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Three pulled pork sandwiches with pickles on a wooden cutting board.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is an easy way to cook the most tender and juicy pork ever. It's great on tacos, sandwiches, burritos and more.

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Baked Beans

These baked beans combine the simplicity of canned beans with bacon and a sweet, smoky, and tangy homemade BBQ sauce.

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Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are the best lemon dessert, featuring a simple shortbread crust and a rich and custardy lemon filling.

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Carrot Soup

Roasted carrots and brown butter take a humble carrot soup to a new level of yum. PS this recipe got props from Chef Gordon Ramsay. Try it!

Overhead shot of baked easy soda bread sliced and buttered on parchment.

Easy Soda Bread

This easy soda bread recipe is budget-friendly and endlessly adaptable. It's also a stone-cold stunner. It got props from Gordon Ramsay!

Overhead view of honey chipotle chicken in the skillet.

Honey Chipotle Chicken

The marinade for this sweet, smoky, and spicy Honey Chipotle Chicken is simple and delicious! It's an easy and flavorful dinner main dish!

Overhead view of cheesy sausage pasta in the skillet with a spatula.

Cheesy Sausage Pasta

Cheesy Sausage Pasta is a quick and easy meal for quick weeknight dinners. Everything cooks in one pot for fast prep and minimum clean-up!

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Succotash

Succotash is a simple and colorful side dish made with corn and lima beans that is savory, subtly sweet, and full of delicious flavor.

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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is a cozy and classic comfort food made with a flakey crust and a rich sauce full of tender chicken and vegetables.

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Air Fryer Cinnamon Toast

Did you know you can make the crunchiest cinnamon toast ever in an air fryer? Buttery, and so decadent, for pennies! This one's a keeper.

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Avocado and Tomato Salad

This simple avocado and tomato salad is a chunky mix of all of summer's fresh flavors, like tomato, avocado, lime, and cilantro.

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Banana Pudding

This mouth-watering, easy-to-make banana pudding has it all: honey-like fruit, velvety vanilla pudding, and the satisfying crunch of buttery wafers! And at under five dollars for four delicious servings, this is one dessert recipe...

Two slices of zucchini slice laying against the whole casserole.

Zucchini Slice

Zucchini Slice is an easy and budget-friendly Australian dish featuring fresh zucchini baked into a cheesy egg-based batter.

Sliced frittata in the skillet, one slice being lifted.

How to Make A Frittata

Frittatas are an easy and inexpensive way to use up leftovers in your fridge, and they're great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

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Vanilla Pudding

The hardest thing about making vanilla pudding from scratch is not eating it all at once. Drop the instant pudding mix and try this recipe!

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Homemade Granola

Homemade granola is easy, inexpensive, and endlessly customizable. Use your favorite mix of nuts, seeds, and spices to make it your own.

One Zucchini Fry dipped into a dish of pizza sauce.

Baked Zucchini Fries

Baked Zucchini Fries make a delicious snack or side dish and are the perfect way to use up that extra bumper crop of summer zucchini.