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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 for an extra bit of crunch. —Nicole Duffy, New Haven, Connecticut

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...


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...


Easy Au Gratin Potatoes

5 reviews

One taste of this classic comforting dish and you'll never buy a store-bought box of au gratin potatoes again! The...


Veggie Macaroni & Cheese

19 reviews

This creamy mac and cheese definitely doesn't come from a box! Fresh veggies add crunch and color and will leave...

Brie with Apricot Topping

10 reviews

Folks will think you fussed over this pretty appetizer, but it took our Test Kitchen only minutes to top a...


Company Mac and Cheese

92 reviews

This is by far the creamiest, tastiest and most special macaroni and cheese I have ever tried. I'm not usually...

So Very Berry Brie

11 reviews

I needed to make something quick for a wine and cheese party, and had a bounty of berries on hand....


Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

16 reviews

This group-size dish is quick, simple and tasty. People always ask for "just a little more". I guess you could...


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Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

14 reviews

Everyone who has tasted these cheesy mashed potatoes asks how to make them. Since this comforting casserole bakes at the...


Easy Cheese-Stuffed Jalapenos

22 reviews

A few years ago, I saw a man in the grocery store buying a big bag of jalapeno peppers. I...