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37 Woodstock-Era Recipes

Get a taste of the late '60s with these recipes that will take you back.

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Honey-Nut Coconut Granola

Honey-Nut Coconut Granola

I received this authentic recipe from a New Zealand pen pal. My family loves the naturally sweet flavor of the honey, and I like it because it's not loaded with preservatives. —Ann Belczak, North Tonawanda, New York

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Hot Dog Roll-UpsTaste of Home

Hot Dog Roll-Ups


Not only do my grandchildren love these cheese-and-bacon filled hot dogs, but they enjoy helping put the meal together, too. It's the perfect solution to a last-minute lunch. —Lyletta Searle, Morgan, Utah
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Vegetable MedleyTaste of Home

Vegetable Medley


This is a wonderful side dish to make when garden vegetables are plentiful, and if you have fresh corn, use that instead of frozen. —Terry Maly, Olathe, Kansas
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Seasoned Brown RiceTaste of Home

Seasoned Brown Rice


I serve the stir-fry over the rice for a tasty no-fuss meal. For maximum flavor, use your fingertips to crumble the dried basil directly into the cooked rice.—Betsy Larimer, Somerset, Pennsylvania
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Super Supper Hero

Super Supper Hero


Here's a hearty handheld meal you can eat on the go or pack for a picnic. Serve this versatile sandwich the way the recipe's written or stuff it with the works. —Maribeth Edwards, Follansbee, West Virginia
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Cheese-Topped Potatoes in FoilTaste of Home

Cheese-Topped Potatoes in Foil


Whenever we go camping, cheesy potato packets are a must. They just may remind you of scalloped potatoes. In the winter, I bake them in the oven. —Denise Wheeler, Newaygo, Michigan
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Vegetable Meat Loaf

Vegetable Meat Loaf


I'm not big on leftovers, so I've pared down my recipes to serve two. This meat loaf is simple and quick to prepare, plus it helps you eat your veggies. It's great served with cheddar-topped baked potatoes. —Judi Brinegar, Liberty, North Carolina
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Chocolate Chiffon CakeTaste of Home

Chocolate Chiffon Cake


If you want to offer family and friends a dessert that really stands out from the rest, this is the cake to make. Beautiful high layers of rich sponge cake are drizzled with a succulent chocolate glaze. —Erma Fox, Memphis, Missouri
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Kansas Cucumber SaladTaste of Home

Kansas Cucumber Salad


Cucumbers are my very favorite garden vegetable, so I use this recipe often. I got it from a friend years ago. I've heard this refreshing dish keeps very well in the refrigerator, but it goes so fast around our house, I've never found out for myself. —Karen Ann Bland, Gove, Kansas
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Tangy Beef TurnoversTaste of Home

Tangy Beef Turnovers


My mom's recipe for these flavorful pockets called for dough made from scratch, but I streamlined it by using crescent rolls. My children love them plain or dipped in ketchup. —Claudia Bodeker, Ash Flat, Arkansas
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Tasty Turkey SkilletTaste of Home

Tasty Turkey Skillet


I like using boxed rice and pasta mixes to jump-start quick meals. This colorful dish is simple to cook on the stovetop using fried rice mix, tender turkey and convenient frozen vegetables. —Betty Kleberger, Florissant, Missouri
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Rumaki AppetizersTaste of Home

Rumaki Appetizers


These are a holiday-season "must" in our family. The bacon-wrapped bites are served with a sweet barbecue sauce which is also good with little smoked sausages. —Janice Thomas, Milford, Nebraska
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Plum-Glazed Roast ChickenTaste of Home

Plum-Glazed Roast Chicken


I adjusted a recipe for duck so I could use a chicken instead, and it’s been a favorite holiday entree ever since. I’ve also substituted a small 9- to 11-pound turkey.—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia
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Citrus Avocado Spinach SaladTaste of Home

Citrus Avocado Spinach Salad


Tossing this salad together with creamy avocado and tangy citrus is so simple, and it practically makes a meal of itself. —Karole Friemann, Kimberling City, Missouri
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Simple Waldorf Salad

Simple Waldorf Salad


This is my go-to salad when I need a quick little something for a meal. When I want a sweeter taste, I use whipped cream instead of yogurt. —Wendy Masters, East Garafraxa, Ontario
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Hawaiian Pork Roast

Hawaiian Pork Roast


Bananas, liquid smoke and soy sauce flavor this fall-apart-tender pork roast. It's just like the kind I enjoyedat the luaus I went to in Hawaii. —Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
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Cucumber Party Sandwiches

Cucumber Party Sandwiches


This is one of my favorite appetizers. We have lots of pig roasts here in Kentucky, and these small sandwiches are perfect to serve while the pig is roasting. —Rebecca Rose, Mount Washington, Kentucky
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Chicken & Wild Rice StrudelsTaste of Home

Chicken & Wild Rice Strudels


I wanted the buttery crunch of layered pastry without the sweet filling of strudel. Using rotisserie chicken from the store, I found my savory answer. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona
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Contest-Winning Hearty Hamburger SoupTaste of Home

Contest-Winning Hearty Hamburger Soup


At family get-togethers, our children always request this spirit-warming ground beef soup along with a fresh loaf of homemade bread and tall glasses of milk. This hamburger soup has robust flavor, plenty of fresh-tasting vegetables and is easy to make. —Barbara Brown, Janesville, Wisconsin
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Teriyaki Shish KabobsTaste of Home

Teriyaki Shish Kabobs


When I was a teenager, my father worked for an airline, and my family lived on the island of Guam in the South Pacific. A friend of my mother gave her this tangy-sweet recipe, and we enjoyed it often. Now I make it for my family, and they're big fans as well. —Suzanne Pelegrin, Ocala, Florida
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Tuna Noodle CasseroleTaste of Home

Tuna Noodle Casserole


Families are sure to love the creamy texture and comforting taste of this traditional tuna casserole that goes together in a jiffy. I serve it with a green salad and warm rolls for a nutritious supper. —Ruby Wells, Cynthiana, Kentucky
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Buttery Grilled ShrimpTaste of Home

Buttery Grilled Shrimp


This is easy and delicious! These shrimp are great with steak, but for a special occasion, brush the sauce on lobster tails and grill. —Sheryl Shenberger, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Turkey a La KingTaste of Home

Turkey a La King


This is a smart way to use up leftover turkey. You might want to make a double batch! —Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
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Brandy Old-Fashioned SweetTaste of Home

Brandy Old-Fashioned Sweet


The concept of an old-fashioned dates back to the early 1800s and includes whiskey, bitters, cherry juice, sugar and water. This old-fashioned recipe, which is extremely popular in Wisconsin, uses brandy in place of whiskey and lemon-lime soda instead of water for a milder cocktail. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Smoky Baked BeansTaste of Home

Smoky Baked Beans


They’ll be standing in line for this saucy bean recipe, full of campfire flavor. A variation on colorful calico beans, it makes a great side dish with all your cookout favorites. —Lynne German, Cumming, Georgia
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Mom's Chicken Tetrazzini

Mom's Chicken Tetrazzini


Rotisserie chicken turns this baked spaghetti into a warm, cozy meal our family craves. If we have leftover turkey, we use that, too. —Jennifer Petrino, Newnan, Georgia
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Rainbow Vegetable SkilletTaste of Home

Rainbow Vegetable Skillet


Even my kids eat their veggies when I serve this nicely spiced skillet. It's pretty and absolutely scrumptious. Sometimes, I turn it into a main dish by stirring in cubes of cooked chicken. —Jennifer Schmidt, Dickens, Texas
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Ground Beef Wellington

Ground Beef Wellington


Trying new recipes is one of my favorite hobbies. It's also the most gratifying. What could beat the smiles and compliments of the ones you love? This recipe is easy yet fancy, perfect for when it's just you and one kid or a friend.
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Old-Fashioned Coney Hot Dog Sauce

Old-Fashioned Coney Hot Dog Sauce


Camping and hot dogs go hand in hand. Roast some up over the fire, then top with this irresistible one-pot sauce. —Loriann Cargill Bustos, Phoenix, Arizona
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Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese DressingTaste of Home

Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing


A wedge salad gets the creamy treatment when topped with blue cheese dressing. Keep the dressing as a topper, or make it a dip for Buffalo wings. —Jenn Smith, East Providence, Rhode Island
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Steak DianeTaste of Home

Steak Diane


When I want to provide a memorable dinner but don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, this is the recipe I rely on. I've used it many times on holidays or other occasions for a quick, impressive main dish. We relish the savory sauce poured over the steaks. —Pheobe Carre, Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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Potato-Sausage Foil PacksTaste of Home

Potato-Sausage Foil Packs


We had these smoky campfire bundles at a friend's house for dinner and loved the simplicity of this great summer meal. Now we often make it for summer weeknight dinners. —Alissa Keith, Forest, Virginia
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Simple Swedish MeatballsTaste of Home

Simple Swedish Meatballs


When my husband packs these saucy slow-cooked meatballs in his lunch, all his work buddies wish they had their own! It's comfort food at its easiest. — Christina Logan, Gun Barrel City, Texas
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Creme de Menthe CupcakesTaste of Home

Creme de Menthe Cupcakes


We use creme de menthe, a liqueur that means “mint cream” in French, to add a cool touch to these impressive mascarpone-frosted cupcakes. —Keri Whitney, Castro Valley, California
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Sensational Crabmeat FondueTaste of Home

Sensational Crabmeat Fondue


We entertain a lot, and luxurious crab fondue makes guests feel indulged. —Debbie Obert, Middleburg, Florida
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Slow-Cooker Burgundy BeefTaste of Home

Slow-Cooker Burgundy Beef


When my adult children are coming over for dinner, this is the request. All three of them, and their significant others, love this dish. Yum! — Urilla Cheverie, Alfred, Maine
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Bananas Foster GelatoTaste of Home

Bananas Foster Gelato


The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of caramel topping. It's an outstanding treat for adults! —Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia

Caroline Stanko
As an Associate Digital Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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