Our 75 Top-Rated Recipes of All Time

Our 75 top-rated recipes of all time are classic, tried-and-true dishes that stand the test of time.

Best Banana Bread

"Have tried many banana breads but this is one of the best. Would recommend this to anyone. A winner for sure!"

-Rita Freesemann

Bacon in the Oven

"Best bacon ever..."

-Gay R.

Stove-Top Macaroni & Cheese

"This was excellent, exactly what you want mac and cheese to be: decadent and saucy."


Oven-Crisp Chicken Wings

"This is a great base recipe. Definitely produces a crispy wing, and varying the seasonings and sauces to your liking, offers infinite possibilities."

-jonathan g.

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

"Delicious, perfectly soft, and really easy to make. It’s simple to cut the recipe in half, too. I use a cookie scoop and pop them in the oven."


Easy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

"This recipe fixed my craving for beef broccoli and made six meals! Who needs restaurant style? Thanks for the great recipe!"

-Kimberly D.

Beth's Melt-In-Your-Mouth Barbecue Ribs

"My grandfather said these are the most delicious ribs he’s ever tasted in his entire life. And he’s 91 years old, so that says a lot!"


Perfect White Rice

"You wouldn't think you'd need a recipe for rice, but mine never turned out quite right from package directions. This method really does make perfect rice!"


Ground Beef-Stuffed Bell Peppers With Cheese

"I love that the peppers are parboiled and keep a good texture and flavor. My family loved this! Definitely going in my tried-and-true file."

-Michelle in KY

Scalloped Potatoes

"Made this tonight and it turned out great. My whole family enjoyed it."


Boiled Corn on the Cob

"This is the way I grew up eating corn on the cob and I can't remember the last time I boiled it! This really brought back delicious memories."


The Best Belgian Waffles

"My kids both love these waffles and the recipe is easy to follow."


Baked Chicken Drumsticks

"These were absolutely delicious! They were so flavorful, tender and juicy, almost to the point of falling off the bone."

-Papa D 1946-2012

Award-Winning Chili

"Awesome chili... This will be the only chili made in my house!"

-Theresa P.

Zuppa Toscana

"I have never had this soup at Olive Garden, but it sounded good enough to try from all its favorable reviews. It's just delicious and my kids loved it."


Perfect Poached Eggs

"The perfect way to poach eggs; these are great!"


Jello Shots

"Made orange and grape for a Clemson tailgate and they were a huge hit! I am on the list from now on to make the Jell-O shots."

-Kathy M.

The Perfect Burger

"Probably the best burger we've ever made at home. The secret is lightly handling the meat."


Chicken Parmesan

"You really get a lot of bang for your buck, so to speak, with this one. It takes almost no time to make and is just delicious."


Low & Slow Oven-Baked Ribs

"Works like a charm! My baby back ribs turn out juicy and tender every time."


Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

"These are fantastic cookies - light and buttery."


Better-Than-Restaurant Alfredo Sauce

"This is a good way to make yummy alfredo. Delicious!"

-Two Moms Catering

Turkey Meatloaf

"To me, the test of a good meatloaf is one that can stand alone, without a sauce on it. And this one does."


The Most Wonderful Gingerbread Cookies

"Great recipe!"

-Crystal J.

Simple Vanilla Cupcakes

"Love these; they come out perfectly for me every time. It's a more dense cupcake, but I don't like cupcakes falling apart when I try to eat them."

-Jardelle H.

Teriyaki Sauce

"I have made it over ten times now and always turns out great. It is the perfect teriyaki sauce."

-K C.3326

Old-Fashioned Vegetable Beef Soup

"This was my first ever attempt at homemade beef vegetable soup. The beef was tender, the vegetables were lovely and the broth was packed with flavor."


Best-Ever Bruschetta

"Use good ingredients and this recipe is a show-stopper! I even have made it just to put over pasta with some grilled shrimp on the side."

-Annie L.

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Sauce)

"Love this recipe for an easy tzatziki. Easy to adjust this to taste."

-Stevee D.

Broccoli Cheese Soup

"Boy, is this soup perfect on a cold, rainy day! The recipe is so quick and easy, and I had every ingredient on hand."


Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast

"This is incredibly good and so simple to prepare! I loved that the gravy was not too heavy or salty, yet very flavorful. Highly recommend this!"


Sugar Cookie Icing

"This recipe both looks good and tastes good. It's easy enough to use that my three year old granddaughter and I spent a fun afternoon baking them."


Proper Spaghetti Squash

"Outstanding! We served them with a tomato-based meat sauce. My six-year-old scarfed it right up. I may never serve regular spaghetti again!"


Basic Vinaigrette With 8 Variations

"This is exactly what I was looking for: versatile, well-proportioned, small batch vinaigrette. The variations are a great bonus."


Chinese Fried Rice

"We're used to Chinese take-out, but this recipe is even better. I would recommend it to anyone who has a craving for good fried rice."


Pan-Seared Steak (Stove-To-Oven Method)

"I prepared it exactly as suggested, and the result was amazing!"

-Craig O.

The Best Brownies

"These were the best homemade brownies I have ever baked: nice and fudgy on the inside and perfectly flaky on the outside."


White Country Dinner Rolls

"Absolutely perfect! I made the dough in a machine the night before and put it in the fridge. I let the dough get to room temperature, made it into shapes and let it rise for one hour. Didn't even brush with butter. Guests didn't even think they needed butter or jam; they just ate them plain."


Basic Pancake Mix

"Aunt Jemima move over... These are so easy, why would you buy a mix? They taste great and have a very nice texture."

-Michelle S.

NYC Corned Beef & Cabbage

"I’ve been making this recipe for 5 years now. It’s my go-to. Perfectly written and tastes perfect too. Follow it exactly and you will have no problems."


Moist Roasted Chicken

"I absolutely love this recipe! It always comes out perfectly moist, and the skin is nice and crisp."


Overnight French Toast Casserole

"This is a fabulous make-ahead breakfast dish! So easy and so tasty. What an easy way to serve a group of people."


Loaded Baked Potato Soup

"Love this recipe. Simple and delicious. This recipe is easy to alter and make your own. It's one of my go-to soups for the chillier months."


No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

"I love this cookie recipe! It has been one of my favorites for when I have a sweet tooth and need something quick!"

-Miss Diggy

Oven-Roasted Vegetables

"I would give this 500 stars if I could. The high temperature gave them a beautiful color and the balsamic added tons of flavor."


5-Minute Vegan Pancakes

"So fluffy! Seriously, who needs eggs anymore at all with recipes like these?"


Microwave Chocolate Mug Brownie

"It was amazing! My little sister and I couldn't get enough of it!"


Chicken Tortilla Soup

"Terrific recipe. Just perfect."


Easy Sugar Cookies

"I've made dozens of sugar cookie recipes and this one surpasses them all."


Scratch Pancakes

"Very easy to make in about 5 minutes. You could add any fruit in this recipe. Overall these were the best I've ever made."

-danny sayre

Cream of Mushroom Soup

"Great and easy. For a little elegant taste I blended some black truffle salt into the cream. It's expensive but well worth it."

-Chef Paul

Homemade Pie Crust

"Great crust!"

-Gay Gilmore

Easy Stir Fry Sauce

"Good basic sauce. It certainly is quick and easy."

-jaybee chef

Steak (Or Chicken) Fajitas

"Excellent fajitas with heat! I'm definitely going to make these again."


Carb-Free Cloud Bread

"I love to make this. I put it in a sheet pan and spread it out, then cut it into loaf-sized slices. Love to eat them with tuna and egg salad. Yummy!"


Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes

"These were just like the ones I had growing up. They turned out crispy on the outside and soft on the inside; just perfect. Simple comfort food at its best."


Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie

"This was amazing!"


Philly Cheesesteak

"I made this recipe last night and was thrilled with the results."


Easy Oven-Baked Cod

"I really liked this recipe. So easy and so healthy. I like how the crust stayed crispy."

-Naomi Up North

Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

"This was so easy and delicious! All we had to do was sprinkle with some salt and pepper and chow down."


Moist & Delicious Banana Bread

"I have cooked this recipe four times now and it has been perfect every time. The best banana bread going."

-Lance T.

Turkey Meatballs

"Most of the other ground turkey recipes I've tried came out pretty dry, so I was hesitant. However, these meatballs were super moist and delicious!"


Crispy Baked Chicken Legs

"This really is an easy and flavorful chicken recipe. They came out so crispy, juicy and tender. This one goes into my regular rotation for sure."


Browned Beef Stew

"Made this tonight for my folks and they couldn't stop raving about it. This dish comes out with a nice thick 'gravy' and plenty of meat and vegetables."

-Camdens Mom

Crock Pot Corned Beef & Cabbage

"It came out wonderful!"


Hot Toddy Cold Remedy

"After using this recipe, I'm returning the cough syrup I bought this morning. It's a most excellent concoction! A toddy a day will keep the ER at bay."


Pan-Grilled Pork Chops

"These turned out amazing! Served with steamed green beans. Truly delicious! "


Southern Pecan Pie

"This has become my new pecan pie recipe! I love the gooey-ness of the filling. Amazing what a difference dissolving the sugar makes. Try it; you'll love it."


Buffalo Chicken Dip

"This is a great recipe. Serve it with celery sticks, chips, bread, whatever! There are never any leftovers!"


Best-Ever Banana Muffins

"This one's a keeper! I have made so many different muffin recipes over the years but these are hands-down the simplest fluffiest, moistest, bestest yet!"


Perfect Pasta Salad

"This pasta salad is beautiful in color and has a very refreshing taste. The dressing is nice and zesty."


Perfect Broiled Steak

"I was really happy to have this recipe during the winter when we couldn't use our grill. Steaks got a great sear on the outside, but stayed nice and pink on the inside."

-Baby Duck

Oven-Roasted Broccoli

"My husband and I devoured about a pound of broccoli after making this recipe—we couldn't leave it alone! Between roasting and grilling my veggies, I doubt I'll ever go back to steaming them."

-saucy sal

Awesome Baked Ham

"I have made this three times now and it has turned out perfectly every time. This is my go-to recipe. Everyone loves it and says it's the juiciest ham they have ever tasted."


Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

"Throwing out pumpkin seeds should be a crime with tasty recipes like this around."


Peanut Butter Balls

"These are wonderful! I can't believe how easy they are."