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    Bacon Egg Cups

    1 review

    These adorable bacon egg cups are a fresh take on the classic breakfast combo. Make sure to use ovenproof bowls when baking. —Carol Forcum, Marion, Illinois

    Crabmeat Boats

    I've been making this recipe for more than 40 years. You can also spread the filling on small rolls and...

    Walnut and Oat-Crusted Salmon

    I think this recipe gives you the most omega-3 fatty acid bang for your buck! —Cristen Dutcher, Marietta, Georgia

    Egg White Frittata

    2 reviews

    "This egg dish is very satisfying and nutritious, too," writes Linda LaPresle of Glendora, California. "Whether I serve it for...

    Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

    1 review

    THIS ENTREE makes an ordinary day special. Whenever I cook Cornish hens for my husband and me, it stirs up...

    Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

    18 reviews

    I've had this recipe for almost 50 years. Any time I want the meal to be extra special - for...

    Baked Saucy Pork Chops

    13 reviews

    Baked pork chop recipes are always handy to feed my hungry family. This entree brightens up the usual routine of...

    Vegetable Meat Loaf

    5 reviews

    I'm not big on leftovers, so I've pared down my recipes to serve two. This meat loaf is simple and...

    Veggie-Stuffed Eggplant

    3 reviews

    Ruby Williams writes from Bogalusa, Louisiana, "For years, I cooked for my late husband and our five children. Now it's...

    Cheesy Baked Onions

    1 review

    I FOUND this recipe in the newspaper many years ago. It has been a family favorite ever since.

    Honey-Baked Chicken for Two

    18 reviews

    After our children left home, I had to learn to cook all over again, I began to economize on food...

    Fast Scalloped Potatoes

    14 reviews

    These quick scalloped potatoes are mildly cheesy, creamy and comforting—just like Mom used to make—only less of them! —Edith Jennings,...

    Best Salisbury Steak

    24 reviews

    A good recipe for Salisbury steak recipe is hard to find! I remember enjoying it often when I was growing...

    Baked Swiss Steak

    8 reviews

    This dish is one of my husband's favorites, so I make it often. Baking steak might seem strange at first,...

    Eggplant Parmesan

    19 reviews

    We really like eggplant and would rather have it baked than fried. This can be served as a side dish...

    Sour Cream Meatballs

    2 reviews

    You’ll enjoy these tender meatballs draped in a creamy mushroom gravy. “I came across this recipe about 20 years ago...

    Spinach & Gouda-Stuffed Pork Cutlets

    5 reviews

    This started as a restaurant copycat dish at home. Cheese just oozes out of the center, and mustard lends a...

    Spinach Chicken Roll-Ups

    4 reviews

    “This recipe is one that I have adapted over time,” says Chris Duncan of Ellensburg, Washington. “It dresses up very...

    Pork Chops with Sweet Potato

    6 reviews

    “As snowbirds originally from Iowa, we love these tender chops and sweet potatoes with an orange sauce in the fall,...

    Green Bean Casserole for Two

    1 review

    This dish always conjures up memories of Mom's traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Everyone loves green beans when...

    Scalloped Potatoes with Ham For 2

    8 reviews

    When you don't want to bake a ham for Easter, this is a nice alternative, suggests Mark Baccus of Melbourne...

    Hamburger Shepherd’s Pie

    2 reviews

    Transform leftovers into a light but filling one-dish meal sized for two. Elaine Williams of Surrey, British Columbia shows you...

    Cheesy Summer Squash Casserole

    30 reviews

    Onion and cheddar cheese perk up the rich flavor of summer squash in this comforting casserole. A crispy cornflake-crumb topping...

    Homemade Chicken Cordon Bleu

    7 reviews

    This chicken cordon bleu is a great, fast dinner for two. It's easy to fix and makes an elegant entree....

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    Italian Breaded Chicken

    8 reviews

    This scrumptious chicken is low in fat but bursting with flavor from the marinade and breadcrumb coating. The meat is...

    Creamy Baked Corn

    8 reviews

    "This is an old recipe handed down from my mother-in-law and is an especially good accompaniment to roast beef," Nancy...

    Veggie-Stuffed Tomatoes

    6 reviews

    This recipe is my wife's favorite, she loves when I cook it for her. The tasty, meatless stuffing is perfect...

    Baked Ham Tetrazzini

    6 reviews

    Rich, creamy pasta and cubed ham blend perfectly in this hearty meal for two. It's a great way to use...

    Creamy Green Bean Casserole

    6 reviews

    This scaled-down green bean casserole recipe takes a spin on the classic side dish. You can replace the green beans...

    Baked Cod with Mushrooms

    4 reviews

    “I created this when I was on a low carb diet,” writes Kim Thomas of Monahans, Texas. “It tastes delicious...