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    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    3 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy slices of French bread, it makes the perfect appetizer—especially since it can be prepared ahead, put in the fridge, and then baked just before you want to serve it. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

    Lemon Blackberry Tortilla French Toast

    2 reviews

    This twist on crepes is tart-sweet with a creamy lemon filling and juicy blackberries. Think of this as a cross...


    Cran-Orange Couscous Salad

    4 reviews

    I often create salads for summer using a variety of healthy, filling grains. This version with tender couscous is amped...


    Orange Chocolate Meltaways

    8 reviews

    The terrific combination of chocolate and orange makes these some of the best truffles I've ever had. As holiday gifts,...


    Lemon Butter Spread

    4 reviews

    My grandmother, who was a great cook, brought this recipe with her from England. I use it as a spread...

    Burst o’ Lemon Muffins

    19 reviews

    While I visited my sister in Florida, she baked a batch of these incredible muffins. They have a cake-like texture...


    Banana Pecan Torte

    2 reviews

    The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...

    Gourmet Grilled Cheese with Date-Bacon Jam

    1 review

    This sandwich doubles up on melty cheese, but the star of the show is the sweet and salty date-bacon jam....


    Coconut Pecan Blondies

    6 reviews

    Here's a classic white chocolate brownie that I've entered in the state fair and frequently made for the men I...


    Pork and Pear Stir-fry

    2 reviews

    I've served this full-flavored stir-fry for years, always to rave reviews. Tender pork and ripe pears make a sweet combination,...


    Apple-Walnut Turkey Sandwiches

    1 review

    When you live where temperatures easily climb to 100° or more in the summer, you look for recipes that get...

    Almond Pear Chutney

    My sweet, chunky chutney-flavored with orange, almond and ginger-is great with chicken, turkey or pork. You can prepare it a...


    Chocolate-Covered Almond Butter Brickle

    1 review

    I love a soft brittle because the texture is wonderful and different. The flavors in this one remind me of...


    Gorgonzola and Pear Salad

    1 review

    Tired of tossed salads? Here's an irresistible variation featuring pears that makes an attractive and tasty first course. The cheese...


    Peachy Chicken Salad

    1 review

    With peaches and pecans among the ingredients, I think this recipe definitely reflects my state. My family really enjoys it.


    Lemon Filbert Tea Bars

    1 review

    I grew up in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, and the Lord blessed this area with wild treats such as...

    Grilled Chicken and Pear Salad

    I served this fabulous salad at a shower, and received many compliments. The vinaigrette pairs wonderfully with the grilled chicken...


    Dutch Apricot Pie

    7 reviews

    I freeze several bagfuls of apricots when they are in season, thinking of this pie all the while. At holiday...


    Fruited Turkey Salads

    1 review

    What a perfectly lovely summer salad! This one is bursting with juicy peaches, sun-kissed blueberries, cold turkey and crunchy toasted...


    Cherry Cranberry Chutney

    1 review

    I found this recipe in a cookbook compiled by a friend’s quilting group. Try it with chicken—but don’t stop there....


    Strawberry-Lime Bars

    1 review

    Our family loves fresh strawberries, so I look for different ways to use them. This tempting, yummy dessert has sweet...


    Strawberries ‘n’ Cream Bread

    17 reviews

    Once strawberry-picking time arrives here each summer, my husband and I look forward to this bread. Since only fresh strawberries...


    Lettuce with Raspberry Dressing

    My husband and I have been married almost 40 years, and we have 10 children and half a dozen grandchildren....


    Coconut Angel Squares

    3 reviews

    I have so many speedy dessert recipes, but this one is truly special. A friend shared it with me, and...

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    Baked Apple French Toast

    40 reviews

    This is a simply wonderful brunch recipe that tastes special and will have your guests asking for seconds. I serve...


    Island Breezes Coffee Cake

    9 reviews

    With the island flavors, this simple pull-apart bread is perfect for a spring brunch. —Debra Goforth, Newport, Tennessee


    Spring Greens with Berries

    My busy sister-in-law gave me this refreshing salad recipe years ago, and it quickly became a favorite with my family—just...


    Poppy Seed Tossed Salad

    6 reviews

    So many people seek out this salad at get-togethers, I always have a couple giant bowls waiting. A guest who...


    Almond-Raspberry Tossed Salad

    2 reviews

    My husband and I helped prepare this summery salad for a weekend retreat. The recipe served 60 to 80 people,...


    Creamy Tropical Fruit Salad

    7 reviews

    I needed a speedy salad for a luncheon recently, used what I had available and everyone loved it! Light, fluffy...