Our next tried & true cookbook will feature America's best-loved comfort foods and we hope to fill it with treasured dishes from coast to coast. That's where you and YOUR hometown recipes come in!
We're looking for authentic Philly cheese steaks, Chicago deep-dish pizza, classic Midwestern meat loaf, Kansas City ribs, southern fried chicken, Tex-Mex enchiladas, all-American apple pie and much, much more! Whatever you make that reminds you of home is exactly what we're looking for. Be sure to tell us where the recipe originated and your own memories about it.
We can't wait to see what you'll share from your very own region of the country. And remember, if your recipe is selected, it'll be featured in this cookbook along with your name and hometown. Plus, you'll receive a FREE copy of the cookbook when it's published!
Easter always meant a big family meal at Grandma's house. Her best dishes and lace tablecloth would set the table and there were always a few extra chairs pulled up for special guests. We loved getting together with aunts, uncles and cousins...maybe there'd even be an egg hunt in the backyard!
What were the recipes that were must-haves at Easter dinner for your family? For us, it was a sweet glazed ham, fluffy mashed potatoes and Grandma's Ambrosia salad. We'd love to hear about your traditions in the comments and have your recipes linked up below.
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite EASTER recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Sweet Ambrosia Salad This favorite was originally shared by Rachel Ripley of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...thanks, Rachel!
10-oz. can pineapple chunks, drained 14-1/2 oz. jar maraschino cherries, drained 11-oz. can mandarin oranges, drained 8-oz. container sour cream 10-1/2 oz. pkg. pastel mini marshmallows 1/2 c. sweetened flaked coconut
Combine fruit in a large bowl; stir in sour cream until coated. Fold in marshmallows and coconut; cover and chill overnight. Makes 8 to 10 servings.
It's official. We're ready for a new season and to leave all this snow and cold behind. Replace it with sunshine, chirping birds, buds blooming and all the tasty goodies spring has to offer.
Can't wait for the first official day? That's okay...neither could we! So we put together a delicious spring-inspired menu to get us in the spirit. From breakfast to dessert, we've gathered up the perfect spring dishes to share.
Ham & Swiss Cheese Rolls
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Perfect little sammies for a springtime lunch, this recipe from 101 Christmas Recipes is delicious paired with some of your favorite kettle-cooked chips and a tall glass of lemonade or iced tea!
3/4 c. margarine 1-1/2 T. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 t. dry mustard 1-1/2 t. poppy seed 2 t. dried, minced onion 2 12-ct. pkgs. Hawaiian rolls 1 lb. thinly sliced deli ham 1/2 lb. sliced Swiss cheese
Combine margarine, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, poppy seed and onion in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat; remove from heat. Slice individual rolls in half. Make sandwiches using bread, ham and cheese. Place sandwiches on an ungreased 15"x10" jelly-roll pan. Spoon margarine mixture over sandwiches. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Makes 12 servings
Winter has been hanging around way too long for our liking, and we're pretty sure you feel the same way. Let's sweep the last remnants of cold weather out the door, clear the cobwebs from the corners and start this season off with a sparkle.
Whether you tackle windows, closets or just give the pillows an extra fluff, we hope these ideas inspire you to dive in and spruce up for spring. Let's get started!
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When you're doing the next deep clean in your fridge, why not add a little flair with this ingenious idea? Found on A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, these fridge mats will save you time next time your cleaning for just a few dollars. Keep clicking around Jo-Anna's blog for lots of organizing ideas for the kitchen and beyond!
With St. Patrick's Day coming up this Friday, we know some of you are planning to serve up something special. We've found so much inspiration on Pinterest and even have our own Luck O' the Irish board there.
Even if you're not fixing anything Irish-inspired on Saturday, share your favorite GREEN recipes, be it salad, beans, spinach or maybe even your own Shamrock Shake!
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite ST. PATRICK'S DAY recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Emerald Isle Cupcakes Shared by Jackie Smulski of Lyons, Illinois, these lucky little cakes are perfect for celebrating with your little leprechauns. Jackie writes, "These cupcakes are not only good for St. Patrick's Day but are also a refreshing treat to welcome the first day of spring!"
1-3/4 c. all-purpose flour 2/3 c. sugar 3.4-oz. pkg. instant pistachio pudding mix 1-1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 2 eggs, beaten 1-1/4 c. milk 1/2 c. oil 1/2 t. vanilla extract few drops green food coloring 16-oz. container cream cheese frosting Garnish: candy sprinkles
In a bowl, combine flour, sugar, dry pudding mix, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; add to flour mixture and mix until well blended. Fill paper-lined muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick tests clean. Cool in tin on a wire rack. Add a few drops of food coloring to the frosting and frost the cupcakes. Garnish with sprinkles. Makes 1-1/2 dozen.
Brand new to our collection, packed with color photos and filled with more than 300 recipes, it's also the very FIRST book we've published with nutritional facts...something you've been asking for! Add the eBook version of this brand new title to your cookbook collection this week. It's available for just $1.99!