Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

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    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas with your favorite toppings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Kabobless Chicken and Vegetables

    As the primary caregiver for my grandma, I am trying to cook healthier for her. I am fascinated with Mediterranean...


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


    Nutty Kale Pesto Pasta with Caramelized Onion

    My bountiful garden and vegetarian daughter both inspired me to create this nutritious, calcium-rich kale pesto pasta. No one would...


    Sheet-Pan Pork Supper

    I created this pork tenderloin sheet-pan dinner to suit our family's needs. It's so quick and easy to clean up...

    Sheet-Pan Chicken Curry Dinner

    This sheet-pan chicken curry is a quick way to get a meal on the table without fuss. Everyone loves it,...


    Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

    Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a...

    Almond Flour Bread

    My almond flour bread recipe is keto-friendly. It's low in carbs with a fluffy, crumbly texture like a traditional loaf...


    Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

    I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina...


    My Juicy Lucy

    Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...


    Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

    Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet...

    Slow-Cooker Banana Bread

    I love to use my slow cooker. I started to experiment with making bread in it so I wouldn’t have...


    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily...


    Crispy Baked Tofu

    You'll never need another baked tofu recipe! My version is nice and crispy on the outside while remaining super soft...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Taco Pockets

    We love these easy taco-flavored sandwiches made with crescent dough. They make a quick and easy lunch or supper with...


    Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

    I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...

    Roasted Tuscan Chicken Dinner

    When an Italian friend shared many years ago that she often added Italian sausages to her pan of baked chicken,...


    Pizza Beans

    This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...


    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


    Indian Rice and Carrot Pudding

    This Indian carrot pudding recipe is rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. —Daljeet Singh, Coral Springs, Florida


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


    Zesty Mediterranean Potato Salad

    I love this Mediterranean potato salad recipe that incorporates vegetables I plant in my summer garden. The dressing is light...


    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...


    Blueberry Iced Tea

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. Serve this blueberry iced tea...

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    Air-Fryer Bacon Egg Cups

    These adorable bacon egg cups are a fresh take on the classic breakfast combo. I originally baked these, but they're...


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Broccoli Quiche Cups

    Chock-full of veggies and melted cheese, this comforting and colorful egg bake has become a brunch classic. For a tasty...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Pesto Stuffed Peppers

    On busy weeknights, I don’t want to spend more than 30 minutes preparing dinner, nor do I want to wash...


    Air-Fryer Lemon Feta Chicken

    This bright, Greek-inspired chicken has only five ingredients—it's a busy-day lifesaver! And popping it into the air fryer makes it...


    Air-Fryer Mocha Pudding Cakes

    These mouthwatering mini cakes make the perfect treat for two. My mom used to make these when I was a...


    Air-Fryer Quick Tater Tots Bake

    I like to prepare this dish when I'm short on time. You can also make the bake a...