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The 10 Best Meals Celebs Are Making During Quarantine

Famous people are making the most of time spent at home by whipping up some yummy stuff.
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Right now, it's safe to say that you likely have a little extra time on your hands given the current situation. So, why not try testing out some new recipes to occupy that free time?

The COVID-19 pandemic has got everyone cooped up in their homes, and several celebrities and public figures alike have been posting about their culinary adventures on their Instagram accounts—and we happened to notice a few.

Here are 10 yummy meals and treats we noticed some of our favorite people in the limelight have posted about on their Instagram accounts in the past week.

Chili: Ed Helms


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Making a huge pot of chili for my family while on lockdown. This might be the dumbest thing I have ever done… #chiliregrets

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A recipe that you can make primarily with canned foods? Count us in. Hat's off to you Ed Helms for giving us this tasty content during quarantine.

Chocolate chip cookies: Joanna Gaines


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With life looking quite a bit different than we're all used to, our @magnolia family is looking for ways to focus on how we can make the most of our time spent at home, because honestly there's no better place to be right now – and in the midst of all that's going on, we believe that there is room for connection, creativity, laughter, and inspiration. ⠀ ⠀ So here's what we're gonna do: for the next few days, we're going to share a new challenge and/or activity that we can all get in on together and share. To kick it off, Drake has filmed us making the chocolate chip cookie recipe from the first cookbook. ⠀ ⠀ Now it's your turn! I want to see what you're cooking at home – just post on your account or in your stories and tag @magnolia and #webelieveinhome

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Host of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" and owner of Magnolia Market, Joanna Gaines is showing her followers exactly how to make the recipe for her chocolate chip cookies from her first cookbook. Check out how to make these delicious cookies from scratch by going to her Instagram page.

See Inside Chip and Joanna Gaines' Instagram-Worthy New Coffee Shop.

Scalloped potatoes: Chrissy Teigen

It doesn't take a mandated quarantine to get Chrissy Teigen to post delicious meals she's whipping up at home. Recently, the model and cookbook author shared her mother's scalloped potatoes and we, among most of America (probably), are drooling.

Cookie pie with ice cream: Kylie Jenner

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Kylie Jenner made a scrumptious-looking cookie pie and shared it on her Instagram story. To make it extra sweet, she even added a scoop of ice cream on top.

Greek spinach pie: Mika

Want to learn how to make Greek spinach pie (spanakopita) and other delicious food with British singer, Mika? Check his Instagram for updates on when he hosts his #cookingwithmika segment.

Beet and potato salad: Natalie Portman


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If you're in need of a recipe, try making this beet and potato salad. It's one of the easier recipes and if you save the beet cooking liquid, you can use it as natural kid makeup afterwards. Fun fact: On my first movie, Léon, the makeup artist didn't want to use real makeup on me since I was only 11… so she used beet juice as lipstick and blush! Recipe: 1. Boil 1 cup beets, 1 cup russet potatoes in two separate pans; remove when tender (usually after ~20 minutes). 2. Slice boiled potatoes and beets into cubes and then mix together in a bowl. 3. For dressing, mix together 1 tbsp of whole-grain mustard, 1-3 tbsps of sliced cornichons (gherkin pickles), finely chopped shallots, and a splash of red wine vinegar and olive oil. Mix into a jar and add to beet and potato salad bowl.

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Natalie Portman has a healthy yet satiating recipe for you to tackle during quarantine—a beet and potato salad. She even spells out the entire, surprisingly easy recipe in her Instagram post.

Jam thumbprints: Ina Garten

This is a great recipe for those who have kids at home who are craving something sweet and wanting to join in on the baking fun. The best part? They're bite-sized!

Butternut squash soup: Florence Pugh

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Florence Pugh shares her step-by-step process of making this beautiful butternut squash soup topped with potatoes and chorizo. You can see it for yourself in the highlights section of her Instagram page. A savory creation, indeed!

Meatless Monday pizza: Antoni Porowski

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Queer Eye goes Quar Eye. Antoni Porowski launched "Quar Eye: Cooking Lessons in Quarantine" on his Instagram account a week ago, and this meatless Monday pizza is the star of episode seven.

Churros: Roxane Gay

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Author of Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay, tried her hand at making homemade churros. Luckily for us, she documented it on her Instagram story and, needless to say, we're starving.

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