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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 slices of French bread, it makes the perfect appetizer—especially since it can be prepared ahead, put in the fridge, and then baked just before you want to serve it. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota

Grandma’s Onion Squares

6 reviews

My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


Cajun Crab Poppers

1 review

My brother moved to New Orleans and I love visiting him and his family whenever I can. These easy jalapeno...


Italian Stuffed Beef Rolls

4 reviews

The combination of spinach, artichokes and cream cheese is always a crowd pleaser. Add basil and a roasted red pepper...


Florentine Ciabatta

2 reviews

I came up with this appetizer because of my love for white pizza. I've served my ciabatta pizza at many...

Root Vegetable Pave

5 reviews

This is a stunning side dish to serve company. The robust blend features earthy root vegetables in a lightly herbed...


Mushroom-Gouda Quiche

3 reviews

For a laid-back Sunday brunch, we make a quiche in no time using refrigerated pie crust. Load it up with...

Make-Ahead Creamy Potatoes

For the holidays, I usually serve the traditional foods with a new spin or two on family favorites. I put...


Roasted Butternut Squash & Rice Salad

31 reviews

We have end-of-season picnics for my son's flag football team. This makes enough to serve plenty of hungry boys and...


Bacon-Wrapped Filets with Scotched Mushrooms

8 reviews

I got the idea for bacon-wrapped filet mignon when I saw some on sale in the grocery store. The rest...


Easy Vegetable Quiche

6 reviews

Make your next brunch special with this fluffy, deep-dish vegetable quiche recipe. Fresh rosemary enhances this delightful egg dish that's...

Candied Sweet Potatoes

2 reviews

My town is known as "the yam capital of the United States." These candied sweet potatoes go well with baked...


Easy Cheesy Loaded Grits

10 reviews

A tasty bowl of grits inspired me to develop my own recipe with sausage, green chiles and cheeses. It just...


Contest-Winning Holiday Glazed Ham

8 reviews

I like to serve this juicy, mouthwatering Thanksgiving ham with mashed potatoes and colorful vegetables. The apricot glaze is delicious,...


Contest-Winning Hot Chicken Salad

16 reviews

After I tasted this hot chicken salad at a women's luncheon, I left with the recipe in hand. I was...


Cheddar and Chive Mashed Potatoes

8 reviews

My husband swears my cheddar mashed potatoes are the world's best. We always have some in the freezer. Sometimes I...

Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Bake

9 reviews

This is an easy dish to prepare and is a perfect addition to that special holiday meal. The topping is...


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...


Grandma’s Cornbread Dressing

8 reviews

Growing up, we didn’t have turkey. We had chicken, chopped and baked in my grandmother’s dressing. Now we leave out...