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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 …

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

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.”