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      Cook with confidence when you make the grand prize contest winners that soared to the top of Taste of Home’s best contests.

      Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

      My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of...


      Squash and Spinach Pierogi Casserole

      This spinach pierogi casserole can be spiced to your liking. Once you've mastered the recipe, try using other savory pierogi...


      Pistachio Brown Butter Cookies

      These pistachio brown butter cookies are a simple showstopper! They literally melt in your mouth. You can find the shelled,...


      German Chocolate Cake

      According to my husband, this is the best German chocolate cake recipe in the whole world. Every bite has a...

      Herbed Pumpkin Flatbread

      These herby pumpkin flatbreads benefit from the wonderful flavor and texture of pumpkin. They are amazing served with soup, salad...


      Vegetable Tian

      This colorful, hearty and delicious Vegetable Tian originated in Provence, France. A mandoline makes easy work of slicing all the...

      Savory Winter Squash Pie

      Instead of using frozen winter squash, you can roast butternut or acorn squash until tender and then mash it before...


      Oysters Rockefeller Egg Rolls

      Oysters Rockefeller is a classic, elegant and timeless appetizer from New Orleans. I love the flavor but wanted to try...


      Thanksgiving Colcannon

      I discovered colcannon on St. Patrick's Day, as it is an Irish mashed potato dish. Months later I tweaked the...


      Air-Fryer Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

      These stuffed sweet potatoes are the perfect holiday side dish. Try preparing them ahead of time in the morning and...

      Butternut Squash and Kale Gratin

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      This butternut squash and kale gratin is packed with layers of flavor. It's simple to throw together, and it's versatile,...


      Butternut Squash Jumble

      I took this to a Thanksgiving potluck one year when I couldn't go home for the holiday, and it was...


      Sweet Potato Pilaf

      The combination of sweet potatoes, bacon, asparagus and kale makes this simple Sweet Potato Kale Pilaf taste amazing! To save...


      Glazed Marsala Carrots with Hazelnuts

      This makes an elegant side dish for company and is easy enough to make when you want to serve something...


      Maple Miso Sweet Potato Casserole

      This recipe takes a beloved holiday side dish and gives it a savory twist. —Sara Schwabe, Bloomington, Indiana

      Creamy Celery Root and Pearl Onions

      I have made creamed onions for several recent Thanksgivings and wanted to change the recipe, so I decided to add...


      Air-Fryer Bacon-Peanut Butter Cornbread Muffins

      My family can't get enough of bacon and peanut butter, so I created these quick and easy cornbread muffins using...


      Presenting the Winners from Our Sandwich Contest

      Move over PB&J, these over-the-top award-winning sandwiches are sure to become favorites in your house.


      Crunchy Burger Quesadillas

      We adore burgers—all kinds! We also love quesadillas and tacos, so I combined them to make an amazing, very filling...


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      Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

      I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado...


      Biscuits with Southern Cheese Spread

      To balance out the menu, every tea party needs a few savory options, like these biscuits with cheese spread. They're...


      Pear, Ricotta and Rosemary Corn Muffins

      Indulge yourself by spreading a pat of butter over each of these warm, scrumptious pear and ricotta muffins. Add a...


      Apple Cake with Buttermilk Sauce

      This apple cake with buttermilk sauce recipe is super easy. Top with spiced apples, drizzle with the warm sauce and...

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      Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

      I love cinnamon rolls and coffee together! They are the perfect flavor combination, which is proven by these mocha cinnamon...


      Welsh Cakes

      My grandfather was Welsh and liked to make Welsh cakes on the griddle. Our whole family loves them. Sometimes he...


      Lefse

      Lefse is a Scandinavian flatbread made with potatoes. We traditionally make these delicious breads during the holiday season. Serve them...


      Hot Italian Party Sandwiches

      It doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this hot Italian sandwich recipe. These sandwiches are the perfect appetizer...


      Toasted Chicken Salad Sandwiches

      I love chicken salad sandwiches. For this recipe, I use a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket and toss it with...


      Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

      Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something...