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Citrus-Melon Sorbet

This refreshing dish can be made with many different kinds of fruit, writes Pat Hancock from Hawthorne, New Jersey. My mom used to make this all the time during the summer.
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Ham & Pickle Wraps

Ham & Pickle Wraps

Ham & Pickle Wraps

I decided to try this recipe on my card club, and it was a big success. They loved it. The recipe can be swapped around and changed in so many different ways and always turns out as an awesome appetizer or great-looking centerpiece over a hand of cards.

Favorite Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Favorite Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Favorite Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Whether I make enough for just the two of us or increase the amounts for a social occasion, I always get a request for this recipe. There's a nice mixture of flavors with the pickles and ripe olives, and a good crunch from the celery.

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Tangy Chicken Sandwiches

Tangy Chicken Sandwiches

Tangy Chicken Sandwiches

“I love grilling chicken because it's a healthier choice,” shares Joe Slate from Port St. Joe, Florida. “I put my 'Joe-style' twist on this sandwich with a spicy-sweet marinade and a homemade blue cheese dressing.”

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."

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

Frozen berries and fruit keep these frosty smoothies extra thick, sent by Christy Adkins of Martinez, Georgia. Best of all, the recipe is a great way to use up that last banana.

Flounder Roll-Ups

Flounder Roll-Ups

Flounder Roll-Ups

You’ll reel in raves with this baked and stuffed flounder from Katie Sloan in Charlotte, North Carolina. “It’s such an easy way to show someone you care,” she writes, “but it looks like you spent all day in the kitchen!”

Fettuccine with Bacon-Clam Sauce

Fettuccine with Bacon-Clam Sauce

Fettuccine with Bacon-Clam Sauce

Clams, garlic, bacon and Parmesan cheese flavor this hearty pasta dish from Darlene Hicks. “It's been a favorite for years,” she writes from her home in Arcata, California. “A side salad and garlic bread complete the meal.”

Hearty Ground Beef Salad

Hearty Ground Beef Salad

Hearty Ground Beef Salad

In Wexford, Pennsylvania, Ruth Carter relies on this hearty salad for a quick dinner on busy workdays. “My husband likes the spicy Southwestern flavor and it’s a favorite of mine, too.” TIP: Try serving this flavorful twist on taco salad rolled up in a flour tortilla topped with guacamole, chopped fresh tomatoes and diced sweet onions.

Ginger Sweet Potato

Ginger Sweet Potato

Ginger Sweet Potato

Serve up a fantastic side dish with this scrumptious recipe from Susan LeBrun of Sulphur, Louisiana. The spice of ginger and cinnamon pair perfectly with sweet potato and maple syrup.

Grandma's Stuffed Yellow Squash

Grandma's Stuffed Yellow Squash

Grandma's Stuffed Yellow Squash

“My grandma, who raised me, was an awesome cook. This is a recipe she fixed every summer when our garden overflowed with yellow squash. My family still enjoys it,” writes Janie McGraw of Sallisaw, Oklahoma.

Fancy Mousse Towers

Fancy Mousse Towers

Fancy Mousse Towers

You simply will not believe how easy it is to make Christine Dohlmar’s elegant mouthwatering chocolate dessert! “This recipe is so quick and easy, but looks and tastes like you really fussed.“—Christine Dohlmar, Valrico, Florida

Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

Chicken with White Barbecue Sauce

Phyllis Kernick of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania uses just a few ingredients to marinate these super-moist grilled chicken breasts.

Apple Tea

Apple Tea

Apple Tea

When the weather outside is frightful, curl up indoors with this delightful brew from Edna Jones of Orlando, Florida.

Poached Pears in Almond Sauce

Poached Pears in Almond Sauce

Poached Pears in Almond Sauce

Lillian Julow likes to serve these luscious pears whenever she is celebrating a memorable occasion. "They always make a pretty addition to a special dinner for two," she writes from her home in Gainesville, Florida.

Hazelnut Cocoa Cake

Hazelnut Cocoa Cake

Hazelnut Cocoa Cake

Perfectly sized for two, this luscious layer cake is easy to prepare. “A jar of chocolate hazelnut spread makes a sweet, creamy frosting without any of the work,” says Michaela Rosenthal of Woodland Hills, California.

Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Freezer Mashed Potatoes

Freezer Mashed Potatoes

If you’ve ever reheated leftover mashed potatoes and been disappointed with the result, you’ll welcome this recipe from Jessie Fortune of Pocahontas, Arkansas. “There’s just my husband Joel and me, so I like to make these potatoes ahead and use as I need them…without the dirty pans and all the fuss of mashing them,” says Jessie. The oven-baked mashed potatoes keep their flavor and creamy texture even after reheating, so you won’t feel like you’re serving leftovers. Although the recipe cal
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