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THIS IS one of my favorite ways to prepare carrots—simple but flavorful. I devised this recipe since we always seem to have carrots on hand, and the dish has drawn quite a few compliments. Sometimes I'll make extra and add them to my "soup jar" in the freezer—they make a great addition to a batch of homemade soup! —Donna Smith Palisade, Colorado
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Green Bean Stir-Fry

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Green Bean Stir-Fry

Soy sauce and peanut butter flavor these crisp-tender beans. "They're a nice change from the usual green bean salads and casseroles," says Robin Joss from Ashburn, Virginia. "With a sesame seed crunch, this dish always wows guests and brings plenty of recipe requests."

Easy Parmesan Asparagus

Easy Parmesan Asparagus

Easy Parmesan Asparagus

"This delicious recipe will turn anyone into an asparagus lover," promises Sarah Porter of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. "My husband used to turn up his nose at asparagus. Now he asks me to make this dish! It's perfect with pork or poultry."
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Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

We really like eggplant and would rather have it baked than fried. This can be served as a main dish or side dish. -Donna Wardlow-Keating, Omaha, Nebraska

Greek-Style Green Beans

Greek-Style Green Beans

Greek-Style Green Beans

I was captivated by this recipe since I'm both Italian and Greek. It has a decidedly Mediterranean flair. - Michele Scharf Lindenhurst, New York

Tomatoes with Vinaigrette

Tomatoes with Vinaigrette

Tomatoes with Vinaigrette

"This easy dressing is a tasty way to top tomatoes," says field editor Joanne ShewChuk, St. Benedict, Saskatchewan. "I got the recipe from my mother."

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

Eggplant with Mushroom Stuffing

We had an abundance of eggplant in our garden one year, so I was happy to find this recipe, especially since it was such a hit with my family. It's not hard to make, and the best part is it's perfect for two people. -Joyce Towles, Houston, Texas

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

Crisp asparagus is topped with soy sauce and sesame seeds in this delightful dish our Test Kitchen shares.

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

Zucchini Pasta Casserole

MY HUSBAND is the gardener in our family, and I love to create new recipes with the produce. This dish is the result of one of my efforts during an especially bountiful zucchini harvest. —Nettie Gornick Butler, Pennsylvania

Bacon 'n' Onion Carrots

Bacon 'n' Onion Carrots

Bacon 'n' Onion Carrots

BESIDES being colorful, this side dish complements a variety of meats…pork, beef or poultry, certainly a fitting vegetable for harvest meals. The mild flavor of the carrots is enhanced by the bacon and onion combination.

Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra

Golden brown with a little fresh green showing through, these okra nuggets are crunchy and addicting! My sons like to dip them in ketchup. —Pam Duncan, Summers, Arkansas
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