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My friend shared this recipe with me , and after I discovered what Gruyere cheese was, this easy, delicious dish became a frequent request from my boys. It's so simple…only three ingredients plus salt and pepper to taste.
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Ice Cream Tacos

Ice Cream Tacos

Ice Cream Tacos

Talk about a fun presentation! Karen Oney’s cute dessert looks just like a taco—but it’s stuffed with chocolate ice cream and topped with cherries and coconut instead of tomatoes and lettuce. “These are as much fun to make as to eat,“ promises the creative Fort Worth, Texas cook.

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

Sweetheart Brownie Sundae

I MAKE this special treat for my family whenever there's a birthday or anniversary. Even without a special occasion, it caps any meal with a festive flair. I especially like to prepare the brownies in a heart shape for Valentine's Day and garnish them with berries. -Dottie Miller, Jonesborough, Tennessee

Corn 'n' Celery Saute

Corn 'n' Celery Saute

Corn 'n' Celery Saute

Phyllis Groves of Ukiah, California, says, “This light but different vegetable combination goes well with almost any main dish.”
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Breakfast Banana Splits

Breakfast Banana Splits

Breakfast Banana Splits

"I can't brag enough about this recipe," writes Renee Lloyd of Pearl, Mississippi. "It's elegant enough for a formal brunch, yet simple and nutritious. With different fruits and cereals, the variations are endless."

Asparagus with Sesame

Asparagus with Sesame

Asparagus with Sesame

This recipe turns a super spring vegetable into a more special one. It's nice to treat myself to a 'fancy' side dish with very little work.—Violet Beard, Marshall, Illinois

Waldorf Salad for Two

Waldorf Salad for Two

Waldorf Salad for Two

THE PEAR and hint of orange are a nice surprise in this salad. It's a little different than traditional Waldorf salad and always brings rave reviews. The colorful combination of crunchy, fresh ingredients complements any meal. -Mildred Cummings, Cincinnati, Ohio

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

Pork 'n' Bean Salad

THIS RECIPE from my aunt was an immediate hit. I had pork and beans and mayonnaise in the pantry and all the vegetables in my garden. It's wonderful for a picnic or barbecue because it travels well in a cooler and is so colorful. -LaVerne Stetler, Escalon, California

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

Cranberry Pear Cobblers

These individual cranberry-and-pear treats feature a hint of ginger and cinnamon. Served warm, topped with ice cream, their home-style flavor is sure to please any sweet tooth's craving. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Vegetable Ramekins

Vegetable Ramekins

Vegetable Ramekins

Says Dona Alsover of Upland, California, “Our children and grandchildren live far away, so my husband, Jim, and I frequently plan a quiet dinner by candlelight. We have Vegetable Ramekins often since we can pull fresh things from our garden all year. It is a colorful and delicious side dish.”

Special Seafood Kabobs

Special Seafood Kabobs

Special Seafood Kabobs

Grilling might become a year-round affair when you taste these scrumptious kabobs from Marie Rizzio of Interlochen, Michigan. This elegant entrée combines plump shrimp, tender swordfish and scallops with chunks of veggies and pineapple.

Macaroon-Topped Rhubarb Cobbler

Macaroon-Topped Rhubarb Cobbler

Macaroon-Topped Rhubarb Cobbler

Crumbled macaroons are a surprising addition to this cobbler's topping. Serve hearty helpings alone or with vanilla ice cream. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Tuna Tabbouleh Salad

Tuna Tabbouleh Salad

Tuna Tabbouleh Salad

Have the deli at home with Natalie Bremson's spin on classic tuna salad. The Plantation, Florida cook uses the bright flavors of mint and lemon to enhance the tuna, leaving you feeling refreshed and satisfied.

Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

Mini Layered Salad

“I received this recipe from my dear aunt 20 years ago,” writes Carmen Edwards from Midland, Texas. “It’s my very favorite make-ahead salad and I’m happy to share it.”

Baked Horseradish Carrots

Baked Horseradish Carrots

Baked Horseradish Carrots

Edna Hoffman from Hebron, Indiana suggests a deliciously different way to dress up carrots on a wintry night. A dash of horseradish adds just the right amount of heat!

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Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside, these meringue cookies are delicious. They add a light touch to the cookie platter, not only during the holidays but all year round.
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