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    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs it up and doesn't even notice the edamame. It's also a hit with my other grandkids and nieces—not to mention all of their parents! —Don Manzagol, Campbell, California

    Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    On busy mornings, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese will...


    Cast-Iron Favorite Pizza

    1 review

    Cast-iron skillets are the perfect vessel for a crisp, deep-dish pizza without needing any extra cookware. Our team developed this...


    Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

    I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...


    Upside-Down Apple Bacon Pancake

    1 review

    I frequently cook Sunday brunch for my husband and myself, and I am always experimenting with new recipes. Apples picked...

    Breakfast In A Pan

    1 review

    Try this tasty one-pan dish for an easy low-mess breakfast or brunch. This recipe also works well with bacon or...


    Crescent Mac and Cheese Bites

    My kids love macaroni and cheese, and they love crescent rolls. With the help of my daughter Lula, I decided...

    Meat Lover’s Pizza Rice Skillet

    8 reviews

    My son named this "pizza rice" after I threw together a quick dinner from what I had in the fridge...


    One-Pot Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

    10 reviews

    When the weather's too chilly to grill, I whip up a big pot of this cheesy pasta. Believe it or...


    Turkey & Pork Meatballs

    Treat yourself to homemade meatballs, already simmering in sauce, at the end of a busy day. —Suzanne Wagg, Madison, Maine


    Pork Fajita Pasta

    2 reviews

    One night, Janice Thompson and her husband started making fajitas before they realized they didn't have any tortillas. "We improvised...

    Loaded Chicken Carbonara Cups

    2 reviews

    Spaghetti cupcakes with a chicken carbonara twist make for a tasty, fun family dinner. Whole wheat pasta and reduced-fat ingredients...


    Mom’s Monday Lunch Potato Soup

    3 reviews

    I love making this soup for my friends who visit for lunch.—Evelyn Bonar, Pensacola, Florida


    BLT Soup

    5 reviews

    "I'm always inventing new recipes or improving on old ones," says Sharon Richardson of Dallas, Texas. "Since the BLT is...


    Baked Lasagna Roll-Ups

    13 reviews

    This baked lasagna is far better tasting than any store-bought version. Ham and spinach combine for fabulous flavor. —Delia Kennedy,...


    Pigs in a Pool

    7 reviews

    My kids love sausages and pancakes but making them during the week was out of the question. I bought the...

    Mozzarella Ham Stromboli

    16 reviews

    "The original recipe for this savory bread called for salami, but I use ham instead," writes Janice Brightwell of Jeffersonville,...


    Pepperoni Pasta Bake

    7 reviews

    Here's my homemade version of a family-favorite Italian restaurant entree. For a change of pace, I substitute hamburger for pepperoni,...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Pies

    1 review

    Mary Anderson, a 4-H leader from De Valls Bluff, Arkansas, shares family-pleasing fare that one of her 4-H students entered...


    Taco Mac

    12 reviews

    This zesty taco mac and cheese is just as yummy the next day. Simply warm it up and garnish with...


    Bacon Cheese Fries

    10 reviews

    These tempting bacon cheese fries are one finger food I can make a meal of. Quick to fix, they're a...


    Pressure Cooker Rigatoni with Sausage & Peas

    4 reviews

    With a tomato-y meat sauce and tangy goat cheese, this weeknight wonder is my version of comfort food. You want...


    Pepperoni Roll-Ups

    18 reviews

    Here is a fast appetizer recipe that goes over well at my house. Each bite has gooey melted cheese and...


    Bacon Cheeseburger Balls

    20 reviews

    The first time I served these, my husband and kids thought we were having plain meatballs. Then they cut into...

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    Ham & Swiss Stromboli

    4 reviews

    This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...


    Ham and Cheese Puffs

    5 reviews

    These tasty little bites go over well with kids. They're also delicious with soups or as party appetizers....


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Ring

    10 reviews

    A classic cordon bleu has chicken, cheese and ham. To change it up, roll everything inside crescent dough for a...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Brunch Strips

    2 reviews

    These hand-held sandwich strips pair well with scrambled eggs. If desired, substitute slices of cooked chicken for the ham. —Taste...


    Ham Spaghetti Skillet

    2 reviews

    From San Antonio, Texas, Edna Shaver shares this satisfying skillet of ham, chicken and spaghetti that's tossed in a creamy...


    Cheese Soup with a Twist

    3 reviews

    One of my favorite childhood memories is of my Aunt Claire serving up hearty bowlfuls of her famous cheesy soup....