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Cutting the carrots lengthwise makes this dish look extra pretty.—Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
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Sausage and Rice Casserole Side Dish

Sausage and Rice Casserole Side Dish

Sausage and Rice Casserole Side Dish

When company's coming or when I need a quick-and-easy dish to pass, this is my hands-down favorite. A neighbor introduced me to the delicious combination of fluffy rice and sage-seasoned sausage. One forkful was all it took to convince me that I'd found a winner.

Fruited Rice Mix

Fruited Rice Mix

Fruited Rice Mix

The way I came upon this mix is very fitting—a friend gave me a container of it as a gift one Christmas. The next year, I gave it to many friends, all dressed up in decorated mason jars. Every single one asked for the recipe! I learned to cook through trial and error. I've been doing it for 30 years...it's my favorite pastime. My husband and I live on a 50-acre farm, where we breed and race horses. We also raise chickens and lambs. Our six children are grown, and now we're t

Parmesan Cheese Sticks

Parmesan Cheese Sticks

Parmesan Cheese Sticks

Buttery, cheesy sticks that melt in your mouth are what Katherine Goss of Wildomar, California loves to share with guests. "These always receive plenty of compliments," she reports. "Folks are often surprised that the only cheese used is Parmesan. It's such an easy way to liven up simple slices of bread."
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Orange Sweet Potatoes

Orange Sweet Potatoes

Orange Sweet Potatoes

"Seconds are common once folks try these wonderfully satisfying sweet potatoes—they're smothered with a cinnamon-orange sauce and dotted with walnuts," writes Bonnie Baumgardner from her home in Sylva, North Carolina.

Spiced Baked Beets

Spiced Baked Beets

Spiced Baked Beets

Meet the Cook: Especially during fall and winter, this recipe is a favorite. With its red color, it looks great served at Christmastime. It's nice for taking to potlucks as well. My husband and I have two grown children. I teach home economics. -Margery Richmond, Lacombe, Alberta

Roasted Root Veggies

Roasted Root Veggies

Roasted Root Veggies

Baking root vegetables in the oven instead of steaming them in the microwave makes them especially tender. Plus, they give my house a wonderful aroma.—Rebecca Dornfeld, Grass Lake, Michigan

Church Supper Potatoes

Church Supper Potatoes

Church Supper Potatoes

Meet the Cook: As a pastor's wife, I cook for crowds often. This dish's always a hit. My own family - we have a daughter, 11, and a son, 10 - thinks the potatoes are a must with London broil or marinated grill chicken breasts. I frequently prepare them for guests, too. The recipe is very adaptable, and the results disappear. -Michelle Grigsby, Beavercreek, Ohio

Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce

Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce

Cauliflower with Mushroom-Almond Sauce

The roots of Elinor Levine's recipe go back a generation. "It was the dish my mother always made for my Dad," she explains from her West Palm Beach, Florida home.

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

Fire and Ice Tomatoes

You won't miss the salt in this refreshing tomato salad! It's well-seasoned with cayenne pepper, mustard seed and vinegar but not the least bit spicy. This dish is always a hit at potlucks. —Nan Rickey, Yuma, Arizona

Peasant Peppers

Peasant Peppers

Peasant Peppers

My mother-in-law, who lives in Italy, taught me to make this simple casserole. It’s considered wholesome peasant fare—but I’ve never tasted peppers as delicious! —Robyn Scollo, Fairport, NY

Asian Stuffed Zucchini

Asian Stuffed Zucchini

Asian Stuffed Zucchini

"When a friend and I decided to grow zucchini, we had no idea what the results would be," details Rose LaCore of Elizabeth, Minnesota. "We made everything we could think of to use up our crop. This recipe, with its refreshing flavor, found favor with our families."
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