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Sassy Southwest Stuffed Shells

1 review

When I was a child, my mom made this dish quite often. When I came across her recipe on an index card, I quickly copied it. Over the years, I have made very few changes to retain that taste-of-home memory. —Kellie Braddell, West Point, California

Christmas Eve Meat Pie

5 reviews

When this pie is baking, my daughter says that the house smells like Christmas. This recipe evolved over the years...


Carrot Meat Loaf

4 reviews

We love to take slices of this tasty loaf to the field during harvest season---I either bake it or cook...


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Favorite French Canadian Meat Pie

12 reviews

I’m a seventh-generation French Canadian, and my ancestors started the tradition of serving this meat pie on Christmas Eve. One...


Spicy Cabbage Rolls

8 reviews

This delightfully delicious recipe came from my Aunt Helen. I serve it alongside ham or turkey for the holidays or...

Meatballs in Dill Cream Sauce

2 reviews

My guests really like this recipe and want to know why it's so different from other meatball dishes they've had....


Mini Pork Pies

7 reviews

As a child, I discovered my love of pork pies. I used to help my father deliver oil on Saturdays,...

Pork and Corn Casserole

3 reviews

A satisfying supper includes this casserole fresh from the oven, a garden salad and buttermilk biscuits. It's a winner every...


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Old-Fashioned Cabbage Rolls

30 reviews

It was an abundance of dill in my garden that led me to try this. My family liked the taste...


Pineapple Ham Loaf

1 review

I "inherited" this recipe from the family that owned the building where I rented my first apartment. It's one of...


French Canadian Tourtieres

9 reviews

This recipe comes from my big sister. Each fall, we get together and make about 20 of these pies to...

Home-Style Meat Loaf

2 reviews

This recipe makes five moist meat loaves that are great for large gatherings.—Allison Craig, Ormstown, Quebec


Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Glaze

10 reviews

These smoky-sweet meatballs are a Pennsylvania Dutch specialty. I like setting them out when folks come to visit. —Janet Zeger,...


Ham Balls with Brown Sugar Sauce

7 reviews

This tasty main dish, pairing ham and pork, is a wonderful way to use up leftover Easter ham. Covered with...


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Matthew’s Best Ever Meat Loaf

18 reviews

This is comfort food at its best. Mushrooms, beef stock, tomato paste, Worcestershire and soy sauce help boost the meaty...


French Meat Pie

9 reviews

Some time ago, when I was working at a newspaper, a co-worker happened to bring a meat pie for lunch....

Potluck Hot Dish

This is my favorite dish to pass at potlucks. The down-home ingrdients make it a guaranteed crown=pleaser. The recipe is...


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...


Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

4 reviews

I created this lasagna, combining two family favorite dishes, for our family's Christmas celebration. It was extra special because my...


Tourtieres

Some time ago, a co-worker brought a meat pie to lunch. The aroma was familiar—after one taste, I was amazed...


All-American Meat Loaf

12 reviews

There are many variations on meat loaf, but my family loves this stick-to-your-ribs version. —Margie Williams, Mount Juliet, Tennessee


Pork Shepherd’s Pie

9 reviews

Of all the shepherd's pie recipes I've tried through the years, this version is my favorite. Although I live alone,...


Moist & Savory Meat Loaf

10 reviews

Stop searching for a go-to meat loaf recipe. This is it! Your family will be delighted with this mixture of...


Swedish Dill Meatballs

10 reviews

The allspice and nutmeg—plus a hint of dill—are what give these tender meatballs their special old-world flavor.—Kathy Ringel, Saline, Michigan

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Ham Loaves

1 review

This is a great recipe if your family enjoys meatloaf. The brown sugar mixture makes it so tasty.—Carol Van Sickle,...


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Upper Peninsula Pasties

53 reviews

I grew up in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where many people are of English ancestry. Pasties—traditional meat pies often eaten by...