The Best Banana Bread
It's the best because this is the banana bread recipe that is Martha's go to. She included the recipe in her first book Entertaining and has been making it ever since. The batter for her easy-to-make favorite is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture. Be sure to use really ripe but not bruised bananas and add chopped walnuts or pecans—Martha always goes with pecans. She says your family will "go bananas" for this old-fashioned quick bread.
Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Quick to make and just plain irresistible, what could be better than a giant, gooey skillet cookie? Faster than making a batch of your favorite chocolate chip treats, this chocolate chip skillet cookie is great for sharing. It's baked in a cast-iron skillet, just bring the skillet to the table and let everyone dig in. Scoops of ice cream on top are optional but recommended!
One-Pot Pasta With Broccoli and Lemon
Less is more in this quick and easy weeknight dinner. Our favorite broccoli pasta recipe calls for just five main ingredients (penne, broccoli, garlic, lemon, and Parmesan) and as it only uses one pot, there's minimal cleanup. It's a dish you'll make on the regular.
Potato, Broccoli, and Cheddar Soup
Broccoli is used two ways in this kid-friendly dish: it's simmered until tender for the soup base and roasted for the garnish.
Try sipping your avocado -- this tropical-tasting avocado smoothie makes a satisfying breakfast or snack.
Spicy Sausage, Bean, and Cheese Nachos
All you have to do is say "nachos" and people come running. This rendition from Emeril Legasse is fun to put together and even more fun to eat.
Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger
Forget waiting in the drive-thru lane! You can make a better burger at home with quality ingredients in no time.