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Macaroon Cherry Pie

"I use homegrown cherries in this bountiful pie with its unique crunchy coconut topping. But I've found that purchased tart cherries yield a dessert that's nearly as delicious. I always bake this pie around Presidents Day or Valentine's Day, but it's popular with my family in any season." —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia

Apricot-Almond Tea Rings

"Apricots and almonds are the perfect pairing in this luscious iced ring. It’s a great breakfast treat to serve the...


Mango Almond Icebox Cake

"This recipe was inspired by my friend who asked me to make a mango cake. It's easy to prepare, refreshing,...


Dutch Oven Chocolate Dump Cake

"Looking for a quick dessert that will make people think you spent all day in the kitchen? This Dutch oven...


Black Forest Panettone Pudding

"My chocolate-cherry bread pudding uses Panettone, the holiday bread people often receive but aren't sure how to use. I make...

Lamb and White Bean Chili

"I created a fresh take on chili using lamb and Moroccan seasoning with a feta and almond garnish. It was...


Chicken Mole

"If you’re not familiar with chicken mole (pronounced mo-LAY), don’t be afraid of this versatile Mexican sauce. I love sharing...

Chocolate-Dipped Meringue Sandwich Cookies

These light, airy morsels are twice as nice with two meringue cookies and velvety ganache in between.


Almond Cheesecake with Raspberries

Incorporate fresh berries into your dessert to keep the meal vibrant and light on your palette.