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Putting the “Wild” Back in Wild Rice Soup

My husband is a hunter. There, I said it. Although we were both born and raised as suburbs-kids, Ryan loves the great outdoors and spends a great deal of his fall and early winter getting up early, gathering his gear and looking for our “groceries” (that’s how I like to think of it). As a result, we have a lot of meat in our freezer this time of year.

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Big Batch Fudgy Brownies for Impromptu Guests

I recently had some friends staying with me during the holidays. They have a son who attends the same college as my son, Kyle. Both boys are living off campus this year and so did not “come home” for their holiday break. The college closes for the two week break which meant they could not eat on campus as they would normally. So they joined us for dinner on more than one occasion over the two-week period. One night I decided to make an easy dessert I knew they would like. Brownies was the obvious solution.

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Weeknight Scramble? Hearty Slow Cooker Beef Stew to the Rescue!

Finding quick weeknight meals continues to challenge me. Why is that? I have all the “make these meals in 20 minutes or less” cookbooks. I just struggle to pair my grocery shopping with easy recipes.

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Easy, Cheesy, 3-Step Dip

If there is one thing my dad has instilled in me since I was little, it is the love of football. Of course he has taught me many other important things, but football is high on the list. Football games have always revolved around a couple of things for me: fun times with family and friends, team pride and of course… food.

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Really? Sandwich Bread That’s Gluten-Free!

A sandwich is sometimes a “taken-for-granted” quick lunch. It seems you can make a sandwich by either spreading two slices of bread with a tasty filling or by layering some deli meat or cheese between two slices of bread. At this point that’s what you have – a simple sandwich.

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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.

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• 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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• 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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