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Zucchini Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 2584
These cheesy zucchini patties are an excellent way to use up that abundance of zucchini from the garden. Serve with a bit of tomato sauce or sour cream dabbed on top.
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World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 19618
Filling and satisfying, John Chandler's lasagna is our most popular recipe. With basil, sausage, ground beef and three types of cheese, it lives up to its name.

Easy Meatloaf

Rating: 4.5 stars 8693
This easy meatloaf recipe is one of our best--made over 7,000 times and never disappoints! This no-fail meatloaf makes 8 servings.
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Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 3030
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.

5-Ingredient Mexican Casserole

Rating: 4.5 stars 263
Small dinner pie made with salsa, tortillas, refried beans, cheese, and onions.
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Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy

Rating: 4.5 stars 4094
An easy-to-make classic featuring tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions. It's a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef, and you probably have all the ingredients on hand!

Key West Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1574
This recipe from the Florida Keys has been given to almost everyone I know. It is the best marinade for chicken, and it only takes 30 minutes from prep till you can grill! It's a great blend of flavors with honey, soy sauce, and lime juice. If you have time, try marinating overnight for the fullest flavor.

Bang Bang Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 51
This is a wonderful Americanized version of an extremely popular Sichuan Chinese dish. With twice-fried chicken, you get the crispy fried breading you'd expect, and the bang bang sauce drizzle just makes the entire dish spectacular. You'll love this more than any Chinese takeout version. Pay attention to the notes in the directions!!

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4 stars 2610
Sharp Cheddar and Parmesan cheese combine for this extra creamy mac 'n' cheese recipe. Just 20 minutes to prep and 30 to bake.
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Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4348
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

Juicy Roasted Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 3999
A couple of simple ingredients with no-fuss prep make a roast chicken that many swear is the juiciest they've ever eaten.
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Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops
Rating: 4.5 stars 621

Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.