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Quick & Easy Turkey Sloppy Joes

When we were first married and poor college students, I found this sloppy joe recipe and tweaked it. The fresh bell peppers give it a wonderful flavor. Kallee Twiner, Maryville, Tennessee
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Mushroom & Peas Rice Pilaf

Mushroom & Peas Rice Pilaf

Mushroom & Peas Rice Pilaf

Anything goes in a rice pilaf, so add peas and baby Portobello mushrooms for extra color, texture and a touch of comfort. — Stacy Mullens, Gresham, Oregon

Honey-Lime Berry Salad

Honey-Lime Berry Salad

Honey-Lime Berry Salad

I picked up this dish a couple of years ago, and really like the mint and fruit combo. Cilantro is one of my summer favorites so sometimes I use it instead. Turns out, this recipe's really two in one! —Kayla Spence, Wilber, Nebraska

Mediterranean Spinach & Beans

Mediterranean Spinach & Beans

Mediterranean Spinach & Beans

If you want to make this dish vegetarian, use soy sauce instead of Worcestershire. I like it warm or cold. —Becky Cuba, Spotsylvania, Virginia

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Calico Salad for Two

Calico Salad for Two

Calico Salad for Two

MY HUSBAND suggested I share this salad recipe. It's one of his favorites, which I created long ago in a moment of panic. I'd opened the refrigerator to get out the makings for green salad and discovered I had only a couple lettuce leaves. The cottage cheese was a perfect substitute. -Pat Wasing, Houston, Texas

Sweet Peas Parma for 2

Sweet Peas Parma  for 2

Sweet Peas Parma for 2

“This is a simple side with delicious Italian flavors.” Peas get dressed up for dinner with just a few easy additions. Don't skip this one! Jill Anderson - Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Pork Taquitos

Pork Taquitos

Pork Taquitos

Taquitos are a popular appetizer and these homemade ones are so much better than the frozen ones in the supermarket. If you want a little more punch to the filling, adjust the seasonings to suit your taste.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce

Travel to Italy with this hearty pasta that's a breeze to prepare. Our Test Kitchen jazzed up store-bought spaghetti sauce, infusing with fresh-from-the-garden flavor. You'll swear it's homemade!

Roasted Vegetables with Orzo

Roasted Vegetables with Orzo

Roasted Vegetables with Orzo

A little peppery heat warms up this tasty and versatile veggie-and-orzo side dish from Sam Stusek in Annapolis, Maryland. “I often substitute a variety of our favorite seasonal vegetables and it's always delicious,” he notes.

Spiked Lemonade

Spiked Lemonade

Spiked Lemonade

Rum gives a tropical addition to this fabulous homemade lemonade. For a variation, substitute vodka for the rum.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Orange Almond Cake

Orange Almond Cake

Orange Almond Cake

"This flourless cake has become a favorite at our house," Maryalice Wood writes from Langley, British Columbia. "Now, those with wheat allergies don't have to pass on dessert. The orange and clove flavor is wonderful."

Chicken & Fruit Spinach Salads

Chicken & Fruit Spinach Salads

Chicken & Fruit Spinach Salads

Here’s a smart choice for busy nights! It takes 10 minutes to prepare and stops hungry tummies from growling in moments. Serve with whole grain rolls to round out the meal. —Jesse Klausmeier, Burbank, California

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Heirloom Tomato Salad

This is a simple yet elegant dish that always pleases my guests. Not only is it tasty, but it is healthy, too. The more varied the colors of the tomatoes you choose, the prettier the salad will be. —Jess Apfe of Berkeley, California

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

Apple-Cranberry Wild Rice

Dried apples, cranberries and savory nicely complement the wild rice and leek in this delicious recipe from Marion Karlin of Waterloo, Iowa.

Spanakopita Bites

Spanakopita Bites

Spanakopita Bites

For an easy spanakopita, try this version that is made in a pan, then cut into squares. It has all the wonderful taste of the classic version...buttery phyllo with a spinach-cheese filling, but is so simple to do.—Barbara Smith, Chipley, Florida

Vibrant Veggie Stir-Fry

Vibrant Veggie Stir-Fry

Vibrant Veggie Stir-Fry

From Alverton, Pennsylvania, Betty Claycomb whips up a simple side dish featuring broccoli, carrots and zucchini. "Over the years, my husband and I have learned to cook with less fat and sugar so we can enjoy good health as we grow older," she shares.

Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Tuna with Pineapple Salsa

When Beveylon Concha spent some time in Honolulu, she came upon this tropical treatment for tuna. Now a personal chef in Chesapeake, Virginia, she still prepares the pineapple salsa for everything from grilled fish to pork and poultry.

Zucchini Tomato Salsa

Zucchini Tomato Salsa

Zucchini Tomato Salsa

Wondering what to do with all her garden zucchini, Jennifer Magrey of Sterling, Connecticut came up with this versatile and colorful salsa: “I also serve it on crackers, burgers, chips, baked potatoes or over cream cheese as a spread!”
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