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Incredible Food Mash-Ups

It's true what they say: Two are better than one. Enjoy all your favorite foods in these unpredictable (and outstanding) food mash-ups, including trendy banh mi bruschetta, mac and cheese dogs, Guy Fieri's baked potato pizza, and more!


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    • So You Want to Mash It Up

      Whether you're looking to "ooh and ahh" party guests or just want to shake up a so-so menu, our incredible food mash-ups is a fantastic place to start. Find surprising pairings and totally-out-there combos!

    • Chili-Mac Dogs

      Bring a sizzling plate of freshly grilled franks to life with seven incredible toppings. With store-bought macaroni salad, chili, corn chips, and more, these dogs are piled high with unexpected food pairings.

    • Banh Mi Bruschetta

      Ah, banh mi. The trendy sandwich -- complete with ham, soy, crisp carrots, and jalapenos -- hails all the way from Vietnam. Enjoy it appetizer-style by serving on toasted baguette slices.


      Editor's Tip: Love spicy food? Stir some Sriracha sauce into the mayo-soy mixture for extra zing.

    • Coconut-Doughnut Shakes

      Diner meets bakery in these pretty-as-a-picture doughnut shakes. The guilty concoction features a thick blend of vanilla ice cream, milk, coconut, and mini frosted doughnuts. Amp up the cuteness with extra sprinkles and a colorful straw.

    • Cheeseburger-and-Fries Casserole

      For a mashup all ages will adore, bake ground beef, cheese and mushroom soup, and french fries into a totally tasty casserole. Classic condiments like chopped pickles, tomato, and red onions make colorful toppers.

    • Carrot Lemonade

      Carrots and lemonade? Oh, we went there. The poppy-orange drink is filled to the brim with sweet summertime flavors like pineapple and fresh lemon. Best of all? It's packed with vitamins A and C.

    • Pretzel Chicken with Fig-Mustard Dip

      Pretzels with chicken? That's right! And we're not talking on the side. The salty, go-to snack pairs with cumin to make a crunchy and delicious coating for baked chicken legs. Dunk the golden drumsticks in our homemade fig jam and mustard dip for unbeatable tang.

    • Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad

      Two potluck favorites. One simple salad. With pickled red onions, hard-cooked eggs, and chopped sweet pickles, there's a lot to love about this party-worthy macaroni salad.

    • Baked Potato Pizza

      When it comes to mashups, Guy Fieri knows what's up. This time, the culinary rock star puts garlic potatoes on pizza, along with crispy bacon, tomato, bubbly cheese, and a drizzle of olive oil.

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      Video: How to Make Homemade Pizza with Guy Fieri

      From the dough to the toppers, there's a lot that goes into making the perfect pizza. Get tips and tricks from chef Guy Fieri on how to make his famous Baked Potato Pizza.

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      BLT Dessert Bites

      There's something special about a BLT. We transform the top sandwich pick into a one-of-a-kind cookie by stacking candied bacon, microgreens, and homemade tomato jam between two vanilla cookies.

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      Creamy BLT Coleslaw

      We just can't seem to get enough BLT. Here, we join shreds of crispy-cool lettuce, cherry tomatoes, and crumbly bacon to make this BBQ-tastic coleslaw. (The bread was never the best part, anyway.)

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      Chicken Enchilada Pasta

      Two Italian and Mexican must-haves mingle in this marvelous enchilada pasta. Lively jalepeno peppers and sweet red onions are baked into the savory casserole, while the topping sports nacho-flavor tortilla chips for delightful crunch.

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      Root Beer Float Cupcakes

      This adorable party cupcake models an iconic soda-shoppe specialty: the root beer float. Pour a little root beer into the batter, then embellish the light-as-air frosting with root beer candies for double the soda-pop goodness.

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      Pizza-Stuffed Chicken

      Italy's go-to pizza toppers -- soppressata, capicola, and Italian sausage -- make a delicious filling for these golden baked chicken breasts. Roll 'em in our panko-cheese mixture for a crumbly coating.

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      Cheesecake-Stuffed Peaches

      Cinnamon-coated peaches and lush cream cheese join to create a cheesecake treat you won't want to share. Simply pop them in the oven until their centers are bubbly and oozing with deliciousness.

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      Mac and Cheese Dogs

      These two childhood classics taste even better together. Load up your hot dog with creamy macaroni and cheese, toasty bread crumbs, and a dash of chili pepper. Warning: You may need a knife and fork to consume.

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      Jelly Doughnut Cake

      Doughnut or cake? Not to worry -- with our dreamy doughnut-cake mashup, you won't have to choose! Our recipe features luscious vanilla cream filling and a charming jelly-heart topping.

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      Macaroni and Cheese Meat Loaf

      Good-old mac and cheese makes an ooey-gooey appearance in this twist on meat loaf. Make it an extra-savory meal by adding onion and a plethora of spices to the ground beef.

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      Banana-Split Cake

      We transform another soda-shoppe favorite into a fluffly banana-split cake. With chocolate-banana batter and a hidden sliver of strawberry jam, we've got all your nostalgic flavors covered.

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      Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis

      Why not enjoy your favorite drink as a dessert? The fresh, lip-smacking flavors of margaritas -- such as sweet strawberries and face-scrunching lime -- meet cream cheese in these darling minis. Bake 'em in our salted-pretzel crusts.

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      Roasted Pumpkin Guacamole

      It's not a party without the guacamole! Our vibrant avocado dip lets toasty pumpkin seeds and creamy butternut squash in on the fun, while red chile peppers and a squeeze of lime liven it up even more.

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      Hazelnut Creme Brulee Cupcakes

      Ooh la la! Plain-Jane cupcakes get a French makeover with the help of hazelnuts, vanilla buttercream frosting, and a splash of liqueur. Drizzle these fancy creme brulee look-alikes with homemade caramelized sugar.

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      Enchilada Meat Loaf

      This isn't your mom's meat loaf. Ours infuses classic staples of Mexican cuisine: bottled salsa, corn muffin mix, and sharp cheddar cheese. Best of all? It's made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry!

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      Vintage Holiday Recipes Worth Reviving

      We're going way back to the days when holiday recipes such as beef Wellington, fruit stollen, buche de noel, figgy pudding, and crown roasts were the dishes that filled holiday menus. Prepare yourself for strong feelings of nostalgia and a growling stomach.
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