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    Slow-Cooker Sauerkraut

    The recipe was made by a special someone in my life. I was never a fan of sauerkraut until I tried this and fell in love. It's terrific as a side dish or on reuben sandwiches. —Karen Tringali, Minooka, Illinois

    Pizza Beans

    This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...


    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...


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


    Air-Fryer Beets with Orange Gremolata and Goat Cheese

    My grandma always grew beets and then pickled or canned them, but I prefer to prepare them differently. These roasted...

    Fiesta Corn

    1 review

    Corn with tomatoes and jalapenos is one of the first dishes I cooked for my husband. Don’t like heat? Use...


    Caprese Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    When fresh tomatoes and basil are abundant in the summer, I like to make this wonderful Caprese macaroni salad. —Debbie...

    Polynesian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    1 review

    I have always loved SPAM, so I decided to combine it with pineapple to make this Polynesian-inspired macaroni salad recipe....


    Shrimp and Crab Macaroni Salad

    This salad is a summertime staple in our house. If you want to splurge, go ahead and use real crab....


    Cubano Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    One of my favorite sandwiches is a hot Cubano, piled high with juicy pork, layers of ham and melty Swiss...


    Grecian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    5 reviews

    I love all Grecian flavors and tried adding them to a macaroni salad. Toss in whatever olives you can find;...

    Middle Eastern-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    This creamy, tangy macaroni salad is inspired by the many wonderful flavors of the Middle East. The za'atar seasoning gives...


    Chicken Taco Macaroni Salad

    I like to give macaroni salad a taco twist. Rotisserie chicken makes it quick. I'll often serve this dish as...


    Scandinavian-Inspired Macaroni Salad

    2 reviews

    Give a humdrum side salad a Scandinavian touch by adding some freshly chopped dill and tiny shrimp. —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido,...


    Chicken Caesar Macaroni Salad

    Give me a Caesar salad anytime, no matter what form it's in. I like to add some chicken and artichokes...


    Barbecue Macaroni Salad

    My family loves a touch of barbecue sauce and ranch dressing in our mac salad. Not too much—just a hint...

    Mom’s Molasses Ham and Beans

    This is a recipe my mom made frequently while I was growing up, but I tweaked it to include navy...


    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...


    Spicy Cowboy Beans

    1 review

    These spicy cowboy beans are a perfect contribution to a potluck buffet any time of year. Instead of hours on...


    Hummus Pasta Salad

    This hummus pasta salad is a hearty side dish, but it could be a nice meatless main dish as well....


    Green Goddess Vegan Potato Salad

    Don't be fooled by the green color—this vegan potato salad is absolutely delicious! It's perfect for potlucks and for those...


    Pesto Star Bread

    I was excited to work with the Taste of Home Test Kitchen to make a savory version of my


    Baked Cannellini Beans

    My sister developed this baked cannellini beans recipe after a Christmas holiday. We were still all together but nobody wanted...


    Ghost Pepper Popcorn Cornbread

    1 review

    I love popcorn and lots of spice and heat. Recently, I have been dabbling with ghost peppers and came up...

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    Slow-Cooker Polenta

    This Italian classic is so simple to make, you can now make it any night of the week. —Elisabeth Matelski,...


    How to Make Pasta Salad

    It's so easy to learn how to make pasta salad. All you need is your favorite pasta shape, a tasty...


    Hawaiian Fried Rice

    1 review

    Growing up in the South Pacific, rice was the mainstay of our diet. When my husband and I moved stateside,...


    Tomato & Corn au Gratin

    1 review

    Corn au gratin is an essential part of any family get-together, and it's even better when paired with tomatoes in...


    Instant Pot Black Beans

    Instant Pot black beans are the key to a lot of my family's meals, whether for a weekend breakfast or...


    Slow-Cooker Grits

    1 review

    Since moving to the South, I have come to love grits! I also love my slow cooker, and I worked...