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You've seen them before, all lined up on the freezer racks like good little products. Their boxes emblazoned with promises of 'extra cheese-splosion in each bite' or 'double the beefage compared to other products'. And while this...

The Big Mac is one of the most well-known foods on the McDonald's menu. And now with this recipe, you can make your own burgers that taste almost exactly the same! They even have special sauce people, c'mon now.   Ingredients:   2...

Coca-cola isn't really the first thing that pops to mind when someone mentions 'Easter ham', but this strange recipe somehow manages to use the popular drink in the baking process without ruining the ham.   Ingredients: 1 (8 pound)...

Apricot and Pistachio Matzo Granola

We love this Passover-friendly twist on the classic morning favorite using matzo instead of oats. Leah Koenig bakes her matzo with maple syrup and spices like ginger and cinnamon, and raw pistachios, dried apricots and golden raisins add texture and...

Bread makers are one of the most underappreciated kitchen gadgets that can be in the kitchen. These bread machine cinnamon rolls are just as amazing as anything you can find in a bakery, and the machine makes it simple.  You have to try...

Modern day pressure cookers are a far cry from the old fashioned variety. No longer do you have to peek around the corner of your kitchen, while your grandmother's pressure cooker knocked and spit in a scary way.  Pressure cookers now have...

Make these vegan pumpkin pie butter cups, and treat yourself to a pretty healthy sweet treat. Bite into the the raw chocolate outside to reveal an unusual creamy center; pumpkin butter!  It's a unique snack that is much better for you than...

It's so much fun to recreate some of the family convenience foods from scratch. This recipe for Velveeta cheese is not only fast to make, it is as creamy and rich as you remember it from your childhood. It makes for a fantastic mac and cheese...

Easy Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

We love the tangy versatility of rhubarb in both sweet dishes and savory. This scrumptious and moist upside-down cake recipe showcases rhubarb in all its sweet and tart glory! It’s the perfect dessert to serve for Easter or any springtime...

chickpea

Chickpea tacos with avocado slaw from Stew or a Story is a different kind of vegetarian meal.  Instead of using tofu or other meat substitute, these tacos are stuffed with roasted chickpeas spiced with cumin and chili powder.  The...

Lasagna stuffed Portobello mushrooms meld two delicious Italian dishes.  Large Portobello mushroom caps are stuffed with spinach, ricotta cheese, tomato sauce and more.  This is one Italian dish you don't have to feel guilty about.

These pizza pocket bunnies are a savory Easter meal.  Store bough pizza dough is stuffed with mini pepperoni slices and cheese.  The outside of the pockets are decorated with olives, carrots and cheese to resemble a bunny rabbit.  You...

Giant Easter Egg Cookie

Looking for a cute - but easy! - treat to serve this Easter Sunday? We love this giant Easter egg cookie decorated with festive Easter candies! Ready-made sugar cookie dough makes this dessert a cinch and kids will love digging into it! Giant...

Making classic eggs benedict for a crowd can be cumbersome but eggs benedict biscuit cups can be made for a group without a problem.  This recipe calls for hollandaise sauce mix but you can always make your own from scratch.  This recipe...

Cherry and Port Glazed Ham

A delicious baked ham is an ubiquitous centerpiece on Easter Sunday dinner tables. We love this easy ham recipe that features a sweet and savory cherry port glaze. The glaze will keep in the fridge for a few days, so make it now for an easier day of...

It's always good to have a few slow cooker recipes for the days when you just don't have time to be in the kitchen.  Buffalo chicken chili from The Crockpot Gourmet is a hearty dish that the whole family will love.  ...

pecan baked ham

Spring is in the air and Easter is just around the corner! I'm sharing some of my favorite Easter recipes that are perfect for brunch or dinner, like a Southern-style Pecan Baked Ham and a Cedar Planked Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce. ...

Asian inspired matzo ball soup from What Jew Wanna Eat is a twist on this Passover favorite.  These matzo balls are made with shitake mushrooms, cilantro and slices of spicy jalapeno.  Instead of traditional chicken stock,...

Thanksgiving may be a long way away, but the timeless combo of turkey and cranberry remains the same no matter the time of year. This recipe is not only easy to prepare, but it also brings about memories of Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches.  ...

This recipe takes something that's already tasty, hoisin chicken, and sticks it into a wrap for easy, on the go eating. A perfect way to add a splash of asian flavor to lunches.   Ingredients:   1 tablespoon vegetable oil ...

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