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    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched out and read up on what it was all about. This is one of the recipes I make that is really enjoyed by all at any time of the year. It is so colorful and a delightful side for any meal. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

    Air-Fryer French Fries

    This low-calorie, air-fryer french fries recipe is perfect because I can whip it up at a moment's notice with ingredients...


    Pizza-Style Tomatoes

    1 review

    While my husband eats tomatoes just about any way I fix them, our daughter would only eat tomato sauce. This...


    Alfredo Potatoes

    5 reviews

    "These cheesy stuffed potatoes are great for a meal or as a side dish," says Peter Barry of Norrisville, Maryland....


    Tomato-Garlic Angel Hair

    2 reviews

    This light olive oil and Parmesan cheese-based sauce is so fresh tasting. But fresh basil is the key ingredient in...

    Carrot Cake Doughnuts

    2 reviews

    For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...


    Cheese Fries

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe after my daughter had cheese fries at a restaurant and couldn't stop talking about...

    Creamy Ranch Mac and Cheese

    4 reviews

    I came up with the recipe for this creamy and comforting macaroni and cheese with a ranch-flavored twist. My husband...


    Basil Parmesan Pasta Sauce

    4 reviews

    "As a busy home health nurse, I'm committed to preparing meals that are quick and nutritious," shares Susan Houser of...


    Italian Pasta and Peas

    4 reviews

    If your family doesn't care for peas, substitute frozen green beans or broccoli. By stirring in cubed cooked chicken or...


    Jazzy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

    2 reviews

    Adding Parmesan and mozzarella to already cheesy macaroni will have your clan clamoring for this tried-and-true pasta dish. Diced tomatoes...

    Crunchy Potato Wedges

    Kids will love the flavor of Parmesan cheese and the crunch of cornflakes on these better-than-frozen home fries. They're great...


    Grilled Corn in Husks

    2 reviews

    If you're new to grilling corn in the husk, season the ears with butter, Parmesan cheese and parsley. It's especially...


    Carrots in Lemon-Parsley Butter

    THIS simple dish has a surprise in flavor with the touch of lemon and a fresh taste with the addition...


    Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Doughnuts

    4 reviews

    My relatives have been making these tasty doughnuts for years. The potatoes keep them moist, and the glaze provides just...


    Grilled Cheese Supreme

    1 review

    Buttery rye holds a bevy of veggies, cheese and avocado in these full-flavored sandwiches. I've also prepared them on my...

    Quick Pureed Pea Soup

    This brightly colored, fresh-tasting soup is one of our daughter's favorites. I puree it in the blender for just seconds,...


    Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

    1 review

    I came up with this recipe one night when I was craving a salty snack. It's a great change from...


    Mushroom Primavera Pasta Sauce

    3 reviews

    This meatless meal has plenty of mushrooms and vegetables in a rich tomato sauce. Serve over whole wheat pasta for...


    Creamy Parmesan Noodles

    3 reviews

    MY MOTHER served noodles with cottage cheese as a main dish on many a meatless Friday.
    I altered the...


    Fried Onion Rings with Lime Dipping Sauce

    1 review

    Field editor Christine Wilson of Sellersville, Pennsylvania shared this appealing appetizer. Sweet Vidalia onion rings are deep-fried to a crispy...


    Cheesy Chili Fries

    3 reviews

    My family is all about chili fries, but restaurant versions pile on the calories. For a healthier approach, bake them...


    Drop Doughnuts

    15 reviews

    For 30 years, I've been using leftover mashed potatoes to make these light and fluffy doughnuts. The recipe was originally...


    Cheesy Broccoli Rigatoni

    9 reviews

    "This cheese-and-veggie-packed pasta side dish always brings compliments. Add chicken or shrimp, and you'll have a well-balanced entree," Lisa Csiki...

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    Pumpkin Doughnut Drops

    2 reviews

    I always have a few special treats handy when the grandchildren visit. These cake doughnuts are one of their favorite...


    Cheesy Slow-Cooked Corn

    41 reviews

    My family really likes this creamy, cheesy side dish—and it's so easy to make. Even those who usually don't eat...


    Carrot Broccoli Casserole

    8 reviews

    This colorful side dish feels right at home with any entree. The veggies are coated in a buttery cheese sauce,...


    Pumpkin and Oat Pancakes

    7 reviews

    For the perfect fall breakfast, these pancakes are perfect. The pumpkin and cinnamon go perfect together.—Nancy Horsburgh, Everett, Ontario


    Overnight Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

    10 reviews

    Recipes that don't tie me to the kitchen—that’s what I’m all about. I make this luscious dish the night before...


    Quick Pea Soup

    This brightly colored, fresh-tasting soup is one of our daughter's favorites," writes Paula Zsiray of Logan, Utah. "She purees it...