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Southwestern Pork and Squash Soup

"I adapted a pork and squash stew recipe, using tomatoes and southwestern-style seasonings. My husband and sons loved it, and the leftovers were even better the next day! Try it with fresh corn muffins." —Molly Newman, Portland, Oregon

Tomato Beef Barley Soup

"When my children were young, I needed a soup that everyone would eat—something filling but also something delicious. My sons...


Potato and Leek Soup

"Full of veggies and smoky bacon, with just a little tanginess from sour cream, bowls of this comforting soup taste...


Beef & Bacon Gnocchi Skillet

"This gnocchi dish tastes like a bacon cheeseburger. Go ahead and top it as you would a burger—with ketchup, mustard...


Instant Pot Clam Chowder

Clam chowder is especially tasty when it's served with a sprinkle of fresh thyme, bacon crumbles and crispy oyster crackers...

Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

"I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


Slow-Cooked Chicken Enchilada Soup

"This soup delivers a big bowl of fresh comfort—just ask my husband. Toppings like avocado, sour cream and tortilla strips...

Autumn Pumpkin Chili

"We have this turkey pumpkin chili often because everyone loves it, even the most finicky grandchildren. It’s a definite keeper...


Sweet Corn and Potato Gratin

"This tasty potato gratin side dish combines great garlic and onion flavour, and kids love the nice crispy topping, too!"...


Fresh Corn & Potato Chowder

"This corn chowder recipe was one of my favourites as a child in upstate New York, and I still love...


Vegetarian Skillet Enchiladas

"Whether it's for meatless Monday or your family's everyday vegetarian meal, everyone will be satisfied with these unconventional enchiladas. Garnish...

Tex-Mex Summer Squash Casserole

"Mild-flavoured yellow squash gets a big boost from flavour-packed chiles, jalapenos and red onion. This side dish also works with...


Calico Squash Casserole

"I love to try out different recipes for the squash I grow in my garden. It's fun to bring this...


So-Sweet Squash Pickles

"These crisp crunchy slices, seasoned with celery seed and mustard seed, have a sweet-sour taste that everyone is sure to...


Sauteed Squash with Tomatoes & Onions

"My favourite meals show a love of family and food. This zucchini dish with tomatoes is like a scaled-down ratatouille."...


Rhode Island Hot Wieners

"Many Rhode Islanders spell wiener with an “ei” and serve theirs “all the way” with meat sauce, mustard, onion and...

Bandito Chili Dogs

"These deluxe chili dogs are a surefire hit at family functions and tailgates. Adults and children alike love the cheesy...


Caribbean Shrimp Bowl

"After switching to a paleo diet a few years ago, we have started eating tons of veggies for almost every...


Garden Chicken Cacciatore

"Here’s the perfect Italian meal to serve company. While simmering, it frees you up to visit with your guests and...


Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favourite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


Feta Shrimp Skillet

"On our honeymoon in Greece, my husband and I had a dish like this one. I tried to re-create the...


Mediterranean Chickpeas

"Add this to your meatless Monday lineup. It's great with feta cheese on top." —Elaine Ober, Brookline, Massachusetts


Mediterranean Chicken Pasta

"For special days, I make this cheesy pasta bake loaded with chicken and all sorts of veggies. Want a vegetarian...


Parmesan Chicken with Artichoke Hearts

"I've liked the chicken and artichoke combo for a long time. Here's my own lemony twist. With all the praise...

Forgotten Jambalaya

"During chilly months, I fix this slow cooker jambalaya recipe at least once a month. It’s so easy…just chop the...


Tasty Lentil Tacos

"When my husband's cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family's diet. Finding dishes that were healthy...


Contest-Winning Hearty Hamburger Soup

"At family get-togethers, our children always request this spirit-warming ground beef soup along with a fresh loaf of homemade bread...


Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

"My homemade spaghetti sauce got rave reviews, but it was so time-consuming to make on the stovetop. My family loves...


Best Lasagna

"Want to know how to make lasagna for a casual holiday meal? You can't go wrong with this deliciously rich...


Slow-Cooker Minestrone

"There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...