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Cooking & Baking Help

Tips and how-tos that will boost your cooking and baking confidence.

Vintage Recipes Made Modern

Old recipes can be the best inspiration for something new. When we’re developing new ideas in the Test Kitchen, our old recipes are one of the first things we look at. Plus, we feel like when you start with something familiar and give it a new twist, you’re more likely to have success in the kitchen. So, if you’re looking for something fresh, but still familiar, we’ve got you covered!

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Cooking Like A College Kid

Dorm living. It’s an experience everyone should have, but it can be a big change from living at home. One of the biggest adjustments is having a microwave and mini-fridge as appliances…and no mom or dad to make dinner every night. So, what to do when it’s 7pm, the dining hall is closed and eating one more bowl of Ramen noodles might make you cry?

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Summer Bounty from CSAs and Farmers Markets

To get the freshest in-season produce, you can hardly go wrong at your local farmers market or by signing up for a weekly share through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Both are great ways to buy local, seasonal food directly from the farmer who grows it. Farmers markets and CSAs have exploded in numbers the past few years as people want to learn more about how and where their food is grown.

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Pickle It

I went overboard at the farmer’s market.  It happens every time, I try to make a list but then I get there and the cherry heirloom tomatoes are just sitting there waiting for a home, and the purple cauliflower looks lonely so I have to take that too.

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Road Trip Food Ideas: Tips For Take Along Food

Whether you plan to travel by car, plane, train or bus, taking along your own meals or snacks makes traveling go more smoothly. This is especially true when you are traveling with children.

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Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen Experts

The Test Kitchen creates the Land O'Lakes recipes you trust. Take a look behind the scenes to learn how they do it.

Friends of the Test Kitchen

Get inspired by our favorite bloggers as they invite you in their kitchen to dish on recipes and feeding those they love.

Special Guest

• Ree Drummond •

As a busy mom who writes about food, family and living on her ranch in Oklahoma, the kitchen is Ree's frontier.

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Special Guest

• Sadie •

Sadie is a creative cook who looks for culinary inspiration everywhere. Her family's small dairy farm in Minnesota has been a part of the Land O'Lakes cooperative since 2005.

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