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    Air-Fryer Portobello Melts

    We're always looking for satisfying vegetarian meals, and this air-fryer sandwich recipe tops the list. These melts are especially delicious in the summer when we have tons of homegrown tomatoes. —Amy Smalley, Morehead, Kentucky

    Air-Fryer Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful salad recipe always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. It's a timesaver during the...


    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a...


    Parmesan Mushroom Tartlets

    2 reviews

    My easy tartlets loaded with a cheesy mushroom filling take advantage of refrigerated crescent roll dough. I think they’re best...


    Crescent Samosas

    1 review

    Tender, buttery crescents surround a delicious filling, making these appetizers a real standout. No one will guess that they're light!...

    Balsamic-Mushroom Bread Pudding

    We love fresh mushrooms, especially when they're part of this rich savory bread pudding. —Catherine Wilkinson, Dewey, Arizona


    Spinach-Stuffed Bread

    3 reviews

    Appetizers are the highlight of parties at our home. Slices of this golden loaf swirled with spinach and cheese disappear...

    Basil Garlic Bread

    5 reviews

    This is a must have accompaniment in my home. It goes well with Italian dishes to a simple salad dishes.—Stephanie...


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    Garlic Bread

    20 reviews

    Ever wonder how to make garlic bread? This homemade garlic bread is the answer! Minced fresh garlic is key to...


    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...


    Peach Bruschetta

    As a starter or light snack, this bruschetta is a wonderful way to savor the season with just a bite...

    Chiles Rellenos Sandwiches

    1 review

    Even since my early days of cooking, one thing hasn’t changed: I still love to make these zippy grilled chile...


    Crouton Tomato Casserole

    3 reviews

    This old-fashioned side uses lots of delicious tomatoes and seasonings that give it an Italian twist. Every time I serve...


    Spring Pea Crostini

    1 review

    Peas are an amazing power veggie full of flavor and nutrients. Use them with parsley for a colorful and crunchy...


    Artichoke Dip Bites

    7 reviews

    Love artichoke dip? This recipe gives you the dip and dippers together in one appetizer. My friends can’t get enough...


    Swiss Mushroom Loaf

    4 reviews

    I'm always prepared for recipe requests when I serve this outstanding stuffed loaf. It's excellent not only as an appetizer...

    Scalloped Basil Tomatoes

    If your garden is flooded with tomatoes, be sure to try this scrumptious baked side dish from Edna Apostol of...


    Tomato Bread Stuffing

    1 review

    At the Claudia Sanders Dinner House, this old-fashioned side dish is favorite with customers.—Cherry and Tom Settle, Shelbyville, Kentucky


    Veggie Cheese Sandwiches

    I try to keep the ingredient on hand for these toasted sandwiches. Add whatever vegetables best fit your taste, or...


    Grilled Havarti & Mushrooms

    1 review

    There's nothing like the first bite of this sandwich. A crisp buttery exterior gives way to creamy dilled cheese and...


    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...


    Mediterranean Salad Sandwiches

    These hearty, fresh-flavored sandwiches taste like a summer salad on a bun. Add iced tea, a side of sorbet and...


    Portobello-Gouda Grilled Sandwiches

    8 reviews

    Take a simple grilled cheese sandwich to the next level with the earthy, rustic flavors of portobello mushrooms and gouda...


    Portobello Bruschetta with Rosemary Aioli

    Caramelizing onions, broiling peppers and whipping up a homemade aioli with fresh herbs adds dimensions of flavor you won't find...

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    Grilled Goat Cheese & Arugula Sandwiches

    5 reviews

    To create a more “grown-up” grilled cheese sandwich, I threw in tangy goat cheese and peppery arugula. I enjoy a...


    Mushroom & Asparagus Eggs Benedict

    1 review

    This recipe is easy to make, but it looks like you cooked for hours. I like to serve it with...


    Roasted Butternut Squash Panzanella

    9 reviews

    Squash was a hard sell with my family until I paired it with pumpkin seeds, cranberries and horseradish. Now they...


    Savory Asparagus Strata

    Fresh asparagus and goat cheese combine to make a delectable strata. Assemble it a day ahead and let it chill...


    Fast Italian Grilled Cheese

    2 reviews

    Provolone cheese, tomato slices and basil leaves make up the satisfying filling for these flame-broiled sandwiches. Lightly brushed with Italian...


    Sweet Pepper Sandwiches

    1 review

    We love this recipe because it's easy and vegetarian. Family members assemble their own sandwiches to their liking. -Cara Neth...