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The Best Sausage Pizzas

7 reviews

What makes this recipe unique is the slow overnight fermentation of the dough. The flour has time to hydrate and relax, which makes the dough so much easier to roll out! —Josh Rink, Taste of Home Food Stylist

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...


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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...


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...


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,...

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...


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...


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...


Tomato, Sausage & Cheddar Bread Pudding

9 reviews

This savory dish is the perfect excuse to have bread pudding as the main meal, not merely afterward as dessert....


Cheese Sausage Strata

13 reviews

Sausage provides plenty of flavor in this hearty egg strata. It's a great addition to a brunch buffet, because it's...

Six-Cheese Lasagna

7 reviews

No one will ever guess how easy this hearty lasagna is to make. No-boil noodles and prepared spaghetti sauce save...


Cheesy Sausage Potatoes

4 reviews

For a satisfying brunch, try some sausage and potatoes! I never have to worry about leftovers with these tasty potatoes—everyone...


Sausage Cheese Balls

3 reviews

These bite-sized meatballs are a favorite of mine. Feel free to swap in different cheese for the cheddar or to...


Cream Cheese and Swiss Lasagna

41 reviews

I like to fix the chunky meat sauce for this dish the day before, so the flavors can blend. It...


Chicago-Style Stuffed Pizza

1 review

I rate this hearty double-crust pizza as excellent. Favorite fillings are tucked inside, and tasty tomato sauce tops the pie....

Cheese & Sausage Breakfast Pizza

My unusual breakfast pizza with salsa and sausage is a big crowd pleaser at church events. Try it with a...


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Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

17 reviews

My husband and I tried to duplicate the deep-dish pizza recipe from a popular restaurant, and I think our Chicago-style...


The Best Derned Southwestern Casserole

9 reviews

If you want to add a little spice to life—and to dinner—serve this hearty main dish. It’s full of Tex-Mex...