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Patatas Bravas

Patatas bravas (which means "spicy potatoes") is the ultimate Spanish comfort food. Served tapas-style, the crispy potatoes and smoky sauce are difficult to resist. Add a drizzle of garlic aioli for a richer flavor. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Sauerkraut-Sausage Meatballs

I got this recipe in 1979 from another new resident at a Welcome Wagon event when I moved to Ohio....


Puffy Sopaipillas

Our teenage son requests these sweet doughnut puffs for dessert whenever we have enchiladas. They're similar to sopaipillas we used...


Blue-Ribbon Doughnuts

3 reviews

What could be more delicious than a warm homemade doughnut? I've been making these tasty treats for my children and...


Apple Butter Doughnuts

In my family, it's a tradition to make these lovely spiced doughnuts after sledding. The whole family gathers in the...

Fried Sweet Potato Pies

3 reviews

With my dad being a farmer who grew them, sweet potatoes have graced our table for as long as I...


Orange-Glazed Crullers

2 reviews

"I enjoy preparing these lovely treats with my grandchildren," notes Muriel Lerdal of Humboldt, Iowa. "The make-ahead dough is great...

Creole-Cajun Wings

This chicken wings make a delightfully zippy appetizer. I've received lots of complements on this simple dish.—Ron Treadaway, Acworth, Georgia


Christmas Doughnuts

2 reviews

Making these doughnuts has long been a custom in my French Canadian family. I remember helping with these tender treats...


Egg & Asparagus Breakfast Croquettes

Trying to come up with something new for breakfast on the run, I decided that this was an interesting way...


Buttermilk Potato Doughnut Holes

Having worked in a school cafeteria for more than 10 years, I've seen my share of recipes. Everyone loves the...

Frosted Pumpkin Doughnuts

2 reviews

Our three children grew pumpkins to sell. During harvest, it was time to make these scrumptious doughnuts. The orange frosting...


Fritters with Lemon Mousse and Strawberries

Deep-fried fritters are wonderful on their own, but they become over-the-top amazing with a creamy lemon mousse and sweet strawberries....


Sauerkraut Ham Balls

1 review

Cooking is something I've always enjoyed...particularly when I'm doing it for people who enjoy eating! This dish is such a...


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New Orleans Beignets

15 reviews

These sweet, square and holeless French doughnuts are known as beignets. New Orleans’ traditional breakfast always includes a few of...


Old-Time Cake Doughnuts

15 reviews

This tender cake doughnut is a little piece of heaven at breakfast. For a variation, add 1 tablespoon dark rum...

Chicken Croquettes

3 reviews

Here's a different recipe to try with leftovers. It really has a good flavor. These chicken croquettes are fun to...


Rice Balls with Meat Sauce

4 reviews

My mom's deep-fried rice balls, flavored with traditional Italian cheeses, make a hearty main dish. She serves them with her...


Deep-Fried Rice Balls

My mother moved in with us about eight years ago and started making this side dish. Now that she is...


Spiced Cake Doughnuts

3 reviews

As part of our family’s Halloween tradition, I make these delicious frosted doughnuts to serve with warm, spiced cider. Grated...


Sunny Morning Doughnuts

13 reviews

I love, love, love doughnuts but buying them can get expensive. This recipe is economical and so delicious. It beats...


Lemon Risotto Fritters with Lemon-Cilantro Dipping Sauce

I love LEMON and anytime I make sometime I like -- then it's special to me.


Frittelle di Riso

For this traditional Italian dinner, we created these rice fritters that serve as a sweet and satisfying dessert.—Taste of Home...


Dutch Meatballs (Bitterballen)

3 reviews

I host an annual Christmas party for some friends, and one year, I made a dish from each person's background,...

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Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

1 review

For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


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Springtime Beignets & Berries

1 review

I've always loved beignets, but never thought I could make them myself. Turns out they're easy! Sometimes I'll even make...


Ham Croquettes with Mustard Sauce

Any leftover ham is set aside for these crispy croquettes. I shape them early in the day, then simply fry...


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Real Southern Fried Chicken

4 reviews

As a Yankee originally from Vermont, I didn't know one fried chicken from another. They all seemed pretty much the...


Butternut Squash Doughnuts

2 reviews

My mother and I used to make several batches of these cake doughnuts at a time. They're not only different,...


Fried Jalapenos

Here's an appetizer that will heat up any gathering. Family and friends often request that I make these jalapenos. —DeLea...