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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      Hoisin Chicken Wraps

      My recipe was inspired by Vietnamese pork banh mi—particularly the fresh carrot, cucumber and radish topping. It has so much fresh flavor, color and crunch! This wrap is wonderful for a quick lunch or easy dinner. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, Arkansas

      Lebanese Street Sandwiches

      Arayes are grilled Lebanese-style sandwiches that are stuffed with a seasoned meat mixture. They're commonly found throughout the food stalls...


      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...


      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...


      Zucchini Pizza Fritters

      These zucchini pizza fritters are the perfect after-school snack. Plus, they're freezer friendly! —Marisa Allen, First and Full

      Grandma’s Apple Cake

      My grandma's apple cake recipe is perfect for fall gatherings. With lightly spiced apples and a sweet glaze, each slice...


      Air-Fryer Shrimp Cake Sliders

      My family loves these shrimp sliders. The slaw dressing and shrimp cake patties can be made ahead. When you're ready...


      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...


      Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

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


      Crispy Baked Tofu

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


      Thai Pork Satay

      I love this recipe since it can be made as a main dish or as an appetizer. For appetizer portions,...


      Maple and Cream Apple Pie

      The cream in this pie makes it so rich and delicious. If you're looking for something a little out of...


      Chicken Marsala Pasta

      Back in 2008, I won first place in a state fair cooking contest with this chicken marsala pasta. I absolutely...

      Slow-Cooker Duck Breasts

      My husband and son are duck hunters, and I am always trying to find new ways to cook the meat....


      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...


      Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

      I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


      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...


      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...


      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...


      Coconut Nutella Brownies

      My parents were coming over for dinner, and I wanted a fast go-to brownie. My mom loves coconut and chocolate,...


      Blueberry Iced Tea

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


      Oktoberfest Soup

      I love Oktoberfest beer and food, and I'm also a big fan of soups. I was in a bar a...