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    Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

    These rosemary sweet potatoes are simply one of the best recipes we've ever made. Roasting them brings out all of the wonderful sweetness! —Kristin Stone, Little Elm, Texas

    Air-Fryer Red Potatoes

    4 reviews

    Roasting is one of my favorite ways to prepare veggies. Some fragrant rosemary, fresh or dried, gives these air-fryer red...


    Cashew Cheese

    1 review

    Spread this vegan cashew cheese on crackers, layer it on a toasted bagel or serve it with fresh vegetables. It...


    Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

    1 review

    Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


    Easy Poached Salmon

    In 46 years of marriage, we had never tasted salmon until a friend told me about poaching it in a...

    Pressure-Cooker Tequila Poached Pears

    Tequila may seem an unusual ingredient, but give it a try! The fresh pears and mint make the dessert deliciously...


    Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Stuffed Apples

    Cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts add a homey autumn flavor to these stuffed apples. What a lovely old-fashioned treat! —Grace Sandvigen,...

    Pressure-Cooker Light Deviled Eggs

    Our updated version of a classic appetizer uses only half the egg yolks of traditional deviled eggs and calls for...


    Pressure-Cooker Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

    2 reviews

    Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to...


    Pressure-Cooker Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

    1 review

    Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...


    Pressure-Cooker Italian Turkey Breast

    1 review

    This recipe makes some of the most succulent turkey I've ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree...

    Orzo with Feta and Arugula

    3 reviews

    In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is...


    Cranberry, Orange and Cardamom Infused Water

    2 reviews

    This gorgeous infused water would make a great addition to your holiday dinner table. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy...


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    Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

    2 reviews

    My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


    Apple Quinoa Spoon Bread

    My cousin is a strict vegetarian, so creating satisfying veggie dishes is my yearly challenge. This spoon bread can act...


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    Air-Fryer Garlic-Rosemary Brussels Sprouts

    4 reviews

    This air-fryer Brussels sprouts recipe is my go-to Thanksgiving side dish. It's healthy and easy, and it doesn't take very...

    Spicy Apple Tea

    Ideal for a chilly winter’s day, this comforting beverage is one of my slow-cooker staples. It’ll warm you from head...


    Cranberry Pomegranate Relish

    1 review

    This tart relish combines cranberry and pomegranate for a powerhouse of nutrients. It also captures the flavors of the holiday...


    Orange Pomegranate Salmon

    2 reviews

    A colorful, festive salmon dish makes an impressive addition to your holiday table—and it is as delicious as it is...


    Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes with Pancetta

    1 review

    Classic American mashed potatoes take a trip to Italy with the flavors of olive oil, garlic, and pancetta. —Bryan Kennedy,...


    Hazelnut Almond Biscotti

    1 review

    Pour a cup of coffee and indulge! Crisp, crunchy biscotti cookies are perfect for dunking. Hazelnuts and almonds make my...


    Goat Cheese Mushrooms

    3 reviews

    Stuffed mushrooms are superstars in the hot appetizer category. I use baby portobello mushrooms and load them with creamy goat...


    Golden Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast

    4 reviews

    Basted with a simple glaze, this wonderfully moist and tender turkey bakes to a lovely golden brown. Make it the...


    Slow-Cooked Breakfast Apple Cobbler

    Serve them cobbler on Christmas morning—or any other cold morning. You can peel the apples if you like. —Marietta Slater,...

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    Company Green Salad

    6 reviews

    I partially put this salad together and take the remaining ingredients (candied nuts, seeds, rice noodles and dressing) to mix...


    Parmesan Butternut Squash

    7 reviews

    Butternut squash sprinkled with Parmesan and bread crumbs makes a superb side dish we love to share. Using the microwave...


    Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

    Much of the work for this soup can be done in advance, and it keeps all day in the slow...


    California Wassail

    Here’s a healthy and delicious warm punch that’s a cozy way to welcome family and friends in from the cold...


    Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

    26 reviews

    These pumpkin pancakes are also delicious served with butter or whipped topping and a sprinkle of pumpkin pie spice. Freeze...


    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...