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    Italian Bread Salad with Olives

    This quick and flavorful bread salad always gets rave reviews from my friends and family. This panzanella-style dish is a timesaver during the holidays, as it can be made ahead. Just keep the bread cubes separate and add them right before serving. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

    Gourmet Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomato

    This irresistible gourmet burger recipe brings together many of the flavors my family enjoys, plus there’s a delicious filling in...


    Smoked Deviled Eggs

    ??Give all those leftover Easter eggs a flavor upgrade. Grilling these smoked deviled eggs gives them a distinctive taste that...


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...


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    Beth Howard’s Apple Pie

    2 reviews

    When forced to choose my favorite pie, I go with classic apple. I love the combination of a buttery crust,...

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    Apple Crumble Pie

    30 reviews

    The crumb topping of this apple crumb pie recipe is awesome, which may explain why dessert always disappears fast. Or...


    Cranberry Cashew Fudge

    What berries say “Christmas” more than cranberries? I add those little ruby-red gems to a simple nut fudge recipe, giving...

    Apple Pie Tartlets

    16 reviews

    Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of the tiny apple pie treats. Sweet and cinnamony,...


    Apple Pie a la Mode

    1 review

    This pie a la mode is a family favorite that combines apple pie filling and butter pecan ice cream with...


    The Best Apple Pie

    4 reviews

    Boost your apple pie with a buttery crust, pre-cooked apples and an incredible filling with cider, cinnamon and lemon juice....


    Mrs. Ina’s Corn Relish

    Mrs. Ina was an older lady who came to our church for many years. She made an amazing corn relish....

    Macadamia-Coffee Bean Cookies

    1 review

    Nearly anyone who loves coffee will perk up for this java-infused cookie. What hot beverage would you pair these treats...


    Daughter’s Apple Crisp

    10 reviews

    My mom’s apple crisp is the best in all of Texas, honest! I tweaked it slightly, though, and now I...


    Contest-Winning Brown Sugar Angel Food Cake

    Brown sugar makes this moist, tender angel food cake delicious and different. Chunks of chopped toffee give its fluffy frosting...


    Creamy Red Potato Salad

    9 reviews

    We love red potatoes for color and shape in a perfect combo with radishes, green onions and a touch of...


    Zeus Burgers for 2

    1 review

    “I always eat healthy meals and am not afraid to experiment with food. I put together some common Greek ingredients...

    Pecan-Smoked Turkey

    I love the sweet, nutty flavor that pecan wood chips give to a brined turkey. Use the grill or a...


    Savory Grilled Turkey

    3 reviews

    My family likes this recipe so much that we tried grilling in a sheltered spot during the winter. It worked!...


    Cherry Pie

    13 reviews

    A traditionally delicious treat is a slice of the best cherry pie recipe ever. —Frances Poste, Wall, South Dakota


    Honey and Spice New England Apple Pie

    If they're in season, use Honeycrisp apples. With the brown sugar and spices, they make the juiciest, most flavorful apple...


    White Chocolate Cheesecake with Cherry Topping

    My recipe is simple but versatile. For variety, change up the crust by using chocolate chip cookies, shortbread or vanilla...


    Turkey with Cranberry-Grape Sauce

    "Our son-in-law brought home wild turkey, which inspired this delectable main dish," says Marguerite Shaeffer of Sewell, New Jersey. "The...


    Prize-Winning Apple Pie

    5 reviews

    I've baked many apple pies in the last 40 years. But when I entered this apple pie at the 1987...


    Quick Cold Vegetable Pizza

    4 reviews

    This is one of my favorite vegetable recipes. Even youngsters love it. I've made it for a light lunch and...

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    Berry Creme Parfaits

    Combine two "dairy" fine ingredients—icy cold milk and smooth sour cream—with fresh summer raspberries or blue berries to create Berry...


    Butter Pecan Ice Cream Torte

    1 review

    A simple, nutty crust and smooth caramel sauce are all the preparation required for this impressive dessert. It will keep...


    Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake

    14 reviews

    In Lyons, Georgia, Suzanne McKinley relies on convenient canned blueberry pie filling and a prepared graham cracker crust to assemble...


    Seasoned Turkey Sandwiches

    This savory turkey tucked in homemade buns steals the show at any potluck or family reunion. It’s been a huge...


    Gooey Peanut Butter Bites

    My sweet-and-salty bars start with a convenient white cake mix. The ooey-gooey filling is a rich, indulgent combination of cream...


    Hearty Backyard Burgers

    1 review

    I like to toast rye rolls or whole wheat hamburger buns on the grill for a few minutes while the...