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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"...


    Five-Cheese Fonduta

    If five cheese fonduta isn’t one of the most mouthwatering foods of all time, I don't know what is! Swap...


    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    3 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


    Cast-Iron Pizza Pie

    1 review

    I love shortcuts, so I created this cast-iron pizza using the convenience of frozen bread dough. It's versatile, so pile...

    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...


    Chicken Parmesan Pizza

    1 review

    This tasty pizza is the perfect combo—quick and easy to make, and a winner with even picky eaters. It's a...

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    Chicken Mole Casserole with Olives

    1 review

    Mole sauces have layers of rich flavor with mild to moderate heat. The chocolate in the sauce helps offset the...


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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...


    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...


    Tomato-Goat Cheese Spread

    1 review

    A good friend shared this recipe with me. It is super easy and so delicious. Guests will love it! It's...

    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...


    Herbed Macaroni and Cheese

    10 reviews

    Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni...


    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...


    Bacon Cheese Fries

    10 reviews

    These tempting bacon cheese fries are one finger food I can make a meal of. Quick to fix, they're a...


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    Party Potatoes Au Gratin

    5 reviews

    Hearty helpings of these cheesy spuds will please hungry folks in a hurry. The rich, creamy sauce makes this recipe...

    Lori’s Marzetti Bake

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


    Hot Cheese Dip

    6 reviews

    When a colleague brought this cheesy dip to school for a teachers potluck, I immediately gave it an A+. I...


    White Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes

    32 reviews

    This recipe has evolved over the past eight years. After I added the thyme, ham and sour cream, my husband...


    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...


    Muffin-Cup Cheddar Beef Pies

    6 reviews

    My kids love these beef rolls so much. I always make extra since they heat up so quickly. I give...


    Queso Fundido

    4 reviews

    Dig in to this rich, warm one-skillet dip, topped with fresh tomato and green onions, and enjoy the gooey cheese...


    Cheese-Stuffed Shells

    81 reviews

    When I was living in California, I tasted this rich cheesy pasta dish at a neighborhood Italian restaurant. I got...

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    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...


    Old-Fashioned Cheese Potatoes

    8 reviews

    When my husband and I got married in 1951, one of the first appliances we bought was an apartment-size electric...


    Super Nacho Appetizer

    3 reviews

    Mexican food is popular for potluck gatherings here in South Texas, and this dish always brings "oohs" and "aahs". It's...


    Scalloped Cheese Potatoes

    12 reviews

    "Mom decided to devise her own recipe for scalloped potatoes, and she cooked up a winner with this one. There...


    Cheese Meatballs

    18 reviews

    I often rely on these rich, cheesy meatballs for party appetizers. Or I serve them alongside a tossed salad for...


    Caramel Havarti

    1 review

    Havarti cheese is a wonderful dessert cheese and is made even better by pecans, caramel topping and apples. This recipe...