Quick & Easy
Our quick and easy recipes are time-savers designed to help you plan menus by the week or day and fix fresh, fast meals for the whole family, unexpected guests or dinners for one or two.
Spiked Watermelon Balls
This cocktail or appetizer can bring out the best in any party. A mixture or rum, lime juice, sugar and of course watermelon, this will have your guests talking!
Watermelon Rind Pickles
These watermelon rind pickles leave the slightest bit of red flesh for a beautiful color and taste experience!
Watermelon Feta Bruschetta
This delightful twist on a favorite appetizer is bound to leave your taste buds craving more and more!
Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Flag Kebobs
Let your American flag fly with pride with these fruity kebobs. Easy fun the whole family can help create!
Watermelon Pomegranate Sangria
Watermelon and pomegranate juice give a brilliant color to this sangria and the watermelon cubes absorb the brandy and wine to give you a little boost after a long week at work.
Colorado Waffle Iron Potatoes
Discover this unique way to make three delicious Colorado potato recipes: Nachos, Breakfast, and Balsamic.
Honey Milk Balls
Learn how to make this USDA recipe for quick and easy honey milk balls, a delicious treat your kids will love!
State Fair Corndogs
Corn dogs are quintessential, summertime fair food and these deep-fried, hand-held beauties are delicious dipped in mustard.
5 Ways with Rotisserie Chicken
If you’re looking for a way to put a delicious, protein-packed meal on the table in a hurry, rotisserie chicken is the answer.
How to Make Tuna Apple Salad
Learn how to make this healthy recipe for Tuna Apple Salad from the USDA. It is versatile, kid-friendly, and couldn’t be easier.
How to Make Red Beans and Rice
Red beans and rice is a quintessential American dish, straight from Louisiana. This USDA version is simple and healthy, making it a perfect dish for your Fourth of July party.
How to Make Pasta Salad
Learn how to make this simple and versatile pasta salad, perfect for picnics or a simple side dish from the USDA.
How to Make Chic’ Penne
Give your macaroni and cheese a makeover and learn how to make this delicious, cheesy Chic’ Penne.
5 Ways with Ground Beef
If you’re looking for a way to put a flavorful, protein-packed meal on the table in a hurry, ground beef is your secret weapon. It is Inexpensive, easy to use, and versatile enough to use in almost any recipe.
Kid-Approved (and Healthy!) Snack Ideas
Sensible snacks can boost energy levels between meals and supply essential vitamins and minerals.