Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

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Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...


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 Taco Kabobs

We typically think of the grill when making kabobs but your air fryer does an equally good job in the...


Cuts-Like-Butter BBQ Brisket

With just a few ingredients and steps, this recipe is nearly impossible to mess up. The thin, fall-apart-tender slices are...

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...


Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...

Southern Peach Toasts

These bruleed peach toasts are my creative homage to the beloved southern fresh peach cobbler. It is an upscale presentation...


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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


Smash Burgers

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


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....

Summer Orzo

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


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Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

This is the one and only lemon meringue pie recipe you'll ever need. The flaky and tender from-scratch crust is...


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


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Easy Fresh Strawberry Pie

For my mother's birthday, I made this strawberry pie recipe instead of a cake. Since it was mid-May in Oklahoma,...


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Cherry Pudding Cake

A cross between a cake and a cobbler, this dessert is a hit whenever I make it to share at...

Heavenly Blueberry Tart

Mmm—this tart is bursting with the fresh flavor of blueberries! Not only do I bake berries with the crust, but...


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Three-Bean Baked Beans

I got this recipe from my aunt and made a couple of changes to suit our tastes. With ground beef...


Greek Pork Chops

My in-laws taught me a lot about cooking, so any time I come across a great new recipe, I enjoy...


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...