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Portable Crunch for an Afternoon Bike Ride

For Memorial Day weekend, we planned an all-day family biking outing along the river road and to a favorite café for lunch. We always carry water and some simple snacks like energy bars or dried fruit, but for something special I decided to make Sweet & Savory Snack Mix.

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By Liz
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Grilled Chicken Change Up: Southwestern Style

At our house, we L-O-V-E grilling. Since we live in a townhome, our grill happily lives in our garage. That means that all it takes to make a meal is to wheel the grill out a few feet and light it up. How convenient!

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Snickerdoodles with Taylor Swift Sound Track

A day off from school and the thrill of summer break only weeks away—the perfect time to bake cookies! With Taylor Swift blaring in the background, my teenage daughter and her best friend set about to make some Snickerdoodles all by themselves.

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By Liz
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French Toast on the Go

When I think about French toast, I can picture myself as a grade-school-aged kid in my aunt and uncle’s crazy-busy kitchen. I’m wearing my PJ’s, swinging my feet from the bench seat at their kitchen table, and there is breakfast chaos all around me.

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Mom's Gone Bananas!

I always keep a close watch on bananas that are getting overripe, wondering what muffins or cakes I might make when I get two or three too far gone for anyone to eat.

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By Liz
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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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