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Rachael's Super Nachos

Rachael tops her Mexican-style meal with traditional nacho fixings, including homemade pico de gallo salsa, made with ripe tomatoes, a jalapeno and fragrant cilantro.

Get the Recipe: Super Nachos

S'Mores Tart

Save time in the kitchen by building this sinfully sweet pie atop a store-bought graham-cracker crust.

Get the Recipe: S'Mores Tart

Giada's Breakfast Tart With Pancetta

Serve this cheesy tart as a hearty brunch option or with a salad for a quick, light dinner.

Get the Recipe: Breakfast Tart With Pancetta and Green Onions

Alton's Pot Roast

Alton modernizes traditional pot roast by seasoning the beef with cumin and cooking it with tangy balsamic vinegar, olives and raisins.

Get the Recipe: Pot Roast

Salami-Mozzarella Calzone

Before baking, brush the pizza dough with a beaten-egg mixture, so that the crust turns glossy and golden in the oven.

Get the Recipe: Salami-Mozzarella Calzone

Inside-Out Chicken Cordon Bleu

Prepare a French-inspired chicken dinner in less than 30 minutes, with Food Network Magazine's no-fuss recipe.

Get the Recipe: Inside-Out Chicken Cordon Bleu

Pesto Cream Tortellini

Steamed broccoli lightens up this deliciously indulgent dish.

Get the Recipe: Pesto Cream Tortellini

Stuffed Chicken Divan

Juicy veggie-stuffed chicken breasts are served with a rich Parmesan-mustard sauce.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Divan with a Sherry Dijon Sauce

Chocolate Dipped Cookies

Prepare this kid-approved dessert by dunking chocolate cookies into smooth melted chocolate and topping with sprinkles or chopped nuts.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Cookies with Dipping Bar

Perfect Omelet

Alton's no-fail technique guarantees light, fluffy omelets every time.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Omelet

Ina's White Pizzas

Ditch delivery pizza and instead opt for Ina's cheesy pie, topped with a bed of peppery arugula.

Get the Recipe: White Pizzas with Arugula

Stuffed Artichokes

Stuff an herbed garlic-breadcrumb mixture between artichoke leaves before steaming until tender.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Artichokes

Bacon Jack and Jalapeno Quesadillas

This fiesta-worthy dish features lean turkey bacon and homemade guacamole.

Get the Recipe: Bacon Jack and Jalapeno Quesadillas

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Ladle creamy broccoli soup into a sturdy bread bowl to create an easy weeknight dinner.

Get the Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Soup

Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings With Snow Peas

Curry-dusted chicken wings are roasted quickly then tossed in a sweet and salty honey-soy sauce mixture.

Get the Recipe: Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings With Snow Peas

Buttermilk Pie

Refreshingly light lemon juice and zest balance the richness of this crowd-pleasing dessert.

Get the Recipe: Buttermilk Pie

French Toast and Bacon Cupcakes

Sweet and savory flavors combine to create these cinnamon-laced cupcakes, made with maple syrup and chopped bacon and topped with fluffy frosting and more chopped bacon.

Get the Recipe: Maple French Toast and Bacon Cupcakes

Chicken-Fried Steak With Cream

This Southern-style comfort food features a traditional whole-milk gravy.

Get the Recipe: Chicken-Fried Steak With Cream

Nachos With Cheese Sauce

Crunchy tortilla chips are topped with prepared chili, guacamole, jalapeno slices and a gooey cheddar cheese sauce, flavored with garlic and shallots.

Get the Recipe: Big Dish O' Nachos

Pesto Pork With Polenta

Finish roasted pork tenderloin slices with a fresh pesto sauce, made with such seasonal herbs as parsley and basil.

Get the Recipe: Pesto Pork With Polenta

Chunky Egg Salad

Ready in less than 30 minutes, this mustard-laced egg salad is best served atop sliced sourdough bread or mixed greens.

Get the Recipe: Chunky Egg Salad

Ultimate Ham Sandwich

Use leftover Easter ham to build a better ham sandwich, featuring buttery Bibb lettuce, ripe tomatoes and dill pickle slices.

Get the Recipe: Ultimate Ham Sandwich

Ina's 15-Minute Carrots

This no-fuss vegetable is dressed with just a touch of butter and fresh dill.

Get the Recipe: Sauteed Carrots

Alton's Ambrosia Salad

Alton's tried-and-true side dish is made with fresh fruit, sour cream and sweet mini marshmallows. A sprinkling of chopped pecans adds a distinct crunchy texture.

Get the Recipe: Ambrosia

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Mozzarella, raclette, Asiago and Parmesan cheeses come together to create an indulgent, creamy platter of potatoes.

Get the Recipe: Four-Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

Orange Baked Ham

Ina's holiday-worthy ham is covered with a sweetened Dijon-orange marmalade glaze and baked for just one hour.

Get the Recipe: Orange Baked Ham

Cutest Ever Easter Cupcakes

Finish each springtime cupcake with a marshmallow Peep.

Get the Recipe: Chick and Egg Cupcake

Hot Cross Buns

These traditional spiced buns are filled with currants and topped with a lemon-vanilla glaze.

Get the Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

Creamy Spring Peas With Pancetta

In-season English, snow and sugar snap peas are mixed with chicken broth and cream then topped with crunchy pancetta.

Get the Recipe: Creamy Spring Peas With Pancetta

Carrot Cake

Alton's warm, spiced cake is covered in a sweet cream cheese frosting.

Get the Recipe: Carrot Cake

Alton's French Toast

Alton's traditional breakfast treat features hearty bread dipped in a decadent custard and cooked until golden brown.

Get the Recipe: French Toast

Banana Walnut Bread

With a 5-star rating and more than 300 reviews, this tried-and-true banana bread consistently yields moist, flavorful results.

Get the Recipe: Banana Walnut Bread

Beef Patty Melts

Combination beef-turkey patties are laced with tangy Worcestershire sauce and topped with sweet sauteed onions and gooey Monterey jack cheese.

Get the Recipe: Patty Melts

French Onion Soup With Porcini

A complete meal in a bowl, Rachael's soup features buttery caramelized onions and earthy porcini mushrooms baked beneath cheesy garlic bread.

Get the Recipe: French Onion Soup with Porcini

Marshmallow Chick Cake

Two hundred times larger than a classic marshmallow Peep, this 10-inch-tall Peep is actually made out of cake.

Get the Recipe: Peep Cake

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