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Swiss and Chive Quiche

1 review

I used to make this cheese and chive quiche recipe using two cans of corned beef hash, but I switched to a meatless version. I don’t miss the meat a bit, and my family loves generous portions. —Theresa Jerger, Holland, Indiana

Cast-Iron White Chocolate Tart

This decadent dessert is worth every calorie. If you aren't a fan of citrus, leave out the orange flavoring and...


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Strawberry Buttermilk Skillet Shortcake

5 reviews

This scratch-made strawberry buttermilk cake is a family favorite. The recipe is over 100 years old, and I remember my...


Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

9 reviews

I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


Pepperoni Focaccia Bread

This focaccia bread recipe is perfect to serve with a pasta dinner, either as an appetizer or sliced for sandwiches....

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...

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...


Brussels Sprouts with Pecans and Honey

I know what you're thinking—but even the kids will eat these slightly sweet and nutty Brussels sprouts like candy. My...


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German Apple Pancake

21 reviews

If you're looking for a pretty dish to make when having guests for brunch, try this. Everyone I've served it...


Almond Streusel Rolls

3 reviews

Try my prizewinning pastry! These rolls are so popular that they often don't even cool completely before the pan is...

Leeks au Gratin

3 reviews

Leeks are too delicious to stand only as an enhancement. Here, they're the star of a side dish, with a...


Farmers Breakfast

Start off your day on a hearty note! This one-dish wonder will easily keep your family satisfied until lunch. —Jeannette...


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Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

26 reviews

I often bake this beautiful cake in my large cast-iron skillet and turn it out
onto a pizza pan....


Muenster Bread

7 reviews

Many years ago my sister and I won blue ribbons in 4-H with this bread. The recipe makes a beautiful...


Potato Pan Rolls

4 reviews

My family loves these rolls and requests them often. They don't take long to make because you use quick-rise yeast....

Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake

3 reviews

My mom often made pineapple upside down cake, but I prefer something creamier. This recipe looks just like her...


Bacon and Asparagus Frittata

3 reviews

My frittata makes a marvelous light meal. especially during the summer. When I prepare the frittata for guests, I also...


Italian Garden Frittata

4 reviews

I like to serve this pretty frittata with melon wedges for a delicious breakfast or brunch. —Sally Maloney, Dallas, Georgia


Full Garden Frittata

I was cooking for a health-conscious friend and wanted to serve a frittata. To brighten it up, I added leftover...


Homemade Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

5 reviews

This light and airy yellow cake is moist but not too sweet, and the caramelized rhubarb topping adds tangy flavor...


Sicilian Brussels Sprouts

I love to make this dish because the flavors jumping around in your mouth keep you coming back bite after...


Skillet Potatoes with Red Pepper and Whole Garlic Cloves

You'll be surprised that a skillet potato recipe this simple has so much flavor. I love how the whole garlic...


Old-Fashioned Green Beans

17 reviews

Mom would prepare homegrown green beans using this recipe and, boy, did they ever taste good! The bacon provides rich...

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Vegetable Frittata

4 reviews

When you're looking for something healthy in a hurry, you can't beat this veggie-filled frittata cooked in a cast-iron skillet....


Tomato-Basil Pull-Apart Rolls

1 review

My nephew helped me create these soft and colorful rolls. He named them “wheelies” because the spiral shapes reminded him...


Canadian Bacon with Apples

4 reviews

When the holidays roll around, I'd rather spend time with family and friends than be stuck in the kitchen. I...


Banana Skillet Upside-Down Cake

3 reviews

My grandmother gave me my first cast iron skillet, and I've been cooking and baking with it ever since. Sometimes...


Quick Biscuits

9 reviews

These biscuits make a satisfying accompaniment to any meal. I never made biscuits until I tried this two-ingredient recipe, now...


Italian Cloud Eggs

2 reviews

Drop egg yolks on nests of whipped Italian-seasoned egg whites, then bake in a cast-iron skillet. Dreamy!—Matthew Hass, Franklin, Wisconsin