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    Air-Fryer Mozzarella Sticks

    Deep-fried mozzarella sticks are one of our favorite appetizers. I figured out how to make them at home without having...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Legs

    For years, I tried to find the perfect bottled barbecue sauce for chicken legs. After a few years, I threw...


    Air-Fryer Carrots

    I love roasting carrots to bring out their sweetness. I think thyme really complements the flavor of these air-fryer carrots,...


    German Chocolate Cake

    According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...

    Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

    These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...


    Air-Fryer Hoisin Chicken Wraps

    I was inspired by the iconic Vietnamese banh mi sandwich, particularly the fresh carrot, cucumber and radish topping. It adds...

    Air-Fryer Taco Puffs

    I like to make these puffs ahead of time and keep the in the refrigerator until I'm ready to pop...


    Air-Fryer Pear Pot Pies

    I always make potpies when pears are in season. I love them so much more than apples because they have...


    Air-Fryer Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

    With a ribbon of fresh homemade fruit filling, this homey coffee cake is perfect for breakfast with friends and family....


    Air-Fryer Vegan Butter Cauliflower

    If you follow a vegetarian diet or simply love Indian butter chicken, I encourage you to try this vegan version...

    Air-Fried Butternut Squash Tacos

    Butternut squash tossed with southwestern spices makes a wonderful base for vegetarian tacos. I'm always looking for easy and healthy...



    Marokanky (Czech Christmas Cookies)

    These Czech Christmas cookies are crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside. The batter is prepared on the...


    Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

    This delicious appetizer is near and dear to our family. It is a symbol of our family's Christmas and New...


    Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...

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    Air-Fryer Fried Avocado Tacos

    Tacos just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy tacos are for those who are huge fans...


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    French Hot Chocolate

    One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


    Cake Mix Brownies

    These cake mix brownies are a mashup of two of my favorite desserts. A woman I worked with gave me...


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    Strawberry Buttermilk Skillet Shortcake

    This scratch-made strawberry buttermilk cake is a family favorite. The recipe is over 100 years old, and I remember my...


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    Sheet-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

    Everyone needs an easy meal. Try this sheet-pan chicken with roasted potatoes for a simple and tasty meal guaranteed to...


    Mini Meat Loaf Sheet-Pan Meal

    I grew up with this classic meat loaf recipe, but I adapted it to mini meatloaves so that they would...


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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


    One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

    When the weather's too chilly to grill, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or...

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    Garlic Beef Enchiladas

    Beef enchiladas are typically prepared with corn tortillas, but my husband, Jeff, and I prefer flour tortillas. I use them...


    Blackened Tilapia with Zucchini Noodles

    I love quick and bright meals like this one-skillet wonder. The way it tastes, you'd think it takes a lot...


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    Best Cinnamon Rolls

    When I married him, I discovered that my husband's family has the best cinnamon roll recipe! I asked his mom...


    I Like to Eat Apples and Bananas Bread

    My children love to bake (and eat) all kinds of banana bread. They make this all by themselves, with just...


    Sheet-Pan Pineapple Chicken Fajitas

    For our fajitas, I combine chicken and pineapple for a different flavor. These fajitas are more on the sweet side,...


    Shrimp Pasta Primavera

    They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. So when I invite that special guy to...