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Make-Ahead Manicotti

As our family has grown, so are the families of lots of our friends – it seems to be the year of babies! With this transition comes some adjustment in our meal planning: namely, that we need to start planning ahead! Lately we have been on the hunt for easy-to-prepare meals for ourselves, but also meals that can be prepared in advance and brought over to our friends’ homes when their new baby arrives.

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Date Night Steak Dinner At Home

Winter is my time to hibernate. Darkness descends before the workday is done and the snowy, cold nights make me want to stay inside my warm and cozy home. Who wants to put on a down jacket, winter boots, wooly hat and gloves to skid across town for date night at a restaurant? Not I.

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It Wouldn't Be the Holidays Without Cheese & Shallot Party Spread

I’m a cheese ball enthusiast. Let’s just get that out of the way. Born and raised in Wisconsin, I can’t get enough of cheese, in any form. Cliché, right? In the Midwest, cheese balls are a staple during holiday get-togethers.

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Red, Green, White - A Holiday Delight!

Yes, I made a little rhyme with my blog title. I couldn’t help but smile when I wrote it. But then, Cranberry-Pistachio Fudge makes me smile too. Fudge is such a classic holiday candy. Almost every cookie platter or candy dish includes a version of chocolatey deliciousness in the form of fudge.

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4 Ingredients Make a Decadent Dessert

I love uncomplicated, straightforward recipes that just take superb ingredients and let them shine. Have you noticed all the cooking shows, magazine articles and cookbooks devoted to creating delicious dishes with five ingredients or less? Me too.

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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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