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Garlic Potatoes and Ham

"Not even my finicky little eaters can resist the veggies in this main dish when they're seasoned with soup mix," shares Melody Williamson of Blaine, Washington. "I sometimes replace the ham with cooked kielbasa or smoked sausage for a change of pace."
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German Beer Cheese Spread

German Beer Cheese Spread

German Beer Cheese Spread

We’re of German heritage, so we love bold flavors. Cheddar and beer make a tangy dip to serve with pretzels, crackers, pumpernickel and brats. Choose a beer that you really enjoy the flavor of, as it will come through in your finished recipe. —Angela Spengler, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Loaded Stuffed Potato Pancakes

Loaded Stuffed Potato Pancakes

Loaded Stuffed Potato Pancakes

When I make mashed potatoes, I always make extra so I can make these over-the-top pancakes. Fill them with sour cream, ranch dressing, melted cheese—or all three. —Jane McMillan, Dania Beach, Florida

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

This gorgeous strudel has just what you crave this time of year: thin layers of flaky crust and lots of juicy apples.

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Dijon Turkey Stroganoff

Dijon Turkey Stroganoff

Dijon Turkey Stroganoff

Turkey medallions with a Dijon cream sauce are a nice change of pace from beef Stroganoff.

Baked Pork Chops with Apple Slices

Baked Pork Chops with Apple Slices

Baked Pork Chops with Apple Slices

A friend who raises pork shared this recipe with me. The lightly breaded chops with simple glazed apples on the side make a mouthwatering meal.

Rye Biscuits

Rye Biscuits

Rye Biscuits

With a yield of only four biscuits, this recipe from our Test Kitchen delivers fresh-baked goods without a lot of leftovers. The moist and flavorful bites come together in a mere 15 minutes.

Reuben Baked Potatoes

Reuben Baked Potatoes

Reuben Baked Potatoes

When I was a girl during the Depression, we had enough cabbages to sink a ship! This was a family favorite my mother made often. After I was married, I served these potatoes to family and friends as a side dish to pork. I still make them for potlucks (I attend two of them a month), and everyone likes them. I have three grown children—plus five grandchildren whom I keep supplied with frozen yogurt and cookies!

Grilled Stuffed Pork Chops

Grilled Stuffed Pork Chops

Grilled Stuffed Pork Chops

Living in Texas, where summers get warm, I do a lot of cooking on the grill. I think you'll enjoy the one-of-a-kind combination of stuffing and sauce in these zesty chops. —Dianne Gates, Cypress, Texas

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

This gorgeous strudel has just what you crave this time of year: thin layers of flaky crust and lots of juicy apples.

German-Style Spinach

German-Style Spinach

German-Style Spinach

"GRANDMA'S spinach dish is flavored with her Austrian heritage. It's tasty and always looks so pretty on the plate. We children never had to be told to eat our spinach at Grandma's house!"

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Cherry Chocolate Cookies

No one can resis the chewy texture of these fudgy cookies. I always double the recipe because they disappear quickly around our house. —Kim Williams, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

SERVED WITH buttered noodles and some fruit, this delicious, satisfying "meal in one" is easy to prepare. The green of the squash remains true to color through the cooking process, so it's pretty on the plate. It's a favorite when I'm cooking for just the two of us. —Linda Gaido New Brighton, Pennsylvania

Easy Apple Strudel

Easy Apple Strudel

Easy Apple Strudel

"My family always loves it when I make this wonderful dessert," writes Joanie Fuson of McCordsville, Indiana. "Old-fashioned strudel was too fattening and time-consuming, but this revised classic is just as good. It's best served warm from the oven."

Bavarian Beef Pie

Bavarian Beef Pie

Bavarian Beef Pie

I found this recipe in an old church cookbook of my grandmother's when I as in 4-H. With its combination of ingredients and spices, it has a unique flavor that receives rave reviews when we fix it for family and friends.

Floret Cheese Strudel

Floret Cheese Strudel

Floret Cheese Strudel

This is a unique way to serve broccoli and cauliflower, wrapped in puff pastry. It looks so pretty on the table. Without fail, I'm asked for the recipe whenever I serve it. —Bonnie Zaparinuk, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Reuben Roll-Ups

Reuben Roll-Ups

Reuben Roll-Ups

"This recipe turns the popular Reuben sandwich into an interesting and hearty snack," explains field editor Patricia D Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. "We love these roll-ups at our house."

Confetti Salad

Confetti Salad

Confetti Salad

My mother-in-law shared this recipe with me. The red and yellow peppers add to its flavor and eye-appeal. To speed it to the table, I often use a package of mixed greens.—Christine Panzarella, Buena Park, California
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