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The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This May

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May is always a month full of outdoor gatherings with family and friends, thanks to the return of warm weather. Judging from the recipes you've saved, you've been busy cooking up plenty of crowd-friendly dips, pasta salads, and cakes for parties, potlucks, and barbecues.

Here are our 10 most-saved recipes from May.

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10. Asparagus Bacon Pasta

While this pasta is definitely rich (looking at you, heavy cream and bacon), it ultimately stays balanced and bright with the help of lots of chopped fresh tarragon.

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9. Baked Jalapeño Popper Dip

Take everything you love about jalapeño poppers — all that spicy, cheesy goodness — and roll it into one seriously popular hot-and-gooey dip that's pretty much a guaranteed hit.

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8. Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

While this slow cooker recipe makes a large batch (enough for 15 people), it's worth making the whole recipe since the meat freezes exceptionally well and can be used for easy dinners down the road.

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7. Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad

If you're on the hunt for this summer's go-to pasta salad recipe, stop your searches. This one is light, colorful, packed with flavor, and sure to be a hit at all your potlucks and cookouts.

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6. How To Make Starbucks-Style Sweet Cream at Home

If you've ever tasted the vanilla sweet cream at Starbucks in your cup of cold brew, you know how good it is. Now you can save yourself some pretty pennies and make it at home instead with this smart recipe from Meghan.

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5. How To Make the Best Classic Coconut Cake from Scratch

The secret to the ultimate Southern-style coconut cake is to round up all the coconut ingredients you can find — extract, milk, and water — to seriously boost the flavor and give moist and tender results.

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4. One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta

Since this taco pasta is cooked in a Dutch oven or a high-sided skillet (like a cast iron skillet), it can go from stovetop to broiler and then straight onto the table — that makes it a weeknight winner.

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3. Elderflower Lemon Cake

The Royal Wedding may be over, but it's still worth keeping this tender, floral cake recipe, inspired by the big day, on hand to bake whenever you want to feel a little like royalty.

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2. Creamy Parmesan Garlic Mushroom Chicken

Reach for either half-and-half or whole milk to make this family-friendly skillet dinner. While the former will ensure the dish is extra rich, the latter lends equally comforting results.

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1. Easy Madeira Cake

This classic British cake is similar to a simple pound cake that's full of bright lemon flavor. Don't forget to sprinkle the top with plenty of sugar before baking to get that eye-catching, crackly crust on top.