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    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 the white chocolate will shine through. —Phoebe Saad, Framingham, Massachusetts

    Turkey Crepes

    This savory crepe recipe has been passed down through many generations in my family. You can also use any leftover...


    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...


    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...


    Green Beans with Smoked Turkey Bacon

    I really like cooking with curry, and this is a wonderful slow cooker favorite of mine. Made with fresh green...


    Honey-Glazed Carrots

    7 reviews

    My mother used sugar in this recipe, but a local man who keeps bees on our farm shares honey with...


    Apple-Topped Ham Steak

    6 reviews

    Sweet apples combine nicely with tangy mustard in this dish to create a luscious topping for skillet-fried ham steak. I...

    Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)

    I find this dish a comforting reminder of my childhood. The creamy custard center contrasts deliciously with the cinnamon sugar...


    Glazed Doughnuts

    1 review

    The light coffee flavor in these tasty sugar-glazed doughnuts makes them a perfect start to the morning...on Christmas Day or...


    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...


    Sweet Ham Steak

    12 reviews

    I need just three ingredients to fix this sweetly seasoned hamsteak. It's a quick-and-easy main dish for brunch or any...


    Smoked Sausage Breakfast Hash

    This hash full of red potatoes, sweet potatoes and sausage brightens up any day. We spread the love throughout the...

    Herbed Garlic Potatoes

    8 reviews

    My mom cooks from scratch and rarely uses a recipe. That's how I learned—a pinch of this, a dash of...


    Lilac Cream Crepes

    Fresh lilacs are a great addition to these crepes. They add beautiful color and will impress any guest. Make these...


    Carrot Cake Doughnuts

    2 reviews

    For an easy doughnut recipe which everyone will love, I make these doughnuts. I love carrot cake so I wanted...


    Chive Buttered Carrots

    5 reviews

    It's nice to have a reliable side dish like this that pairs well with any entree. A friend shared the...


    Honey-Spiced Carrots

    3 reviews

    My husband has already requested these carrots again. Some store even carry carrots cut into matchsticks to save time. —Laura...


    Makeover Real-Man Quiche

    5 reviews

    This quiche is one of my husband's favorites, probably because it has bacon. Sometimes I add sliced fresh white or...


    Apple Butter Doughnuts

    In my family, it's a tradition to make these lovely spiced doughnuts after sledding. The whole family gathers in the...


    Chocolate Cake Roll with Praline Filling

    6 reviews

    This show-stopping cake roll was one of the first “complicated” recipes I ever attempted to prepare. I discovered it was...

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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...


    Bacon and Eggs Casserole

    30 reviews

    Because it's fast to fix and such a great hit with family and friends, this egg casserole with bacon is...


    Home-Style Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

    16 reviews

    My mother-in-law introduced me to her hamburger gravy, and I modified it slightly. We have this every weekend. —Michele Bapst,...


    Asparagus in Corn Crepes

    It's impressive on a buffet, but this dish is not as complicated as it looks. Thin sweet corn pancakes are...


    Seafood Pasta Sauce

    Something's fishy around Michelle Van Aller's kitchen and her husband isn't a bit suspicious! "When I make low-fat, high taste...


    Green Beans with Yellow-Pepper Butter

    3 reviews

    Colorful, crunchy and buttery, this bean dish comes together quickly and will be a hit at your holiday table. For...