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    Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

    Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet hot pepper jelly is added. —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida

    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious...


    Deli Turkey Lettuce Wraps

    2 reviews

    I used to make these during my training days when I worked at a restaurant in Hawaii. They're low-fat, low-carb,...


    Turkey Sandwich with Raspberry-Mustard Spread

    2 reviews

    My hearty sandwich has different yet complementary flavors and textures. It is filled with flavor and nutrients, without all the...


    Greek Brown and Wild Rice Bowls

    2 reviews

    This fresh rice dish tastes like the Mediterranean in a bowl! It's short on ingredients, but packs in so much...

    Green Tomato BLT

    I absolutely love tomatoes, any kind, any size. Being from the South, that includes fried green tomatoes. I created a...


    Hamburger Croquettes

    1 review

    I created this recipe one day after wondering why chicken was often stuffed with ham and cheese but not other...

    Chicken ‘n’ Pepper Subs

    1 review

    Judy White of Florien, Louisiana offers a twist on the classic Philly sandwich. Her delicious sub calls for tender chicken...


    Chicken Melts

    12 reviews

    Toasty and tasty, these hefty sandwiches boast a touch of sweetness from the raisins and jalapeno jelly. The creamy Havarti...


    Waffled Monte Cristos

    6 reviews

    My husband and I enjoy Monte Cristos so much that I created this non-fried version to cut down on fat....


    Quick Cream of Potato Soup

    2 reviews

    This recipe proves you don't have to make a big batch in order to enjoy home-style soup. It's the perfect...

    Grilled Steak Bruschetta Salad for 2

    Fire up the grill for this tasty salad. The meat will be done in a snap, leaving you more time...


    Spiced-Up Tomato Soup

    Flavors of tart tomatoes and cloves shine in this good-for-you soup. Having to cut down on sodium, I often experiment...


    Grandma’s Tomato Soup

    2 reviews

    This recipe is my grandmother’s. Originally, Gram even made the tomato juice in it from scratch! Gram had this soup...


    Cream of Spinach Cheese Soup

    12 reviews

    Give yourself a delicious calcium boost with this cream of spinach soup. I like to serve it with a green...


    Tomato-Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    All the flavors of Pizza Margherita in fewer than 20 minutes make this the perfect meal for the whole family....

    Salad with Hot Italian Dressing

    I CREATED this recipe for a special dinner for our wedding anniversary, which is April 11.
    That's the perfect...


    Carrot Cheese Soup

    1 review

    I THOUGHT this sounded like a compatible mix of ingredients when I read the recipe for the first time -...


    Anniversary Chowder

    2 reviews

    WE celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with dinner at a lovely pre-Revolutionary War restaurant in Pennsylvania, where I enjoyed a...


    Sourdough Turkey Melts

    3 reviews

    When days feel rushed, these sandwiches with turkey and green chiles are one of my favorite standbys. They stack up...


    Tender Chicken Pockets

    I wanted to make lunches more interesting, so I created this recipe that's now a favorite of ours. Try it...


    Barbecue Nut Burgers

    1 review

    “Barbecue Nut Burgers is my favorite recipe,” says Irene Rundell of Haskell, Oklahoma. “It’s simply delicious, and you could serve...


    Wasabi Monte Cristo

    1 review

    I love Monte Cristo sandwiches, but I wanted to try it with some healthier ingredients. The spicy wasabi and sweet...


    Sourdough Veggie Sandwiches

    This appealing sandwich from Billie Moss of El Sobrante, California is easy to assemble. "My husband and I love these...

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    Warm Chicken Spinach Salad

    "Since my husband, Bob, and I are empty nesters, I'm always looking for quick, healthy and eye-appealing dishes for the...


    Pineapple-Stuffed Burgers

    7 reviews

    "I really enjoy making these special burgers with a surprise inside," writes Ann Couch of Halifax, North Carolina. The homemade...


    Creamy Spring Soup

    1 review

    At the end of a cold, tiring day, I wanted something quick and warm. I whipped up this filling soup...


    Spicy Chicken Tomato Pitas for Two

    This is a terrific recipe, nice and light. It cooks up quickly, too, which is always a big bonus. A...


    Fast Italian Grilled Cheese

    2 reviews

    Provolone cheese, tomato slices and basil leaves make up the satisfying filling for these flame-broiled sandwiches. Lightly brushed with Italian...


    Hearty Vegetable Hamburger Soup

    5 reviews

    "You'll get a thumbs-up when you serve this veggie-packed soup," says Diane Mrozinski of Essexville, Michigan. You can substitute ground...