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Red Bean ‘N’ Sausage Soup

“We have many cold months in Idaho, and hearty soups served with hot rolls help warm us up,” writes Tami Christman from her home in Soda Springs. “My mom got the recipe for this delicious soup—chock-full of kidney beans, apples and turkey sausage—at a country restaurant in Lima, Montana. Guests …

Baked Chicken Breast

Give Joy Beck’s Salt Substiture (above) a try on this quick-to-fix chicken dish from our Test Kitchen. It’s sure to put a feather in your cap at dinnertime! Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min. 4 servings Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min. 4 servings Reviews for Baked Chicken Breast AVERAGE …

Honey-Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Pork tenderloin gets gussied up with a sweet honey, Dijon mustard and sesame seed marinade in this easy-to-fix low-fat entree. “This is our family’s favorite way to fix pork during grilling season,” says Barbara Blake from her home in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 20 min. …

Chocolate Pound Cake

You’ll find this cake is good with ice cream, but that it’s also delicate enough to serve small pieces for a tea. My husband served in the military, and we spent 22 years moving around before “retiring” here. He’s been a high school teacher, and I’ve been a wedding consultant. …

Chocolate Shortbread

Everyone who tastes this comments it’s a different way to dress up an old-time favorite. You can serve the cookies as appetizers or as a light dessert. We live in the country on an acreage. I enjoy all types of crafts, especially needlework and sewing. And, ever since I was …

Homemade Fudge Sauce

Since I don’t like store-bought sauces, I decided to come up with my own. I make it for family and for company, and I’ll often get asked for the recipe. —Trudy DeFelice, Columbia, South Carolina Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling 24 servings Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 …