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Chocolate Glaze for Doughnuts

If smooth, glossy, rich and chocolately is your way to glaze, you’ll love this quick, easy ganache for your homemade doughnuts. Karen Moore, Jacksonville, Florida
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Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

I created this one-dish meal for my picky son. It's become a go-to, even for him! Nibedita Das, Fort Worth, Texas

Black Bean & Corn Quinoa

Black Bean & Corn Quinoa

Black Bean & Corn Quinoa

My daughter’s college asked parents for a favorite healthy recipe to use in the dining halls. This quinoa fits the bill. —Lindsay McSweeney, Winchester, Massachusetts

Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes

Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes

Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes

I created this recipe for my family because they love grilled shrimp. I love it because it's quick, delicious and good for us. —Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida

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Mango Lemon Sorbet

Mango Lemon Sorbet

Mango Lemon Sorbet

You'll love the sunny color and fruity flavor of this light dessert. If you can't find mangoes, substitute fresh peaches. To peal peaches, drop them into boiling water for a few seconds. Then you can easily slip the skins right off. —Test Kitchen

Tarragon Green Beans

Tarragon Green Beans

Tarragon Green Beans

A mixture of celery, onion and green pepper adds a spark to this simple green bean side dish from Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana. It's pleasantly seasoned with dried tarragon and lemon-pepper, so its flavor complements most main-dish meats.

Herbed Chicken & Spinach Soup

Herbed Chicken & Spinach Soup

Herbed Chicken & Spinach Soup

I love this slow cooker dish because it combines some of my favorite ingredients, such as savory spices, kidney beans and fresh spinach. To create a hearty meal, I eat the chicken soup with a side of crusty bread slathered in butter.—Tanya MacDonald, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia
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Spaghetti Squash Medley

Spaghetti Squash Medley

Spaghetti Squash Medley

"We raise spaghetti squash in our garden, and I enjoy coming up with different ways to use it," writes Wanda Ivan of Salina, Kansas. "We like the colorful mix of tomatoes, carrot, broccoli and snow peas in this microwave dish."

Chai Tea

Chai Tea

Chai Tea

Warm up a chilly December morning—or any day at all—with this inviting tea. The spices really come through, and it's even more delicious when stirred with a cinnamon stick.—Kelly Pacowta, Danbury, Connecticut

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Relish

Pork tenderloin, one of the leanest sources of protein, is a smart, low-fat choice for an entrée. Our Test Kitchen gave it an herb rub to keep flavor high and sodium low, then paired it with a dried-cherry relish, rich in antioxidants, for a fabulous, heart-healthy meal as good for you as it is good!

Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

I've never cared that much for store bought barbecue sauce. I just like to make things myself from scratch including this spicy, deep red-brown sauce. You'll find it clings well when you slather it on grilled meat.—Helena Georgette Mann, Sacramento, California

Skillet Ham and Rice

Skillet Ham and Rice

Skillet Ham and Rice

"This homey stovetop dish is very quick to fix," relates Susan Zivec of Regina Saskatchewan. "Ham, rice and mushrooms make a tasty combination."

Layered Reuben Casserole

Layered Reuben Casserole

Layered Reuben Casserole

Traditional Reuben taste-but without the bread. Sauerkraut fans will love this hearty, layered casserole shared by Agnes Golian of Garfield Heights, Ohio. TIP: Round out this meal for two with dinner rolls and a light fruit dessert.

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Chicken-Stuffed Cubanelle Peppers

Here's a different take on traditional stuffed peppers. I substituted chicken for the beef and used Cubanelle peppers in place of the green peppers that are usually featured in such a dish. -Ron Burlingame of Canton, Ohio

Hearty Turkey Chili

Hearty Turkey Chili

Hearty Turkey Chili

“My mother-in-law introduced our family to this chili a few years ago, and we can't seem to get enough of it!” It makes a lot, so why not freeze extra portions for warming lunches or dinners on hectic nights ahead? Judy Niemeyer - Brenham, Texas

Rhubarb Scones

Rhubarb Scones

Rhubarb Scones

My grandfather grows rhubarb and gives us a great supply. The tartness is similar to a cranberry—perfect for tossing into a scone. — Danielle Ulam, Hookstown, Pennsylvania

Crusty Rolls

Crusty Rolls

Crusty Rolls

THANKS to Clancy Strock's article mentioning Milwaukee bakeries in a past Reminisce, I was reminded that I, too, missed those hard-to-find, airy, crispy rolls! Years ago, I begged family members living in Chicago to try to find the recipe. My sister-in-law sent me a handwritten recipe, and now I can make these rolls for myself. -Charles Steers, Anaheim, California

Cranberry Meringue Pie

Cranberry Meringue Pie

Cranberry Meringue Pie

"This sweet-tart cranberry pie is simply mouthwatering and a nice change for the holidays from the typical apple and pumpkin pies."Tina Dierking, Showhegan, Maine.
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