Lisa Ritter

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Cheesy Asparagus Gratin

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in highest position. Butter a 3-quart baking dish.<p>Step 2<p>Bring a large pot of salted water to a …

Recipes

Cassandra’s “Light” Fruitcake Recipe

Cassandra’s “Light” Fruitcake Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine the mixed dried fruit (including pineapple and currants) and crystallized ginger in a …

Dessert

6 Ways with Hummingbird Cake

Since the Hummingbird Cake recipe originally ran in 1978, it has become the most requested recipe in <i>Southern Living</i> history.<p>A signature Southern …

Dessert

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

Spiced Beef Kabobs with Herbed Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place bread and water …

Recipes

Veg Out With David Tanis' Cheesy Broccoli Rabe Lasagna

<i>David Tanis is an award-winning chef and cookbook author who’s always welcome in our kitchen. He’s also been a guest on the Food Republic Today</i> …

Cooking

Pepper Relish Mini Meatloaves Recipe

Pepper Relish Mini Meatloaves Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Stir together first 3 ingredients; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Meanwhile, …

Recipes

Recipe: Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Coat a 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Whisk the flour, granulated sugar, 2/3 cup of the cocoa powder, baking powder, …

Dessert

Carolina Peach Sangria Recipe

Carolina Peach Sangria Recipe<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 5 ingredients in a pitcher; stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in peaches and raspberries. Cover …

Country Lifestyle

Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …

Cooking

The Easiest Way to Cook Salmon

Cooking seafood is one of those culinary tasks that you have to <i>do</i> in order to understand just how simple it is. Seriously, of all the things that you …

Recipes

Here's Why You Need To Give Pineapple Pudding A Try

It might not be the first flavor that enters your mind when you think about making pudding, but we’re convinced it should be. Southerners take their …

Dessert

Easy and Delicious Cake Recipes

A homemade cake doesn't have to be daunting—try one of these easy recipes for crumb cake, cheesecake, chocolate cake, and more.<p>1 of 20<p>Glazed Lemon …

Dessert

30 Healthy Date Night Recipes for Sparking Romance, Not Naps

Recipes

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Exercise

How to Preserve Your Family Memories, Letters and Trinkets

Denise Levenick is her family’s historian. She’s not a professional archivist, but she’s a well-practiced one, running a blog called The Family …

Genealogy

How To Make Perfect Bacon in the Oven

<b>Preheat the oven to 400°F.</b> Arrange a rack in the lower third of the oven and heat to 400°F. If you're cooking 2 sheets of bacon, position a second …

Recipes

The 10 Most-Saved Vegetarian Recipes from Kitchn This January

I'm going to cut right to the chase — there was a very clear theme amongst all the meat-free recipes you were saving during January. When it came to …

Cooking

Chicken Risotto with Spring Vegetables

Chicken Risotto with Spring Vegetables<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring chicken broth and 4 cups water to a simmer in a large saucepan over low heat. Snap …

Recipes

Try This Trick to Drastically Improve Your Homemade Pizza

The most essential component of a good pizza is also the hardest to achieve: a good, crispy crust. It’s what sets most restaurant pies apart from …

Country Lifestyle

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Food & Dining

Recipe: The Easiest Chocolate Pudding Cakes

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Lightly coat inside of 4 (6-ounce) ramekins with butter; place on a baking sheet and set …

Dessert

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

Y'all it's slow cooker season. I don't care where you live — there is nothing better than a recipe that requires very little hands-on work and …

Cooking

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

Healthy Eating

Get The Most Of The Baby Plants Sprouts – Learn How To Grow These Nutritious Powerhouses At Home

Tiny miracles of the baby plant world – that’s what I like to call them: Sprouts are the new nutritious bombs you all need! You do not need to be an …

Gardening

Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes

Fill it up, plug it in, and come home to one of these cozy, comforting slow-cooker meals.<p>1 of 25<p>Slow-Cooker Open-Face Pulled-Pork Sandwiches With …

Cooking

20 Ways to Serve Salmon for Dinner

Salmon is one of the most versatile fish options on the market. It can be prepared easily in many different variations, and even though it has a …

Cooking

Yogurt Marinating Is the Best Marinating

Why would you rub yogurt all over a piece of meat? Because it's delicious, that's why.<p>You probably don’t want to think about raw meat and dairy together. There’s something that just seems, well, gross about the whole thing. But trust us: Marinating meat in yogurt will change your life. Well, maybe …

BBQ

This Healthy Vegan Stew Will Warm Your Heart and Your Tastebuds

Step 1<p>Prepare the vegetables by washing them all thoroughly, then cut the sweet potato into about 1-inch cubes and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Take the two …

Recipes

Here Is How To Prune Your Tomatoes For A Harvest Galore

It is tomato season and you need to pay good attention to your tomato plants! What they need is timely pruning and topping.<p><b>Here are 3 reasons to</b> …

Gardening

Dark Chocolate Orange Zucchini Cake

This dark chocolate orange zucchini cake is so easy to prepare! It is rich, moist, and very delicious! If you like the combination of chocolate and …

Dessert