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    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs it up and doesn't even notice the edamame. It's also a hit with my other grandkids and nieces—not to mention all of their parents! —Don Manzagol, Campbell, California

    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

    1 review

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food"...


    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


    Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

    4 reviews

    A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love...


    Creamy Chicken Enchilada Pizza

    This is a twist on a family favorite. We wanted the taste of my chicken enchilada recipe, but we wanted...

    Mushroom and Smoked Gouda Puff

    2 reviews

    It's so very easy, but it looks and tastes gourmet. Dinner party guests will be impressed with this perfect starter...


    Arizona Chicken in Acorn Squash

    1 review

    Give stuffed acorn squash a taste of the Southwest with this comforting recipe. We love the crunch of the toasted...

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    Apple-Gouda Pigs in a Blanket

    4 reviews

    For New Year’s, I used to make pigs in a blanket with beef and cheddar. But now I like apple...


    Provolone Beef Pastry Pockets

    2 reviews

    My children always make sure they're home when they find out we're having these pockets for dinner. They're a smart...


    Ham & Swiss Stromboli

    4 reviews

    This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...


    Cranberry Brie Pecan Pinwheels

    1 review

    This recipe is a twist on baked Brie. My family always requests these during the holidays. They are delicious and...

    Parmesan Herb Chicken

    7 reviews

    With a golden Parmesan cheese and herb coating, these tender chicken breasts make a tempting and hearty main dish. They're...


    Brie Phyllo Cups

    9 reviews

    Mini phyllo shells from the freezer section hurry along these elegant cups. They look fancy and taste delicious but are...


    Mini Crescent Burgers

    5 reviews

    A friend first brought these snacks to a Sunday school party. The original recipe called for pork sausage, but I...


    Sausage Bread Sandwiches

    2 reviews

    I make these sandwiches in my spare time and freeze them so they’re ready when needed, such as for tailgating...


    Fontina Rolled Chicken

    8 reviews

    Good food has a way of transporting you to faraway places. My chicken with fontina and cream cheese is like...

    Cranberry Brie Pinwheels

    10 reviews

    People may wonder when you found the time to make these crisp, flaky pinwheels—but they’re really quite easy to do....


    Spanakopita Bites

    3 reviews

    For an easy spanakopita, try this version that is made in a pan, then cut into squares. It has all...


    Layered Mediterranean Dip with Pita Chips

    2 reviews

    Not your ordinary layer dip, the bold combination of hummus and Greek yogurt will be a new most-requested recipe at...


    Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Napoleons

    Vegetarian or not, your guests will savor this meatless entree at your next summer soiree. —Joan Meyer, New York, New...


    Cheese Rye Appetizers

    6 reviews

    “I enjoy serving this hors d’oeuvre at family gatherings. It can be mixed ahead of time, refrigerated, and then spread...


    Almond Cheddar Appetizers

    32 reviews

    I always try to have a supply of these appetizers on hand in the freezer. If guests drop in, I...


    Spinach & Gouda-Stuffed Pork Cutlets

    5 reviews

    This started as a restaurant copycat dish at home. Cheese just oozes out of the center, and mustard lends a...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Biscuit Stacks

    6 reviews

    These finger sandwiches are filling enough to satisfy hearty appetites. I've served the fun little stacks at every event, including...

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    Swiss Potato Puffs

    2 reviews

    Encourage guests to mingle by serving these cute little morsels. They’re transportable, mess-free and easy to eat in a few...


    Cheesy Black Bean Nachos

    3 reviews

    We're trying to go meatless once a week, and this dish helps make those meals fun, quick and super delicious....


    Parmesan Fish Sticks

    4 reviews

    I wanted a healthier approach to fish sticks and developed a baked tilapia with a slightly peppery bite. My husband...


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    Party Cheese Bread

    41 reviews

    You can't go wrong with this recipe. The cheesy, butter bread is so simple to make but the taste is...


    Calzone Pinwheels

    23 reviews

    Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...


    Crab Crescent Triangles

    1 review

    When friends who love crab were planning a party, I created this recipe just for them. These comforting baked bundles...