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Lemons, Lemons, and More Lemons! What To Do With All These Lemons!

My parents live in Minnesota.  Every winter they visit my aunt and uncle who live near San Diego, California.  And, every year they bring home a supply of Meyer lemons.  My uncle has a Meyer lemon tree in his yard and the lemons are ready for picking during my parents’ visit.  This tree also happens to be quite productive so there are lots of lemons to use up.  Lemonade, lemon cake, lemon bars, etc.  What does one do with all these lemons?  I happily take a few home to bake one of my favorite bar recipes, Tangy Lemon Bars.

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Best Ever Birthday Cake for Dad

My husband Joe makes the best cakes, so making a cake for his birthday is always a bit daunting. We absolutely love the Cinnamon Fudge Birthday Cake recipe, and it's one of his favorites to make for others, so I thought I'd try making one for him.

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Artisan Bread the Easy Way

I think I could live on bread alone. My favorite part of most meals in fine restaurants is the wonderful bread. My favorite bread has a crunchy crust, and a hearty but soft interior. With all the artisan breads available today I am just about in bread heaven. To bad they’re so time consuming and difficult to make…NOT!

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Ham and Swiss Makes a Slam-Dunk Dip

My husband has been known to say that March is the best month of the year - due to "March Madness," the beloved college basketball competition (and perhaps the fact that his birthday falls during that month). And while I have already confessed to the blogosphere that I am not much of a sports fan, basketball is my favorite of all to watch.

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Breakfast for Dinner

My family loves having breakfast for dinner.  Whether it’s scrambled eggs and bacon or pancakes, it’s always a hit.  When I’m at a loss for what to make for dinner and ask the boys what they would like, they often request “breakfast. 

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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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