Melissa Contreras

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Buttery Soft Pretzels Recipe

"After spending so much money on those Mall bought pretzels, I thought I'd try making some myself. So here's a recipe that has worked for me. These …

Joanna Gaines Adds a Secret Ingredient To Her Delicious Biscuits

Once upon a time, in a land before the <i>Magnolia Table</i> cookbook, we never dreamed of straying from our family biscuits recipe. But when Joanna Gaines …

These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

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9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Chef John's Fresh Salmon Cakes Recipe

"Salmon cakes are one of my go-to emergency meals. Every once in a while I like to use fresh salmon. Salmon is one of those products, like chicken, …

Dijon Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The Dijon mustard provides a slight tang that really kicks these potatoes to the next level! These are a family favorite at our house."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

The Chocolate Cake That Changed Everything

<b>Author Notes:</b> From Sweet Laurel Bakery’s cookbook: “This was the cake that changed everything. Our whole company, and point of view, is founded on this cake. Decadent, rich, beautiful, and intensely chocolaty, it flies in the face of people who don’t think you can have your cake and be grain-free, …

Barbara Bush's Chocolate Chips Recipe

"This recipe is from the 1992 Bush-Clinton presidential campaign."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>1/3 cup packed brown sugar<p>1/3 cup white sugar<p>1 …

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

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These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

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Earthquake Cake (Watch Out: It’s So Delicious!)

Earthquake cake is one of my favorite desserts this season! So chocolatey, moist, and creamy! It is easy to prepare and the final product is a real …

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The Completely Addictive Method of Cooking Broccoli and Cauliflower

It won't be a challenge to eat your veggies if you try this easy technique for roasting cauliflower and broccoli. For months, a few women in our …

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9 Mistakes Everyone Makes Cooking Chicken

These missteps have easy fixes, so you can tweak your chicken routine for the better tonight.<p>The Perfect Bird<p>The path to delicious chicken is …

Best Ever Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

"This recipe works great with other cobbler fruit and is an excellent light dessert that isn't too sweet! Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice …

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

Make the Nashville hot chicken sandwich that will change your life

There’s a reason Colonel Sanders decided to serve chicken by the bucketful – it’s food so comforting it’s nearly impossible to stop eating if it’s in …

You'll be Craving a Bowl of Pho Every Day After Trying These Healthy Recipes

Pho is a light, slow-cooked, Vietnamese noodle broth that's packed with flavour, light, and easy to customise to your tastes. Although the real thing …

The protein-packed brownie recipe you can totally eat for breakfast

There are some moments in life (weekend movie marathons, celebrating after you cleaned your entire apartment, waking up with a random chocolate …

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff , so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

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Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

24 Fresh and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes Perfect for Spring

Enjoy the season with our best and easiest foil packet dinners yet!<p>We're finally turning a corner into our favorite bright and blooming season, and …

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

20 Healthy Chicken Casserole Recipes to Keep in Heavy Rotation

When it comes to planning weeknight dinners, meal-prepping and one-pan meals can be your best friends. For a filling dinner option packed with healthy carbs and protein, you really can't go wrong with chicken casseroles. From flavorful Mexican-inspired dishes to various combinations of chicken, …

10 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals that Last for Days in the Fridge

Meal-prepping a week’s worth of food to eat more nutritiously and save time may seem like a lot of work, but these recipes from <i>Everything Healthy</i> …

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

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A Meal Plan for a Week of Dinners from Roast Chicken

Despite how often we talk about meal planning as a strategy for stress-free weeknight dinners, we don't want that to overshadow the smaller …

No-Bake Creamy Cold Oreo Pie Heaven

This no-bake creamy cold Oreo pie is so delicious! If you are an Oreo fan like me, then my version of the Italian torta fredda with Oreo cookies will …

A Gooey Chocolate Cake for When You Need Dessert, Stat

<i>What can you do with just five minutes? Actually, way more than you think! Introducing Food52 in 5: your cheat sheet for speedy, delicious recipes, fun mini projects, and more.</i><p>I'm just going to say it: Sometimes I <i>need</i> dessert. Whether it strikes on a particularly rough Tuesday or a lazy Saturday …

Cool Whip Chocolate Ganache (2-Minute Recipe)

This Cool Whip chocolate ganache is so thick, rich, and creamy. It is a very simple recipe that is so delicious and ideal for numerous desserts. Here …