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Copycat Noodles & Company™ Mac and Cheese The best recipes

Copycat Noodles & Company™ Mac and Cheese

This popular restaurant is known for its extra-cheesy Wisconsin mac and cheese, topped with a glorious pile of shredded cheddar. Here’s how you can nail it at home!MORE+LESS-Updated October 5, 20171lb (16 oz) uncooked elbow macaroni1/4cup all-purpose flour1lb (16 oz) cheddar cheese, gratedFinely grated cheddar cheese (for topping)Hide Images1Cook elbow macaroni in salted water until al dente (cook time will vary; use guide on back of pasta box).

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Tex-Mex Beef and Rice Skillet The best recipes

Tex-Mex Beef and Rice Skillet

Wherein we turn a humble pound of ground beef into a supremely satisfying and totally doable meal in a matter of minutes. You’re welcome.MORE+LESS-1lb lean (at least 80 ) ground beef1tablespoon vegetable oil1medium red bell pepper, diced1cup fresh or frozen corn kernels1can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce1package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix1cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)2tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leavesHide Images1In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef 6 to 8 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until brown.

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Mini Peach Cobbler The best recipes

Mini Peach Cobbler

Easy, sweet peach cobbler, baked in a muffin tin for individual servings.MORE+LESS-2teaspoons baking powder4tablespoons (1/2 stick) melted butter2cans (8 oz each) diced peachesHide Images1Preheat oven to 375°F. Line cups of a regular-sized muffin tin with cupcake liners. Add 1 teaspoon melted butter to the bottom of each liner.

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Hot Dog Fried Rice The best recipes

Hot Dog Fried Rice

A quick and simple meal with big flavors. This budget-friendly recipe is a great use for all the extra rice that comes with Chinese takeout, along with any veggies you have kicking around the fridge.MORE+LESS-Updated March 23, 20172tablespoons vegetable or canola oil2cups cooked and cooled white rice1/2cup Cascadian Farm™ organic frozen sweet peasSesame seeds, for garnishSliced scallions, for garnishHide Images1Cut hot dogs and carrots into a medium-size dice.

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Chicago-Style Hot Dog Cups The best recipes

Chicago-Style Hot Dog Cups

Prep 25minTotal45minServings16We don’t take hot dogs lightly; they have endless potential outside of their buns, and we want the world to know about it. Case in point -- these brilliant muffin-tin cups made with biscuit dough.MORE+LESS-IngredientsCups1can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits1package (16 oz) hot dogs, cut into 1/2-inch slices (about 10 hot dogs)2tablespoons yellow mustard2teaspoons Worcestershire sauceTopping3tablespoons yellow mustard1cup finely chopped white onionStepsHide Images1Heat oven to 350°F.

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Classic Baked Mostaccioli The best recipes

Classic Baked Mostaccioli

Baked mostaccioli, baked ziti, baked penne—whatever you call this easy dish, if it’s not a staple weeknight meal in your house, it should be. Get all the flavors of lasagna, minus the fuss, in this endlessly customizable pasta bake.MORE+LESS-Updated November 4, 20161lb mild or hot Italian sausage1pound mostaccioli pasta, cooked and drained1jar (25.

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Slow-Cooker Cherry Dump Cake The best recipes

Slow-Cooker Cherry Dump Cake

Prep 10minTotal2hr15minServings8Dessert doesn& 39;t get easier than dump cake—well, unless it& 39;s a slow-cooker dump cake. It& 39;s truly the easiest way to get this cherry-filled dessert on the table. We& 39;d also recommend topping it with your favorite ice cream to take it over the edge. Make that, strongly recommend.

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Hurricane Cocktail The best recipes

Hurricane Cocktail

Ring in Mardi Gras New Orleans-style with a Hurricane Cocktail!MORE+LESS-3ounces Passion Fruit juice (or juice blend)2tablespoons grenadine syrupOrange slices and maraschino cherries for garnish, if desiredHide Images1Fill cocktail glass(es) with ice. Squeeze the lime over the ice.2Stir remaining ingredients together in a mixing glass.

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Pesto Aioli The best recipes

Pesto Aioli

This smart blend of pesto and aioli is delicious tossed with pasta or used as a dip for grilled veggies.MORE+LESS-2cups fresh basil leaves1/2cup grated Parmesan cheese1/4cup toasted pine nuts2tablespoons fresh lemon juiceHide Images1Place all ingredients in blender or food processor.2Cover and blend on medium speed about 3 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape sides, until smooth.

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Copycat Panera™ Kitchen Sink Cookies The best recipes

Copycat Panera™ Kitchen Sink Cookies

Panera™ goes all out with its Kitchen Sink Cookies, so we took this challenge pretty seriously. Just look at that ingredient list! It& 39;s packed with chocolate chips, toffee bits, pretzels and topped with your fanciest flaky sea salt to finish it off. And trust us, it& 39;s totally worth it.MORE+LESS-2 1/4cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour3/4cup semisweet chocolate chips or chunks3/4cup milk chocolate chips or chunks1/2teaspoon flaky sea saltHide Images1Heat oven to 350°F.

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One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken and Rice The best recipes

One-Pot Creamy Garlic Chicken and Rice

Nothing beats this one-pot creamy chicken and rice recipe when it comes to convenience or comfort. So, there’s that too.MORE+LESS-Updated November 18, 2019Make withProgresso Broth1lb chicken breast, cut into chunks3/4cup long grain white rice2 1/2cups Progresso™ chicken broth2tablespoons heavy creamHide Images1Toss the chicken breast with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

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Caprese Salad with Balsamic The best recipes

Caprese Salad with Balsamic

The word “summer” could definitely be defined by this salad. Perfect as an appetizer or a fresh side, the caprese salad with its balsamic drizzle is a wonderful way to use up garden tomatoes.MORE+LESS-1/4cup fresh basil leaves4ounces fresh mozzarella cheese4teaspoons balsamic vinegarsalt and pepper, to tasteHide Images1Slice the tomato in approximately 1/4 inch thick slices.

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Blue Kamikaze Shots The best recipes

Blue Kamikaze Shots

Prep 5minTotal5minServings1These colorful, slightly fruity kamikaze shots might look (and taste) sweet, but don& 39;t let that fool you. Behind that Pop Rocks™-covered rim lies extremely powerful party fuel.MORE+LESS-ByMichelle PUpdated December 6, 2019IngredientsPop Rocks™ for garnish, and vanilla frosting for rimming the glassesStepsHide Images1If garnishing with Pop Rocks™, lightly dip the rim of a shot glass in frosting, then dip in Pop Rocks™.

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Mexican Lasagna The best recipes

Mexican Lasagna

Turn Taco Tuesday into Taco-Style Mexican Lasagna Tuesday. Okay, while the name may not roll off the tongue as easily, this Mexican lasagna recipe made with tortillas, ground beef, enchilada sauce, refried beans, cheese, tomatoes and taco toppings is a delicious twist on traditional lasagna that is sure to become a dinnertime favorite.

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Cold Pepperoni Pizza Roll-Ups The best recipes

Cold Pepperoni Pizza Roll-Ups

Calling all pizza lovers (so, calling all humans): This one’s for you. Serve ‘em solo, or with a side of pizza sauce for dipping.MORE+LESS-1container (8 oz) cream cheese spread, softened1/2teaspoon Italian seasoning1/8teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/8teaspoon garlic powder1package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 tortillas; 8 inch)1cup shredded Parmesan cheese2packages (6 oz each) sliced pepperoni1package (8 oz) sliced mozzarella cheeseHide Images1In small bowl, mix cream cheese spread, Italian seasoning, pepper flakes and garlic powder.

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Mini Burger Cookies The best recipes

Mini Burger Cookies

Prep 10minTotal10minServings10Don& 39;t let these fool you. These are sweet hamburgers made from cookies, frosting and coconut.MORE+LESS-ByGirl Who Ate EverythingUpdated March 7, 2017Ingredients10grasshopper fudge cookies1pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing red icing1pouch (7 oz) Betty Crocker™ Decorating Cookie Icing yellow icingStepsHide Images1Place coconut in a small zip-top plastic bag and add some green food coloring.

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Cold Cucumber Soup The best recipes

Cold Cucumber Soup

Lighter than light and completely refreshing, this creamy no-cook cucumber soup makes a splendid side dish for summertime meals. The cool, mellow flavor of cucumber puréed with tangy Greek yogurt creates a quick soup that pairs perfectly with grilled meats and veggies.MORE+LESS-Updated April 19, 20172large cucumbers, peeled, halved and seeded1 1/2cups plain Greek yogurt1lemon, zested and juiced1clove garlic, finely chopped1tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill1/4cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley1/4cup chopped purple onionHide Images1In a blender, puree cucumbers, yogurt, lemon juice and zest, olive oil, garlic, dill, parsley, and salt until smooth.

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How to Cook a Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon The best recipes

How to Cook a Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

A surprisingly easy, yet elegant, steak wrapped in bacon and seared to perfection. Perfect for Valentine& 39;s Day, birthday dinners or any time you want to serve an impressive meal (without going crazy).MORE+LESS-Updated March 7, 20172filet mignons (about 6 oz each and at least 1 inch thick)1tablespoon unsalted butterBalsamic vinegar glaze, for servingHide Images1Before cooking, remove steaks from fridge and let them come to room temperature for 30 minutes.

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Slow-Cooker Cheesy Salsa Chicken The best recipes

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Salsa Chicken

When you’re craving Mexican but refuse to leave the house to get it (much less spending all day in the kitchen preparing it), we say let your slow cooker make it for you. This four-ingredient cheesy slow-cooker chicken preps in minutes and tastes like the spicy, comforting, delicious Mexican food you love from your favorite restaurant.

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How to Make Cheddar Cheese Sauce The best recipes

How to Make Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Here’s the best way to make a simple homemade cheese sauce. Use it for anything from queso to macaroni and cheese!MORE+LESS-Updated March 7, 20171/4cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour10to 12 ounces cheddar cheese, gratedHide Images1Add butter and flour to a medium pot over medium heat. Let the butter melt and whisk the flour into the butter.

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