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

An artist's rendering of this recipe's ingredients

A West Virginia woman offers a recipe she learned from her first patient when she was fresh out of nursing school.

by Roberta Messner
, Huntington, West Virginia

Mom's Famous Favorite Chocolate Bundt Cake

The author shares her mother's cake recipe, always made as a simple gesture of love and affection.

by Kathryn Slattery
, New Canaan, Connecticut

A pair of Pita Joes, with an ear of corn on the side

Here's a low-sodium favorite loaded with veggies and flavor, not fat. It's perfect for lunchtime, dinnertime—anytime!

by American Heart Association

A slice of Elizabeth's Turtle Cheesecake

This delicious and easy-to-make cheesecake will soon become a family favorite.

by Elizabeth Urlaub
, Burnsville, Minnesota

A delectable pizza made according to Megan and Jill's recipe

Pineapple, olives, peppers—top your pizza with what you love!

by Megan Carle and Jill Carle

Dwan Reed's Chipotle Salad

A loving wife who used nutritious foods to help her husband beat cancer shares a spicy salad recipe.

by Dwan Reed
, Spring, Texas

Dwan Reed's Cab-Ca-Po

Here's one of the recipes Dwan Reed came up with to help with her husband's healing from prostate cancer.

by Dwan Reed
, Spring, Texas

Horehound candy

This old-fashioned confection is said to be good for sore throats, upset stomachs and whatever else may ail you.

by Douglas Scott Clark
, Maryville, Tennessee

Salmon with Black Bean Salsa

Light flavors make this a perfect meal for a hot summer day.

by Barbara Seelig-Brown

Chocomize Candy Hearts

These dark chocolate and butterscotch delights will make perfect Valentine's Day treats for everyone you love.

by Eric Heinbockel
, New York, New York

Bluegrass Jambalaya

This hearty Cajun specialty is not only tasty but low in salt too!

by Sparkpeople, Inc.

A basket of muffins

Bake up a batch of these easy-to-make treats for breakfast or a sweet snack.

by Stephanie Thompson
, Edmond, Oklahoma

Mom's Oven "Fried" Chicken

A pastor concerned about obesity in his congregation offers this healthy alternative to an old Southern favorite.

by Rev. Michael O. Minor
, Memphis, Tennessee

Marjorie Kinney's Corn Bread Cake

Named for its color and shape, this tasty cake will please the entire family.

by Marjorie Kinney
, Decatur, Georgia

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