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After the turkey’s done, I dial up the oven temp and roast carrots and squash for this yummy side. That frees me up to start the gravy. —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, GA
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Baked Peaches

Baked Peaches

Baked Peaches

For a dressed-up dessert without the fuss, try these baked peaches. This easy recipe makes a special treat that's different and delicious.—Mildred Stubbs, Rockingham, North Carolina

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

Coconut Parfaits

Coconut Parfaits

Coconut Parfaits

EVERY TIME I serve this simple but elegant dessert to guests, I have to give them the recipe, too. I found this dessert recipe in the early '50s and since then, it has earned a place in my tried-and-true file. I had to make adjustments to prepare it for two people, but it can be easily increased to serve any number. -Merval Harvey, Glennie, Michigan
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Twice-Baked Spuds

Twice-Baked Spuds

Twice-Baked Spuds

This satisfying dish is nutritious and can be prepared a day ahead, refrigerated and baked before serving.

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

IT'S FUN to make miniature meat loaves instead of one big loaf...and they cook up quickly in a skillet rather than in the oven. The unique combination of flavors gives the ground beef zip. This recipe is one of my old standbys for a speedy supper. -Paula Martin, Paxinos, Pennsylvania

Batter-Fried Fish

Batter-Fried Fish

Batter-Fried Fish

"Whether I'm fixing cod fillets or my husband's catch of the day, this batter makes the fish fry up golden and crispy," says Nancy Johnson, field editor from Connersville, Indiana. "Club soda gives it a different twist...and the sweet and zippy sauce complements the fish nicely."

Radish Cucumber Salad

Radish Cucumber Salad

Radish Cucumber Salad

I put this salad together with vegetables I had left in my garden. My family liked it so well, I started bringing it to community suppers and was often asked for the recipe. It's a refreshing side dish for any meat entree. -Mildred Sherrer, Bay City , Texas

Griddle Corn Cakes

Griddle Corn Cakes

Griddle Corn Cakes

"This is a downsized version of a recipe that belonged to my husband's mother and has been in their family for 80 years," shares Myrna Gerson of Staten Island, New York. "My husband and I got married 30 years ago, and I've been making these griddle cakes ever since."

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Mini Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Edna Hoffman of Hebron, Indiana gives a timely twist for two to this traditional old-fashioned dessert.

Creamy Crab Spread

Creamy Crab Spread

Creamy Crab Spread

"This spread is so good we never have leftovers," writes Norma Reynolds of York, Pennsylvania. "It's great for busy days because it's ready in a jiffy."
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