Anne Cain

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On the Menu: Easy Meal from the Pantry

It’s been one of those weeks. I’m sure you’ve had them.  Between meetings and housecleaning and family members in the hospital, I had to move grocery shopping and cooking dinner down on the priority list.  So it’s understandable why this recipe for Enchilada Casserole from the new cookbook Easy Meal Maker caught my attention. In the cookbook the recipe is […]

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Easy Meal Maker Coming Soon

All of us at MyRecipes face the same dinnertime challenges that you do.  About 4:30 or 5 pm we start thinking about what in the world we’ll make for dinner!  That’s why we’re so excited about our new cookbook, Easy Meal Maker.  This book is based on the premise that most of us have some kind of main-dish ingredient in […]

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What to Take to a New Neighbor

The Family starring Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones opens this week on Friday, September 13. It’s the story about a Mafia boss and his family who are relocated in the Witness Protection program where they, as the Blake family, try to fit in with their new neighbors in a small town in France. The theme of the […]

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Favorite Summer Casserole

Typically I think about hearty, cheesy casserole recipes in the fall and winter when I am needing some comfort food. However, the one recipe I cannot do without in the summer is squash casserole.  Now I like yellow squash just fine on its own–either sauteed or grilled or even stuffed.  But, in my humble opinion, the very best way to […]

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What To Do with Leftover Barbecue

If the concept of leftover barbecue is unfamiliar to you, let me explain.  Sometimes you just cook too much meat, or some of your friends don’t show up, or maybe you now have a lot of friends who are vegetarians.  Whatever the reason, you might find yourself with some extra ribs, Boston butt or barbecue chicken.  Instead of eating the […]

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Patriotic Recipes for the 4th of July

If you’re planning your menus for the 4th of July celebration, show your colors with this collection of Red, White and Blue Recipes.  Nothing says you care like a dessert that really fits the holiday theme, and you can’t go wrong with a flag cake or cupcakes, colorful berry pies and tarts, parfaits, or frozen treats.  But if sweets are […]

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Best Recipes for the Beach

If you’re headed to the beach for vacation this week (or just wish you were!), we’re here to help with your menu planning.  At this time of year, the restaurants are usually jammed and you can find yourself waiting for hours for a table.  Why not reduce the stress and enjoy some seaside meals at your beach house? One of […]

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Cake of the Week: American Flag Cheesecake Bars

In case you haven’t looked at a calendar this week, Friday, June 14 is Flag Day in the United States.  This is the day we commemorate the adoption of the flag of the USA, which happened on June 14, 1777.   While it’s not an official federal holiday, the President  can officially proclaim the observation each year. Now that you’ve […]

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Easy Recipes for Clean Eating

The concept of “clean eating” has been a bit of a buzz word in the last few years and it basically means  eating “whole, minimally processed foods made with natural ingredients that are good for your body and food for the planet” according to registered dietitian and cookbook author Michelle Dudash.  Her new book is called Clean Eating for Busy […]

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Cake of the Day: Lemonade Layer Cake

Start your summer vacation off right by making this popular Lemonade Layer Cake.  This cake recipe is our most pinned recipe on Pinterest and is one of the all-time most popular cakes at Cooking Light.  Thawed lemonade concentrate is the key ingredient in this sweet and tangy cake and it’s a great choice for summer celebrations. Cooking Light is retesting […]

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