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Vegan Green Bean Casserole

Now everyone can enjoy this classic Thanksgiving side. Just a few small tweaks make this a vegan green bean casserole, but no one wiletast the difference! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Decadent Spinach-Stuffed Shells

1 review

I created this comforting stuffed shells dish to serve on Christmas Eve, but it’s so good we enjoy it all...


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...


Green Bean and Cauliflower Casserole

3 reviews

I like to make a savory homemade cream sauce for the timeless green bean casserole. This time I added another...


Baked Parmesan Broccoli

23 reviews

I began making this creamy side dish years ago as a way to get my kids to eat broccoli. They've...

Christmas Cauliflower Casserole

25 reviews

This creamy casserole is filled with tender cauliflower and topped with a sprinkling of crispy herb stuffing. It's become one...


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Mom’s White Lasagna

13 reviews

My mom made this lasagna for special occasions, such as birthdays. When she passed, I inherited her cookbooks—tucked inside one...

Shrimp & Crab Casserole

4 reviews

This quick, easy recipe is truly delicious. The succulent, melt-in-your-mouth seafood flavors and textures make for elegant comfort food. To...


Bacon Potato Bake

7 reviews

This cheesy potato casserole is always popular. It's a nice change from mashed potatoes and with a bread crumb and...


Makeover Traditional Lasagna

5 reviews

I’ve never been quick to pass along my special recipes, but this one is so good that it’s become our...


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Super Simple Scalloped Potatoes

11 reviews

I’ve made many types of scalloped potatoes but I always come back to this rich, creamy and fail-proof recipe. This...

Make-Ahead Creamy Potatoes

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


Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potato Stuffing

Every family seems to have a favorite stuffing recipe. My family and I have been making this one for many...


Grandma’s Cornbread Dressing

7 reviews

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


Holiday Potato Bake

I have made this at Thanksgiving and Christmas for the past several years; my family requests this dish all the...


Oyster Fricassee

I oversee the gardens at Colonial Williamsburg. We've learned that the colonists had a ready source of oysters from Chesapeake...

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...


Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

7 reviews

In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


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...


Thanksgiving Green Beans

3 reviews

Momma made these green beans only at Thanksgiving because, at the time, the ingredients were out of her everyday budget....


Cauliflower Parmesan Casserole

10 reviews

A lighter version of a classic white sauce coats the cauliflower in this dish that’s perfect for a potluck buffet....


Classic Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

42 reviews

These make-ahead mashed potatoes save me a ton of time on Christmas day. No more frantically whipping the potatoes while...


Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans

25 reviews

This convenient sweet potato casserole with pecan topping calls for canned sweet potatoes, so preparation time is minimal. The nutty...


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Colorful Brunch Frittata

7 reviews

A friend called and asked me for a special recipe that he could serve at his daughter's wedding brunch. I...

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Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

13 reviews

My family loves gravy, so I can never have enough of this make-ahead turkey gravy recipe on hand for a...


Hearty Breakfast Egg Bake

41 reviews

I always fix this casserole ahead of time when overnight guests are visiting so I have more time to spend...


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...


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Green Bean Casserole

37 reviews

This easy green bean casserole has always been one of my favorite dishes. You can make it before any guests...


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...


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...