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Classic Au Jus

After roasting prime rib, don't throw out those pan juices! Those drippings are the key to making this flavorful juice to serve with tender slices of beef. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gourmet Burgers with Sun-Dried Tomato

This recipe brings together many of the flavors my family enjoys, complete with a surprise in the center of each...


Mince Pies

Most people use canned mincemeat, but this is the old-fashioned way to make a mince pie. It is a sweet...


Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

3 reviews

Cranberry sauce isn't just for turkey anymore! Combined with a few other ingredients, the Thanksgiving staple makes a perfect meatball...


Easy Egg Rolls

8 reviews

I've always loved egg rolls, but every recipe I saw seemed too complicated. So I decided to start with a...

Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom-Wine Sauce

This succulent roast takes a little extra time to prepare than a usual weeknight meal, but it's worth it for...


Apple-Cheddar Pancakes with Bacon

2 reviews

After tasting a scrumptious grilled apple and cheese sandwich, I decided to try the same flavors with pancakes. The idea...

Beef Chili Cheese Dip

2 reviews

I love to keep these ingredients on hand for entertaining or quick-to-prepare hearty snacks.—Nancy Brown, Janesville, Wisconsin


Chili con Queso Dip

1 review

I can count on a roomful of smiles whenever I make this---and it couldn't be easier!—Tammy Leiber, Navasota, Texas


South of the Border Dip

Sometimes I double the recipe and serve it as a meal with chopped tomato, sliced avocados and sliced black olives.—Sandy...


Hamburger-Broccoli Dip

1 review

Here's an appetizer that's guaranteed to keep hunger pangs at bay until dinner's ready!—Marvel Maki, Ponca City, Oklahoma

Fiesta Appetizers

1 review

The fact that these go from freezer to oven means less last-minute kitchen fuss...and more time to spend with guests!—Sharon...


Creamed Spinach with Bacon

3 reviews

My twins wouldn’t eat anything that even resembled a vegetable, but they ate seconds and sometimes thirds of this fabulous...


Cheese Meatballs

18 reviews

I often rely on these rich, cheesy meatballs for party appetizers. Or I serve them alongside a tossed salad for...


Bacon Herb Zucchini

1 review

The herbs in this dish really complement a Thanksgiving turkey. The recipe can easily be doubled to serve a larger...


Spicy Beef Satay

The fragrant spices and full flavors of North African cuisine make these appetizers a popular party food.

Grandma’s Meat Loaf

2 reviews

We love Grandma's version of meat loaf so much that we have it at Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter—the holidays wouldn't...


Hoisin Meatballs

These meatballs are braised in hoisin sauce and cabernet sauvignon for a delicious, rich sauce. If you prefer not to...


Baked Cranberry Meatballs

3 reviews

You’ve never seen meatballs like these before, with cranberries, sauerkraut and chili sauce adding incredible color and irresistible tang. You’ll...


Spinach-Stuffed Beef Tenderloin

4 reviews

Make this elegant but easy entree the centerpiece of Christmas dinner...and you're sure to be serving up seconds.


Pumpkin Harvest Beef Stew

8 reviews

By the time the stew is done simmering and a batch of bread finishes baking, the house smells absolutely wonderful....


Barbecued Meatballs

10 reviews

Grape jelly and chili sauce are the secrets that make these meatballs so fantastic. If I’m serving them at a...


Cream Cheese and Swiss Lasagna

41 reviews

I like to fix the chunky meat sauce for this dish the day before, so the flavors can blend. It...


Stuffed Pumpkin Dinner

4 reviews

This recipe is a great way to use a pumpkin up after scooping out the seeds to bake. It is...

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Beef Roast with Cranberry Gravy

I can easily get this robust recipe ready in the morning and let it cook all day so that it's...


Beefy Sweet Potato Chili

1 review

There's no better way to warm up than with a bowl of this chili. We created this recipe with friends...


Traditional Italian Wedding Soup

6 reviews

You don’t have to be Italian to love this easy-to-make soup with tiny round pasta! Add homemade meatballs but use...


Special Herb Dressing

1 review

Here's a fabulously satisfying dressing with all the great tastes people crave: meat, fish herbs, earthy mushrooms, crunchy apples and...


Best Ever Roast Beef

8 reviews

This is the best roast beef recipe ever, and it’s great for family dinners! Cube leftover meat and save any...


Blue Cheese-Mushroom Stuffed Tenderloin

Here’s my go-to entree for just about any special occasion. Filled with a savory stuffing, the sliced tenderloin looks and...