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Greek Asparagus Salad on a plate.

Greek Asparagus Salad

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By Nick Monfire
It's such a simple and easy recipe with huge flavors.
(2 ratings)
Plated serving of coconut cake.

Lower Sugar Coconut Cake

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By Teresa G.
This cake is so delicious! No one will guess that it's a "lower sugar" dessert.
A slice of Berries and Cream Pinwheel Cake on a plate.

Berries And Cream Pinwheel Cake

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By Cynthia Guptill
My best friend turns 60 today, and I wanted to bake her a special cake. ...
(2 ratings)
The Best Glazed Fruit Salad ready to be served.

The Best Glazed Fruit Salad!

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By Megan Haskins
I found this recipe in a 1950s magazine. I tweaked it by adding orange marmalade, ...
(2 ratings)
Plated cherry fluff salad.

Lightened Cherry Fluff Salad

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By Teresa G.
This is my delicious, lightened-up version of a cherry and pineapple salad, a cool and ...
Lemon bars

Lemon Bars

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By Annastiina Salonen
Lemon bars are a dessert of an American origin with a shortbread crust and a ...
May day mead (sima)

May Day Mead (sima)

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By Annastiina Salonen
Sima is a type of mead which is bubbly and very refreshing. It's made with ...
Diplomat cream

Diplomat Cream

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By Annastiina Salonen
Diplomat cream is known as crème diplomat in French. It's a mix of pastry cream ...
Maggie's Everything Slaw Salad assembled in a bowl.

Maggie's Everything Slaw

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By Callie Godwin
Had everything to make coleslaw plus a lot of homegrown veggies. So I made up ...
(11 ratings)
Plated Mandarin Jello Salad

Layered Mandarin Jello Salad (almost Sugar Free)

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By Teresa G.
This is a new recipe I created for a guilt free dessert/salad that you'd never ...

Tasty Tomato Salad

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By Amy H.
I first had this at my husband's little Italian grandma's house. She would try to ...
Tzatziki Ready for Dipping!

Tzatziki - Creamy Mediterranean Cucumber Meze

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By Kristin Flannery
Is it a dip? Is it a sauce? YES!! There is almost nothing more refreshing ...
Cherry pineapple fluff salad on plate with fork.

Cream Cheese Cherry Pineapple Fluff

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By Teresa G.
When I created this recipe, I started with my basic cherry fluff recipe, switched it ...
Slice of Meyer Lemon Pie on green plate with daffodil and apron in background.

Meyer Lemon Pie

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By Teresa G.
I had some Meyer lemons that needed to be used before they spoiled, and hubby ...
(2 ratings)
Jello dessert just out of the refrigerator

Strawberry Tropical Fruit Gelatin Dessert

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By Elaine Bovender
I have been reviving the Jello desserts lately. I had forgotten how delicious these really ...

Cool & Refreshing Orange Pineapple Jello Dessert

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By Elaine Bovender
This is a very simple to make, light and refreshing dessert. It's great for ...
(1 rating)

~ Addictive Peanut Butter Pie ~

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By Cassie *
This is my old Amish neighbors recipe, tweaked by me. When I think of peanut ...
(2 ratings)

Sweet And Tangy Cucumber Salad

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By Jeanne Benavidez
I love cucumbers and vinegar and this is just one of the many ways I ...
A cucumber side dish made with sugar, salt, pepper, vinegar, & sour cream.

Cucumbers & Sour Cream

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By Phyllis Gesch
This is a side dish that is true to my Eastern European roots. I ...
Hard frozen banana ice cream.

Banana Ice Cream - Dairy Free

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By Maggie M
The original recipe for this ice cream was found out there on the WWW but ...
(1 rating)

~ Favorite Mandarin Ambrosia ~

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By Cassie *
A simple, refreshing summer delight! One of my favorites and you can't beat the ease ...
(1 rating)

Lemon Tea Cakes

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By Stephanie Van Den Berg
One of my friends begged me to make a cookie without nuts (why, right?). I ...
(3 ratings)

Feta Tomato And Cucumber Salad

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By Julie Ann Keene
This quick and easy salad is protein rich from the feta. We use pickled garlic ...
Refreshing Mandarin Salad

Mandarin Salad

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By Linda James
I've made this salad with many variations. If strawberries aren't your thing, use raspberries ...