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Perfect Fall Muffins To Start the Day

Cupcakes are everywhere. Whole TV shows are devoted to them and my two kids can’t get enough of the little confections. Personally, I think it’s time to show the lowly muffin the respect it deserves.

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Store-Bought vs. Homemade Apple Pie

I was driving to Chicago a few weeks ago with my friend, John and my son, Max. We wanted to buy a gift for friends we were going to visit, so we stopped at a "kitschy" little apple orchard and bought a pre-made pie.

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Pressed for Time? Roast Beef & Provolone Panini to the Rescue!

When planning my weekly meals, a quick glance at the calendar revealed that the logistics of Thursday’s dinner would be a challenge. My husband and I were both scheduled to work until 6:00, our girls each had soccer practice and there was a bonus school meeting thrown in there, too. No time to spare!

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Orchard Season and Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Growing up, my mom took my three siblings and me to the apple orchard each fall. It was a special thing to look forward to after the school day, and made for its own September adventure. I can still picture all of us – lined up in our red plaid school uniforms, studying the vintage apple-picking machinery displayed in the building. The smell of apple pies hung in the air.

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Southwestern Macaroni & Cheese: The Perfect Potluck Pitch-In!

Potluck season is finally here! In fact we have planned a potluck for this weekend. I always have a question about what to bring. I thought this time I would make a quick, easy side dish, Southwestern Macaroni & Cheese, that everyone could enjoy!

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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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• 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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