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Hot Spinach Apple Salad

"With a light sweet-tangy dressing, the spinach doesn’t wilt and the apples retain their crunch. We serve this salad with homemade bread." —Denise Albers, Freeburg, Illinois

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Meat Loaf

"When my husband and I were first married, he refused to eat meat loaf because he said it was bland...


Pressure-Cooker Carrot Cake Oatmeal

This warm breakfast cereal made in the pressure cooker is a great way to add some veggies in the morning...


Banana-Orange Sweet Potato Bake

"Welcome fall with this simple side dish. It's a pleasant change of pace from the traditional casserole with marshmallows, and...


Ham and Swiss Sliders

"My next-door neighbor shared this ham and swiss sliders recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can...


Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

"Years ago, I found a version of this sausage and meatballs recipe in a cookbook. At first taste, my family...


Spiced Pumpkin-Swirl Cheesecake

"I have to give my husband credit for this cheesecake. He found a recipe like it and asked if I...


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...