The hardest part about these recipes is choosing which one you want to make tonight.
Crispy Oven Beef-and-Bean Tostadas
The secret to making healthier tostadas is baking the corn tortillas instead of frying them.
Habanero Honey Sweet Corn Cake
Top this sweet-spicy cake with creme fraiche or whipped cream and freshly grated lime zest.
Caribbean-Inspired Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Caribbean-inspired chicken kabobs. You can substitute green pepper for the red pepper, if desired.
Halloumi, Watermelon, and Mint Salad
Halloumi cheese and fresh, juicy watermelon are a fantastic salty-sweet pair. In Cyprus, fresh halloumi slices are served with watermelon for breakfast or dessert, but I think frying the halloumi and adding mint increases the flavor and makes a delightful summer salad.
Zesty Southwest Corn Salad
Frozen corn is transformed into a crowd-pleasing Southwest corn salad with fresh bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, and onions and a spicy cilantro-lime vinaigrette.
Hawaiian-Inspired Watergate Salad
Similar to a Watergate salad, with some of the ingredients changed.
Grandma's Lemon Chicken
Using a grandma's recipe for moist results, this baked lemon chicken dish is sure to be a hit with your family.
Crispy Zucchini or Pumpkin Blossoms
My Italian grandmother makes these fried zucchini blossoms every year when the zucchini in her garden start to bloom.
Quick Salmon Piccata
This savory dinner is restaurant-worthy, but can be prepped and cooked in under 30 minutes! If you are not a fan of fish, you can substitute thinly sliced or pounded chicken breasts for the salmon. Serve over pasta or rice.
Fresh Peach Salsa with Tomato and Jalapenos
Juicy fresh peaches are perfect for homemade salsa in late summer--their sweetness adds a lovely contrast to fresh tomatoes, tart lime juice, and zesty jalapeno peppers.
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.
One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs and Rice
Chicken thighs with cilantro and lime juice and cooked in one dish.
Classic Macaroni Salad
This classic macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!
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.
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.
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.
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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
Copycat Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole
A cheesy egg and potato casserole that's a star at breakfast or dinner.
Basic Air Fryer Hot Dogs
Perfectly crisp hot dogs and toasted buns can be made in minutes with the help of your air fryer. Add any toppings you please.
Simple Teriyaki Sauce
This quick and easy homemade Japanese teriyaki sauce can also be used as a dip.
To Die For Blueberry Muffins
Extra big blueberry muffins are topped with a sugary-cinnamon crumb mixture in this souped-up blueberry muffin recipe.
Bow-Tie Cowboy Pasta Salad
Rock any picnic with this cowboy pasta salad, a fun medley of bow-tie pasta, mushrooms, bacon bits, cheese, and veggies in a creamy ranch dressing.
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.
Microwave Corn on the Cob
This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space.
Best Strawberry Daiquiri
These frosty, frozen strawberry daiquiris are the best addition to a hot summer day.
Basic Mashed Potatoes
Potatoes are blended with warmed butter and milk to create those perfect, smooth mashed potatoes everyone loves.
Our easiest strawberry jam recipe without a pectin. The jam is soft, spreadable, delicious, and great for first-timers or seasoned cooks.
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.
Perfect Sushi Rice
The sushi rice made with this recipe comes out perfectly and can be used for sushi rolls or nigiri.
A Very Popular BBQ Sauce
This quick and easy homemade barbecue sauce has the perfect mixture of sweetness and spice.
Individual breakfast pies that can be made ahead of time, and microwaved as needed. My 3 year old grandson loves them, and they are finger food for the little ones. The big guys love them too. I fix hash browns and gravy as side dishes for the big guys, and it is a huge hit!
Basic Cream Cheese Frosting
This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla.
Baked Cowboy Dip
Whether you eat it cold, piping hot right out of the oven, or after it's cooled a bit, you'll agree that Chef John's creamy, cheesy dip full of corn, tomatoes, and chile peppers is so addictive!
Tres Leches (Milk Cake)
This light and fluffy tres leches cake recipe uses four types of milk and is topped with whipped cream, making it extra moist and delicious.
Creamy Corn Salsa
Cold, cheesy, and full of flavor, this creamy corn salsa is easy to make and perfect for your next get-together.
This is my family recipe for Chicken Katsu - Japanese style fried chicken. Can also be used to make Tonkatsu, just use pork cutlets instead of chicken. Serve with white rice and tonkatsu sauce.
Chef John's Hot Sloppy Joe Dip
For me this checks all the boxes for a hot party dip. It's relatively cheap and easy to make, but maybe more importantly, it's great hot, warm, or room temp. And it's also incredibly versatile.
Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy
An easy-to-make classic featuring tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions. It's a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef, and you probably have all the ingredients on hand!
Quick and Easy Brownies
This quick and easy recipe for chocolate brownies with walnuts takes about 45 minutes to make.
Old Fashioned Onion Rings
This is an actual recipe from a former employee of a popular drive-in restaurant. Crispy coated onion rings like the pro's make!
Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs
Chicken kabobs are an easy and fun alternative to usual barbecue fare.
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Lemon Drop Shots
This alcoholic shot, a combination of vodka and lemon juice, tastes just like the classic lemon drop candy and is a fun drink for parties.
Asian Lettuce Wraps
Tangy marinated beef is wrapped in refreshing lettuce leaves in this quick and easy Asian lettuce wrap recipe.
Low-Carb Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole
Need a simple ground beef casserole to feed your family or friends? They will love this easy low-carb bacon cheeseburger casserole.
Perfect Baked Potato
This perfect baked potato is crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside.
Hamburger Potato Casserole
An oldie but a goodie! A family recipe of ground beef and potatoes layered with mushroom soup and onion, and topped with Cheddar cheese.
Bread Pudding II
This lightly spiced bread pudding is made with simple pantry items like bread, eggs, milk, and sugar. Use a rich egg bread or a moist white loaf.
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Cream Corn Like No Other
This is NOTHING like canned creamed corn! My husband is not a fan of corn or creamed dishes, but he thinks this is great. Easy and quick to prepare and is an especially delicious side dish for chicken or pork. Everyone always asks for the recipe.
Easy Tuna Pasta Bake
Looking for an easy midweek dinner option? Try this extremely simple yet delicious creamy tuna pasta bake with lots of Parmesan cheese.
Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie
Make bakery-style chocolate chip cookies with this easy recipe.
Steakhouse Potatoes Romanoff
Potatoes Romanoff feature tender, cheesy potatoes fluffed up with sour cream.
Baklava uses phyllo dough stacked with honey and nuts to make a sweet Greek dessert that everyone will love.
Marinated Tuna Steak
Tuna steaks are a perfect candidate for grilling, and a sweet, tangy marinade keeps them moist and flavorful.
Strawberry Banana Breeze Smoothie
Pineapple adds a bit of tropical flavor to this classic strawberry banana smoothie. Use frozen fruit for a frostier smoothie.
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Two-Ingredient Dough Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Glaze
Use a two-ingredient dough to make these vanilla glazed cinnamon rolls.
Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)
Chef John's version of this Thai dish has a sauce everyone will love.
Cast Iron Pan-Seared Steak (Oven-Finished)
Steak is pan-seared in a cast iron skillet and finished in the oven.
Air Fryer Potato Wedges
Crispy, seasoned air-fried potato wedges are ready to eat in about 30 minutes.
Sometimes the basics are the best! I've used this simple recipe for years to make garlic bread, and any leftovers go great on barbequed steaks, pasta, rice or potatoes. You can use any butter or margarine you like. Also, fresh or minced garlic in a jar works well. Adjust the amount of garlic to your taste.