Recipe of the Day: What to Cook in February 2013

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Paula's Slow-Cooker Taco Soup

Assemble the fuss-free ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning, and come back later to a ready-to-eat dinner that the whole family will enjoy.

Get the Recipe: Taco Soup

Sweet and Sour Pork

Ditch your plans for takeout tonight and cook this copycat version of a fast-food favorite at home. This easy, homemade recipe can be ready to enjoy in only 25 minutes — that's faster than delivery.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Sour Pork

Iron Chef's Chicken Soup

Newly crowned Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli puts her spin on a classic winter recipe by incorporating crispy bacon and handmade gnocchi.

Get the Recipe: Italian Chicken Soup with "Toasted" Parmesan Gnocchi

30-Minute Four-Cheese Pasta

Made with deli ham and frozen peas, this decadent dinner is a cinch to prepare in a hurry.

Get the Recipe: Four-Cheese Pasta With Peas and Ham

Ina's Breakfast Bread Pudding

Think of Ina's indulgent breakfast as French toast in casserole form, one that won’t have you standing over the stove all morning. Instead, soak sweet brioche bread in vanilla-honey custard and bake to perfection.

Get the Recipe: Breakfast Bread Pudding

Chicken-Fried Steak With Cream Gravy

Thanks to a few smart swaps, like using 1-percent milk instead of whole milk and choosing fat-free half-and-half instead of heavy cream, Bobby Deen's comfort food classic is a no-guilt version of the original recipe.

Get the Recipe: Chicken-Fried Steak With Cream Gravy

Ina's Meatloaf

Try this classic meatloaf, just like mom used to make, but with a twist from Ina – she spoons homemade garlic sauce over the top before serving.

Get the Recipe: 1770 House Meatloaf

Quick Cheesy Gnocchi Casserole

Using store-bought gnocchi ensures that this family-friendly recipe will be on your table in only 30 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Cheesy Gnocchi Casserole with Ham and Peas

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

This childhood classic is dressed up thanks to four cheeses — Havarti, American, cheddar and Parmesan — plus splashes of Worcestershire and hot sauce for subtle heat.

Get the Recipe: Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Sunny's Weeknight Chicken Pot Pie

Thanks to store-bought pie crust and a creamy, no-fuss sauce, Sunny's one-pan pot pie is a big-batch recipe that can be made in less than 45 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Beef and Cheddar Casserole

To make this family-friendly dinner, combine cooked noodles with a cheese-sour cream mixture, then bake with a hearty sauce of ground beef, bell peppers and tomatoes topped with grated Cheddar.

Get the Recipe: Beef and Cheddar Casserole

Chocolate Chip French Toast

For a simple weekend brunch treat, try Aarti's top-rated French toast, studded with sweet chocolate chips and chewy dates and served with bourbon-spiked maple syrup.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Chip-Date French Toast

The Pioneer Woman's Perfect Pot Roast

A master of hearty ranch food, Ree Drummond relies on this classic recipe to feed the cowboys and cowgirls in her life. She simmers a chuck roast in a red wine beef broth with carrots and onions until the meat is juicy and the vegetables tender.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Pot Roast

Anne's Lasagna Marinara Rolls

Try a new spin on lasagna tonight: instead of the traditional layered dish, roll up lasagna noodles with creamy ricotta and homemade tomato sauce.

Get the Recipe: Lasagna Marinara Rolls

Sunny's Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Treat your sweetie to a sinfully sweet dessert of Sunny's layered brownies. The secret to achieving the swirl effect is using the top of a knife to gently combine the red velvet brownie mixture with the cream cheese topping.

Get the Recipe: Red Velvet Swirl Brownies

Ina's Linguine With Shrimp Scampi

An easy dish to cook with your special someone, Ina's 25-minute recipe is light but filling, made with tender shrimp, fresh lemon juice and just a pinch of red pepper flakes.

Get the Recipe: Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Top-Rated Flourless Chocolate Cake

This striking dessert boasts a rich, decadent cake made with both bittersweet and unsweetened chocolate and a light topping of airy, chocolate-laced meringue.

Get the Recipe: Towering Flourless Chocolate Cake

Tyler's Chicken Cordon Bleu

Think of these juicy bites as hearty chicken roll-ups. Tyler layers thinly pounded chicken with prosciutto and Gruyere cheese, then rolls it, coats it with a breadcrumb-thyme mixture and bakes it until browned.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Cordon Bleu

Mardi Gras King Cake

Bake up this classic Mardi Gras dessert with a single dry bean or small plastic King Cake baby inside. According to Louisiana tradition, whoever uncovers the hidden treat is named King or Queen of the day.

Get the Recipe: King Cake

Rachael's Super-Easy Baked Pasta

Rachael calls this her Fake-Baked Ziti because it boasts all of the cheesy comfort of traditionally baked pasta but it's made almost entirely on the stove.

Get the Recipe: Scuderi Kids' Fast, Fake-Baked Ziti

50 Things to Make With Bacon

Whether you work it into guacamole, stuff it in a sandwich or bake it in a quiche, bacon transforms any dish into an exciting meal. Find 50 easy bacon-filled recipes from Food Network Magazine.

Melissa's Easiest Lemon Chicken

Follow Melissa's simple four-step process to turn out a complete meal of juicy chicken, buttery spinach and sauteed onions in just 40 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Four-Step Lemon-Onion Chicken

30-Minute Stir-Fry

Lean ground turkey is the star of this top-rated stir-fry, quickly cooked with Asian chili paste, soy sauce and charred green beans, all served over white rice.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Turkey and Green Bean Stir-Fry

The Pioneer Woman's Cheesy Broccoli Soup

With just a handful of everyday ingredients, Ree Drummond creates a hearty, comforting soup filled with fresh broccoli and creamy cheese.

Get the Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Soup

Paula's Baked Spaghetti

Paula makes a simple tomato sauce with ground beef, peppers and onions, then layers it in a casserole dish with cooked pasta and a duo of cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses and bakes it until the cheese is bubbly.

Get the Recipe: Baked Spaghetti

Game-Day Beef Chili

Made with bold spices like cumin, paprika and chili powder, this meaty chili is packed with hearty black beans, fresh bell pepper and plum tomatoes and finished with crumbled bacon and cheddar cheese.

Get the Recipe: Chili Con Carne

Wings, 50 Ways

Complete your big-game tailgate with these fast and flavorful wing recipes from Food Network Magazine.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

With this warm, cheesy dip, it's easy to enjoy your favorite flavors of classic buffalo wings without the saucy mess. Just combine juicy chicken with hot sauce and cream cheese, and bake until bubbly.

Get the Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Supreme Pizza Dip

This is a hearty dip with the works: pepperoni, onions and bell peppers stirred into a thick tomato sauce and topped with gooey melted cheese. Serve it in a skillet and let your guests pile their baguette slices high with dip, deep-dish style.

Get the Recipe: Supreme Pizza Dip

Rachael's Chili Dog Nachos

Make a snack that combines two of your favorite game-day foods, nachos and chili dogs, into one.

Get the Recipe: Chili Dog Nachos

Giada's Easy Pizza Pockets

Giada relies on store-bought dough to save time in the kitchen when making these golden-brown sausage- and cheese-filled pizza pockets.

Get the Recipe: Pizza Pockets

Cheesy Chicken and Eggplant Parmesan

Two classic Italian dishes in one, this recipe features tender eggplant atop juicy chicken breasts baked with tomato sauce and creamy mozzarella cheese.

Get the Recipe: Lightened Chicken and Eggplant Parmesan

The Pioneer Woman's Pulled Pork

It takes just six everyday ingredients like onions, brown sugar and Dr Pepper soda to pull off Ree Drummond's top-rated pulled pork.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Pop Pulled Pork

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