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Date Night Shrimp Francese over Angel Hair Pasta

This elegant dinner comes together in less than 30 minutes, and is a fabulous dinner to serve for date night at home, or for a dinner party, and even if you're doing dinner solo it's still an awesome meal to enjoy - just adjust the ingredient quantities.

Zucchini Noodle Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars
9
One of my favorite low-calorie dishes that makes me forget about pasta!

Simple and Flavorful Balsamic Vinaigrette

Rating: 5 stars
1
It's so easy to make your own fresh and flavorful vinaigrette, you'll never waste your money on the store-bought stuff ever again! This is such a versatile dressing. Try it on mixed green salads, arugula, spinach, tomato slices, or steamed asparagus! Any leftover vinaigrette will keep up to 2 weeks in the fridge. Enjoy!

Baked Old Bay® Salmon

Rating: 4.5 stars
2
A super easy way to cook salmon with Old Bay® seasoning. The mayonnaise keeps the fish very tender.

Chef John's Barbecued Roast Beef on a Bun

I'm going to show you one of my favorite methods for barbecuing relatively inexpensive cuts of beef. If you're wondering "how can it be barbecued, and roast beef?" don't worry about it, because we are not barbecuing or roasting-we are actually grilling. By using this technique, we can transform those cheaper cuts of beef into something absolutely gorgeous. Serve on buns with mayonnaise, pickle slices, and a drizzle of barbecue sauce.

Juicy Peach Crisp

Rating: 4.6 stars
269
This recipe takes the simplicity of fresh peaches and turns them into a scrumptious dessert!

Balsamic-Thyme Roasted Mushrooms

This easy side dish comes out super flavorful and juicy with a hint of sweetness from the balsamic. A perfect complement to a grilled steak, mashed potatoes, and a nice glass of cabernet.

Ellen's Lemon Zucchini Bread

Rating: 4.63 stars
56
This is THE BEST lemon zucchini bread I've ever baked or tasted. The recipe came from a friend of my mom's. She kept raving about this bread that she had made while she was visiting. After I made it the first time I can understand why. If I don't put this in the freezer right away, it is gone!!! Butter is really good on this bread if you aren't worried about the calories, fat, etc.

Fried Green Tomato Parmesan

Rating: 4.88 stars
6
Rather than the traditional eggplant Parmesan, I found that using fried green tomatoes gives a better flavor and texture!

Alfredo Sauce

Rating: 4.56 stars
3330
Rich and creamy! I have found that Parmesan cheese doesn't melt well, and often substitute Gruyere cheese.

Basic Crepes

Rating: 4.62 stars
2722
Here is a simple but delicious crepe batter which can be made in minutes. It's made from ingredients that everyone has on hand.

Balsamic-Roasted Vegetables

Rating: 4 stars
2
If you're tired of the same old side dishes, this recipe is for you! Wonderfully unique flavors of balsamic vinegar, garlic, and thyme combine to make a roasted vegetable dish that is going to win you many compliments!

Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

Rating: 4.46 stars
1524
After failing to find the perfect recipe for buttercream icing, I found one that worked for me and then added my own two cents.

Best Steak Marinade in Existence

Rating: 4.59 stars
3091
This is a family recipe that has been developed only over the last 5 years. In this short time it's made me famous in our close circle, but until now I've never shared it with anyone.

Easy Sugar Cookies

Rating: 4.47 stars
6262
Quick and easy sugar cookies! They are really good, plain or with candies in them. My friend uses chocolate mints on top, and they're great!

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.52 stars
356
If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.

Microwave Corn on the Cob

Rating: 4.61 stars
430
This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space. I freeze the corn on the cob in plastic bags, and remove a single ear of frozen corn in the cold winter months to have the sweet taste of summer corn throughout the year!

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.53 stars
10067
These brownies always turn out!

Best Lemonade Ever

Rating: 4.76 stars
2127
This is a very refreshing drink!
By Jo

Waffles I

Rating: 4.5 stars
3646
You can keep the batter covered in the fridge for up to a week. Just be sure to whisk well before using again. You may also use whole wheat flour for this recipe.

Classic Waffles

Rating: 4.54 stars
2645
A lovely, crispy waffle perfect for the morning.

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler

Rating: 4.7 stars
2914
I've been experimenting with cobbler for some time and this recipe is the final result. Loved by all. Use fresh Georgia peaches, of course!

Easy Pancakes

Rating: 4.13 stars
1317
This recipe doesn't require much thought early in the morning, and tastes great!

Best Fried Green Tomatoes

Rating: 4.65 stars
740
You can also fry up red tomatoes with this recipe but make sure they are not over ripe or they will be mushy. Serve these tomatoes outside with a glass of iced tea one summer night and enjoy the sunset with someone you love.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.71 stars
2845
My grandmother's recipe for roasted chicken. We are German and she used to do it this way all the time. I never have had a chicken this juicy before; this little trick works and makes the people eating it go silent. It's funny. We nibble on the celery after.

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4.16 stars
1869
This is a nice rich mac and cheese. Serve with a salad for a great meatless dinner. Hope you enjoy it.

Marinated Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato Salad

Rating: 4.71 stars
393
This is an easy salad that is perfect for a warm summer day.

Simple Macaroni and Cheese

Rating: 4.42 stars
582
A very quick and easy fix to a tasty side-dish. Fancy, designer mac and cheese often costs forty or fifty dollars to prepare when you have so many exotic and expensive cheeses, but they aren't always the best tasting. This recipe is cheap and tasty.

Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

Rating: 4.65 stars
1386
This is a wonderful-tasting egg salad sandwich that you will definitely devour. It's really good on rye.

Chicken Marsala

Rating: 4.55 stars
3959
A delicious, classic chicken dish -- lightly coated chicken breasts braised with Marsala wine and mushrooms. Easy and ideal for both a quick weeknight entree AND serving to company.
By Anonymous
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Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Rating: 4.81 stars
697
Hot jumbo buttermilk biscuits with creamy sausage gravy are ready in just 15 minutes for a hearty, family-favorite breakfast.
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Yellow Squash Casserole

Rating: 4.61 stars
1770
Tender squash, gooey cheese and crunchy crackers make this a memorable side dish or a hearty main course. This is a great dish that can be made with low-fat ingredients and is still just as good!

French Toast I

Rating: 4.56 stars
1314
There are many, fancy variations on this basic recipe. This recipe works with many types of bread - white, whole wheat, cinnamon-raisin, Italian or French. Serve hot with butter or margarine and maple syrup.

Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake

Rating: 4.48 stars
1197
This is my own version of the chocolate microwave mug cake. This chocolaty fudgy treat is truly decadent and great for nights when I need a yummy dessert that is ready in less than 10 minutes! Chocolate chips make this recipe even better.

Quick and Easy Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.7 stars
2801
This is a great recipe when you don't want to wait for the dough to rise. You just mix it and allow it to rest for 5 minutes and then it's ready to go!! It yields a soft, chewy crust. For a real treat, I recommend you use bread flour and bake it on a pizza stone, but all-purpose flour works well too. Enjoy!

Microwave Baked Potato

Rating: 4.15 stars
290
If you want the yummy taste of a slowly baked potato but aren't patient enough, or don't have the know-how to bake it in an oven, this is for you. Give it 12 minutes and get a mouth-watering, taste bud-tingling treat.

Pasta Salad

Rating: 4.62 stars
190
A dear friend gave me this recipe many years ago and I've been making it ever since. It's great for barbecues.

Tatertot Casserole

Rating: 4.45 stars
249
Quick and easy casserole everyone will love.

Simple White Cake

Rating: 4.22 stars
3276
This cake was sent home from our children's school. It is the simplest, great tasting cake I've ever made. Great to make with the kids, especially for cupcakes.

Best Strawberry Daiquiri

Rating: 4.48 stars
165
A frosty blender full of strawberry-citrus slush. You will enjoy this with or without the rum!

Fajita Seasoning

Rating: 4.77 stars
714
This is a great recipe to make your own fajita seasoning. No bouillon cubes means this is perfect for vegetarians too! Make up a larger batch and store in an airtight container for future use.

Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.46 stars
2054
This is a salad that everyone seems to love. I always get lots of compliments on this recipe and it is just a pleasing taste that seems to suit everyone.

Balsamic Bruschetta

Rating: 4.75 stars
733
Simple appetizer - the balsamic vinegar gives it a little kick. Best if the mixture has 1 or 2 hours to blend flavors before serving.

The Best Banana Pudding

Rating: 4.72 stars
744
The best no bake banana pudding you will ever find (or so I've been told by many).

Basic Chicken Salad

Rating: 4.61 stars
575
This basic chicken salad is a family favorite. I like to use baked thighs or breasts that have been sprinkled with basil or rosemary.

Joy's Easy Banana Bread

Rating: 4.8 stars
1600
This easy banana bread recipe is quick to prepare, and everyone always comes back for seconds!

Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 4.83 stars
2684
My version of chicken parmesan is a little different than what they do in the restaurants, with less sauce and a crispier crust.

Char Siu (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Rating: 4.45 stars
82
"Char siu" literally means "fork roast" - "char" being "fork" (both noun and verb) and "siu" being "roast" - after the traditional cooking method for the dish: long strips of seasoned boneless pork are skewered with long forks and placed in a covered oven or over a fire. This is best cooked over charcoal, but it's important to cook with indirect heat.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Rating: 4.71 stars
3634
This tangy, creamy dip tastes just like Buffalo chicken wings. It's best served hot with crackers and celery sticks. Everyone loves the results!

Slow Cooker Chicken Tetrazzini

Rating: 4.48 stars
225
I serve this dish over homemade egg noodles. The chicken is so tender you will not need a knife...SOoooooGood!

Grilled Salmon I

Rating: 4.76 stars
3719
A simple soy sauce and brown sugar marinade, with hints of lemon and garlic, are the perfect salty-sweet complement to rich salmon fillets. Even my 9 year old loves this recipe!

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

Rating: 4.8 stars
2251
Authentic Italian-style risotto cooked the slow and painful way, but oh so worth it. Complements grilled meats and chicken dishes very well. Check the rice by biting into it. It should be slightly al dente (or resist slightly to the tooth but not be hard in the center).

Lemon Pudding Cake I

Rating: 4.23 stars
159
This is a family favorite for over 50 years. It makes a sauce on the bottom

The REAL Long Island Iced Tea

Rating: 4.72 stars
65
There are a few impostors out there that claim to be Long Island Iced Teas. In actuality, there is only one correct way to make a LIIT... and this is it!

Grandma's Meat and Tater Hotdish

Rating: 4.75 stars
2
Very good hotdish recipe from my late grandmother that can also be eaten as a meal with a salad.

Buttery Garlic Green Beans

Rating: 4.7 stars
399
Only fresh green beans and garlic will do for this easy, healthy, and flavorful side dish.

Balsamic Grilled Zucchini

Rating: 4.52 stars
135
A simple, easy grilled zucchini with a touch of balsamic vinegar and spices.

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 4.63 stars
9343
These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these are the cookies for you!

Mom's Peach Crisp

Rating: 4.67 stars
440
My mom and I would often make this yummy and easy peach crisp using her home-canned peaches when I was little.

Baked Kale Chips

Rating: 4.48 stars
1948
These are a low calorie nutritious snack. Like potato chips, you cannot stop at just eating one. They are great for parties and a good conversation topic.
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Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Rating: 4.68 stars
328
Better than the typical poppers.

Eggplant Lasagna

Rating: 4.72 stars
280
It is a delicious lasagna using eggplant instead of pasta.

Whipped Cream

Rating: 4.62 stars
843
How to make basic whipped cream. For best results make sure whisk and bowl are ice cold.

Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

Rating: 4.63 stars
2293
This is a very fun recipe to follow, because Grandma makes it sweet and simple. This pie is thickened with cornstarch and flour in addition to egg yolks, and contains no milk.

Fried Rice Restaurant Style

Rating: 4.36 stars
1130
A quick fried rice like you get at your favorite Chinese restaurant. A couple of eggs, baby carrots, peas and soy sauce is all you need.

Soft Oatmeal Cookies

Rating: 4.68 stars
3887
These oatmeal cookies are very moist with a good flavor. Add a cup of raisins or nuts if you desire.

Banana Muffins II

Rating: 4.79 stars
3631
These delicious banana muffins are easy for kids to make.

Moscow Mule Cocktail

Rating: 4.71 stars
72
This cocktail's origin has nothing to do with Moscow or mules, but after a few sips of this vodka, ginger beer, and lime concoction, no one will care.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Rating: 4.69 stars
289
No two spaghetti aglio e olio recipes are alike, but this one is pretty true to the classic method. The key is slowly toasting the garlic slices to a perfect golden-brown in the olive oil. If it's too light, you don't get the full flavor and if it's too dark it gets bitter. My advice? Do it perfectly.

Tres Leches (Milk Cake)

Rating: 4.43 stars
1339
This cake is made with three layers: Cake, filling, and topping. There are 4 types of milk in the filling and topping (whole milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, and heavy cream). This is an excellent cake for milk lovers!

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Rating: 4.64 stars
520
These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.
By Anonymous

Sloppy Joes II

Rating: 4.67 stars
5407
This is the recipe my mother used for sloppy joes and it always gets compliments!

Grilled Garlic and Herb Shrimp

Rating: 4.65 stars
263
My dad gave me this recipe, and every time I make it I have people begging me for the recipe.

Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.6 stars
376
The perfect fruit salad for a backyard bbq or any occasion. There are never leftovers! This is one of my favorite fruit salad recipes, as I think the sauce really makes it. This salad is tastier the longer you can let it soak in its juices. I prefer 3 to 4 hours in the refrigerator before I serve it. Enjoy.

Quick Tartar Sauce

Rating: 4.44 stars
190
Uses ingredients you might have on hand to whip up for fish sticks or fish and chips.

The Best Steak Marinade

Rating: 4.6 stars
614
We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef.

World's Best Honey Garlic Pork Chops

Rating: 4.41 stars
411
A quick and simple grilled pork chop that everyone will love featuring a simple and easy glaze.

Buffalo Chicken Wing Sauce

Rating: 4.71 stars
594
If you know someone from Buffalo, they know someone who told them the secret ingredients to the Anchor Bar's famous Buffalo chicken wings. I know people from Buffalo. This is my version, as described to me many years ago, over almost as many beers.

Pesto Pasta

Rating: 4.31 stars
143
Easy to make, but full of flavor! Good hot or cold.

Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Rating: 3.95 stars
2338
I have used it often. It's easy and uses pantry staples. Always a hit with adults and kids. Serve with basmati rice or quinoa and steamed or roasted vegetables.

Spaghetti Sauce with Ground Beef

Rating: 4.67 stars
915
This recipe has been handed down from my mother. It is a family favorite and will not be replaced! (Definite husband pleaser!)

Quick and Easy Brownies

Rating: 4.42 stars
1511
Takes about 45 minutes to make.

Easy Zucchini Fritters

Rating: 4.5 stars
156
These fritters are unbelievably easy to make, low in calories, and the perfect way to sneak in some veggies!

Janet's Rich Banana Bread

Rating: 4.83 stars
7094
This is the moistest banana bread that I have ever tasted. It's also very easy to make!

The Best Lemon Bars

Rating: 4.53 stars
2511
Tart, rich and perfection, all rolled into one! Wow your friends with this simple recipe. Hint: No Substitutions!

Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Rating: 4.66 stars
84
A family recipe for our favorite blueberry lemon bread. No mixer required! Like most sweet loaves, it tastes best when allowed to sit for a day, wrapped in plastic wrap.