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A Beachside Steak Fry & The Best Potatoes Ever

One of my family traditions takes place every fall on the rocky lakeshore of beautiful Lake Superior in northern Minnesota. One evening during my extended family’s annual vacation, in what my dad calls "God’s country," we pack up all our dinner supplies and bring them down to the beach for an old-fashioned steak fry.

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Spaghetti Pie & Kids in the Kitchen

When I heard our marketing director Heather’s daughters love to help make dinner, I had to know more. After talking with Heather about it, I learned that her girls, Leah (11), Erin (9), and Meredith (7), are each responsible for dinner one night a week. Their dinners have included a wide variety of items, such as lasagna, tacos, spaghetti, frozen waffles, English muffin pizzas, Caesar salad, and more.

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Afternoon at the Orchard Results in an Easy Apple Treat

Every summer, my family eagerly anticipates local apples. After Labor Day, we take a road trip to an apple orchard in Shafer, Minnesota. It's about an hour from home, but we make the drive because it's so peaceful and beautiful, and not too crowded.

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Roasting Vegetables Makes a “Sweet” Pasta Dinner

As fall approaches, and the temperature cools down, I finally feel like using my oven again. It is just too hot in the summer to cook with it and I would rather grill outside than heat up my house. I can cook almost anything on the grill, but there are a few things I like better when cooked in the oven. The first on my list is vegetables.

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An Apple a Day!

Ever have a childhood dream? How about the opportunity to fulfill that dream as an adult? I am extremely lucky; I am a therapeutic riding instructor for children and adults with disabilities in the heart of the city in Philadelphia, PA.

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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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