Whether it's a potluck for church, school, garden club or just a group of friends, meeting up to share a meal is one of our favorite ways to discover tried & true recipes. The dishes that folks bring to these get-togethers are the best of the best, and while our plates will be heavy with goodies to try, we always make sure to save room for dessert.
If you've signed up to bring something sweet to an upcoming gathering, today's slideshow is sure to inspire you. And, even if you don't have a potluck on your calendar yet, keep these crowd-pleasing desserts in your recipe box...you're bound to need one sooner or later!
Packing lunch just got a little more fun. Okay, a lot more fun.
Whip up some of these DIY lunch bags and you'll be toting that sandwich and apple in style. Choose some of your favorite prints and follow our simple instructions to make a few of these in an afternoon...they're easier than you think. Let's get started!
With the first official day of fall coming up this weekend, we'd love to see what you're cooking up to celebrate this harvest season. Whether it's your favorite homestyle casserole for those busy weeknights or those pumpkin muffins that everyone raves about, we'd love to see your links this week!
So tell us...
What are YOUR favorite HARVEST recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
Whether you've a bunch from your own garden, or your neighbor left you a few more on your porch, zucchini season is here and we couldn't be more excited.
Looking for a little inspiration as you're working this versatile veggie into all sorts of dishes? Well, look no further. We've got zucchini bread, zucchini pasta, zucchini boats...you name it! With all the delicious recipes we've got lined up for today's slideshow, you might just wish you'd planted more!
Parmesan Zucchini Sticks
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Parmesan Zucchini Sticks
Perfect for a snack and even better as a side, these crunchy, cheese baked goodies from Potluck Family Favorites are nothing short of delicious...make sure to serve with some ranch dressing or warm marinara sauce for dipping!
1 egg 1/2 c. Italian-flavored dry bread crumbs 1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese 1 t. dried thyme 1/2 t. pepper 6 small zucchini, quartered lengthwise ranch salad dressing
Place egg in a shallow bowl and beat well; set aside. Mix bread crumbs, cheese, thyme and pepper in a separate bowl. Dip zucchini into egg and then into bread crumb mixture; place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes, until tender. Serve with ranch salad dressing. Serves 4.
Pass the milk, please! 10 cookies to pack, snack and enjoy.
Whether you like them crunchy & crumbly, warm & chewy or full of nuts and fruit, we think cookies could possibly be the best finger food! Just right for packing in lunchboxes, sandwiching a scoop of ice cream and enjoying out of hand after dinner, these sweet treats come in all shapes, sizes and flavors.
To celebrate our crazy love for cookies, we're sharing 10 of our favorites with you. So whether you're tossing in some chocolate chips or treating your family to peanut butter dips, we've got your cookie bases covered.
Fall not only brings beautiful leaves, warm cider and hayrides in the country...it also brings busy back-to-school nights, game-day get-togethers and Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. What a perfect season to put your slow cooker to work, and what better cookbook to use than our newest title, Slow-Cooker Fall Favorites?
From breakfast to soups, dinners to desserts, this cookbook is filled with the hearty slow-simmered recipes you'll love. Plus, there's an entire chapter dedicated to those warm, nostalgic memories of autumns past. Written from the heart by cooks just like you, these recollections are sure to get you in the spirit of the season. It's fall at Gooseberry Patch, so why not treat yourself to our latest homestyle collection?
The weather's turning slightly cooler, the days are getting slightly shorter and our schedules are getting busier and busier. What's a hungry cook to do when they want a hearty, filling meal but don't have the time to cook? Two words: slow cooker. This kitchen superhero is one of our favorite appliances. With just a few minutes of effort and simple ingredients, you'll have dinner waiting for you when you walk in that door.
So, tell us...
What are your favorite SLOW-COOKER recipes? Share 'em all in today's Recipe Round-Up!
No matter if it’s scooped on a crispy tortilla chip, spooned over chicken or a smoky grilled burger, salsa is definitely in season right now.
Whether you make yours from garden-fresh tomatoes and peppers or prefer a heartier blend with beans and corn, today's recipe collection is sure to tempt your tastebuds. Plus, it's always welcome at cookouts and get-togethers...you're almost guaranteed to bring home an empty bowl when you take along one of these delicious recipes. Come salsa with us!