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    Kilbourn Sandwich

    This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer and cook up sandwiches whenever you need a quick meal. —Dan Seering, Verona, Wisconsin

    Swiss and Chive Quiche

    1 review

    I used to make this cheese and chive quiche recipe using two cans of corned beef hash, but I switched...


    Finnish Salmon and Dill Pie

    4 reviews

    Being of Finnish heritage, I am always thrilled when I find a family recipe. This salmon and dill pie came...


    Air-Fryer Chicken Cordon Bleu

    1 review

    My son loves this air-fryer chicken cordon bleu. My recipe has all the yummy flavors in a 30-minute meal. Leftovers...


    Air-Fryer Beefy Swiss Bundles

    1 review

    Kids and adults alike will devour these comforting yet special pockets. With creamy mashed potatoes, gooey cheese and flavorful seasonings,...

    Cranberry and Bacon Swiss Cheese Dip

    3 reviews

    This warm, rich and creamy Swiss cheese dip is guaranteed to please family and friends alike. Served with thin, crunchy...


    Vegan French Onion Soup

    This vegan French onion soup uses a few unconventional ingredients to create umami. If you cook vegan foods regularly, keep...

    Pressure-Cooker Gruyere and Prosciutto Strata

    Prosciutto, sweet onions and Gruyere combine for a perfect brunch dish that's extra flavorful for a lighter dish, and the...


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Puffs

    7 reviews

    I bought a new jumbo muffin tin and wanted to use it. I love the flavors of chicken cordon bleu,...


    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...


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    Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

    9 reviews

    This is a wonderful addition to potlucks, and it comes together so easily! Cauliflower makes a nice, extra creamy backdrop...

    Cocktail Cheese Crackers

    My homemade crackers are a breeze to put together and store. For a change of pace, I substitute cheddar cheese...


    Slow-Cooked Pot Roast Sliders

    This recipe reminds me of my mom’s famous pot roast. Best of all, these sandwiches are simple to make, with...


    Slow-Cooked French Onion Soup

    1 review

    My husband and I love French onion soup, so I wondered if I could turn it into a less labor-intensive...


    Cuban-Style Pork Chops

    4 reviews

    These are like Cuban sandwiches without the bread, so they’re a bit more elegant. Let your family customize the chops...


    Mashed Cauliflower

    2 reviews

    This is our choice for a side dish that's lower in carbs than mashed potatoes but just as flavorful and...

    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...


    Chicken & Swiss Casserole

    15 reviews

    It's nice to have an alternative to the traditional baked ham on Easter. This comforting casserole is always a crowd...


    Chicken and Swiss Stuffing Bake

    44 reviews

    I love to cook but just don't have much time. This casserole is both comforting and fast, which makes it...


    Slow-Cooker Reuben Spread

    8 reviews

    My daughter shared this recipe with me for a hearty spread that tastes just like a Reuben sandwich. Serve it...


    Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese

    1 review

    I once taught an adult program called Eating Smart for Seniors. For that class, I developed many recipes for one...


    Ham and Cheese Souffle

    2 reviews

    I like to serve this tasty dish for brunch along with fresh fruit when I'm having guests. Not only is...


    Creamy Onion Dip

    Here, caramelized onions are teamed up with Gruyere cheese for a rich appetizer fit for a classic cocktail party. &mdashRebecca...


    Chicken Sliders on Pecan Biscuits

    Tender, hot-from-the-oven, pecan biscuit “buns” make these mini pecan-chicken burgers extra special.

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    French Onion Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

    6 reviews

    In this healthier version of a traditional recipe, I punch up the flavor of turkey with caramelized onions and brandy,...


    Ham & Swiss Stromboli

    4 reviews

    This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...


    Ham & Swiss Braids

    1 review

    Satisfy hearty appetites with these golden loaves. Each slice is like a hot sandwich packed with ham, broccoli and Swiss...


    Butternut Squash Gratin

    Squash finds its way into many of my recipes, but my favorite is butternut because I love the richness and...


    Cuban Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    1 review

    I lived in Florida for a while and loved the pork I ate there, so I started making it for...


    Mushroom & Swiss Pita Pizzas

    1 review

    Sweet Italian sausage and pitas make mini pizzas that go together fast for an easy-and tasty-weeknight meal. Kids always have...