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Can Snoop Dogg or Streisand Cook? You Decide: 15 Recipes Straight from the Stars

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There are all kinds of lists out there of “famous” people’s recipes. We balked at the ones that included tips from the likes of Ina Garten, Nigella Lawson, and Jamie Oliver. We know they can cook! We wanted to know about non-cook celebs. What do they eat? What do they cook? And we included some royals, just for the ogle factor. Even if they aren’t doing their own cooking, we love reading about how the “other half” eats, like Rhianna, Taylor Swift, and Snoop Dogg. Which will you try first?

Barbra Streisand’s Blackout Cake

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OK, this one amused us. First of all, we loved picturing Barbra in the kitchen, with her perfectly groomed nails (she always has a pristine manicure), whipping up a chocolate cake. The problem is that we kept reading about how she grew up in Brooklyn, and was a fan of the famous Ebinger’s Blackout Cake. And then the attached recipes were nothing like that cake, which we know well. Layers of moist chocolate cake, filled and frosted with chocolate pudding and covered with more chocolate crumbs. We happen to know of an amazing version. You HAVE to try it. And, as a bonus, this one stays moist for days.

Dolly Parton’s Chicken Salad

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Can chicken salad be exciting? Sometimes, but it is usually kind of, dare we say it, boring. Well, in this case, with Dolly Parton’s Chicken Salad, the result is more than a sum of its parts. The ingredients look pretty simple: chicken, mayonnaise, pecans, Dijon mustard, the crunch of celery, tang of onion. Try it. Those who have say it is deceptively delicious.

Catherine, Princess of Wales (Duchess of Cambridge)

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What does a princess eat? Apparently the formerly-known-as Kate Middleton likes a fresh watermelon salad with feta. Sounds good to us. The juicy, sweet fruit pairs so well with the tangy, salty cheese…

Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex

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To keep things balanced (we don’t want to take sides) we had to check out what Meghan likes, too. (PS: Did you know that she is also known as Countess of Dumbarton and Baroness Kilkeel? We did not). Reports vary, but it appears that she is a huge pasta fan. And wine. She was quoted in a Delish article saying, “”French fries and vino are my vices,” and that she would pass over dessert for a “big, beautiful red”. 

That said, she is fond of green juices, too. Sounds balanced to us. Our favorite part is that she says she always hopes that the people she is with order French fries, so she can have a couple. Us too, Meghan, us too. Let’s have lunch together.

Gigi Hadid’s Pasta

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Models eat, apparently. Or at least they say they do. We love pasta, and simple pasta dishes are a boon. You can throw them together at last minute on a weeknight. We don’t know if Gigi does the cooking herself, but a Penne with Vodka Sauce is apparently a favorite of hers. With a simple green salad, we say, what time is dinner?

Olivia Wilde’s Salad Dressing

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Have you heard about this salad dressing? According to a former nanny, it caused a huge fight between the Don’t Worry Darling director (Wilde) and her husband Jason Sudeikis. We were intrigued. We love a good homemade salad dressing. And then it turned out to be a very traditional Red Wine Vinaigrette with a little mustard. We happen to love this kind of dressing, but fight about it? There has to be more to that story. 

Taylor Swift’s Chai Tea Eggnog Cookies

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There are those who think Taylor can do no wrong, but that is usually reserved for music, and social commentary. Apparently, she bakes, too. Or someone bakes and she eats. We aren’t sure which, but these cookies feature the contents of a chai tea bag and back in 2015, the Internet went crazy for these cookies. There is only 1 tablespoon of eggnog in the recipe, and you could use non-alcoholic, so make it with your teens and tweens.

Snoop Dog’s Billionaire Bacon

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Bacon. If you are a fan, it doesn’t take much to get you interested in a new way to eat it. How about coating it with brown sugar, red pepper flakes and lots of freshly ground black pepper? Baked in the oven in a big batch means it is a great way to cook for a crowd, too. The recipe appears in Snoop’s cookbook, Crook to Cook. We love the title. And the bacon.

Jennifer Garner’s Chicken Soup

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Chicken soup soothes the soul – we absolutely believe that. But it can be a bit tasteless, unless done right. Jennifer likes to share her recipes on her Instagram account and her great tip is to roast the chicken first, along with lemon and shallots. Roasting is such a great way of bringing out flavor; then she shreds everything and adds to homemade, or store-bought broth.

Ted Lasso’s Biscuits

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You know that “biscuit” means cookie, in this case, right? A rich buttery shortbread. Sometimes simple is best, and when it comes to shortbread, we agree with that approach. Flour, sugar (in this case confectioners’), unsalted butter and a hint of salt. That’s it. Buttery, crisp, cookie nirvana. If we eat enough, will we end up looking like Hannah Waddingham? One can dream.

Betty White (RIP)

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Somehow, we can just picture Betty whipping up a batch of chicken wings. The recipe has been floating around for a while, but it is worth re-visiting. Soy sauce, brown sugar, dry mustard and garlic powder are the stars. Powerhouse flavors. Pro Tip: Use a really high quality brewed soy sauce, and we think it is best with a low-sodium version.

Patty LaBelle’s Mac ‘n Cheese

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Sometimes a recipe gets around and becomes so famous, it can stand on its own without its celeb creator. This is one of those recipes. I mean, come on now: muenster, mild cheddar, sharp cheddar Monterey jack, Velveeta and half-and-half? Yes, it is as rich and luxurious as it sounds. Get the recipe and make it ASAP.

Jimmy Buffet’s Key Lime Pie

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We hope you know that searching for recipes on the Internet can turn up duds. We found one recipe for what was ostensibly Jimmy’s beloved lime pie and the person suggested using a garlic press to squeeze the limes…please do not do this. Your pie will taste like garlic. It just will. We have a version for you, sans garlic, that we think Jimmy would approve of.

Chrissy Teigen Loves to Bake

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Chrissy Teigen has two best-selling cookbooks; she knows her way around the kitchen. She makes a mean banana bread, that also features chocolate and coconut. Yes, please!

Rihanna Gets Creative

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We weren’t going to repeat any recipes, but we are making an exception for mac and cheese. This creation of Rihanna’s is so different, we had to point it out. She likes to use Colby cheese – so far, pretty standard – but then adds ketchup, yellow mustard, and Eaton’s Jamaican Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce. We would try this, for sure.

Easy Peasy Dinner and Dessert: 20 One-Pan, One Bowl Recipes for Busy Nights

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We all need One-Pan, One-Bowl recipes in our repertoire, and we’ve got ‘em! From main dishes to soups, pasta, curries and desserts, these kitchen-tested recipes will get you in and out of the kitchen fast. With minimal clean-up, too! Click here for all of our One-Pan, One Bowl recipes!

36 Dishes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Rice Noodles

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Rice noodles are naturally gluten-free, but that isn’t the only reason to cook with them. They are delicious unto themselves, come in a variety of shapes, and are the noodle of choice in so many Asian-inspired recipes. But it doesn’t stop there! There are rice-based lasagna noodles, shells, manicotti, elbows…From soups to main dishes, casseroles, salads and summer rolls, we have 36 recipes for you to get you slurping with joy. Click for 36 Dishes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Rice Noodles

30 Quick & Easy Recipes For A Happy Gut: Low FODMAP and Flavor Packed

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At FODMAP Everyday® we define “Quick” as a dish that can be on the table, ready to eat, in 30 minutes or less. “Easy” recipes have 15 minutes or less of prep time. All of these recipes are low FODMAP and free of gluten so they can be served to tender tummies too! Click for 30 Quick & Easy Recipes For A Happy Gut: Low FODMAP and Flavor Packed

Grab A Rotisserie Chicken On Your Way Home And Make Any Of These 18 Delicious Meals In Minutes

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Grabbing a rotisserie chicken at the supermarket is not “cheating” by any stretch of the imagination. Having cooked chicken ready to use is a great jump-start to all sorts of creative recipes – from salads to main dishes, lunches and dinners – and is a brilliant move, in our book. Click for Grab A Rotisserie Chicken On Your Way Home And Make Any Of These 18 Delicious Meals In Minutes

Easy and Tasty: 34 Sides to Serve with Rotisserie Chicken for a Stress-Free Meal

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We buy a rotisserie chicken every week – and enjoy the bounty for days. But we like to mix it up; potatoes, veggies (hot and cold), pasta – there are many ways to enjoy that chicken and to turn it into a meal. Here are our 34 community favorites. Click here for Easy and Tasty: 34 Sides to Serve with Rotisserie Chicken for a Stress-Free Meal

9 Insanely Delicious Easy Homemade Chicken Wing Recipes

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Entire restaurants build their menu around chicken wings, but we’re going to show you how to make the best chicken wings at home – and they’re easier than you think. Most of these recipes are baked, not fried, so you will not only save on calories, but also have less mess and spend less time in the kitchen. Click here for 9 Insanely Delicious Easy Homemade Chicken Wing Recipes

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