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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 to my first family party as a newlywed, and it was a huge hit. This recipe has become a family tradition that I'm sure will be passed down for generations. —Melissa Rogers, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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...


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...


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Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

93 reviews

You'll always have a winner at the potluck when you bring macaroni and cheese. Here's an extra-rich, creamy version for...


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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

100 reviews

This is the ultimate creamy mac and cheese recipe. It's saucy, thick and very rich, with a wonderful cheddar flavor....

Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

7 reviews

"I have added other ingredients like turkey, broccoli and cauliflower, to make this a full meal. The possibilities are endless!"


Bacon Mac & Cheese

20 reviews

Jalapeno pepper adds an extra kick to this bacon mac and cheese, giving it great grown-up taste. I serve this...

Cheesy Zucchini Casserole

6 reviews

Tender zucchini gets pleasant flavor from a cheesy sauce and cracker-crumb topping. This cheesy zucchini casserole is a great way...


Ham & Cheese Potato Casserole

32 reviews

This recipe makes two cheesy, delicious casseroles. Have one tonight and put the other on ice for a future busy...


Ham & Cheese Grits Casserole

11 reviews

My book club ladies often ask me to bring “those grits.” I'd tell you how to store them, but I...


Makeover Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

22 reviews

With its creamy consistency and two different cheeses, this entree captures the essence of comfort food. But here's the kicker:...

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

4 reviews

Hearty, rich and creamy, this satisfying dish is the definition of comfort food. This recipe makes two 13x9-inch casseroles, so...


Triple-Cheese Macaroni

21 reviews

No truly Southern meal is complete without macaroni and cheese. Three types of cheese and a squirt of mustard make...


Spinach Rice Ham Bake

When I was in college, my best friend game me this casserole recipe" recalls Ramona Parris of Marietta, Georgia. "When...


Two-Cheese Spaghetti Bake

4 reviews

Janet Knorr
GOLDEN, ILLINOIS

My kids and grandkids love this cheesy pasta dish. I prepare it at least once...


Best Ever Mac & Cheese

10 reviews

To make this amazing mac, I make a sauce loaded with three different cheeses to toss with the noodles. When...

Bacon Cheeseburger Buns

48 reviews

This is a fun way to serve bacon cheeseburgers without all the fuss of assembling the sandwiches to serve a...


Favorite Cheesy Potatoes

3 reviews

My family loves these potatoes. I make a large batch in disposable pans and serve them at all our get-togethers....


Bacon Cheeseburger Rolls

38 reviews

My husband and I both love these cheeseburger rolls. I often serve them with broccoli and cheese. They must be...


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Cheeseburger Cups

86 reviews

A terrific recipe for moms with young kids and busy lives, this simple, inexpensive dish is made with handy ingredients...


Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake

17 reviews

This bacon cheeseburger tater tot casserole is the perfect dish to bribe your kids; homework, chores, piano practice—consider them...


Cauliflower-Broccoli Cheese Bake

5 reviews

One of the first dishes my mom taught me is a tasty pairing of cauliflower, cheese and broccoli. It's absolutely...


Cheeseburger Pie

2 reviews

This cheeseburger pie tastes so much like its namesake—right down to the pickles in it! We home-school our children so...