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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Steak and Potato Foil Packs

As a park ranger, I've cooked a lot of meals outdoors. I often assemble a steak and potato foil pack and toss it into my backpack with some ice. Then when I set up camp, it's easy to cook over a campfire. If I'm at home, I use my grill, and the food is just as good. —Ralph Jones, San Diego, California

Air-Fryer Hash Browns

These air-fryer hash browns are one of my go-to sides. They come together quickly, and the air fryer gets them...


Air-Fryer Sweet Potato Chips

This air-fryer sweet potato chips recipe is so quick and easy. Be sure to give the sweet potato slices a...


Rib Shack Copycat Mashed Potatoes

Idaho is well known for being the potato state–even our license plates say "Famous Potatoes"! This is my version of...


Air-Fryer Latkes

Hot, crispy potato latkes are such a treat, but who wants to deal with all the oil and grease? I...

Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...


Air-Fryer Potato Chips

For Christmas one year, I received an air fryer. Potato chips are simple to make in it and are an...

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Sheet-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

Everyone needs an easy meal. Try this sheet-pan chicken with roasted potatoes for a simple and tasty meal guaranteed to...


Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

My hearty, delicious, nutrient-packed vegetarian dish is amazingly healthy. Everyone I've made it for has loved it—even carnivores! I always...


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Air-Fryer Fish and Fries

Looking for easy air-fryer recipes? Try this simple fish and chips. The fish fillets have a fuss-free coating that's healthy...


Sweet Potato Coconut Pie with Marshmallow Meringue

My grandmother's sweet potato casserole contains coconut and marshmallows. I thought it would be even better as a pie. —Simone...

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Bacon Cheddar Potato Skins

Wondering how to make potato skins taste great? Both crisp and hearty, this restaurant-quality snack is one that's often requested...


Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


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Scrambled Egg Hash Brown Cups

They may look like muffins, but these cuties pack all your favorite rise-and-shine ingredients—eggs, hash browns and bacon—into a single-serving...


Ultimate Scalloped Potatoes

My husband found this recipe when I called and informed him we were going to have guests for dinner. This...


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Baked Cheddar Eggs & Potatoes

I love making breakfast recipes with eggs for dinner, especially this combo with potatoes and cheese that's started in a...