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    Citrus Cantaloupe Butter

    This sweet, chunky cantaloupe butter gets its warm spice flavor from the cinnamon. Orange sections and lime juice give it a citrusy twist. —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina

    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Lemony Layer Bars

    One of my favorite cakes is a white chocolate cake with coconut lemon filling, dark chocolate frosting and almonds. This...


    Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

    This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


    No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

    These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar...

    Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

    These easy chocolate pecan pie bars are made extra special with caramel sauce and chocolate whipped cream. For a decadent...


    Quick Pickled Radishes

    This pickled radish recipe is the perfect addition to tacos, barbecue or just about any sandwich you can dream of....

    Overnight Bacon and Swiss Breakfast

    When we have overnight guests, I like to prepare things ahead of time so we can enjoy our company. It...


    Bread Pudding Pie

    4 reviews

    This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm...


    Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

    After making some delicious dessert bars, I was determined to turn the recipe into a chocolate peppermint cheesecake. This festive...


    Praline Pumpkin Pecan Pie

    2 reviews

    My husband and I are not big fans of traditional pumpkin pie, but my mother and others are, so we...

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    Key Lime Cream Pie

    19 reviews

    I am very proud of this luscious no-bake beauty. It's so cool and refreshing—perfect for any summer potluck or get-together....


    Fried Ice Cream Dessert Bars

    12 reviews

    Fried ice cream is such a delicious treat, but it can be a hassle to make individual servings. This recipe...


    Peach Panna Cotta

    This no-bake dessert is guaranteed to cool you off in the summer heat. I really enjoy the texture—rich and creamy...


    Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

    9 reviews

    These cheesecake bars layer a buttery pecan shortbread crust with a rich and creamy filling and sweet-tart strawberry rhubarb jam....


    No-Bake Mango Strawberry Cheesecake

    5 reviews

    Cheesecake is my mom's favorite dessert. I made this especially for her on Mother's Day to thank her for being...

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    Blackberry Daiquiri Sherbet

    The summer I decided to try making sherbet, which is one of my favorites, blackberries were in season in my...


    Cheddar and Chorizo Strata

    Stratas are a wonderful way to use up bits and pieces of leftovers you have on hand. You can make...


    Santorini Lamb Sliders

    1 review

    I love lamb burgers, so I created a crowd-friendly slider version. The tzatziki sauce is best made a day or...


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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    1 review

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


    Finnish Mulled Wine

    1 review

    I found this recipe stuck in the pages of my Finnish grandmother's Bible. It takes 24 hours to make. Store...


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    Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

    4 reviews

    My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits...


    Rosemary Pork with Cherry-Pistachio Topping

    Thirty years ago, my new mother-in-law asked me to do something with a large frozen pork loin being served for...


    Baby Swiss Appetizer Cheesecake

    1 review

    This beautiful cheesecake appetizer can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving, so it's the perfect make-ahead recipe for...

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    Orange Cornmeal Cake

    1 review

    This cake bakes up tender and light with a subtle orange taste. It tastes rich but is comparatively low in...


    Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    1 review

    Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet and...


    Spiced Rum Fruitcake

    1 review

    This fruitcake not only can be made weeks ahead, it tastes better that way! You can substitute Brazil nuts, pecans...


    Green Chile Brunch Bake

    3 reviews

    It's easy to make this ahead in a 13x9 inch pan. It's filling, perfect for a crowd, and helps busy...


    Reuben and Rye Strata

    1 review

    This make-ahead dish is so easy to prepare. It's wonderful for brunch, lunch or supper, or as a potluck meal....


    Root Vegetable Pave

    5 reviews

    This is a stunning side dish to serve company. The robust blend features earthy root vegetables in a lightly herbed...