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    Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

    This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana

    Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

    I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado...


    Grandma’s Onion Squares

    6 reviews

    My grandma brought this recipe with her when she emigrated from Italy as a young wife and mother. It is...


    Ranch Scalloped Potatoes

    2 reviews

    How could creamy scalloped potatoes possibly get any better? We’ll tell you: Add ranch dressing mix to the cheesy sauce...


    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...

    Gruyere and Crab Palmiers

    I keep these little bursts of flavor in my freezer so they can be pulled out and popped into the...


    Coastal Carolina Muffin-Tin Frittatas

    1 review

    Incorporating the flavors of a low country South Carolina crab boil, these tasty frittatas are easy to make and fun...

    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...


    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...


    Make-Ahead Eggs Benedict Toast Cups

    2 reviews

    When I was growing up, we had a family tradition of having eggs Benedict with champagne and orange juice for...


    Green Chile Brunch Bake

    3 reviews

    It's easy to make this ahead in a 13x9 inch pan. It's filling, perfect for a crowd, and helps busy...

    Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

    7 reviews

    I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


    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...


    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...


    Broccoli Orzo Bake

    Orzo pasta makes this bake a sensational alternative to the classic broccoli casserole. There's a nice blend of cheese and...


    Overnight Asparagus Strata

    30 reviews

    I've made this tasty egg dish for breakfast, brunch, even dinner as a side dish. This is not your run-of-the-mill...

    Contest-Winning Hash Brown Casserole

    10 reviews

    I first served this yummy casserole years ago at a family brunch for my husband's birthday. It was such a...


    Cornbread Stuffing

    At least 10 of us women made this old-fashioned dressing to feed over 1,500 people at our church's fall festival....


    Colorful Ham Strata

    3 reviews

    Marilou's make-ahead breakfast bake is a cinch, particularly when leftover ham is used. Chock-full of peppers, onions and cheese, the...


    Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

    10 reviews

    Be prepared to make this cheesy hash brown casserole again and again. Creamy and cheesy, it's hard to believe this...


    Three-Cheese Souffles

    5 reviews

    No matter when I've made these soufflés, they have always been a success. Although I've never seen the centers start...


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    Classic Stuffed Turkey

    7 reviews

    For years, my mother has made this moist stuffed turkey recipe. Now, I do the same thing. The turkey stuffing...


    Monte Cristo Casserole with Raspberry Sauce

    5 reviews

    My husband likes the ham and cheese sandwich known as the Monte Cristo. I based this casserole on the sandwich,...


    Shepherd’s Inn Breakfast Pie

    6 reviews

    Running a bed-and-breakfast keeps us busy. Once in a while I get creative and try to improve on an already...

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    Sunday Dinner Mashed Potatoes

    16 reviews

    Sour cream and cream cheese add delicious dairy flavors to these potatoes. They can be prepared in advance and are...


    Artichoke Egg Casserole

    2 reviews

    This is a great recipe for a brunch. I serve it with fresh stir-fried asparagus, a fruit salad and croissants....


    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    6 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


    Loaded Tater Tot Bake

    7 reviews

    I keep frozen Tater Tots on hand for meals like this yummy Tater Tot casserole. It’s a super brunch,...


    Crumb-Topped Broccoli Bake

    2 reviews

    Broccoli is one of the main crops grown in this area. This recipe has pleased just about everyone who has...


    Baked Potato Casserole

    13 reviews

    I created this baked potato casserole with input from friends and neighbors. It makes a great side dish for special...