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Bon appétit! Besides commanding the stage, the multitalented singer has found another recipe for success: Her baking, which hits a high note with famous friends like Kelly Osbourne, who teamed up with Swift for a girls' night in to whip up an "amazing" assortment of cookies. Also singing the praises of T-Swift's culinary creations – U.K. crooner Ed Sheeran. "Stir-fry that was good. She gets her wok on,” Sheeran raved to E! News about his tour mate's cooking skills.
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Forget oysters and chocolate, fellas: It's all about chicken and dumplings! McGraw's version of the comfort dish ultimately won wife Faith Hill's heart – and taste buds – prior to tying the knot in 1996. "This is what got me laid, this chicken and dumplings," McGraw joked on a 2009 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show.
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When it comes to good eats, the American Idol alum adheres to a strict vegan lifestyle, stocking her meals with soy, veggies and tofu, plus plenty of organic desserts (including a made-from-scratch berry cobbler she baked over the summer). While hubby Mike Fisher still prefers steak for dinner, it hasn't stopped the couple from cooking together at home. "It's kind of a team effort, which I really appreciate. I want this to be our thing with our kids someday," she " "" "" "0" ] in 2012.
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"I always watched my mama," the Little Big Town songstress (and host of GAC'sKimberly's Simply Southern) told PEOPLE about the influence of her mother’s recipes. "She was always cooking for people – when anyone had something to celebrate or grieve, she was at their door with supper or some kind of homemade goodie."
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What sets Blake Shelton's heart aflutter? His wife's home-cooked country-fried steak, of course. During downtime from life on the road, the couple reconnects over succulent Southern dishes, all thanks to Lambert's mantra, "When in doubt, fry it or add cheese." When she's not making a mean corn and macaroni casserole, the singer oversees Pink Pistol, her Oklahoma- and Texas-based stores, featuring old-fashioned sodas, ice cream floats and sundaes served with pink sprinkles and cherries – delish!
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Breakfast reigns supreme in the Paisley household, as evidenced by the singer's delicious (and dino-riffic!) pancakes. "He can make pancakes in any shape you can imagine!" wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley dished to Country Weekly in 2010. Of their Nashville abode, she told PEOPLE in 2011: "This house with the smell of pancakes, bacon, coffee and a fire in the fireplace, it's the best thing in the world."
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Planning the perfect dinner party menu can be quite complicated, but not for the Sugarland frontwoman. At her holiday gatherings, Nettles (who also can't get enough of balsamic berries and cream) skips laborious four-course feasts, opting instead to serve up a number of soups, complete with a toppings bar. "It's an easy way to feed a large group, plus it guarantees leftovers," she told Food amp Wine. "It's like a baked-potato bar. The meat eaters can add crumbled bacon, and the dairy-free people can skip the sour cream."
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Before topping the charts with hits such as "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not," Shawna and Keifer Thompson took a crash course in bartending school, eventually working at a local Nashville bar to make ends meet. "We did that for a long time and got really good at making all kinds of drinks," Keifer told PEOPLE Country. And they're still putting their skills to use: The couple quenches their thirst on tour with fruity refreshments, including Keifer's Lynchburg Lemonade and Shawna's Bama Bug Juice.
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From corn cakes to Pickle Back cocktails, the country hunk's appetite for Southwest cuisine inspired him to open Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row in his home state of Arizona. Located in Scottdale's entertainment district, the bar-restaurant (which opened the Fourth of July) boasts an impressive drink selection, which includes 40 types of whiskey along with Bentley's signature mixers. "I wanted somewhere you walk in and go, 'Oh, this is what new country feels and looks like," Bentley told PEOPLE Country. "Someplace reflective of the music that's being made in Nashville at the moment – it's not cheesy, it's cutting edge, and it's very cool."
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In a 2011 Nightline interview, the dedicated vegetarian proved she's also a star in front of the stove, sharing the secrets of her tofu scramble recipe with Cynthia McFadden at acclaimed New York City restaurant Jean Georges. "You should make sure the tofu is really dry," Twain suggested. "I like to squeeze it between [paper towels]."
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The slimmed-down singer dropped an amazing 30 lbs. this year, crediting her new figure to a healthier diet – but not without fully giving up her favorite Southern meals, which are featured on her Food Network show, Trisha's Southern Kitchen. " … Occasionally I have the mac and cheese," she told PEOPLE, adding, "Real people battle their weight. We all struggle between eating healthy and falling off the wagon. That's how I live."