recipes

RSS Main Dish Recipes

  • Carrie's Cincinnati Chili
    Every time we had a gathering or company, folks would request this. My husband convinced me to enter it in a local chili contest, and I won third place! It's quick and easy. If I don't have fresh garlic, I use minced garlic in the jar. —Carrie Birdsall, Dallas, Georgia
  • Cuban Pulled Pork Sandwiches
    I lived in Florida for a while and loved the pork they would make, so I went about making it for myself! The flavorful meat makes amazing Cuban sandwiches, but you can also use it in traditional pulled pork sandwiches or even tacos. —Lacie Griffin, Austin, Texas
  • Meatballs in Honey Buffalo Sauce
    My family loves the sweet and spicy combination and declared this recipe an instant favorite just for that reason. The meatballs start sweet but finish with a little heat! —Anne Ormond, Dover, New Hampshire
  • Slow Cooker Faux Prime Rib Roast
    This is my first original recipe, inspired by a great holiday dinner with friends. I wanted to see if I could do something similar with a less expensive cut of meat. The Faux Prime Rib Roast can also be baked in a covered Dutch oven at 350° for about 1-1/2 hours or until 165°. The […]
  • Beef Brisket Tacos
    Birthday parties back home were big gatherings of cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and anyone else we considered family. As soon as guests arrived, hot pans of shredded brisket, or carne deshebrada, appeared, along with huge bowls of salads, frijoles, tostadas, and salsas. Brisket also showed up at quinceneras, baptisms, and bridal and baby showers. It […]

RSS Low Carb Recipes

  • Pot Roast with Asian Black Bean Sauce
    I love stir-fry with black bean sauce. This recipe takes the delicious flavor of black bean sauce and joins it with fork-tender pot roast. —Judy Lawson, Chelsea, Michigan
  • Shredded Beef Burrito Filling
    Make your next office party a taco bar or burrito bar! Set out the beef in the slow cooker on warm, along with tortillas, bowls of shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, and chopped lettuce, jalapenos, onions and tomatoes. For a variation, I make Beef & Bean burritos by mixing a can of refried beans into […]
  • Mexican Turkey Meat Loaf
    Here's a zesty, flavorful meat loaf you can really sink your teeth into! Great with black beans, rice, green salad with lime vinaigrette, or any of your favorite Tex-Mex sides. —Kristen Miller, Glendale, Wisconsin
  • Crispy BBQ Chip Tenders
  • Spicy Chicken Nuggets
    We devour these golden brown chicken nuggets at least once a week. If you want to tone down the heat, skip the chipotle pepper. —Cheryl Cook, Palmyra, Virginia

RSS Low Fat Recipes

  • Bringing Home Baby Carrots
    Carrots cooked in apple juice and honey are a tasty, sweet accompaniment to the chicken casserole. Of course, I used baby carrots in this recipe for my theme menu. The word does double duty in the title for this dish. -Ame Andrews, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Marinated Artichoke Salad
    Artichoke hearts, fresh vegetables and Italian salad dressing combine to make this no-fuss favorite from Ann Marie Petri. "I always take this salad to get-togethers," says the Barron, Wisconsin cook. "A special event wouldn't be the same without it."
  • Brown Rice Slaw
    It's simple to put a refreshing salad on the menu when you follow this rapid recipe from Mary McGeorge of Little Rock, Arkansas. Brown rice, coleslaw mix, apples and nuts make an appealing combination when coated with a sweet orange dressing.
  • Spicy Veggie & Lentil Soup
    I enjoy this recipe for the simple fact that it’s meatless, easy on the pocket and simply delicious! You can substitute any vegetable you like— it’s all a matter of preference. Serve bread or a salad on the side. —Geraldine Hennessey, Glendale, New York
  • Healthy Greek Bean Dip
    This crowd-pleasing dip is healthy to boot! Folks will love to eat their veggies when they have this zesty, unique dip served alongside. It's a fresh alternative to hummus. —Kelly Silvers, Edmond, Oklahoma

RSS Low Sodium Recipes

  • Tart & Tangy Lemon Tart
    Our family adores lemon desserts. I like to make this lemony tart for brunch. For extra-special events, I bake it in my heart-shaped tart pan. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota
  • Reindeer Tracks
    This is the first cookie recipe I’ve ever created! It captures the essence of the holidays because there’s a trace of eggnog flavor in these adorable reindeer hoof prints. You can add red and green frosting to make them even more Christmasy or use brown sprinkles for a more natural reindeer look. —Pam Sano, Voorhees, […]
  • Overnight Oatmeal
    Start this breakfast the night before so you can get a few extra zzzs in the morning. My husband adds coconut to his, and I stir in dried fruit. —June Thomas, Chesterton, Indiana
  • Mexican Chocolate Dip
    Chocolate, cinnamon and a touch of heat are a classic Mexican trio. Any fruit goes in this fudgy dip. And don't forget the churros! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Chipotle Corn and Cranberry Fritters
    This is a unique appetizer that will get rave reviews at your next party. The perfect mix of sweet and savory flavors is simply irresistible! —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California