Cheesy Potato Bake with Eggs

Better Homes and Gardens

Make-Ahead Baking: Baked Doughnuts

Try this recipe for make-ahead baked doughnuts with dried currants for a special breakfast (or dessert) treat.

Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges

Diabetic Living

Instead of basic French fries to accompany your burger dinner, try these savory sweet potatoes that crisp up in the oven not the fryer.

Eight-Layer Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Follow the make ahead directions to get a head start on dinner with this great beef and cheese noodle casserole recipe.

Crumb-Topped Apple Slab Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

The buttery oat topping lends just the right amount of crunch to the juicy fruit in this oversize version of Dutch apple pie.

Our Best Green Bean Casserole Recipes

Weve got all the green bean casseroles you love to make each year.

20 Great Thanksgiving Sides for Easier Holiday Cooking

Everyone says that Thanksgiving side dishes are the best part of the holiday meal, and everyone is right. For one thing, the sides usually way outnumber the turkey. One turkey, six side dishes--how can a lone bird even begin to compete?

How to Make Old-Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings

If you are looking for a meal packed with nutrients and fiber while remaining low in sodium this old-fashioned chicken & dumplings recipe is for you.

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Pumpkin-Pecan Tassies

Better Homes and Gardens

These tiny treats contain all the tantalizing flavors of pumpkin and pecan pie.

Kid-Friendly Dessert: Sweet Baked Apples

Try this kid-friendly recipe for baked apples the next time you want to serve up a treat thats both healthy and delicious.

Total: 40 mins

Stock the Kitchen for Stress-free Holidays

Now that November is here, its time to start planning for all your holiday cooking and baking. Bonus: Many pantry staples are on sale now!

Creamy Tortellini Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

A white sauce mix and dried tortellini make this satisfying soup recipe extra easy; stirring in the spinach at the last minute gives it fresh-from-the garden flavor.

Chicken-Broccoli Bake

Midwest Living

Sour Cream Pumpkin Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

Browned Butter Frosting tops off these moist pumpkin bars.

How to Make Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is beloved nationwide, but its especially revered in the South, where it seems that pecans fall from the trees like little gifts from the heavens. Native Americans had long known the pleasures of the nut they named "pacane" (translation: "nut to be cracked with a rock"), but it was French immigrants who turned the nuts into one of Americas most loved pies after they settled in New Orleans and discovered the joys of having so many pecan trees in their yard. We say, merci beaucoup!

How to Make Fresh Cranberry Sauce

The addition of oranges, pecans and apples transform this dtraditional holiday dish into something a bit more special. Make this fresh cranberry sauce for your next holiday meal to add a delicious twist.

8 Mind-Blowing Apple Desserts

Feel free to use any variety of apple you enjoy, from Braeburn to Honeycrisp, in these 8 delicious desserts that are way more exciting than plain old pie.

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Family Circle

Once roasted, a butternut squash can be used in seemingly endless ways. Try it as a simple side dish, mash it for healthy comfort food, or puree it and use it in place of pumpkin in your favorite baked goods.

Roast Turkey with Fresh Thyme Rub and Maple Glaze

Betty Crocker

Maple syrup adds sweetness to roast turkey infused with savory fresh thyme.

Total: 4 hrs 35 mins

Pumpkin Chess Pie

Midwest Living

Wicks Pies in Winchester, Indiana, crosses chess pie with pumpkin, adding more eggs and spices and a little cornmeal to the Thanksgiving standby.

Holiday Pumpkin Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

This cream-based soup seasoned with curry, cumin, and coriander, is wonderful with any Thanksgiving or Christmas menu. The secret to making it quick is using canned pumpkin.

Total: 25 mins

How to Make Oven Roasted Prime Rib

Learning how to make oven-cooked prime rib isnt difficult at all and can be a great addition to a holiday meal. It can easily be served with roasted potatoes and carrots cooked in the same pan and basted with the drippings.

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Family Circle

Blueberry pie filling is a fuss-free topper for these easy bar cookies.

Potato Gratin with Bacon and Broccoli


Single-serving options like this Parmesan-topped layered potato side dish are tailor-made for dinner parties or an elegant family meal.

How to Make Cornbread Stuffing

Give your Thanksgiving stuffing a Southern drawl: Learn how to make cornbread stuffing, and every guest at your holiday table will be asking for seconds, and asking for the recipe!

People Pleasing Cinnamon Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

Inhale the aroma of freshly baked cinnamon rolls early in the morning. Accomplish the simple task easily, and to great applause, with this make-ahead bread recipe.

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Hosting a party and looking for a delicious and easy to make appetizer? Learn how to make Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms with Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

Cranberry-Onion Relish

Ladies' Home Journal

This homemade relish, made with fresh cranberries and pearl onions, tastes great with both turkey and ham.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Our Best Crock Pot Chicken Recipes

Weve handpicked our tastiest crock pot chicken recipes so you can spend time doing the things you love and not worrying about dinner.

Mashed Roasters

Better Homes and Gardens

Refrigerated new potato wedges makes this quick recipe even quicker. Serve it with hamburger or steak.

Green Bean Corn Casserole


This is a simple dish to pair with a Smithfield ham, but with a few additions makes a delicious entree.

Total: 50 mins

Rack of Lamb Chops with Onion Marmalade

Family Circle

For a special occasion dinner, serve this garlic and rosemary rubbed lamb roast. Its visually appealing and the fork-tender lamb with the honey sweetened marmalade is delicious.

Roast Turkey with Fried Sage and Pecans

Food & Wine

Grace Parisi blends ingredients into a butter that she rubs all over the turkey. In addition to this one with sage, other creative ideas are Roast Turkey with Lemon and Chives and Roast Turkey with Pickled Jalapeno-Paprika Gravy.

Total: 4 hrs 30 mins

Harvest Pie

Family Circle

Celebrate the splendor of fall fruit by baking apples and pears into this double-crust pie.

How to Cook Mashed Potatoes

Most cooks feel confident they know how to cook mashed potatoes. Its simple: just boil up some potatoes and mash them with butter, milk, and a little salt and pepper, right? Sure, that will work, but theres so much more you can do to punch up the flavor! By adding a few extra ingredients to the basic mashed potato recipe, you can make potatoes that go from everyday to gourmet with little effort.

Chicken and Stuffing Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

This rich and creamy one-pan chicken dinner is a really filling family pleaser. Make it even easier by using a deli rotisserie chicken for the chopped chicken.

8 Ridiculously Good Root Vegetable Soups and Stews

Try these delicious root vegetable soups and stews for dinner on nights when you need comfort in a bowl.

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