easy Glazed Ham

This easy and delicious dish will take center stage on your holiday table.

by Kestutis Katinas
, Mahopac, New York

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