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    Spiced Carrots with Pistachios

    Satisfy everyone during the holidays with this side that mixes carrots with pistachios and raisins. It's gluten free, vegan and vegetarian, too. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


    Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

    This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    1 review

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...


    Classic Au Jus

    After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice...

    Orange Cranberry Sauce

    In about 20 minutes, with just a few ingredients, you can have the freshest cranberry orange sauce you've ever tasted....


    Buttery Mashed Potatoes

    2 reviews

    These creamy, buttery mashed potatoes use simple ingredients. The tricks are to use Yukon Gold potatoes and then to warm...

    Air-Fryer Lime Macaroons

    I took these lime and coconut air-fryer macaroons to our annual cookie exchange, where we name a queen. I won...


    London Fog Ice Cream

    2 reviews

    I took one of my favorite coffee shop beverages and turned it into this elegant London fog ice cream. For...


    Air-Fryer Puff Pastry Danishes

    1 review

    These simple jam-filled pastries are perfect for a holiday brunch spread. They were my dad's favorite, so the recipe will...


    Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

    These air-fryer French toast cups make any morning special. I made this recipe for my mom on Mother's Day, and...

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    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    7 reviews

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    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...


    Open-Faced Prosciutto and Egg Sandwich

    2 reviews

    We love breakfast at any time of the day in my house. I came up with this healthy egg sandwich...


    Bread Pudding Pie

    4 reviews

    This unique dessert is a bread pudding-pie combo. It was created by my paternal grandmother's family. They had a farm...


    Bacon Corn Pancakes

    1 review

    Pancakes are always tops in my book. But stir in bacon and corn, and they become the best breakfast-for-dinner option....

    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    1 review

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...


    French Butter Cookies

    The Brittany region of France is known for its use of butter. These French butter cookies, also known as sable...


    Tiramisu Cookies

    2 reviews

    These tiramisu cookies bring out the delicious flavors of tiramisu, sandwich-style. Pack these treats in a decorative container for an...


    Ranch Scalloped Potatoes

    2 reviews

    How could creamy scalloped potatoes possibly get any better? We’ll tell you: Add ranch dressing mix to the cheesy sauce...


    Ranch-Glazed Baby Carrots

    There's no need to dip these flavor-packed carrots in a creamy dip—they're already sauteed in delicious ranch dressing mix. You...


    Artichoke and Potato Frittata

    1 review

    This potato frittata is a delicious brunch dish, but it’s hearty enough for a weeknight dinner, too. If you like...


    Sweet Potato Dutch Baby

    I love a Dutch baby, so I created a savory version to serve for breakfast or brunch. Top with poached...


    Slow-Cooker Citrus Carrots

    3 reviews

    These carrots are yummy and so simple. The recipe is from my mom, who tweaked it a bit to suit...

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    Easy Scottish Shortbread

    1 review

    These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one!...


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    Stamped Cutout Cookies

    Rich, buttery sugar cookie cutouts like these never last long at a party. They're one of my favorite homemade Christmas...


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    Gluten- and Dairy-Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread

    5 reviews

    After learning of gluten and dairy issues in our family, I knew I had to re-create our favorite sweet bread....


    Lemon Blackberry Tortilla French Toast

    2 reviews

    This twist on crepes is tart-sweet with a creamy lemon filling and juicy blackberries. Think of this as a cross...


    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...