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Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

4 reviews

We seem to eat for comfort during the holidays...but comfort foods aren't necessarily healthy. To make a classic comfort food dish more healthy, I came up with this lovely take: turkey shepherd's pie. It's perfect for putting out on your holiday buffet table. —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts

Beef Brisket with Cranberry Gravy

2 reviews

With just a few minutes of hands-on work, this tender beef brisket simmers into a delectable entree. “The meat and...


Sweet Corn Blintzes

I often make a double batch of these blintzes to take to work. I always come home with an empty...


Honey Garlic Green Beans

10 reviews

Green beans are a reliable standby, but they can seem ordinary on their own. Just a couple of extra ingredients...


Slow-Cooked Beef Brisket

4 reviews

When my husband and I were both working full-time, we loved this recipe's 10-hour cook time. The beef brisket tastes...

Brussels Sprouts with Golden Raisins

1 review

Take a break from ordinary steamed brussels sprouts by combining them with raisins and a slightly tart dressing. Thinly slicing...


Sweet and Savory Brisket

11 reviews

I like this recipe not only because it makes such tender and flavorful beef, but because it takes advantage of...

Carrot Raisin Couscous

6 reviews

Golden raisins add a slightly sweet flavor to this unique side dish featuring both couscous and carrots. —Jordan Sucher, Brooklyn,...


Smoked Beef Brisket

1 review

Dana Cebolski of Bessemer, Michigan gives a sensational smoky taste to tender slices of this slow-cooked beef brisket. "It's one...


Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries

9 reviews

There’s nothing to this recipe—the preparation and cooking times are so quick. I sprinkle in a few dried cranberries, but...


Tomato-Onion Green Beans

4 reviews

Fresh green beans are the stars of this healthy side. Serve with grilled chicken, pork tenderloin or seafood for a...

Brisket in a Bag

11 reviews

This tender brisket is served with a savory cranberry gravy that's made right in the bag. You'll want to serve...


Tender Beef Brisket

A touch of sugar mellows the flavorful sauce that's drizzled over this brisket. The original recipe came to me from...


Beef Brisket in Gravy

5 reviews

This tender roast has remained our very favorite family main dish over many years. Often, I make it ahead and...


Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

23 reviews

My son taught me how to make hummus, which is a tasty and healthy alternative to calorie-filled dips. Fresh roasted...


Slow-Cooker Beef Brisket

11 reviews

This slow-cooker beef brisket recipe is so easy to prepare and has been a family favorite for years. I added...

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

5 reviews

There's nothing like a bowl of warm oatmeal in the morning, and my spiced version works in a slow cooker....