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Perfecting the Cheeseburger

Cheeseburgers, especially ones topped with melty American cheese are having a moment. Even fancy restaurants are highlighting the American classic – some have people waiting hours for table to try a cheeseburger. In the Test Kitchens, we’re thrilled people are craving something we’ve loved for years! So rather than wait hours for a table, we set out to recreate a delicious, restaurant- style cheeseburger at home.

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Sweet Corn = Summer

Growing up in Minnesota, my mom would say it was a good corn season when the corn was “knee- high by the 4th of July.” Nothing tastes better than fresh sweet corn slathered with butter in the summer.

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By Ann
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Master the Art of Grilling

Do you envy the current Grill Master in your household? Do you wish you could slip into that coveted spot in the yard where you don’t go to people, but people come to you? Why do people come to you? Because you are in charge of the goods on the grates! You need to watch that grill with an eagle eye to turn, baste and reposition the Pinterest-able portions at the tip of your tongs.

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10 Secrets for Making Great Pie Crust

In honor of Pi Day, a holiday we fully support, we wanted to repost one of our first ever blogs and one of our most popular too! Creating a delicious, memorable pie starts with the crust. Follow our 10 tips for a perfect, flaky pie crust, and people will be sure to leave room for dessert.

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Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Color!

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by serving a variety of green and rainbow-themed foods is the perfect way to bring a little “Irish” into your home, even if it’s just for a day. My mom always took the opportunity to celebrate all holidays while I was growing up. While I’m not Irish, she celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by doing simple things like tinting milk green with food coloring or putting a little note in our lunch bags. Taking the time to recognize all of the holidays, not just the major ones, is a guaranteed way to create memories with your kids.

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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.

Ree Drumond 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 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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