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Retro Recipe: King Ranch Casserole — Recipes from The Kitchn

Retro Recipe: King Ranch Casserole
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With all the hustle and bustle in our daily lives, I can't think of anything better than stocking the freezer with a couple of homemade casseroles. There is something about these piping-hot, one-dish meals that can satisfy the weariest of souls. This from-scratch version of King Ranch Casserole gets rid of the cans and is destined to become a modern-day classic.

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How Long Is Bacon Good for After Freezing? — Good Questions

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Q: How long is bacon good for after freezing? Once it's thawed in the fridge, how long will it stay good unopened?

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Recipe: Savory Vegetable Pancakes — Recipes from the Kitchn

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My love for potato pancakes knows no bounds, but sometimes I'm looking for something with a little more color and personality. Move over, potatoes — these savory vegetable pancakes make an even better (and healthier) treat.

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How To Make Lemon Pound Cake — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

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A thick slice of lemon pound cake and a cup of strong coffee is one of my favorite things on earth. It's the perfect afternoon snack, and if I had my way, it's what I'd have in front of me every day around 3 p.m.

Today, I'll show you how to make my favorite pound cake. It's soft and tender, but will still cut nicely into those thick slices. Lemon zest and juice guarantee a solid lemony flavor, while the sweet glaze poured over the top just gilds the lily. Whether you're making this for a quiet afternoon treat or to take to a party, I think this lemon pound cake will make you very happy.

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What Are Your Favorite High-Quality Freezer Staples? — Good Questions

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Q: I was looking for some suggestions on freezer staples — the items I can buy for those nights I get home late and just don't have time to cook dinner. As someone who enjoys cooking quality meals, the options are limiting, and processed food in general turns me off.

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Did You Know You Can Thaw and Brine Meat at the Same Time? — Time-Saving Tips from The Kitchn

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You might think that brining is something you only do once a year with the Thanksgiving turkey, but think again! It's an easy way to season meat and help keep it moist at the same time.

While brining recipes usually assume you're using fresh or thawed meat, did you know that you can actually wet-brine meat directly from the freezer?

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