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Cooking & Baking Help

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

What is Clarified Butter?

When you clarify butter you remove milk solids and water, leaving only the butterfat - which has a higher smoke point ideal for cooking and sauteing. 

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Why Butter is Back

We’ve seen it, just like you.  Magazines and newspapers splashed with the headline “Butter is Back!”, but here at the Land O’Lakes Test Kitchens, we like to think that butter never really went away.

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One Pan Dinners - A Weeknight Win

Dinner for four? Hardly any clean-up? Not take-out? Sounds like a dream! Lucky for you it’s not, it’s the glorious concept of sheet pan dinners!

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Cinnamon Rolls with a Pumpkin Twist

It’s that time again…pumpkin pie spice takes over the world! And since we’re not ones to miss out on the party, our limited batch Pumpkin Pie Spice Butter Spread is back on the shelves. In addition to spreading on toast or topping pancakes, we love using this butter spread in recipes. One of our favorites is a twist, literally a twist on cinnamon rolls. Slathered with frosting, these twists are a tasty fall breakfast treat.

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Cooking with Pork

Because pork is available in so many different forms, you could probably eat it for dinner all week and not get bored. Pork chops, pork roast, pork tenderloin, pork ribs, pulled pork, ham, bacon, sausage…am I starting to sound like a certain movie? I’ve rounded up a handful of the recipes on our site that feature pork in all its glory.

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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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