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    Sourdough Dressing

    While we love our traditional Thanksgiving recipes, sometimes we want to change things up. This sourdough stuffing is a fun twist on an old favorite. Whenever we make it after the big feast, we like to add a cup or more of leftover cubed turkey. —Pat Dazis, Charlotte, North Carolina

    Eggplant Roll-Ups

    2 reviews

    We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is...


    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...


    Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

    2 reviews

    This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs...


    Cheddar and Chorizo Strata

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

    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...


    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...

    Crumb-Topped Macaroni and Cheese

    5 reviews

    Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese. It's also tasty with sharp cheddar and cream cheese instead of Gruyere and...


    Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

    8 reviews

    I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


    Three-Cheese Crab & Artichoke Dip

    This is my absolute favorite go-to recipe for parties, potlucks and family events. Have plenty of bread and veggies for...


    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    4 reviews

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...

    Ham & Two-Cheese Strata

    The youth group at my church makes a scrumptious brunch every year on Easter morning. This strata is always part...


    Cordon Bleu Lasagna

    24 reviews

    Five cheeses and a jar of prepared Alfredo sauce enhance this terrific lasagna recipe. It’s effortless to prepare and kid-friendly,...


    Makeover Li’l Cheddar Meat Loaves

    17 reviews

    My husband loves my mini meat loaves, but this family-favorite recipe wasn’t very healthy when I first received it. The...


    Artichoke Crescent Appetizers

    6 reviews

    This colorful appetizer is sure to please guests at any affair. My family loves it served both warmed up and...


    Pirate Pasta Shells

    6 reviews

    Grandfather loved pirate stories and good pasta. When we make his stuffed shells, it reminds us of his favorite tropical...

    Potluck Cordon Bleu Casserole

    9 reviews

    People usually ask me to bring this tempting casserole whenever I'm invited to attend a potluck. The turkey, ham and...


    Baked Parmesan Broccoli

    22 reviews

    I began making this creamy side dish years ago as a way to get my kids to eat broccoli. They've...


    Cheesy Chicken Crepes

    2 reviews

    Our family loves all kinds of outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and swimming. Indoors, my favorite pastime is cooking delicious...


    Bacon & Cheese Meat Loaf

    11 reviews

    We created this recipe to convince my son to try meat loaf, adding blue cheese and bacon for flavor. It...


    Baked Monterey Chicken with Roasted Veggies

    32 reviews

    Everyone asks me for this baked monterey chicken. Roasting the veggies brings out their sweetness. They're delicious with fettuccine, rice...


    Very Veggie Lasagna

    9 reviews

    I concocted this quick and easy recipe to use up some of the abundant fresh produce from my garden. When...


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    Baked Mac and Cheese

    33 reviews

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


    Cheesy Sausage Potatoes

    4 reviews

    For a satisfying brunch, try some sausage and potatoes! I never have to worry about leftovers with these tasty potatoes—everyone...

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    Spaghetti Beef Casserole

    19 reviews

    We love spaghetti, and as the mother of three boys, this casserole has been a life saver! Fast and delicious,...


    Parmesan Asparagus

    14 reviews

    Nothing could be more simple than this side dish. Since it has just four ingredients, I assemble it in no...


    Cheese & Crab Brunch Bake

    4 reviews

    Who doesn't love a cheesy seafood casserole that can be pulled together in thirty minutes, popped in the fridge overnight,...


    Cheese Grits & Sausage Breakfast Casserole

    2 reviews

    I can't resist this breakfast casserole. It brings all of my favorites into one dish: creamy grits, tangy cheese, rich...


    Corn Pudding Supreme

    15 reviews

    Big on corn taste, this traditional, slightly sweet side dish comes from Martha Fehl of Brookville, Indiana. "When I'm hungry...


    Best Ever Mac & Cheese

    10 reviews

    To make this amazing mac, I make a sauce loaded with three different cheeses to toss with the noodles. When...