Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

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Slow-Cooker Arizona Poblano Pork

I live In Arizona and this slow-cooker pork loin is an easy dish with many southwestern seasonings. It's fantastic with rice and beans or in a taco with hot sauce. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona

Rose Wine Cocktail

This rose wine cocktail is an easy way to dress up wine for a party. Other fruit, like watermelon balls...


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...


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...


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Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado...

Savory Stuffed Peppers

Our family's holiday dinners include a giant antipasto, and my mom's anchovy stuffed peppers are always the star dish. There...


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,...


Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

This Kentucky bourbon pecan cheesecake will wow your guests and your taste buds. Serve in spring during the Kentucky Derby...


Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

These moist, cakelike muffins with heaps of crumb topping are to die for! They're wonderful for company, entertaining, brunch or...


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...

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. If it’s going to take...


Margarita Cupcakes

These margarita cupcakes are my most requested recipe. If you are unable to find Key lime juice, you can use...