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Braided Peppery Cheese Rolls

Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 15 min. + cooling 12 servings 4-1/4 to 4-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 1-1/2 cups 2% milk 1/4 cup butter, cubed 2 eggs 1/2 cup shredded …

Colorful Corn Salsa

2 medium ears sweet corn in husks 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper 1 tablespoon finely chopped sweet red pepper 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeno pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash pepper Tortilla chips …

Apricot Berry Shortcake

“This is a fun an convenient alternative to traditional strawberry shortcake,” notes field editor Marion Lowery of Medford, Oregon. “It’s a delightful dessert that’s easy to assemble using purchased sponge cakes.” Prep: 15 min. + chilling 2 servings Prep: 15 min. + chilling 2 servings 1 cup fresh raspberries and/or …

Sweet and Sour Coleslaw

The fresh flavor and crunchy texture of garden vegetables star in this tart colorful coleslaw. Lightly dressed with vinegar and oil, it’s a refreshing summer salad. My mom fixed it often when I was growing up…and it continues to be requested often. — Pat Cole Polebridge, Montana

Creamy Dijon Dressing

“Even those who don’t like low-fat dressings will love this smooth tangy salad topper,” assures Genise Krause of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. “Fat-free mayonnaise makes it creamy, and a blend of honey, orange juice and Dijon mustard gives wonderful flavor.”

Grilled Rosemary Pork Roast

When the family’s coming or we’re expecting guests for dinner, I often serve this flavorful grilled pork roast—and it’s always a winner! Chopped apple and sweet honey complement the rosemary and garlic. —Christine Wilson Sellersville, Pennsylvania