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Pork Loin with Strawberry-Rhubarb Chutney

I love strawberry-rhubarb pie, so I thought the same flavor combination could work as a chutney—and it does! This makes a delicious and festive accompaniment to a succulent pork roast. The chutney can be made a day ahead and kept in the refrigerator. —Deborah Biggs, Omaha, Nebraska

Apple Chutney Chops

3 reviews

When my husband and I lived in South Carolina for a year, some good friends served this wonderful pork and...


Maple-Glazed Ham

I cook this ham for Christmas and for Easter, but my husband thinks that twice a year is not enough....


Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Pancetta

1 review

Classic American mashed potatoes take a trip to Italy with the flavors of olive oil, garlic, and pancetta. —Bryan Kennedy,...


Maple-Glazed Green Beans

22 reviews

After I picked my first green beans one year, I wanted to make a savory dish that was unique, quick...

Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

11 reviews

Years ago, I found a version of this sausage and meatballs recipe in a cookbook. At first taste, my family...


Smoked Sausage Appetizers

2 reviews

A savory, sweet sauce with a touch of currant jelly glazes these yummy little sausages. They make a great appetizer,...

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Ultimate Grilled Pork Chops

38 reviews

A little brining and a special dry rub go a long way to making the perfect pork chop. Once you've...


Mama’s Warm German Potato Salad

5 reviews

My grandmother, Mama, made this potato salad for every family gathering at her home. The relatives would arrive with their...


Bacon-Onion Green Beans

10 reviews

I threw together this recipe to give some color to the dinner plate. I knew all my relatives liked green...


Pork Chops with Cherry Sauce

3 reviews

Enjoy the rich flavor of this pork chop dish. The spice rub also works well on lamb or beef. —Kendra...

Michigan Beans and Sausage Casserole

4 reviews

I got this recipe from a church cookbook years ago. Bean casseroles are a big hit at potlucks and picnics.


Root Beer Glazed Ham

3 reviews

For a unique spin on the traditional glazed ham recipe, try this southern specialty where the secret ingredient is root...


Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

1 review

With their cranberry dipping sauce, these no-fuss appetizer meatballs make use of traditional Thanksgiving ingredients, so they're ideal around the...


Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Pear Sauce

1 review

I enjoy cooking for my parents, and my bacon-wrapped scallops recipe is one of their favorites. If you prefer, replace...


Italian Sausage Spaghetti

1 review

Spicy slices of leftover sausage and Italian seasoning lend plenty of flavor to this speedy spaghetti sauce from Joyce Hostetler...

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Family-Favorite Pasta Sauce

28 reviews

This hearty Italian-style meat sauce has a sweetness that I really love. It’s the recipe I use for spaghetti, lasagna...


Great Northern Bean Stew

19 reviews

This thick and hearty stew with great northern beans is sure to chase the winter chills away. —Mildred Sherrer, Fort...


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Quick Green Beans with Bacon

19 reviews

Green beans with bacon and onions makes such an easy side dish. Fresh beans lend a crisp, bright flavor to...


Horseradish Meatballs

1 review

"These spicy meatballs with their thick savory sauce are a popular party food," notes Joyce Benninger of Owen Sound, Ontario....


Ham, Red beans and Rice

2 reviews

Adding ham to the classic dish of red beans and rice was an experiment which turned out wonderful. The spices...


Chunky Spaghetti Sauce

3 reviews

When your hungry clan requests, "Spaghetti, please!", you'll be happy to oblige with this simple savory sauce. It proves appetizingly...


Hearty Minestrone Soup

10 reviews

This fresh-tasting minestrone soup gets its zesty flavor from Italian sausage. When you want to use up your garden bounty...