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    Quick Pickled Radishes

    This pickled radish recipe is the perfect addition to tacos, barbecue or just about any sandwich you can dream of. Each sliced radish is just a little bit sweet, slightly crunchy and has an amazing amount of zing. You're probably going to want to have a batch in your fridge at all times! —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

    The Best Pizza Dough

    22 reviews

    This easy pizza dough recipe is the key to making an extraordinary homemade pizza. We use all-purpose flour because double...


    No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

    1 review

    I have to be super careful when cooking for my daughter because of food sensitivities, so I make these no-bake...


    Cashew Cheese

    1 review

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


    Ramen Noodle Cranberry Coleslaw

    The deep red of the cranberries and red cabbage makes this a perfect fit for a Christmas spread. Adults and...

    Summertime Watermelon Punch for a Crowd

    I attended a patio party years ago where the hostess had a clever watermelon “bowl” with a scalloped edge and...


    Sweet Corn-Tomato Salad

    3 reviews

    I always make this for family events and parties. It reminds me of all the fun barbecues and picnics over...

    Homemade Grenadine

    You can buy grenadine, but after you make your own, you'll never go back to the store-bought version. Kids love...


    Orange Blossom Mint Refresher

    5 reviews

    I came up with this recipe because I'm not a fan of regular iced tea. This tea has the perfect...


    Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

    6 reviews

    I have rheumatoid arthritis and I follow a special diet to help manage the symptoms. This pudding is simple to...


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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...

    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...


    Strawberry Citrus Ice

    Daiquiri fans, put away your straws for this blend of strawberries, lime juice and orange juice in a refreshing ice....


    Kohlrabi, Cucumber and Tomato Salad

    This chilled, refreshing salad is wonderful on hot days. It has a nice crunch and a delicious balance of sweet...


    Honey Mustard Red Potato Salad

    3 reviews

    This summer cookout star is crunchy-delicious with a brilliant zesty dressing. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona


    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...

    Guava Coconut Rum Cocktail

    My beverage is so sensational it's like a taste of the tropics in a glass. The guava adds a touch...


    Midnight Cocktails

    This variation on a mojito uses blackberry spreadable fruit, which gives it a deep purple color and adds a bit...


    Apricot Pineapple Jam

    3 reviews

    Dried apricots, crushed pineapple and grapefruit juice create a memorable jam. The juice is what makes the jam taste so...


    Mojito-Style Yellow Tomato Salsa

    1 review

    With grilled tomatoes, crunchy peppers and a sprinkle of mint, this fresh salsa is good on just about everything. Try...


    Orange Appeal

    2 reviews

    Oranges add color and great taste to winter meals! This dish looks very bright and appealing served in a glass...


    Joe Froggers

    1 review

    Large, soft and chewy, these cookies are made to munch. This classic recipe has a warm blend of spices that...


    Plum-Apple Butter

    1 review

    I look forward to cooking up this fruity spread each December, using the plums I picked and froze during summer....


    Dressed-Up Applesauce

    1 review

    In Cincinnati, Ohio, Therian Mendelsohn jazzes up ordinary applesauce with lemon juice and a sprinkling of spices to create this...

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    Pineapple Iced Tea

    4 reviews

    We have a large family, so we go through beverages quickly at our house. This thirst-quenching tea is simple to...


    Corn and Barley Relish

    1 review

    Barley is an over-looked grain but it is so delicious and easy to work with. This relish highlights barley with...


    Pickled Rainbow Chard

    Pickling adds pop to fresh foods, especially Swiss chard stems. In this easy fridge method, sweet meets tart and it...


    Marinated Brussels Sprouts

    3 reviews

    "This unique relish adds a lively twist to any dinner," assures Marie Hattrup of Sparks, Nevada


    Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

    9 reviews

    When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas


    Ginger Applesauce

    When it's apple-picking time, it's also time for all the delightful treats you can make with them, including applesauce. This...