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How to Make Granola – Easy and Delicious

A plus for homemade granola is that you can substitute any nuts, seeds, grains, and dried fruits that fit your needs or pantry.

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A Trifle Advantageous

“Trifle” is a traditional English dessert consisting of layered, fruit-soaked sponge cake, custard, and fruit.…

pizza with half spinach topping

Homemade Pizza by Dad: A Guide for Beginners

Working with yeast dough can be intimidating, so let this step-by-step tutorial allay your fears. You’ll be making some terrific dough.

asparagus spears are spread out on top of cooked rice in the rice pot

How to Cook Asparagus to Perfection, and It’s So Easy

Five minutes of steaming will yield tender-crisp asparagus stalks with just the right amount of crunch.

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Warm Apple Crisp Is a Great Way to Use those Extra Apples

Apple crisp, crumble, or Betty is a great way to use those apples that are starting to get old, since they got pushed to the back of the fridge during the holidays.

Middle Eastern Style Stuffed Peppers are capped wih tomato puree and a sprinkling of chopped mint leaves.

Make Middle Eastern-style Stuffed Peppers for a Meatless Main Course

Eastern cuisines often feature meatless meals. It makes sense to look for inspiration from these cooking styles, notably for their use of fragrant spices, dried fruits, fresh herbs, nuts, and grains to achieve satisfying dishes.

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Christine’s Fizzy Pomegranate Champagne Cocktails

Try Christine’s Fizzy Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail for an easy, refreshing drink at your next holiday or New Year’s party.

rice pudding in a large serving bowl is sprinkled with cinnamon

Homemade Rice Pudding: Step-by-Step Makes It Foolproof

I love it when the pudding is still a bit warm, with sweet cinnamon sprinkled on top.

slow cooker shredded chicken is plated and ready to eat.

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Saves Time and Money

Making shredded chicken in your slow cooker will save you time and money during the work week.

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Coffee Cake by Aunt Joann: An Easy Recipe Go-To

If you keep a box of yellow cake mix and vanilla pudding in your pantry, you’ll always have this “Go To.”

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Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs Makes a Flavor-filled Side

Lentil Salad with Fresh Herbs is a welcome addition to the summer buffet table.

warm chocolate fudge sauce poured over vanilla ice ccream

Chocolate Fudge Sauce Is Easier to Make Than to Buy

My husband (a dessert expert) swears that this sauce is better than the fancy stuff I’ve bought before.

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Will’s Favorite Valentine Sugar Cookies

You can roll out the dough dusted with flour or powdered sugar. If you use powdered sugar, it will make crisper cookies.

Ham and bean soup with chicken broth, carrots, potatoes, white beans, and arugula.

Ham and Bean Soup, Easy and Classic, Spiced Up by A.Joann

You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make this delicious ham and bean…

butternut squash soup has a warm yellow-orange color.

Butternut Squash Soup

Squash’s high fiber content will help you feel full faster, so starting your meal with a small bowl of soup may reduce your caloric intake overall.

mango sorbet served in a demitasse

Easy, Homemade Mango Sorbet

Experiment with various frozen fruits. You’ll be amazed at how easy and delicious your sorbet really is.