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    Classic Au Jus

    After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice to serve with tender slices of beef. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

    These easy chocolate pecan pie bars are made extra special with caramel sauce and chocolate whipped cream. For a decadent...


    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...


    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...


    Fireball Pumpkin Pie

    1 review

    This fireball pumpkin pie recipe takes the traditional fall dessert to a whole new level. Try adding whipped cream or...

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    Chocolate Babka

    9 reviews

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if...


    Praline Pumpkin Pecan Pie

    2 reviews

    My husband and I are not big fans of traditional pumpkin pie, but my mother and others are, so we...

    Meringue-Topped Pecan Custard Pie

    I only use this recipe on special occasions. It's an amazing variation on the pecan pie everyone knows—the filling is...


    Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Flans

    This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to...


    Pressure-Cooker Herbed Turkey Breasts

    Tender turkey breast is enhanced with an array of flavorful herbs in this juicy, comforting dish. —Laurie Mace, Los Osos,...


    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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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    1 review

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


    Finnish Mulled Wine

    1 review

    I found this recipe stuck in the pages of my Finnish grandmother's Bible. It takes 24 hours to make. Store...


    Rosemary Pork with Cherry-Pistachio Topping

    Thirty years ago, my new mother-in-law asked me to do something with a large frozen pork loin being served for...


    Cranberry Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas

    1 review

    Whether canned or homemade, cranberry sauce delivers a healthy dose of vitamins to this dish. A little bit sweet and...


    Orange Cornmeal Cake

    1 review

    This cake bakes up tender and light with a subtle orange taste. It tastes rich but is comparatively low in...

    Baby Swiss Appetizer Cheesecake

    1 review

    This beautiful cheesecake appetizer can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving, so it's the perfect make-ahead recipe for...


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    Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Sauce

    Truthfully, I want those cozy flavors of Thanksgiving throughout the year. This ice cream has just the right balance of...


    Root Vegetable Pave

    5 reviews

    This is a stunning side dish to serve company. The robust blend features earthy root vegetables in a lightly herbed...


    Grilled Huli Huli Turkey Drumsticks

    1 review

    I'm never one to do things traditionally, so when it came time to hosting Thanksgiving, I went in a completely...


    Spiced Apple Cider Jelly Shots

    These spiced, spiked gelatin squares are sure to get the party started at fall get-togethers. If you’re going for the...


    Overnight Turkey Casserole

    1 review

    Folks who love turkey will appreciate the flavor of this golden casserole. I love that I can make it day...


    Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Pie

    This is the best holiday pie I've ever tasted, with apple butter, orange and maple flavors mingling with the pumpkin....


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    Whiskey-Brandy Slush

    It may be cold outside, but we like to serve this icy citrus drink for Christmas gatherings at our house....

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    Eggnog Pie

    5 reviews

    Even better than holiday eggnog in a glass is eggnog on a plate! This creamy pie delivers all that rich,...


    No-Bake Apple Pie

    8 reviews

    We always have an abundance of apples in the fall, so I like to make this easy pie. My husband...


    Easy Cranberry Chiffon Pie

    “I received this from my grandmother a couple of years ago,” says April Easler of Norridgewock, Maine. “She's a cool...


    Fluffy Cranberry Cheese Pie

    8 reviews

    This pie has a light texture and zippy flavor that matches its vibrant color. It's festive for the holidays or...


    Vanilla Cheesecake

    1 review

    To me, there is nothing better than a simple, elegant cheesecake where the vanilla takes center stage. And when I'm...


    Cool Cucumber Salad

    2 reviews

    This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...