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Quick: You have ten family members coming over this weekend, and pizza isn’t going to cut it. Feed Uncle Bob, Aunt Suzy, Cousin Tyler and the whole crew with these crowd-pleasing big-batch recipes you can throw together in no time.

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White Pesto Spinach Lasagna (10 Servings)

Cheesy? Check. Bubbly? Check. Loaded with gorgeous good-for-you veggies like spinach and wild mushrooms? Triple check.

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Slow-Cooker Crispy Carnitas (10 Servings)

In this big-batch gem, pork shoulder is simmered in the slow cooker for eight hours, yielding tender, fall-off-the-bone meat that’s fabulous in tacos, sandwiches and even with fried eggs.

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Baked Sausage and Cheese Rigatoni (8 Servings)

This family favorite packs in a pound (!) of ground sweet Italian sausage, plus lots of ricotta, Parm and provolone. (Thanks, Coterie member, Heidi Larsen.)

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Caramelized Shiitake Mushroom Risotto (8 Servings)

A ten-ingredient, 30-minute recipe that stores for up to a month in the freezer. (So basically, it’s fabulous in every way.)

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Korean Beef Tacos (12 Servings)

These mind-blowing tacos come together in 35 minutes, featuring Sriracha mayo and caramelized kimchi.

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Healthy Instant-Pot Turkey Chili (8 Servings)

The easiest way to cook for a crowd: dump all of the ingredients into your multi-cooker, then go live your life. In six hours, you’ve got a belly-warming dinner.

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Chicken and Dumplings (6 Servings)

This classic favorite takes a little bit of patience to make (hey, homemade biscuits take time), but Coterie member Maria Lichty promises it’s worth it.

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Baked Mac-and-Cheese Bites (10 Servings)

In less than an hour, you can have 48 of these delightful little bites on the table, baked with two kinds of gooey cheddar cheese.

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Holy Mole Enchiladas (8 Servings)

Tweak this easy 40-minute recipe to make it spicy, gluten-free or vegan.

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Easy Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes (10 Servings)

A decadent side dish that pairs fabulously with roast chicken and a green salad.

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Roasted Squash Salad with Crispy Shallot & Balsamic Reduction (8 Servings)

With winter squash, pepitas, currants and macadamia-nut cheese, it’s a salad even salad-haters can get on board with.

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Slow-Cooker Tater Tot Casserole (8 Servings)

Layered with ground beef, sharp cheddar, black beans and tons of tots, this crowd-pleaser is guaranteed to disappear in ten minutes or less.

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Eight-Layer Hummus Dip (8 Servings)

This nutritious app is loaded up with pine nuts, pesto, sweet peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, cilantro and feta cheese. (Yum.)

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Slow-Cooker Chipotle BBQ Meatballs with Garlic Toast (8 Servings)

These little bites can be prepped in advance and frozen until you need them.

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BLT Pasta Salad (8 Servings)

The secret to this picnic favorite (besides a pound of bacon, of course)? Dijon mustard and apple cider vinegar to make it tangy and a little bit sweet.

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Zucchini Ricotta Galette (8 Servings)

If you’re in a dinner rut, listen up: This savory summer pie will elevate any meal, from a picnic lunch in the park with a bottle of wine to Sunday supper with the whole fam on the back patio.

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Baked Brie with Figs, Pistachios and Orange (10 Servings)

Let us fill you in on a little secret: This sweet and savory baked cheese looks fancy, but it couldn’t be easier to make.

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Korean Grilled Steak with Toasted Sesame Chimichurri (8 Servings)

Chef Tieghan Gerard tells us the key to a great flank steak is marinating it in something delicious for at least a few hours. Done and done.

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Apricot and Frangipane Cake (8 Servings)

Forget dessert? What are we, monsters? Thanks to five juicy, in-season apricots, you don’t even need to frost this beauty.

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