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    Eggplant Roll-Ups

    2 reviews

    We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that they are vegetarian is a bonus! —Laura Haugen, Portland, Oregon

    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    10 reviews

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


    Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

    2 reviews

    This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs...


    Cheddar and Chorizo Strata

    Stratas are a wonderful way to use up bits and pieces of leftovers you have on hand. You can make...


    Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    1 review

    Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet and...

    The Best Ever Lasagna

    15 reviews

    My brother, Joe, created this lasagna based on our mom’s recipe. It’s a family favorite at Christmas, thanks to the...


    Crumb-Topped Macaroni and Cheese

    5 reviews

    Everyone loves this grown-up macaroni and cheese. It's also tasty with sharp cheddar and cream cheese instead of Gruyere and...

    Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

    7 reviews

    I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    4 reviews

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...


    Three-Cheese Crab & Artichoke Dip

    This is my absolute favorite go-to recipe for parties, potlucks and family events. Have plenty of bread and veggies for...


    Cheesy Lasagna

    5 reviews

    The four different types of cheese make this lasagna a real crowd-pleaser. You can vary the amount of mozzarella, Monterey...

    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    6 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


    Spicy Breakfast Lasagna

    3 reviews

    It's fun to cook something new for family and friends—especially when it gets rave reviews. When I took this dish...


    Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

    10 reviews

    Be prepared to make this cheesy hash brown casserole again and again. Creamy and cheesy, it's hard to believe this...


    Hearty Sausage and Cheese Lasagna

    5 reviews

    During the holidays, it's nice to welcome friends and family into your home for a hearty meal of lasagna. Every...


    Chicken & Swiss Casserole

    15 reviews

    It's nice to have an alternative to the traditional baked ham on Easter. This comforting casserole is always a crowd...

    Cheesy Egg Casserole

    3 reviews

    This dish is perfect for potlucks because it looks so pretty on the table and, best of all, it can...


    Chicken and Swiss Stuffing Bake

    44 reviews

    I love to cook but just don't have much time. This casserole is both comforting and fast, which makes it...


    Potluck Cordon Bleu Casserole

    9 reviews

    People usually ask me to bring this tempting casserole whenever I'm invited to attend a potluck. The turkey, ham and...


    Stuffed Pasta Shells

    19 reviews

    These savory shells never fail to make a big impression, even though the recipe is very easy. One or two...


    Creamy Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

    4 reviews

    "These nicely seasoned potatoes are so fresh-tasting and creamy that there's no need for extra butter or gravy," writes Natalie...


    Sausage Cheese Squares

    8 reviews

    My grandsons tried these savory morsels for the first time as youngsters and loved them. They're all grown up now,...


    Lori’s Marzetti Bake

    I have a family of 8 kids and so there were 10 of us, and for us a meal had...


    Parmesan Asparagus

    14 reviews

    Nothing could be more simple than this side dish. Since it has just four ingredients, I assemble it in no...

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    Monte Cristo Casserole with Raspberry Sauce

    5 reviews

    My husband likes the ham and cheese sandwich known as the Monte Cristo. I based this casserole on the sandwich,...


    Bacon Cheese Potatoes

    7 reviews

    I received this recipe from a friend who's a wonderful cook. This goes great with any main course, but it's...


    Buttery Parmesan Chicken

    30 reviews

    A rich, cheesy breading locks in this chicken's natural juices, making it moist and tempting every time. Because it can...


    Sunday Sausage Breakfast

    6 reviews

    This filling, delicious dish looks as appealing as it is tasty. Servings of this rich casserole go a long way.—Bill...


    Mom’s White Lasagna

    13 reviews

    My mom made this lasagna for special occasions, such as birthdays. When she passed, I inherited her cookbooks—tucked inside one...


    Broccoli Cheddar Squares

    2 reviews

    For many years, I’ve made these cheesy broccoli squares for tailgate parties, book club and other events. They’re excellent served...