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Spiced Pumpkin-Swirl Cheesecake

"I have to give my husband credit for this cheesecake. He found a recipe like it and asked if I could make it for him. I always make it for his birthday, and my young daughter loves to help." —Monika Walsh, Monterey, California

Easy Morning Waffles

Making your own fluffy waffles from scratch takes no time at all, and the touch of cinnamon in these beats...


Fluffy Banana Pancakes

"I love to make pancakes for my family on Saturday mornings. Since we often have ripe bananas, I decided to...


Baked French Toast

"Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version." —Jill Baughman,...


Personal Pear Pot Pies

"Talk about cutie pies! These tasty pear mini pies, baked in ramekins, are super easy. Frozen puff pastry makes it...

Upside-Down Apple Bacon Pancake

"I frequently cook Sunday brunch for my husband and myself, and I am always experimenting with new recipes. Apples picked...


Huli Huli Chicken Thighs

"I'm allergic to store-bought barbecue sauces, so when I found a marinade recipe I could use, I tweaked it a...

Spiced Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Lime Butter

"This grilled chicken gets a lovely pop of colour and flavour from the lime butter—don't skip it!" —Diane Halferty, Corpus...


Baked Chicken with Bacon-Tomato Relish

"We eat a lot of chicken for dinner, so I'm always trying to do something a little different with it....


Hungarian Hot Dogs

Each American city dishes up hot dogs with its own combination of toppings. Toledo is no exception. We came up...


Grilled Pineapple with Lime Dip

Serve this dish as an appetizer or a dessert—the choice is yours! If desired, the pineapple spears can be rolled...

Quick Barbecued Beans

"Baked beans are a simple, classic recipe, and cooking them on the grill adds great smoky flavour." —Millie Vickery, Lena,...


Grilled Pork Tenderloins

"We do a lot of outdoor cooking during the summer months, and this grilled pork tenderloin recipe is one my...


Cinnamon Roll Cherry Cobbler

"Red Hots and canned cherries flavour this memorable dessert from my childhood. I hadn’t had it in years, so when...


Barbecued Strawberry Chicken

"When it’s time to impress family and friends, we serve barbecued chicken garnished with strawberries. It’s easier than anyone would...


Meaty Sloppy Joe Pockets

"It’s easy to turn sloppy joes into hearty hot pocket snacks. I make the filling ahead and use refrigerated biscuits....

Sloppy Joes Sandwiches

"You’ll love this quick, easy and economical homemade sloppy joe recipe. Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness, both for...


Soft Giant Pretzels

"My husband and our friends and family love these soft, chewy pretzels. Let the bread machine mix the dough, then...


Honey Bagels

Who has time to make from-scratch bagels? You do, with this easy recipe! The chewy golden bagels offer a hint...


Traditional Chocolate Chip Muffins

"Muffins are one of my favourite things to bake, and these are the best. I always keep some in the...


Raisin Nut Oatmeal

"There’s no better feeling than waking up to a hot, ready-to-eat breakfast. The oats, fruit and spices in this homey...


Creamy Avocado Manicotti

"I am always looking for creative ways to make vegetarian dinners a little different. I grow my own basil, and...


Tangy Pork Chops

"When my husband and I had our first child, we found this recipe so convenient. I could start it during...


Portobello Ropa Vieja

"I created this version of a Mexican favourite for my family, using meaty portobello mushrooms to mimic meat. Serve with...

Pineapple Upside-Down Muffins

"For a modern version of upside-down cake, we use pineapple and a sweet batter to make fun muffins with a...


Marshmallow-Almond Key Lime Pie

"Summer is peak season for Key limes—a must for this pie’s distinctive sweet-tart flavour. Unlike other Key lime pies, mine...


Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwich Minis

"My husband absolutely loves ice cream sandwiches and snickerdoodles, so I combined them into one fun treat. Here’s how we...


Brownie Batter Dip

"I’m all about the sweeter side of dips, and this brownie-batter variety fits in with my life’s philosophy: Chocolate makes...


Zippy Shrimp Skewers

"These flavourful skewers deliver a mouthwatering kick with minimal effort. Fix them for your next party and watch them disappear."...


Satisfying Tomato Soup

"After craving tomato soup, I decided to make my own. My sister Joan likes it chunky-style, so she doesn't puree....