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It’s easy to fall into a rut when it comes to 
cooking—Tuesday becomes grilled
chicken night, Wednesday tuna
noodle casserole. What you need
is a little kitchen inspiration. 

That’s what you’ll find here:
satisfying, simple and
recipes the whole 
family will love. From healthy twists
classics to all-time favorites
like mac and cheese,
our recipes 
will breathe new life into your 
cooking r
outine. Plus, read the
stories behind many of the 
comfort food dishes.

Recent Recipes

Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Sweetness from apple juice and the bacon's smoky saltiness will make this dish a hit with all your Thanksgiving guests.

by Robin Davis
, Columbus, Ohio

Dolly Parton poses with a jar of her pickled peaches.

One part side dish, one part condiment, one part dessert (over ice cream), these pickled peaches will fill your holiday kitchen with the smell of cinnamon and cloves.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Dolly Parton's Butterscotch Pie

This delicious concoction is one of Dolly Parton's favorite holiday desserts.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Dolly Parton's Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

The country superstar says it's the cubed dill pickle that gives this sandwich spread its tang.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Dolly Parton's Pecan Chicken Salad

This tasty dish is a holiday favorite with Dolly Parton and her family.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Dolly Parton's Biscuits

These delicious biscuits are one of Dolly's favorite additions to holiday meals.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Shepherd's pie

This hearty and delicious dish will be a hit with the whole family—and company, too!

by Sherry Gore
, Pinecraft, Florida

A platter of Bernice Gonzalez' tamales
For the Gonzalezes, the Christmas season always begins with a big tamale-making party. 
by Bernice Gonzalez
, San Antonio, Texas

Dolly Parton’s Hickory-Grilled Ham

The nice thing about this ham is that we always had leftovers, which mean that Mama and Daddy would take us on a picnic with baskets filled with ham and biscuits.

by Dolly Parton
, Nashville, Tennessee

Strawberry Jell-O Pretzel Salad

Calling this a salad might be a stretch, but it is a favorite at holiday meals at our house.

by Robin Davis

Sue Gray's Breakfast Burrito

Here's a warm and hearty way to start your day.

by Sue Gray
, Alta, California

Yellow Pepper Soup
It’ll be love at first spoonful with this creamy vegan dish.
by Becky Johnson
, Denver, Colorado

A large serving dish filled with vegetarian chili

This healthy dish is thick and hearty enough to satisfy a football crowd. It’s also full of fiber and antioxidants.

by Alan Gallagher
, Middletown, New York

Zucchini Lasagna
A perfect, gluten-free way to use that extra zucchini.
by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock

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