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    Perfect Four-Cheese Lasagna

    4 reviews

    Lasagna is one of my favorites, and this is the recipe I’ve been making since I was a teenager. It’s a tantalizing combo of pasta, meat sauce, cheese and more cheese that really lives up to its name! —Lauren Delaney-Wallace, Glen Carbon, Illinois

    Three-Cheese Crab & Artichoke Dip

    This is my absolute favorite go-to recipe for parties, potlucks and family events. Have plenty of bread and veggies for...


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    Apple-Gouda Pigs in a Blanket

    4 reviews

    For New Year’s, I used to make pigs in a blanket with beef and cheddar. But now I like apple...


    Roasted Vegetable and Chevre Quiche

    Roasting the veggies in this rich yet bright quiche intensifies their flavors. And the addition of fresh goat cheese lends...


    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...

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    Cheeseburger Mini Muffins

    32 reviews

    I invented these cute little muffins so I could enjoy the flavor of cheeseburgers without resorting to fast food. I...


    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    6 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


    Provolone Beef Pastry Pockets

    2 reviews

    My children always make sure they're home when they find out we're having these pockets for dinner. They're a smart...


    Cheesy Lasagna

    5 reviews

    The four different types of cheese make this lasagna a real crowd-pleaser. You can vary the amount of mozzarella, Monterey...


    Spicy Breakfast Lasagna

    3 reviews

    It's fun to cook something new for family and friends—especially when it gets rave reviews. When I took this dish...


    Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

    10 reviews

    Be prepared to make this cheesy hash brown casserole again and again. Creamy and cheesy, it's hard to believe this...


    Broccoli and Carrot Cheese Bake

    1 review

    A creamy sauce flavored with cheese makes vegetables so much more appealing to my crowd. This holiday side dish will...


    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...

    Tomato-Goat Cheese Spread

    1 review

    A good friend shared this recipe with me. It is super easy and so delicious. Guests will love it! It's...


    Monte Cristo Casserole with Raspberry Sauce

    5 reviews

    My husband likes the ham and cheese sandwich known as the Monte Cristo. I based this casserole on the sandwich,...


    Cheesy Egg Casserole

    3 reviews

    This dish is perfect for potlucks because it looks so pretty on the table and, best of all, it can...


    Hearty Sausage and Cheese Lasagna

    5 reviews

    During the holidays, it's nice to welcome friends and family into your home for a hearty meal of lasagna. Every...


    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...


    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...


    My Mother’s Mac and Cheese

    54 reviews

    I remember my mother sending me to the store for 15 cents worth of cheese. The butcher would cut off...


    Leeks au Gratin

    3 reviews

    Leeks are too delicious to stand only as an enhancement. Here, they're the star of a side dish, with a...

    Herbed Macaroni and Cheese

    10 reviews

    Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni...


    Stuffed Pasta Shells

    19 reviews

    These savory shells never fail to make a big impression, even though the recipe is very easy. One or two...


    Baked Asparagus Dip

    5 reviews

    Since I'm from Wisconsin, I thought it was only logical to put together a vegetable and a cheese—two of the...


    Four-Cheese Chicken Fettuccine

    25 reviews

    As a cattle rancher, my husband's a big fan of beef. For him to comment on a poultry dish is...


    Ham N Cheese Quiches

    2 reviews

    When I need a festive finger food, this quiche recipe is the one I reach for. With cheese in both...


    Creamy Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

    4 reviews

    "These nicely seasoned potatoes are so fresh-tasting and creamy that there's no need for extra butter or gravy," writes Natalie...