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Spend less time in the kitchen, without sacrificing taste, by making these family-favorite quick recipes. You'll find great appetizers, desserts and main dish recipes made in 30 minutes or less!

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My mom’s holiday buffet always included pickled carrots. I kept the tradition going and passed it to my daughter. The buffet isn’t complete without them. —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, GA
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Carrot Garden Ice Cream Dessert

Carrot Garden Ice Cream Dessert

Carrot Garden Ice Cream Dessert

When I was a kid, my mom made an ice cream dessert topped with Gummy Worms. I’ve riffed on it with carrots made out of frosting. —Karen Enns, Kamloops, British Columbia

Pickled Shrimp with Basil

Pickled Shrimp with Basil

Pickled Shrimp with Basil

Red wine vinegar plus the freshness of citrus and basil perk up marinated shrimp with hardly any prep. Serve over greens if you'd like a salad. —James Schend, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Strawberry-Carrot Smoothies

Strawberry-Carrot Smoothies

Strawberry-Carrot Smoothies

My children resist veggies, but they love smoothies. This smoothie packs in lots of good-for-you fruits and veggies, but to my kids, it's just a super delicious breakfast. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, UT

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Raspberry Lemon Smoothie

Raspberry Lemon Smoothie

Raspberry Lemon Smoothie

A cool, tangy thirst-quencher, this hits the spot on a hot day.

Curried Shrimp Salad

Curried Shrimp Salad

Curried Shrimp Salad

The recipe is easy to prepare and tastes great as a main dish. The water chestnuts and celery give it just enough crunch.

Tomato Vinaigrette

Tomato Vinaigrette

Tomato Vinaigrette

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe, and I've used it often. It's a nice change of pace from your basic lettuce and tomato salad.
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Snack Attack Fudge

Snack Attack Fudge

Snack Attack Fudge

Surprise! Salty snacks are stirred into homemade fudge for a taste the guys (and gals) will all go crazy for.

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

"This sweet simple dressing is especially good on a spinach or lettuce salad topped with fresh orange sections and sliced strawberries," reports Debbie Snyder from her home in Kalispell, Montana. "We also like it on a tossed vegetable salad."

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

Sassy Blue Cheese Potato Topper

This topper works great on a spud or even as a dip. This blue cheese spread with a twist will be gobbled up quickly! Ronald James Bishop Ridgefield, Washington

Cream Cheese Clouds

Cream Cheese Clouds

Cream Cheese Clouds

This attractive dessert is like a meringue but without all the fuss. The "clouds" are made the night before and quickly filled just before and quickly filled just before serving. In a pinch, I've used canned pie filling for the fresh strawberries.

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Lettuce with Buttermilk Dressing for 2

Just five ingredients are all you’ll need for this simple, yet tasty salad with a sweet homemade dressing. Jean Morgan of Roscoe, Illinois shares the recipe.

Festive French Pancakes

Festive French Pancakes

Festive French Pancakes

Not quite as thin as true crepes, these light-as-a-feather pancakes are topped with preserves and a dusting of confectioners' sugar. They're elegant, so easy to make and say "Joyeux Noel" with delicious French flair!

Sweet-Sour Broccoli Salad

Sweet-Sour Broccoli Salad

Sweet-Sour Broccoli Salad

"This refreshing medley is a good way to get broccoli into your meals," notes Bea Ramirez of Kansas City, Kansas. Just three simple ingredients create the tangy-sweet dressing that coats this crunchy combination.



Easy Mint Chip Ice Cream

Easy Mint Chip Ice Cream

Easy Mint Chip Ice Cream

You can whip up this easy homemade ice cream in just minutes. Pop it into the freezer overnight to set up-you don't need an ice cream freezer! Chock-full of chips, this minty treat is the favorite of students in my home economics classes.

Veggie Grilled Cheese

Veggie Grilled Cheese

Veggie Grilled Cheese

The coleslaw is a fun and colorful addition to a toasted cheese sandwich, and the Havarti makes it different, too.

Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

Peppermint Ice Cream Cake

When Crafting Traditions staffers saw the enticing cake recipe Gloria shared recently, they excitedly added it to our sweet gathering of birthday treats. And for good reason—to make it, Gloria uses candy-flavored ice cream! "This is the kind of dessert that's perfect for any special occasion," Gloria comments. "Traditionally, I fix it for our December 24 celebration." What's also nice is the fact that the cake can be made a few days ahead and stored in the freezer until the c
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