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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

"These mini cabbages are surprisingly big on flavor," notes Tina Repack of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Although the brussels sprouts are very simply seasoned, roasting them caramelizes their natural sugars, giving them a subtle sweetness.

Red Cabbage Casserole

Red Cabbage Casserole

Red Cabbage Casserole

Since I enjoy spending time with my guests rather than alone in the kitchen, this one's a favorite dish...I've served it with ham, pork and turkey. With its color and eye appeal, I call on it on special days like Christmas or Easter when I'm cooking for a crowd. I'd also recommend it for potlucks. Although my husband and I were "city kids" both born in Toronto, we have been farming since we were married. We have two grown daughters.

German Red Cabbage

German Red Cabbage

German Red Cabbage

Sunday afternoons were frequently a time for family gatherings. While the uncles played cards, the aunts prepared wonderful German treats such as this red cabbage. Oftentimes there wasn't enough room for everyone at the dining table, so the grown-ups and babies ate first. My cousins and I would hang around waiting for our turn, hoping there'd be plenty of food left.
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Crumb-Topped Brussels Sprouts

Crumb-Topped Brussels Sprouts

Crumb-Topped Brussels Sprouts

Crumb-Topped Brussels Sprouts makes a flavorful side dish sure to dress up any meal. I made this recipe on Christmas Day to go with our turkey dinner. We all agreed that these were the best Brussels sprouts we'd ever had.—Ruth Peterson, Jenison, Michigan

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Glazed Brussels Sprouts

“This is my all-time favorite vegetable recipe! Even people who don't think they like brussels sprouts really love it. I like to serve it all year long.” Joan Braun - Lakewood, Wisconsin

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage with Bacon

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage with Bacon

Sweet-Sour Red Cabbage with Bacon

This crunchy eye-catching cooked cabbage is seasoned with a flavorful blend of vinegar, spices and bacon. Even when my mom fixes a big batch, the bowl gets emptied quickly. —Cathy Eland Hightstown, New Jersey

Green Beans German Style

Green Beans German Style

Green Beans German Style

My mother-in-law introduced me to this quick down-home dish almost 50 years ago when I was a new bride. The tender green beans are topped with diced bacon and a classic sweet-sour glaze. Guests always ask for the recipe. -Vivian Steers, Central Islip, New York

Stewed Tomatoes with Dumplings

Stewed Tomatoes with Dumplings

Stewed Tomatoes with Dumplings

When I was young and did not feel well, my mother made one of my favorite dishes. Just smelling it cook made me feel better, along with her tender loving care.—Viola Stutz, Greenwood, Delaware

Noodles Romanoff

Noodles Romanoff

Noodles Romanoff

You can turn the creamy noodles into a easy entree by adding cooked beef tips. It's like a delicious stroganoff meal in a bowl! —Jeannie Klugh, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Oktoberfest Red Cabbage

Four generations of our family celebrate Oktoberfest. We love this tart and sweet dish of red cabbage and apples, also known as rotkohl. —Diana Likes, Chandler, Arizona

Veggie Turkey Centerpiece

Veggie Turkey Centerpiece

Veggie Turkey Centerpiece

Planning a special Thanksgiving celebration? We can't think of a more novel way to start the table talk-or serve the veggies-than with this incredible edible Mr. Turkey centerpiece! Subscriber Anita Johnson of Morrison, Colorado says, "Half the fun is putting this gobbler together. He's a traditional tasty guest at our Thanksgiving table now, but the first time I made him, folks found him simply too cute to eat!"
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