If you're the grillmaster this year, our Independence Day recipes will start you off with a bang.
Classic American Blueberry Crisp
Red, white, and blue American classic! Serve with ice cream, if desired.
One of my favorites! Goes great with barbecues and picnics. For a more mild salad, use less green onions.
Detroit-Style Coney Dogs
Where I come from no Tigers game is complete without a Detroit Coney. It's a grilled, natural-casing hot dog, loaded with chili sauce, mustard, and onions. Yummy...Detroit-style yummy!
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
For anyone who likes Buffalo wings, this is a great change of pace from normal pasta salad. Really popular as a side dish for a barbeque or just about any gathering you can think of. You can substitute or add many different vegetables with this recipe.
Slow Cooker Cowboy Beans
This slow cooker recipe delivers a hearty dish of hamburger, bacon, and beans in a thick and sweet sauce.
Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon
These are salmon fillets in a tasty, tangy sauce with a little heat! Serve with rice and a simple stir-fry of baby corn, shiitake mushrooms and snow peas.
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Minnesota Broccoli Salad
No bacon, no fruit, no seeds: this broccoli salad, adapted from a recipe in a newspaper clipping from 1980, combines potato salad flavors--hard-cooked eggs, dill, celery seed, mayo--with crisp fresh broccoli.
North Carolina Pulled Pork
I got this from an North Carolina native and it is the best. It is pretty much foolproof. This is made in the slow cooker.
Banana and Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
Cupcakes are all the rage. Here is a simple recipe that I love to use. You can get as creative as you feel with the decoration by adding colors to the Buttercream and piping it creatively, adding sprinkles, or topping them with coconut, these are great fun to make!
Show Your Colors!
Quick Noodle-Veggie Bowls
This simple noodle bowl recipe is super adaptable. Feel free to swap out the mushrooms and snow peas for other quick-cooking veggies, such as broccoli, cabbage, or green beans.
World's Best Lasagna
Filling and satisfying, John Chandler's lasagna is our most popular recipe. With basil, sausage, ground beef and three types of cheese, it lives up to its name.
See how easy it is to make crepes. You'll need just 6 common ingredients for these French-style pancakes.
Chef John's Stuffed Peppers
This recipe is easy yet satisfying — with a mix of rice, beef, and sausage.
Best Chocolate Chip Cookies
Crisp edges, chewy middles, and so, so easy to make. Try this wildly-popular chocolate chip cookie recipe for yourself.
Cheesy Tuna Melts
A great quick snack for hungry people in a hurry. Crisp muffins, creamy tuna salad and bubbly melted cheese on top.
Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.
Honey Garlic Meatballs
These sweet and spicy slow cooker meatballs flavored with honey, chile-garlic sauce, and five-spice powder are easy to throw together and are a little different than all the other cocktail meatball appetizer recipes out there. You can adjust the heat level by adding more or less chili sauce.
Parmesan cheese adds a salty, savory component to sweet, tender asparagus. Try it next to grilled fish or lamb.
Banana Banana Bread
This banana bread recipe is moist and delicious, with loads of banana flavor. It's wonderful toasted!
This easy meatloaf recipe is one of our best--made over 7,000 times and never disappoints! This no-fail meatloaf makes 8 servings.
Greek Omelet with Asparagus and Feta Cheese
This omelet is filled with a mixture of cherry tomatoes, spinach, bell pepper, and asparagus. Feta cheese gives it that distinctive Greek flavor that pairs perfectly with the veggies.
Classic Macaroni Salad
This classic macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!
The Best Banana Pudding
No-cook banana pudding made with instant vanilla pudding mix, condensed milk and whipped topping.
Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing
This easy buttercream frosting is perfect for piping and decorating.
Made-from-scratch waffles are ready in less than 30 minutes with this basic waffle recipe.
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10 Creamy Pasta Salads for Summer
What sets a really good pasta salad apart? The great-tasting creamy dressing.
a serving of macaroni salad made with chopped celery and red bell pepper shown on a green plate, photographed at a slight angle
Chicken Club Pasta Salad
a ceramic bowl filled with macaroni salad flecked with pesto, bocconcini, and halved cherry tomatoes, garnished with a fresh basil sprig
Mom's Zucchini Bread
A moist and delicious zucchini bread flavored with walnuts and cinnamon. Easy to bake and freeze, this recipe makes two loaves.
Emily's Excellent Taco Casserole
This is a super speedy dinner I like to make when it is getting late and I haven't cooked yet. Chili, corn chips and cheese are topped with lettuce and tomato. Spice it up with your favorite salsa. Vegetarian chili can be found with the regular chili - it is often labeled as 'fat free'. This recipe can easily be doubled, and cooked in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Homemade Mac and Cheese
Sharp Cheddar and Parmesan cheese combine for this extra creamy mac 'n' cheese recipe. Just 20 minutes to prep and 30 to bake.
Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches
Simple ingredients and quick prep makes the perfect egg salad for sandwiches!
A classic waffle recipe includes basic ingredients you probably already have on hand, creating a perfectly crisp breakfast item.
Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
Hot jumbo buttermilk biscuits with creamy sausage gravy are ready in just 15 minutes for a hearty, family-favorite breakfast.
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Best Steak Marinade in Existence
What's the secret? Soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and a few dried herbs. Now you know.
Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob
Use a little sugar and lemon juice in the water to make the sweetest, quickest, tastiest boiled corn on the cob.
Seven Layer Salad
A glass salad bowl is a must, otherwise your dinner guests will miss all the pretty layers. Everybody loves this!
Marinated Cucumber, Onion, and Tomato Salad
This cucumber and tomato salad is marinated in a simple dressing.
Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler
This peach cobbler recipe with fresh Southern peaches makes the perfect dessert.
Authentic German Potato Salad
Bacon gives this warm German potato salad recipe a boost of flavor. The vinegar and sugar dressing on this salad has the perfect combination of salty and sweet.
This creamy Alfredo sauce turns a busy weeknight dinner into something special. Serve it with fettuccine or pour it over chicken breasts or steamed vegetables.
Microwave Chocolate Mug Cake
Make an individual-size dessert using this decadent recipe for microwave chocolate mug cake.
Bang Bang Chicken
This is a wonderful Americanized version of an extremely popular Sichuan Chinese dish. With twice-fried chicken, you get the crispy fried breading you'd expect, and the bang bang sauce drizzle just makes the entire dish spectacular. You'll love this more than any Chinese takeout version. Pay attention to the notes in the directions!!
Grilled Honey-Lemon Chicken
Tangy, moist citrus chicken for the grill! Goes great with grilled potatoes and coleslaw.
Simple Teriyaki Sauce
This quick and easy homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce can also be used as a dip.
Hearty Tuna Casserole
This isn't your Grandma's tuna casserole, but it is sure to please everybody in the family.
Cakey on the outside and fudgy in the middle, this easy brownie recipe really is the best! Done in an hour.
To Die For Blueberry Muffins
Extra big blueberry muffins are topped with a sugary-cinnamon crumb mixture in this souped-up blueberry muffin recipe.
The veggies match the colors in the tri-colored pasta. And the dressing is real zesty and spicy. So when all three - pasta, veggies and dressing - come together, you have a festive, tasty and beautiful salad for six.
Juicy Roasted Chicken
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.
Tater Tots Casserole
Frozen Tater Tots, Cheddar cheese, ground beef, and cream of mushroom soup combine for a comfort food classic.
Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers
Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a blend of cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in this crowd-pleasing, bacon-wrapped appetizer.
The REAL Long Island Iced Tea
Follow this easy recipe to make an authentic Long Island iced tea – the perfect summer cocktail.
Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
This crowd-pleasing recipe features crunchy peanut butter and is quick and easy to prepare.
Our easiest strawberry jam recipe without a pectin. The jam is soft, spreadable, delicious, and great for first-timers or seasoned cooks.
How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream
All you need is milk, cream, sugar, and pure vanilla extract to make a batch of smooth, perfect vanilla ice cream.
Classic American-Style Potato Salad
Most potato salads look and taste better when made with low-starch red boiling potatoes. For Classic American-Style Potato Salad, you can use any size of this variety, but the small new potatoes cook 10 to 15 minutes faster than the larger ones. Choose potatoes that are all roughly the same size, if possible, so they cook in the same time.
Edible Cookie Dough
Have you ever just wanted to eat cookie dough that you are about to put in the oven, then thought better of it because you didn't want to get Salmonella poisoning? Well now you can! This cookie dough is just for eating. I have made this with friends before and they said that they loved the taste. So do I. The leftovers will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Tangy marinated beef is wrapped in refreshing lettuce leaves in this quick and easy Asian lettuce wrap recipe.
Basic Mashed Potatoes
Potatoes are blended with warmed butter and milk to create those perfect, smooth mashed potatoes everyone loves.
Baked Ham and Cheese Sliders
These baked ham and cheese sliders are a quick and easy appetizer for any party.
Best Strawberry Daiquiri
These frosty, frozen strawberry daiquiris are the best addition to a hot summer day.
Sausage Egg Casserole
Assemble the ingredients for the sausage egg casserole the night before, and bake it in the morning.
The Best Lemon Bars
These tart, rich lemon bars need just seven common ingredients you probably already have, and are done in 55 minutes!
Perfect Sushi Rice
The sushi rice made with this recipe comes out perfectly and can be used for sushi rolls or nigiri.
Soft Oatmeal Cookies
This recipe for soft oatmeal cookies creates a moist and flavorful dessert that will make everyone's day a little bit better.
Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs
This is an easy slow cooker recipe for chicken thighs in a sauce made with soy sauce, ketchup, and honey.