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    Make-Ahead Spicy Olive Pasta

    This is a fancy version of my grandchildren's favorite baked spaghetti. It feels like such a special dinner, and it's so cozy for winter. —Louise Miller, Westminster, Maryland

    Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    On a busy morning, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese...


    Rhubarb and Honey Chicken

    2 reviews

    The sauce on this honey chicken is like a sweet-tart spin on teriyaki. Everyone who has tried it raves about...


    Vegan Green Bean Casserole

    Now everyone can enjoy this classic Thanksgiving side. Just a few small tweaks make this a vegan green bean casserole,...


    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...

    Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

    5 reviews

    Since I do not like green bell peppers, I decided to create a filling that would go well with my...


    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...

    Baked Tacos

    I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love tacos. I love...


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    Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

    5 reviews

    This is not a drill. These buffalo chicken enchiladas—filled with tender rotisserie chicken, lots of cheese and, of course, Buffalo...


    Five-Cheese Ziti al Forno

    10 reviews

    After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I...


    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...

    Sweet and Spicy Baked Beans

    9 reviews

    This recipe is a hit with guests and family. It's sweet, simple and delicious, and someone always asks for the...


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    Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

    5 reviews

    My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits...


    Over-the-Border Shrimp Enchiladas

    7 reviews

    These enchiladas have a bit of a kick, thanks to chili powder and green chiles, but the deliciously creamy sauce...


    Cheesy Seafood Enchiladas

    6 reviews

    Quick-cooking seafood and mildly spicy chile peppers and salsa make this dish a
    flavor adventure that my family loves....


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    Thai Peanut Chicken Casserole

    2 reviews

    I used traditional pizza sauce and toppings in this recipe for years. After becoming a fan of Thai peanut chicken...

    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    4 reviews

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s...


    Artichoke & Spinach Chicken Casserole

    8 reviews

    Try this homey and comforting casserole for an alternate main dish at Thanksgiving. The spinach adds nice color, and the...


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    Spaghetti Squash Meatball Casserole

    12 reviews

    One of our favorite comfort-food dinners is spaghetti and meatballs. We're crazy about this lighter, healthier version that features so...


    Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Rice Casserole

    7 reviews

    Gravy, chicken soup and sour cream make this rich and hearty dish one you’ll want to curl up with. Be...


    Easy Arroz con Pollo

    9 reviews

    My children really look forward to dinner when they know I'm serving this, and it's easy to make.


    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...


    Smoky Chicken Nachos

    5 reviews

    What's game day without can't-stop-munching nachos? Featuring layers of crunchy tortilla chips, black beans and a creamy, smoky chicken mixture,...


    Tilapia Florentine

    17 reviews

    Looking for a way to get a little more heart-healthy fish into your family's weekly diet? You'll win them over...

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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...


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    Chili Mac Casserole

    33 reviews

    This cheesy casserole uses several of my family's favorite ingredients, including macaroni, kidney beans, tomatoes and cheese. Just add a...


    Acorn Squash Slices

    2 reviews

    Roasted acorn squash slices are a favorite with my family. This recipe has a sweet maple flavor from syrup and...


    Meaty Noodle Casserole

    7 reviews

    “This hearty recipe is fast and easy to make and many of the ingredients are already in my pantry.” If...


    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...


    Beans, Bacon & Tomato Bake

    4 reviews

    Bacon, tomatoes and lima beans combine for a nutrient-packed side dish that makes the perfect accompaniment to turkey. —Karen Kumpulainen,...