Mr. Food

Mr. Food: Ben's Chili Dog

Ben's Chili Bowl has been a landmark restaurant in Washington D.C. since 1958. The restaurant first became famous for its homemade chili dogs. After getting tasting one, we knew we had to recreate this chili in our Test Kitchen. Our recipe for Ben's Chili Dog is the next best thing to the real version, and your family is going to devour it.

Mr. Food: George Washington's Corn Cakes

Did you know that the first President of the United States, George Washington, began his morning routine with a breakfast that included the most incredible corn cakes? We decided to recreate his morning favorite, so you can make them for your family. George Washington's Corn Cakes feature the perfect combo of savory and sweet, and they go well with anything!

Mr. Food: White House Strawberries Romanoff

This classic dessert is so special, it's worthy of being on a White House menu. Come to think of it...it was! This is one of the desserts that was served when former President Kennedy and his family hosted a luncheon for Princess Grace Kelly. The good news is, you don't have to be royalty to enjoy our White House Strawberries Romanoff!

Mr. Food: Senate Bean Soup

You don't have to wait for an invitation to enjoy this bean soup! Inspired by the one that's been served at the Senate Dining Room since the early 20th century, our U.S. Senate Bean Soup is a true winner. Between the rich broth, the chunks of smoky ham, and the tender-cooked beans, it's hard to choose what we love best about it!

Mr. Food: Blue Cheese Topper

Ready to chow down on a cheese that really brings the "wow" factor to everything it touches? Make our Blue Cheese Topper and add it to most anything for a little extra something. Turn crumbled blue cheese into an appetizer that stands out from the crowd, or use it to top your burgers. If you want to cause a sensation at your next gathering, you need this recipe!

Mr. Food: Orchard Pork Chops

Apples and pork make for one tasty combination - it's no wonder this flavor pairing has been around for centuries! In our recipe for Orchard Pork Chops, we really amped up the "a-peel" by using fresh apples, apple juice, and apple cider vinegar to make this mouthwatering fall dish.

Mr. Food: Mini Almond Dream Bars

Try your hand at making your own homemade candy with our recipe for Mini Almond Dream Bars. Just like the name implies, these 4-ingredient candy bars taste like a dream. You can make these any time, so you have them on-hand whenever you're craving a sweet treat!

Mr. Food: Stovetop Roast

Ready to turn an affordable cut of meat into a melt-in-your-mouth dinner, without a lot of work? That's excatly what you're doing when you make our warm and comforting Stovetop Roast! You see, since the stove does all the work, you get to enjoy all the flavor without any of the hassle.

Mr. Food: Lentil & Vegetable Medley

This vegetable side dish is a must-have, especially during the fall season. Our Lentil & Vegetable Medley features a delicious combo of roasted sweet potatoes, sliced Brussels sprouts, hearty lentils, and more. To make it even more flavorful we toss all of these tasty ingredients with some balsamic vinegar. You'll love this!

Mr. Food: Classic Chicken Fricassee

Our recipe for a one-pot Classic Chicken Fricassee will make you feel good through and through. It's made to taste just like the kind you grew up eating, featuring yummy veggies like celery, onion, carrots, and mushrooms. We love it over curly noodles!

Mr. Food: Buffalo Potato Wedges

Our Buffalo Potato Wedges are made for chowing down while watching the big game, or any game, over the weekend. The zesty flavors of this easy-to-make recipe pack the perfect punch for any sporty get-together, or for a family night in. One thing's for sure, most anything is better covered in Buffalo sauce. These fries are no exception!

Mr. Food: Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

When you start to get those cravings for something warm, comforting, and full of pumpkin-y flavor, that's the time to make this Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler! This homemade pumpkin cobbler is sweet, satisfying, and full of crunchy-yummy pecans. It's the perfect fall dessert!

Mr. Food: Broccoli 'n' Feta Dutch Baby

This popover pancake, also known as a "Dutch baby" or "German pancake," can be served either savory or sweet. In our Broccoli 'n' Feta Dutch Baby recipe, we pile on freshly roasted veggies to make an awe-inspiring dinner that the whole family will be excited about.

Mr. Food: Beer-Basted Sausage

What goes best with Oktoberfest? Beer, of course! So tap the keg and turn up the oom-pah for a tasty celebration that includes this easy recipe for our Beer-Basted Sausage. This recipe is a classic German way to celebreate out favorite time of year. With flavors this delicious, everyone will be willing to put on their lederhosen!

Mr. Food: Wonton Egg Drop Soup: Our Easiest Egg Drop Soup Recipe

We combined two of our favorite takeout soups into one you can make right at home. Don't rely on the delivery guy to bring you hot soup. You've got everything you need to do it yourself! If you've been looking for an egg drop soup recipe to make right at home, then you've come to the right place. This Wonton Egg Drop Soup recipe is so easy, we know you'll want to make it all the time!

Mr. Food: Gooey Peanut Butter Squares

Whether you've got kids to take to after-school activities or just an afternoon of errands planned, these Gooey Peanut Butter Squares make for a great on-the-go snack. They're ooey-gooey sweet while still packing in some nutritious ingredients, like whole-grain cereal and protein-rich peanut butter. They're sure to keep everyone going!

Mr. Food: Oktoberfest Patties

Celebrate Oktoberfest by sitting down to a meal with an authentic Old World taste. Our Oktoberfest Patties are extra-meaty and go great alongside some potatoes, cabbage, and a stein full of your favorite German beer!

Mr. Food: Baked Custard Rice Pudding

Rice isn't only for serving as a side dish or throwing at weddings! It's also a main ingredient in this to-die-for dessert. Our Baked Custard Rice Pudding is a traditional, custard-style pudding that can be served hot or chilled - either way it's so tasty!

Mr. Food: Mashed and Smashed Cauliflower

Potatoes aren't the only vegetable worth mashing! Actually, Mashed and Smashed Cauliflower makes a great alternative for when you want a change of pace from the typical potato side dish. These "cauliflower mashed potatoes" have a nice creamy taste and they're nutritious too!

Mr. Food: Quick Chicken Curry

Ready to use those spices sitting in the back of your cabinet? We're shaking things up with this recipe for Quick Chicken Curry. You can have a dish that's full of flavor on the table in about 30 minutes and your whole gang'll be saying, "OOH, IT'S SO GOOD!!"

Mr. Food: Potato Corn Soup

Nothing is more welcoming than a big pot of soup at the end of a long day, and with our recipe for Potato Corn Soup you can whip up a bowl of comfort anytime you want. It takes just about 30 minutes to get this soup on your dinner table, which makes it weeknight-friendly, too!

Mr. Food: Pork with Apples and Bacon

Calling all bacon lovers! This recipe is for you. You'll be slow cookin' up a storm when you make our Pork with Apples and Bacon tonight. This hot and hearty dish has the right amount of sweetness with a touch of saltiness that we know you're gonna love!

Mr. Food: Back-to-School Cookies

Our Back-to-School Cookies make the perfect lunchbox treat or after-school snack. These easy-to-make cookies start out from a box of cake mix and get their extra-crunchiness from graham crackers and their chocolaty-sweetness from lots of chocolate chips. Kids of all ages will love them!