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35 Brand-New Recipes to Try This Month

Our Test Kitchen and Photo Studio teams have been busy trying new recipes. Check out these dinners, desserts, snacks and more—and save them to your recipe box, too!

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Slow-Cooker Carne Asada

The smell alone from this slow-cooker carne asada recipe will make you wish it was already dinnertime. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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How To Make Baked Brie With JamTMB Studio

Baked Brie with Jam

Looks so elegant, it’s hard to admit how easy it is! The larger the wheel of cheese, the more people it will serve. Baking time is slightly less with a smaller wheel. —Tom Roemer, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Copycat Panera Tomato Soup

Recreate the comfort of Panera tomato soup with our easy 30-minute copycat recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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How To Make Haluski Cabbage And NoodlesTMB Studio

Haluski (Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski, or buttery cabbage and noodles, is comfort food at its best. This simple and delicious dish is great on its own or as a side dish. —Jeanie Castor, Decatur, Georgia

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Spinach Pesto

In this spinach pesto recipe, we sub out the traditional basil for spinach, and the results are not only delicious but nutritious as well! —Risa Lichtman, Portland, Oregon

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Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Alla Carbona is a classic Italian recipe. The key is to use the hot pasta water to make the dish creamy. If made properly, there is no need to add cream or milk. The dish is luxurious, satisfying, comforting, and easy to make. If you like, you can add peas after you have cooked the pancetta and garlic. —Luisa Webb, Fort Collins, Colorado
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Strawberry Banana Smoothies

Sometimes a simple, healthy smoothie is all you need to start your day out right. This strawberry banana smoothie also makes a great afternoon pick-me-up when kids get home from school. Experiment with different types of milk and yogurt or add ice for a frosty texture. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)

Mexican noodle soup is a breeze to make with a handful of pantry staples. It’s ideal for busy weeknights when you’re looking for something simple. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Smash Cake

If your baby’s first birthday is around the corner, this high chair tray delicacy, aka the smash cake, is going to be a must-have for the momentous occasion. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Butternut Squash Pasta

My husband can’t eat tomatoes, so this is the perfect alternative pasta sauce. This dish is great garnished with bacon crumbles, caramelized onions, gorgonzola or walnuts. I can’t get enough of this dish! —Gretchen Whelan, San Francisco, California
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How To Make Slow Cooker Korean BeefTMB Studio

Slow-Cooker Korean Beef

My husband and I have recently discovered a love for Korean food. I developed this recipe to give us the flavors we enjoyed in a somewhat ordinary cut of meat. This meat can be shredded and served on a warm corn tortilla and topped with kimchee for an easy hand-held meal. —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

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How To Make Garlic Scape PestoTMB Studio

Garlic Scape Pesto

Capture the flavors of spring with this homemade pesto sauce. Whether you toss it with pasta, use it as a sandwich spread or it drizzle over your favorite soup, this pesto will add a punch of flavor. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

We cannot espresso how much we love these chocolate-covered espresso beans. They’re the perfect gift for any coffee lovers in your life (including yourself). —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Copycat Applebee's Spinach Artichoke Dip in a caserole dishTMB Studio

Copycat Applebee’s Spinach Artichoke Dip

My husband and I loved going out to eat and ordering spinach and artichoke dip, but now that we have our own recipe it’s become a favorite. I use this for important game days and it’s always a hit at school for treat day! —Hollie Gabriel, Topeka, Kansas

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How To Make The Best Green SmoothieTMB Studio

The Best Green Smoothie

Brighten your mornings with this green smoothie recipe. You’ll have a flavorful, and not to mention healthy, drink in just 10 minutes. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Pesto Lasagna

The bright flavor of basil takes center stage in this pesto lasagna. Paired with a rich cheese sauce and layers of noodles, it’s a potluck dish that will have guests asking you for the recipe. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Planter's Punch

If you like your Planter's Punch on the sweet side, add a splash of simple syrup to the shaker. A dash or two of bitters is sometimes added to this classic tropical cocktail. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Fried Mozzarella Sticks

Golden, gooey and perfectly seasoned, you’ll fall in love with this fail-proof recipe for homemade mozzarella sticks. &mdash:Lauren Habermehl, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Air-Fryer Salmon

Preparing salmon in the air fryer is, hands down, one of the easiest ways to cook it. Air-fryer salmon stays succulent, but still gets lightly browned on the outside. Use this simple salmon recipe as a starting point for different flavors and styles of salmon. The possibilities are endless! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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How To Make Vegan PestoTMB Studio

Vegan Pesto

Love pesto but not in the mood for cheese? This vegan pesto recipe is just as good as a classic pesto—and it’s dairy-free! Toss it with pasta, spread it on a pizza, use it as a veggie dip, mix it into a salad dressing, and more. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Fried Fish Tacos

This fried fish taco recipe is easy to make for dinner any night of the week. Use cod, halibut, walleye or any flaky whitefish that can stand up to a good beer batter and hot oil. Serve with crunchy cabbage and warm tortillas. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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How To Make Green SpaghettiTMB Studio

Green Spaghetti (Espagueti Verde)

Green spaghetti is the creamy Mexican pasta dish you’re going to want to make over and over again. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Copycat Blooming Onion Sauce

This zippy sauce absolutely completes homemade onion rings. I will usually use a beer batter for the onion rings and dip the crispy rings in this easy-to-make sauce. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
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How To Make Arugula PestoTMB Studio

Arugula Pesto

Arugula pesto has a nutty, bright flavor. It can be served on crostini, pizzas or tossed with pasta. For a more pronounced nutty flavor, toast the walnuts first. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Oven Baked Bone In Pork ChopsTMB Studio

Oven-Baked Bone-In Pork Chops

If you don’t have an oven-proof skillet, brown the chops in a regular skillet then transfer to a rimmed baking sheet and finish these pork chops in the oven. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Pickled Ramps

Pickling is a fantastic way to enjoy ramps beyond their short harvest season. Serve pickled ramps with charcuterie boards, on grilled sandwiches or mixed into salads. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Cherries Jubilee

Made with sweet or tart cherries and doused in brandy, cherries jubilee will be a flaming success! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Chicken Flautas

Flautas are similar to taquitos, but flautas are usually made with flour tortillas that are slightly larger than the corn tortillas typically used for making taquitos. Serve these chicken flautas with your favorite toppings and sides, such as refried beans and rice. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Sauteed Fiddleheads

Two years after we moved into our new home, my cousin and his wife came by for a visit. She pointed out the fiddleheads to me. I didn’t realize they were edible! Now I cook them when they are in season because my husband really enjoys them. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario
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How To Make Chicken SpaghettiTMB Studio

Chicken Spaghetti

This easy chicken spaghetti casserole is creamy, hearty and packed with savory flavor. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Ramp Butter

Ramps are available for a short period during the spring. Use both the white and green part, as you would a green onion. If you aren’t able to find ramps, substitute green onions or chives. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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How To Make Candied CherriesTMB Studio

Candied Cherries

Candied cherries, or cherries glacé, are a beautiful way to spruce up a dessert display or transform your pancakes and waffles into elegant breakfast dishes. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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How To Make Crispy RiceTMB Studio

Crispy Rice

Crispy rice squares are a great use for leftover rice. We topped these with California roll-inspired toppings, but the sky’s the limit with what you could serve on these sturdy rice squares. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Ramp Pesto

Flavorful ramp pesto is a great way to extend the short season that ramps are available. Toss it with pasta, spread it on sandwiches or serve it with grilled fish or chicken. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Vegan MeatballsTMB Studio

Vegan Meatballs

Serve these hearty vegan meatballs with spaghetti and marinara sauce for a quick, healthy dinner. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.