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Air-Fryer Pecan Chicken Sliders

I love coating chicken in pecans instead of breadcrumbs because it gives you such a wonderful crunch and nutty flavor. The sweet berry-bourbon truly pops on these fun sliders—they feel like fancy party fare! —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida

Air-Fryer Tailgate Sausages

What I love about these, besides the great taste, is you can make them up ahead of time and keep...


Air-Fryer Hoisin Chicken Wraps

I was inspired by the iconic Vietnamese banh mi sandwich, particularly the fresh carrot, cucumber and radish topping. It adds...


Copycat Fried Chicken Sandwich

After trying all the major fast-food chains' chicken sandwiches, I decided to come up with my own fried chicken sandwich....


Rock N Rye Pork Roast Sandwiches

Detroit's Faygo Rock & Rye soda (or pop, as we call it in Michigan) gives these pork roast sandwiches such...

Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Bacon lovers, this one’s for you! Overflowing with cheese and crispy bacon, this grilled cheese recipe is so hearty, you...


Pizza Sliders

Our love for Italian food and pizza gave me the idea for pizza sliders. These would be delicious as a...


Southwest Vegetarian Chili

My vegetarian daughter inspired me to develop this nutritious, meatless chili recipe. No one will miss the meat! I use...


Smash Burgers

A Smash burger is exactly what you think it is; balls of ground beef smashed onto a hot griddle. You'll...


Instant Pot Clam Chowder

Clam chowder is especially tasty when it's served with a sprinkle of fresh thyme, bacon crumbles and crispy oyster crackers...

Cheesy Meatball Sliders

These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...


Chicken Parmesan Burgers

A restaurant-quality burger that's topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what's not to love? Fresh basil adds even more flavor....


Wisconsin Butter Burgers

It’s no secret that Wisconsinites love their dairy—so much that they sometimes top their burgers with a generous pat of...


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The Best Ever Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Spreading a mixture of mayo and butter on the bread creates a delightfully crispy crust with the well-loved, wonderful flavor...


Summer Orzo

I’m always looking for fun ways to use the fresh veggies that come in my Community Supported Agriculture box, and...

Hot Potato Salad for 100 vsa

When I was in the service, I decided to learn all I could about cooking from the cooks in the...


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Simple Taco Soup

We first sampled this chili-like taco soup recipe at a church dinner. What a warming dish for a cold day....


Four-Fruit Compote VV

A beautiful side dish, this compote spotlights wonderful winter fruit like bananas, apples, oranges and pineapple. Of course, it can...


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Tangy Pulled Pork Sandwiches

The slow cooker not only makes this an easy meal, it keeps the pork tender, saucy and loaded with flavor....


Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


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Ham and Swiss Sliders

My next-door neighbor shared this ham and Swiss sliders recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can...


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Gruyere and Egg Burgers

These burgers were a huge hit with our friends during football season. Regular mayo can easily be substituted for the...


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Bistro Mac & Cheese

I like to serve this mac & cheese with a salad and crusty bread. It's a satisfying meal that feels...


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Greek Grilled Chicken Pitas

I switched up my mom’s recipe to create this tasty pita pocket variation. It’s one of our favorite grilled...

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Grandmother’s Southern Chicken ‘n’ Dumplings

When I was a child, my grandmother could feed our entire large family with a single chicken—and lots of dumplings...


Ground Beef Gyros

If your family likes gyros as much as mine, they'll love this easy version that's made with ground beef instead...


Cucumbers with Dressing

It wouldn't be summer if Mom didn't make lots of these creamy cucumbers. Just a few simple ingredients—mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar...


Ramen Corn Chowder

This tastes so good, as if it simmered for hours, but it’s ready in 15 minutes. I thought the original...


Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I got the idea for these Buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for...


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Carolina-Style Pork Barbecue

I am originally from North Carolina (where swine is divine) and this recipe for the slow cooker is a family...