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Ooey Gooey Goodness

Recreate your favorite restaurant dessert at home with this recipe that makes six individual cakes.

Molten Chocolate Cakes with Raspberries

Frittata? Why Not-a!

This dish works wonderfully for breakfast, brunch, dinner, or lunch.

Kale & Sweet Corn Frittata

Mac & Cheese Is All Grown Up

Creamy and satisfying, this classic side dish becomes your mouthwatering main course.

Macaroni and Cheese with Jamon Serrano

Loaf at First Sight

These two ingredients will make you love fresh-baked bread even more.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Wild About Cherries

Celebrate National Cherry Month with our favorite tart little treats.
Sweet Cherry Tarts

Sweet Cherry Tarts

Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Yield: 12 tarts
Chocolate Cherry Turnovers

Chocolate Cherry Turnovers

Prep Time: 40 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Yield: 8 turnovers

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To ensure your pie crust is flaky, use all Crisco® shortening instead of part butter and/or margarine. Then refrigerate dough before using.


Dress up caramel apples with chocolate-covered toffee bits, seasonal sprinkles, or shredded coconut.


To help keep baked apples from shrinking, before baking, remove a horizontal strip of peel from around the middle of each apple.


For the juiciest results, always let grilled meats rest 10 to 15 minutes before slicing or serving.


To easily remove peach skin, immerse the fruit in boiling water for one minute. Then transfer to ice water.


Minimal handling helps to achieve a tender pie crust. Handle the dough just well enough to mix it and roll it—no more.


When baking, keep ingredients at room temperature for best results.


When making muffins, be sure that all ingredients are at room temperature before proceeding with the recipe.


To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 25 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.


Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.


Drain, but dont rinse, pasta before saucing.


To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.


Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.


When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.


You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.


To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.


Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.


Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.


Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.


Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.


Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.


Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


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