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Shrimp Chowder

"I simmer my rich and creamy shrimp soup in the slow cooker. Because the chowder is ready in less than four hours, it can be prepared in the afternoon and served to dinner guests that night." —Will Zunio, Gretna, Louisiana

Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn

"One of the best things about summer is fresh sweet corn, and this recipe is a definite standout. We love...


Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Bars

"These cheesecake bars layer a buttery pecan shortbread crust with a rich and creamy filling and sweet-tart strawberry rhubarb jam....


Rainbow Fruit Salad

"When my children were young, I would often dress up fresh fruit in this easy salad. Decades later, my grandchildren...


Triple Berry No-Bake Cheesecake

"I've made many cheesecakes and enjoy them all, but they're usually time-consuming. When I first tried this recipe, my husband...

Cherry Almond Mousse Pie

"Treat your loved ones to a luscious pie with chocolate, cherries and nuts in a creamy vanilla mousse. It's a...


Pineapple Pretzel Fluff

"I often bring this special salad to potlucks, and everyone goes crazy for the sweet and crunchy combination. Be sure...

Pineapple Carrot Cake

"This moist cake with cream cheese frosting is the best I've ever eaten. It's so simple, too, because it uses...


Carrot Spice Thumbprint Cookies

"Carrot cake is a family favourite, and these delicious cookies taste just like it with shredded carrots, dried cranberries, toasted...


Carrot Sheet Cake

"We sold pieces of this to-die-for carrot cake at an art show. Before long, we sold out of all the...


Carrot Blueberry Cupcakes

"Carrots, blueberries, pineapple and zucchini make an interesting and delicious combination in these unique little treats." —Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.

Wonderful Carrot Cake

"This healthy carrot cake recipe is moist, tender and delicious. Kids will love it because it's sweet, and you'll love...


Vertical Carrot Cake

"This vertical spin on a cherished classic is packed with spices and sure to impress. The brown butter cream cheese...


Carrot Cupcakes

"To try to get my family to eat more vegetables, I often 'hide' nutritional foods inside sweet treats. The carrots...


Mini Cheese Balls

"These mini cheese balls are the perfect quick appetizer for any party. Roll them in toasted sesame seeds, fresh rosemary...


Crispy Crab Rangoon

"My husband loved the appetizers we ordered at a Chinese restaurant so much that I was determined to develop a...

Puff Pastry Holly Leaves

"These elegant appetizers get rave reviews at my office holiday party. The pastry leaves look as if they require hours...


Easy Spanakopita Appetizers

"I love having appetizers on hand in the freezer, especially when the holiday season is fast approaching. This easy spanakopita...


Broccoli-Cheddar Tassies

"Our family adores broccoli casserole. I wanted to try it as an appetizer, so I used a pecan tassie recipe...


Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels

"These quick appetizers are irresistible. The flavours of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto balance beautifully." —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York


Mint Swirl Fudge Cake

"Mint pairs with a silky, mild chocolate flavour for this colourful, beautiful cake that will be the talk of the...


Incredible Coconut Cake

"I found this coconut cake recipe in a newspaper many years ago and modified it to suit my taste. This...


Italian Cream Cheese Cake

"Buttermilk makes every bite of this awesome Italian cream cheese cake recipe moist and flavourful. I rely on this recipe...


Green Chile Grilled Cheese Melt

"My daughter created a masterpiece with her ultimate grilled cheese and chiles. Want more heat? Use a 4-ounce can of...


Jack-o’-Lantern Cream Puffs

"These jack-o'-lanterns may look spooky on the outside, but inside is a creamy, sweet treat. The classic flavour of pumpkin...

Pressure-Cooker Chicken and Bacon White Chili

"I made a twist on my favourite white chicken chili and used my pressure cooker, which made it very quick...


Hot Spinach Spread with Pita Chips

"Warm and cheesy, this spread is absolutely scrumptious served on toasted pita wedges. Its colourful appearance makes a stunning addition...


Gingersnap-Pumpkin Dessert

I've never quite gotten the hang of making a good pie crust. So I came up with this recipe, featuring...


Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

"I make these flavourful pumpkin cupcakes each Halloween, but they're wonderful year-round." —Amber Butzer, Gladstone, Oregon


Spiced Pumpkin-Swirl Cheesecake

"I have to give my husband credit for this cheesecake. He found a recipe like it and asked if I...


Peppermint Patty Sandwich Cookies

"At my annual holiday party, these cookies are a big hit with everyone, especially when I mix festive food colouring...