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    Warm Onion Garlic Dip

    Try this warm creamy dip that can be served with veggies or crackers. It’s a delicious snack any time of year, but there’s something about grilling it for an outdoor occasion that makes it extra special.
    —Zelda DeHoedt, Cedar Rapids, IA

    Artichoke Spread with Garlic Bread

    3 reviews

    I've tried several different artichoke dip recipes, but this one is the absolute best! I serve it at nearly every...


    Sizzling Cheese Salad

    4 reviews

    Golden-brown cheese patties are fabulous served with any combination of crisp greens, such as arugula, spinach or even cabbage.—Cleo Martinez-Gonske,...


    Herbed Garlic Cheese Dip

    Served with chilled beverages and bite-size vegetables, my garden-fresh dip makes a simple yet surprisingly elegant beginning to any meal.—Josephine...


    Spinach Cheese Tortellini

    2 reviews

    In Greenbrier, Arkansas, Jamie Staggs whips up this creamy pasta dish for potlucks. "It's a hit at every gathering," she...

    Polenta Fries with Blue Cheese Dip

    These fries are a great alternative to traditional ones made with potatoes. They bake up crispy and golden in the...


    Quick Cold Vegetable Pizza

    4 reviews

    This is one of my favorite vegetable recipes. Even youngsters love it. I've made it for a light lunch and...

    Chili Cheese Corn

    7 reviews

    “I got this yummy corn recipe from a co-worker more than 10 years ago,” writes Nadene Melton from Euless, Texas....


    Five-Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip

    9 reviews

    Whenever I go to an event, I'm always asked to bring this hot dip. Five types of cheese make it...


    Parmesan Creamed Spinach

    1 review

    This rich and creamy spinach dish takes minutes to make. If I'm expecting guests, I'll double or triple the recipe....


    Makeover Creamy Artichoke Dip

    2 reviews

    Folks are sure to gather around this ooey-gooey, lightened-up dip whenever it's placed on any buffet table. With cheese, jalapenos...

    Loaded Stuffed Potato Pancakes

    5 reviews

    When I make mashed potatoes, I always cook extra so I can prepare these over-the-top potato pancakes. Fill them with...


    Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Spread

    19 reviews

    This creamy, bubbly appetizer spread is sure to please. Baked to a golden brown, it gets its richness from cream...


    Basil & Sun-Dried Tomato Crescents

    1 review

    If your family is anything like mine, you may want to make a double batch of these crescents since they...


    Green Chile Creamed Corn

    When hosting big meals, I would sometimes run out of burners. Then I realized my slow cooker could help by...


    Creamy Red Pepper Veggie Dip

    I received this, my go-to veggie dip recipe, from a college roommate. Thick and creamy with just a touch of...

    Mushroom, Walnut & Thyme Cheesecake

    4 reviews

    Serve this delightful and unusual savory cheesecake of mushroom and thyme as a festive first course. —Erika Szymanski, Pullman, Washington


    Garlic Chili Cheese Dip

    3 reviews

    I would often make this delicious dip as an after-school snack for my children. They're now grown but still enjoy...


    Asparagus with Blue Cheese Sauce

    2 reviews

    MY SISTER introduced me to this recipe several years ago because she knows I love blue cheese.
    This dish...


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    Jalapeno Popper Spread

    104 reviews

    I've been told by fellow party-goers that this recipe tastes exactly like a jalapeno popper. I like that it can...


    Parmesan Spinach and Noodles

    2 reviews

    Writes Merrie Fischer of Gen Arm, Maryland, "I love this dish because it's so quick to fix...and it's versatile, too....


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    Creamy Parmesan Spinach Bake

    9 reviews

    My creamy, comforting side dish wonderfully rounds out any holiday dinner. Just a little of this rich casserole goes a...


    Creamy Cheddar Broccoli

    2 reviews

    In Wyoming, Minnesota, Amanda Anderson dresses up broccoli with this savory, ranch-flavored cheese sauce.


    Hot Mushroom Spread

    I've made this creamy, hearty mushroom appetizer for years—it's a big hit every time.—Barbara Pletzke, Herndon, Virginia

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    Three-Cheese Creamed Spinach

    9 reviews

    Cream cheese, Parmesan and mozzarella make this dish wonderfully cheesy. Sprinkle it with french-fried onions for a crisp boost of...


    Asparagus Cream Cheese Omelet

    8 reviews

    When asparagus is in season, it makes an appearance at almost all of my meals. It tastes fantastic in this...


    Cheesecake Pumpkin Muffins

    19 reviews

    My mother-in-law came up with these tender treats by combining a few of her favorite muffin recipes. Chock-full of pumpkin,...


    Pumpkin Cheese Coffee Cake

    11 reviews

    This is one of my favorite recipes, especially in autumn. It is much easier to make than a traditional pumpkin...


    Pistachio Gorgonzola Cheesecake

    More than anything, I love having friends over for drinks & appetizers. My savory cheesecake always makes a grand impression!...


    Orecchiette with Roasted Brussels Sprouts

    8 reviews

    Small ear-shaped pasta with roasted Brussels sprouts has everything I look for in a main dish: flavor, texture, and stick-to-the-ribs...