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Heritage Recipes

A serving of Louisiana Shrimp Creole over white rice on a plate.

Easy Louisiana Shrimp Creole

Recreate the flavor and spirit of New Orleans in your own kitchen in just 30 minutes. This Louisiana Shrimp Creole recipe with its spicy tomato-based sauce is going to be…

Breakfast Ideas

Country Ham with Red Eye Gravy - Salty, dry cured country ham with red eye gravy flavored with strong black coffee served with a side of cheese grits.

Country Ham with Red Eye Gravy

Country Ham with Red Eye Gravy is a southern staple breakfast recipe that starts with salty, dry cured ham. The gravy is flavored with strong black coffee and served over…


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Hi! I’m Lana Stuart, the founder of Lana’s Cooking. I’ve been cooking since I was tall enough to reach the stove and started a blog in 2009 so I could share my delicious home cooking recipes with all of you. You’ll find almost 700 recipes here so there’s sure to be something your family will like!

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Slow Cooker

Bowl of applesauce with a basket of fresh apples on a kitchen towel.

Spiced Slow Cooker Applesauce

This recipe for Spiced Slow Cooker Applesauce couldn’t be easier. Pop everything in the slow cooker and six hours later you have applesauce! It is…


Jars of spiced orange marmalade with a spoon and toasted bread.

Instant Pot Spiced Orange Marmalade

This easy recipe for Instant Pot Spiced Orange Marmalade needs only 5 ingredients and can be made quickly using an electric pressure cooker. You’ll love…