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    Prosciutto, Egg and Spinach Strata

    This egg spinach strata recipe is one of my favorite things to make for Mother's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas...

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    Gooey Butter Cake

    5 reviews

    A friend gave me a quick version of this gooey butter cake recipe using a cake mix, but I prefer...

    Tomato & Corn au Gratin

    1 review

    Corn au gratin is an essential part of any family get-together, and it's even better when paired with tomatoes in...

    Berry Pretzel Fluff Dessert

    If you're asked to bring dessert to a summer potluck, this is the perfect recipe. It can be made ahead...

    Lemon Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

    6 reviews

    I won a baking contest at Purdue University with this recipe for lemon bars with cream cheese frosting. I think...

    Sourdough Dressing

    While we love our traditional Thanksgiving recipes, sometimes we want to change things up. This sourdough stuffing is a fun...

    Creamy Yellow Squash Casserole

    1 review

    Here’s a simple yet yummy garden recipe my granny used to make. She’d pick her veggies daily, then cook them...

    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    10 reviews

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...

    The Best Ever Lasagna

    15 reviews

    My brother, Joe, created this lasagna based on our mom’s recipe. It’s a family favorite at Christmas, thanks to the...

    Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

    25 reviews

    This creamy casserole is filled with tender cauliflower and topped with a sprinkling of crispy herb stuffing. It's become one...

    Easy Arroz con Pollo

    9 reviews

    My children really look forward to dinner when they know I'm serving this, and it's easy to make.

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    Mom’s White Lasagna

    13 reviews

    My mom made this lasagna for special occasions, such as birthdays. When she passed, I inherited her cookbooks—tucked inside one...

    Tilapia Florentine

    17 reviews

    Looking for a way to get a little more heart-healthy fish into your family's weekly diet? You'll win them over...

    Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potato Stuffing

    Every family seems to have a favorite stuffing recipe. My family and I have been making this one for many...

    Sweet Onion Corn Bake

    7 reviews

    This tasty corn bake casserole gets plenty of flavor from sweet onions, cream-style corn and cheddar cheese plus a little...

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    Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars

    73 reviews

    The streusel topping that comes with this recipe for apple cream cheese bars is absolutely irresistible. If you can’t resist...

    Baked Swiss Chicken

    46 reviews

    Canned soup, white wine, Swiss cheese and crushed croutons dress up the chicken breasts in this elegant entree. Ideal for...

    Sweet Potato Cream Cheese Bars

    4 reviews

    If you're looking for something other than pumpkin, these sweet potato bars are a yummy alternative. Make them ahead—they're even...

    Cheese-Filled Meat Loaf

    14 reviews

    My mother’s meat loaf is something special, swirled with a filling of sour cream, cheddar cheese and stuffed olives. It's...

    Creamy Cavatappi & Cheese

    17 reviews

    Dive fork-first into oodles of noodles baked to bubbly perfection and coated with a to-die-for sharp cheddar cheese sauce in...

    Ravioli Casserole

    37 reviews

    The whole family will love the fun, cheesy flavor of this ravioli casserole. It's like lasagna—without all the fuss! Timesaving...

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    Veggie Macaroni & Cheese

    19 reviews

    This creamy mac and cheese definitely doesn't come from a box! Fresh veggies add crunch and color and will leave...

    Old-Fashioned Macaroni and Cheese

    16 reviews

    Bring back the taste of days gone by with this ooey-gooey mac-and-cheese classic. A little ground mustard and hot pepper...

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    Deep-Dish Beef ‘n’ Bean Taco Pizza

    10 reviews

    My whole family enjoys this dish that tastes like a taco and looks like a deep-dish pizza. The thick tasty...

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    Ham and Swiss Sliders

    101 reviews

    My next-door neighbor shared this ham and swiss sliders recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can...

    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    7 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...

    Cream Puff Dessert

    14 reviews

    I took this rich dessert to a fellowship meeting at our church. Everyone loved it! In fact, so many people...

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    Baked Mac and Cheese

    34 reviews

    Even people who have had their own homemade baked macaroni and cheese recipe for years ask for mine when they...

    Simple Sausage Lasagna

    26 reviews

    When I saw a lasagna recipe that did not call for precooking the noodles, I was anxious to try this...