"My brother made this stove top side dish as his contribution to Christmas dinner one year. We liked it so much that it became a mainstay in our household. -Gail Orsillo of Lynnwood, Washington Skip links
"This candy is one of those must-make treats my family requests at Christmas," says Carol Gillespie of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. "The buttery toffee, rich chocolate and crunchy nuts are a triple treat. Everyone who tries a piece asks for more." Skip links
I made these "turtle-like" concoctions one Christmas for a sweets exchange. My dad saw them on the counter waiting to be boxed up and couldn't believe I made them. He said they looked like they came from a candy shop. That's the best compliment I've ever received. -Carrie Burke Conway, Massachusetts Skip links
My family first tasted this rich, homemade lasagna recipe at a friend's home on Christmas Eve. We were so impressed that it became our own holiday tradition as well. I also prepare it other times of the year. This classic lasagna recipe is requested often by my sister's Italian in-laws—I consider that the highest compliment! —Lorri Foockle, Granville, Illinois Skip links
Oh my word! You guys. On Sunday morning I set out to make a recipe that I had kind of played around in my head with ever since having my sister's French Onion Soup during Christmas time. Since then, I've lightend up her version of the soup into my version of the soup. You can find that recipe here, the soup was so rich and so tasty. I dreamed about it being with some meat, cheese, and on a hard roll of some sort. I love French Dips and Italian Beefs! Apparently, Italian beefs aren't a thing everywhere. I have
These Braised Pork Chops with Cabbage and Apples are the sort of one dish skillet meals that taste just like fall. Cajun rubbed thick cut pork chops are nestled in a bed of savoy cabbage, onion and apples then simmered in apple cider until tender.
This Italian dressing recipe is so easy to make and tastes so much better than store bought. Just throw a few fresh ingredients into a bottle and shake. This paleo, keto, and Whole30 salad dressing will become your go-to Italian dressing! With a paleo salad dressing this easy, there's no excuse for using packaged dressings with ingredients like industrial vegetable oil, sugar, and thickeners. This quick homemade Italian dressing tastes so much better and is so much better for you. And it's naturally paleo, keto, Whole30, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, and vegan. In other words, this is just about the healthiest, clean eating Italian
Mom knew how to easily round out a meal with this crisp, cheesy garlic toast. We gobbled it up when she served it alongside of slaw or salad...and used it to soak up gravy from her stew, too. Skip links
This has always been a favorite dish of our Sisters who work in a hospital. When we get back to the convent, it's a quick and easy recipe we've used for years. Served with Italian bread and a tossed salad, it makes an excellent meal. Skip links
Dress up even the most ordinary salad with a fresh homemade blend. This oil and vinegar combo, seasoned with herbs and mustard, is tasty enough to use every day. So shake it up and banish sugar, sketchy oils, and expensive store-bought dressings from your life!
“I can put this hearty dish together, make a salad and have supper on the table in 30 minutes flat. It's one of my favorite hurry-up meals-whether making it from scratch or taking the sauce out of the freezer.” Shirley Klinner - Medford, Wisconsin Skip links
Our family loves this recipe accompanied by a green salad and garlic bread. It is so handy on lazy days or when guests arrive to have an extra, ready-made pan in the freezer. —Geri Davis, Prescott, Arizona Skip links