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World's Best Lasagna

Rating: 5 stars 19626
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 8698
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 3033
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.

Bang Bang Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 53
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!!

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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Key West Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1576
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.

Hamburger Steak with Onions and Gravy

Rating: 4.5 stars 4106
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!

Easy Beef Stroganoff in the Slow Cooker

Rating: 4 stars 51
I make my beef stroganoff in the slow cooker with cream of mushroom soup and cream cheese with garlic and herbs. Serve over noodles to your liking.
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Chicken Parmesan

Rating: 5 stars 4349
You'll love Chef John's recipe for the best crispy-crusted chicken Parmesan.

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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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.

Simple Country Ribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 588
Extra tender, extra flavorful ribs, bursting with barbeque flavor.
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16 Family-Favorite Ground Beef Casseroles
These ground beef casseroles offer quick-and-easy comfort food that everyone will love -- and a ton of variety, too, featuring ground beef and rice casserole, Tater Tot, beef and biscuit, spaghetti casserole, taco, hamburger casserole, and much more
15 Quick and Easy Side Dishes for Burgers
These simple side dishes complete your meal and take just minutes to make. 
Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops
Rating: 4.5 stars 622

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