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    Quick Pickled Radishes

    This pickled radish recipe is the perfect addition to tacos, barbecue or just about any sandwich you can dream of. Each sliced radish is just a little bit sweet, slightly crunchy and has an amazing amount of zing. You're probably going to want to have a batch in your fridge at all times! —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

    The Best Pizza Dough

    22 reviews

    This easy pizza dough recipe is the key to making an extraordinary homemade pizza. We use all-purpose flour because double...

    No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

    1 review

    I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake...

    Cashew Cheese

    1 review

    Spread this vegan cashew cheese on crackers, layer it on a toasted bagel or serve it with fresh vegetables. It...

    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...

    Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

    I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon “bowl” with a scalloped edge and...

    Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

    3 reviews

    I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...

    Homemade Grenadine

    You can buy grenadine, but after you make your own, you'll never go back to the store-bought version. Kids love...

    Orange Blossom Mint Refresher

    5 reviews

    I came up with this recipe because I'm not a fan of regular iced tea. This tea has the perfect...

    Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

    6 reviews

    I have rheumatoid arthritis and I follow a special diet to help manage the symptoms. This pudding is simple to...

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    Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

    2 reviews

    My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...

    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...

    Strawberry Citrus Ice

    Daiquiri fans, put away your straws for this blend of strawberries, lime juice and orange juice in a refreshing ice....

    Kohlrabi, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

    This chilled, refreshing salad is wonderful on hot days. It has a nice crunch and a delicious balance of sweet...

    Honey Mustard Red Potato Salad

    3 reviews

    This summer cookout star is crunchy-delicious with a brilliant zesty dressing. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona

    Mojito-Style Yellow Tomato Salsa

    1 review

    With grilled tomatoes, crunchy peppers and a sprinkle of mint, this fresh salsa is good on just about everything. Try...

    Midnight Cocktails

    This variation on a mojito uses blackberry spreadable fruit, which gives it a deep purple color and adds a bit...

    Apricot Pineapple Jam

    3 reviews

    Dried apricots, crushed pineapple and grapefruit juice create a memorable jam. The juice is what makes the jam taste so...

    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...

    Guava Coconut Rum Cocktail

    My beverage is so sensational it's like a taste of the tropics in a glass. The guava adds a touch...

    Orange Lemonade

    11 reviews

    This juice is a favorite at our place. I'll often double the batch and send a jar next door to...

    Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

    9 reviews

    When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas

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    Easy Refrigerator Pickles

    59 reviews

    This easy refrigerator pickles recipe is a great way to use cucumbers and onions from the garden. Here in Upstate...

    Microwave Pickles

    10 reviews

    You can enjoy a small batch of these sweet crunchy pickles anytime without the work of traditional canning methods. They're...

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    Fresh Fruit Soup

    1 review

    Entertaining is a big part of a military wife's life—my husband was a career Army man—so my soup got much...

    Marinated Brussels Sprouts

    3 reviews

    "This unique relish adds a lively twist to any dinner," assures Marie Hattrup of Sparks, Nevada

    Corn and Barley Relish

    1 review

    Barley is an over-looked grain but it is so delicious and easy to work with. This relish highlights barley with...

    Caramel Orange Spritzer

    Butterscotch-caramel ice cream topping and orange juice may seem like an unusual combination, but everyone enjoys this sweet sipper. Cardamom...

    Sparkling Ginger Iced Tea

    Our home economists created a pleasant gingerroot syrup for a refreshing, fizzy beverage.

    Pickled Rainbow Chard

    Pickling adds pop to fresh foods, especially Swiss chard stems. In this easy fridge method, sweet meets tart and it...